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Transport Using Dubai Water Bus - AC Abra (Scheduled Trips)

This service enables you to benefit from scheduled trips by buying tickets for marine means of transport. It also enables you to commute between specific marine transport stations using a closed, air-conditioned cabin that has an area for people of determination. The air-conditioned cabin is available on two vessels: Water Bus: It is a modern vessel with WC and a small rental space that accommodates up to 23 passengers and a space for people of determination. It also has a small viewing deck at the end of the vessel that serves as a tourist attraction. Air-conditioned Abra: This Abra accommodates up to 19 passengers and one area for people of determination. The air-conditioned Abra is known for providing the best ambiance throughout the year especially during the summer season. Characteristics: Comfortable seats and air-conditioned cabin.

Eligibility
All individual customers are eligible to benefit from this service.
Required documents
  1. Air–Conidtion Abra in Dubai Marina: nol Silver Card, BOS Viva Tickets from Customer Service Centres at Marine Stations or Dubai Marina Abra - All Day Pass.
  2. Waterbus: BOS Viva Tickets from Customer Service Centres at Marine Stations.
Service fees

Air Conditioned Abra

  • 3 AED: Marina Mall - Marina Promenade
  • 3 AED: Marina Terrace - Marina Walk
  • 8 AED: Marina Terrace- Marina Mall
  • 11 AED: Marina Terrace- Marina Promenade
  • 3 AED: Marina Walk–Marina Terrace
  • 5 AED: Marina Walk - Marina Mall
  • 8 AED: Marina Walk- Marina Promenade
  • 5 AED: Marina Mall - Marina Walk
  • 8 AED: Marina Mall - Marina Terrace
  • 3 AED: Marina Promenade - Marina Mall
  • 8 AED: Marina Promenade - Marina Walk
  • 11 AED: Marina Promenade - Marina Terrace
  • 25 AED: Dubai Marina Water Bus All Day Pass.

Waterbus

Number of Stops

Stop 1

Stop 2

Stop 3

Stop 4

Fare

AED 2

AED 4

AED 6

AED 8

Average processing time

Air Conditioned Abra

  • Between 10 a.m and 4 p.m: 30 minutes
  • Between 4 p.m and 7 p.m: 15 minutes
  • Between 4 p.m and 7 p.m on Fridays and holidays: 15 minutes.

Water bus

  • Between 12:30 p.m and 9:00 p.m: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Service Centres
  • Service centres (to purchase nol Card)
  • Customer service centres at marine transport stations (to purchase nol Card and nol red ticket from Al khor station only)
  • Ticket vending offices at the tram and metro stations
  • Ticket vending machines
  • Authorised sales agents.
Marine Stations

Air Conditioned Abra

Working hours

Working days

Stations

Between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Between Saturday and Thursday

From Marina Promenade – Marina Mall – Marina Walk – Marina Terrace and vice versa

Between 12 p.m. and 12 a.m.

Friday and official holidays

From Marina Promenade – Marina Mall – Marina Walk – Marina Terrace and vice versa

Water bus (From Al Jaddaf to Dubai Canal Marine Transport Station)

Working hours

Stations

12:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - 06:15 p.m.

Al Jaddaf Station - Departure time

1:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - 06:45 p.m.

Dubai Design District Station

1:23 p.m. - 4:13 p.m. - 06:58 p.m.

Al Wajeha Al Maeyah Station

1:43 p.m. - 4:33 p.m. - 07:18 p.m.

Sheikh Zayed Road Station

1:55 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.

Dubai Canal Station - Arrival time

Water bus (From Dubai Canal Marine Transport Station to Al Jaddaf Station)

Working hours

Stations

2:05 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Dubai Canal Station - Departure time

2:22 p.m. - 5:07 p.m. - 7:57 p.m.

Sheikh Zayed Road Station

2:42 p.m. - 5:27 p.m. - 8:17 p.m.

Al Wajeha Al Maeyah Station

2:55 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Dubai Design District Station

3:20 p.m. - 6:05 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.

Al Jaddaf Station - Arrival time

Process

Through marine transport stations

Air Conditioned Abra

nol card or Dubai Marina Ac Abra all day pass

  • The customer tops up the nol card if available or he purchases a NOL card from the station or purchases a Dubai Marina Ac Abra All Day Pass that can be used more than 1 time within a single day after the date of purchase
  • The customer taps the card on the nol machine or shows the Dubai Marina Ac Abra All Day Pass to the driver, upon entering and leaving the AC Abra.

BOS VIVA ticket or Dubai Marina Ac Abra pass

  • The customer purchases BOS VIVA tickets from the station, or purchases a Dubai Marina Ac Abra pass that can be used 1 time within a single day after the date of purchase.
  • The customer shows the BOS VIVA to the deck hand to validate the ticket using hand held ticket validator.

Water Bus

  • The customer purchases BOS Viva tickets from Marine Station to use the Water bus.
Validity
  • nol card: 5 years
  • Dubai Marina Water Bus All Day Pass: 1 day from the date of purchase
  • Ticket: Unlimited trips in 1 day.
What you will get

Transport using Dubai water bus.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must be at the station before the trip time
  • The route of the water bus is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions or for safety and security reasons
  • The customer must comply with the terms and conditions listed on the card
  • The customer can use the Dubai Marina Water Bus All Day Pass more than 1 time within a single day after the date of purchase.
FAQs

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