Do you work or live in the Business Bay area without a car? Plenty of residents in Dubai rely on the city’s sophisticated public transport system. With excellent RTA service apps like Wojhati and S’hail available, getting around Dubai with public transport has never been easier! Dubai’s major commercial district, Business Bay, is equally well-connected with multiple public transport options for residents and visitors. Read on to find all about public transport in Business Bay, including the metro station, RTA bus routes, car rental services and taxis!
ALL ABOUT PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN BUSINESS BAY
Dubai Metro in Business Bay
The thriving business centre is serviced by the Dubai Metro with its own station on the Red Line, known simply as ‘Business Bay’. The Business Bay Metro station location is close to the Escape Tower and lies between the Noor Bank and Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Stations. Travellers can use the Business Bay Metro Station to access the major areas and landmarks of Dubai including Dubai Marina, The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Dubai International Airport – all through the Red Line.
Travellers can also access stations on the Green Line by transferring at the Burjuman Station or Union Station. The Business Bay Metro Station connects to both of these transit stations.
Below are the travel times from Business Bay to major metro stations:
- The Dubai Mall: 2 minutes
- Mall of the Emirates: 7 minutes
- DMCC: 13 minutes
- Dubai International Airport (Airport Terminal 1): 28 minutes
- Burjuman: 15 minutes
- Union: 18 minutes
Taxis in Business Bay Area
Being a bustling business capital, users of public transport in Business Bay will find that there are plentiful taxis in the area. For more convenience, travellers can book Dubai Taxis in Business Bay in advance through the phone or web booking, using the details below:
- Phone: 04 2080808
- Website: www.dubaitaxi.ae
Please keep in mind that the meter will start from a higher fare if travellers have booked their taxi in advance.
Car Rental in Business Bay
Looking for a quick, innovative way to get around the Business Bay area? Car sharing operators like UDrive and Ekar have pay-per-minute car rental services and are licensed by the RTA. Travellers can use the app to book, locate, open and start the rental car to get around Dubai! The UDrive and Ekar services have over 200 cars that can be found at major Dubai Metro stations, including the Business Bay Metro Station! Get around in an affordable manner and enjoy free fuel and parking (in select RTA parking areas).
Find out more about these car rentals in Business Bay by contacting the service provider with the details below:
- UDrive: 800UDRIVE
- Ekar: 800MYEKAR
Water Taxis in Business Bay
There are two water taxi stations in Business Bay: Al Marasi Station and Al Wajeha Al Maeyah Station. These Business Bay water taxi stations connect to the Al Jaddaf Station and the Dubai Canal Marine Station. However, travellers must note that the Dubai Water Taxi is currently not operating in the city due to improvement works. When the service will reopen to the public is not known yet.
Bus Routes in Business Bay
The sprawling area of Business Bay is well-serviced by the RTA Bus system with bus stations dotted throughout the neighbourhood. Public transport users will be glad to know that there are plenty of feeder buses in the area from the Business Bay metro station. Business Bay feeder buses F14, F41, F19A and F19B all service major towers in the area:
- F14 stops at U Bora Towers, Mayfair Residency, Bay Square, Burj Views and South Ridge
- F19A stops at Lillian Tower, U Bora Towers and Capital Golden Tower
- F19B stops at East Height Towers, Lake Central Towers, South Ridge, Burj Views and Bay Square
- F41 stops at The Binary Towers, Canal Views Hotel Apartments, Mayfair Residency and U Bora Towers
Other bus routes in Business Bay include:
- Bus 50 stops at The Dubai Mall, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai Academic City and International City
- Bus 7 stops at City Walk, various points along Jumeirah 1 and Satwa
- Bus X22 stops at Bay Square 1, Al Nahda 1 and Qusais Industrial Area
Travellers can use helpful RTA public transport apps like Wojhati and S’hail to find out more about bus timings in Business Bay and plan their journey.
As you can see, the public transport in Business Bay is well-developed including Dubai Metro, RTA Buses, taxis and car rentals! Which area would you like us to cover next? Let us know by sending an email at email@example.com. If you’re keen on working in the business capital of Dubai, take a look at the top companies in Business Bay. And follow MyBayut for more articles on life in Dubai!