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Transport Using Dubai Water Bus - AC Abra

This service enables you to use a water bus as a regular commuter or tourist. There are two distinctive vessels providing this service depending on operation status and conditions: AC Abra and Waterbus that have the following characteristics: Accessibility for people of determination Closed air-conditioned seating area 23 passengers plus a wheelchair on board the waterbus, and 19 passengers without wheelchair facility on board the AC Abra A small deck to enjoy the open sea view and scenery and take pictures Sanitary facilities (toilet) with accessibility to people of determination on the waterbus only.

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Eligibility
All individual customers are eligible to benefit from this service.
Required documents
  1. Waterbus/AC Abra ticket, nol Card (with a minimum balance of the full trips) or a One Day Pass (only in Dubai marina Area)
Service fees

Dubai Marina

To

From

Marina Promenade

Marina Mall

Marina Walk

Marina Terrace

Marina Promenade

AED 3

AED 8

AED 11

Marina Mall

AED 3

AED 5

AED 8

Marina Walk

AED 8

AED 5

AED 3

Marina Terrace

AED 11

AED 8

AED3

  • One Day pass allows customer to travel as many time between as many station per day for AED 25.

Waterbus

  • AED 2 per stop
  • Note: Children below the age of 5 can ride free of Charge.
Process time

Through marine stations

  • To purchase the ticket: instantly
  • The process time varies according to the departure and arrival as per the schedule.

Through website/online tickets

  • To purchase the ticket: instantly
  • The process time varies according to the departure and arrival as per the schedule.
Website
Marine Stations

Marine Stations

BM1: Marina Promenade – Marina Mall – Marina Walk – Marina Terrace

Season

Operation Timing

Frequency

Winter

(1st of September – 31st of March)

Saturday to Thursday

10:00- 22:30

Friday

12:00 – 22:30

Saturday to Thursday

Every 30 min from 10:00 – 17:00

Every 20 min from 17:00 – 21:00 – full route

Every 12 min from 17:00 – 21:00 (on average) between Marina Mall and Marina Walk

Every 30 min from 21:00 – 22:30

Friday:

Every 30 min from 10:00 – 16:00

Every 20 min from 16:00 – 21:00 – full route

Every 12 min from 16:00 – 21:00 (on average) between Marina Mall and Marina Walk

Every 30 min from 21:00 – 22:30

Summer

(1st of April – 31st of August)

Sunday to Thursday:

10:00 – 22:30

Friday:

10:00 – 22:30

Saturday to Thursday

Every 30 min from 10:00 – 17:00

Every 20 min from 17:00 – 21:00 – full route

Every 12 min from 17:00 – 21:00 (on average) between Mall and Walk

Every 30 min from 21:00 – 22:30

Friday:

Every 30 min from 10:00 – 16:00

Every 20 min from 16:00 – 21:00 – full route

Every 12 min from 16:00 – 21:00 (on average) between Mall and Walk

Every 30 min from 21:00 – 22:30

Ramadan, Holidays and special events

To be announced before the occasion via newspapers

To be announced before the occasion via newspapers

DC1: Al Jaddaf – Dubai Design District – Al Wajeaha Al maeyah – Godolphin – Sheikh Zayed Road – Dubai Canal and vice versa

From Al Jaddaf Marine Station to Dubai Canal Marine Station

Station

Departure Timing

Al Jaddaf Marine Transport Station 2

12:15

17:45

Dubai Design District Marine Transport Station

12:45

18:15

Alwajeha Al Maeyah Marine Transport Station

13:00

18:30

Godolphin Marine Transport Station

13:20

18:50

Sheikh Zayed Road Marine Transport Station

13:25

18:55

Dubai Canal Marine Transport Station 2

13:40 (Arrival Time)

19:10(Arrival Time)

From Dubai Canal Marine Station to Al Jaddaf Marine Station

Station

Departure Timing

Al Jaddaf Marine Transport Station 2

14:15

19:45

Dubai Design District Marine Transport Station

14:30

20:00

Alwajeha Al Maeyah Marine Transport Station

14:35

20:05

Godolphin Marine Transport Station

14:55

20:25

Sheikh Zayed Road Marine Transport Station

15:10

20:40

Dubai Canal Marine Transport Station 2

15:40(Arrival Time)

21:10 (Arrival Time)

Process

Through marine stations

  • The customer purchases the ticket or uses his nol card (in case the card balance is not sufficient, the customer is required to top up his card with the cost of the full trip).
  • The customer shows the ticket to the deckhand to validate it or tap the nol card on the validator before boarding and after arrival.

Through website/online tickets

  • The customer purchases the ticket through the website.
  • The customer shows the ticket to the deckhand to validate the ticket before boarding and after arrival.
Average waiting time
  • Varies according to the scheduled trips.
Validity
  • nol card: 5 years
  • One Day pass and Station tickets: 1 day
  • Online tickets: 1 day
What you will get

Transport using Dubai water bus.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer must comply with the terms and conditions listed on the back of the ticket.
  • The customer must be at the station 15 minutes before the trip time.
  • Trips are subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions or safety and security reasons.
  • Customers might be fined or subjected to a violation fee in case of misconducted as per the violation and fines list
FAQs
  • Question 1: What is the procedure if the customer loses his belongings on the vessel?

Answer 1: For lost and found items, the customer must head to the Ghubaiba office within 24 hours. After that period, the office will give the found items to the police department (Emirates IDs or passport).

  • Question 2: What if the customer found the belongings of another passenger on the vessel?

Answer 2: The customer must report it to the deckhand / driver or to the Ghubaiba office.

  • Question 3: What is the procedure for POD Passengers?

Answer 3: There are two space for wheelchair on the ferry and POD board on the vessel free of charge for commuter trips only. POD passengers have to present the valid People Of Determination card to the customer service agent before boarding the vessel.

  • Question 4: Can I plan my trip?

Answer 4: Yes, you can plan your trip by using S’hail App or via Wojhati website.


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