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Transport Using Ferry Dubai (Scheduled Trip)

This service enables you to benefit from scheduled or touristic trips by purchasing 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 a space for people of determination. Ferry Dubai characteristics: 100 comfortable seats (14 seats in the gold cabin, 84 seats in the silver cabin and 2 spaces for people with disabilities) A video provided by the Nahaam system explaining about the most prominent landmarks that the ferry passes by during the touristic trips Kiosk for snacks and souvenirs Entertainment services via 4 LCD screens Sanitary facilities for passengers, males, females and people with disabilities.


All individual customers are eligible to benefit from this service.

Required documents

  1. Ferry Dubai ticket


Transport using Ferry Dubai.

Service fees

Water canal

Stop 1

Stop 2

Stop 3

Stop 4

Stop 5

Silver ticket

15 AED

25 AED

35 AED

40 AED

50 AED

Gold ticket

25 AED

35 AED

50 AED

60 AED

75 AED

Trips from Dubai Water Canal for marine transport to Al Ghubaiba station and vice versa

  • Silver ticket: 25 AED
  • Gold ticket: 35 AED.

Trips from Dubai Water Canal for marine transport to Dubai Marina Mall station and vice versa

  • Silver ticket: 25 AED
  • Gold ticket: 35 AED.

Touristic trips:

  • Gold ticket: 75 AED/person
  • Gold ticket: 210 AED Family bundle (2 adults and 2 children)
  • Silver ticket: 50 AED/person
  • Silver ticket: 140 AED Family bundle (2 adults and 2 children).


  • Children between ages 2-10 get 50% Discount on Gold/Silver Tickets
  • Children who are below the age of 2 can use the Dubai Ferry for free
  • Children who are below the age of 5 can use the Dubai Ferry for free in swapping trips.


The validity varies according to the trip duration.

Average processing time

  • The average waiting time varies according to the scheduled trips.

Ways to apply


Through marine stations:

  • The customer purchases the ticket and shows it to the deckhand when using the service.

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
  • The route of the Abra is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions or for safety and security reasons.


  • Question 1: What is the procedure if the customer loses his belongings in the marine means of transport?

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). In case of regular belongings, they will be kept at the office until the customer takes them.

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