4 July 2016

Dubai RTA details timings for transport services during Eid al Fitr holiday

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the timings of its services during the Eid al-Fitr holidays, covering customer service centres, car parks, public buses, Dubai Metro & Tram services, marine transit, driving institutes, as well as vehicles testing & registration centres.
Source: RTA. Al Marri.
Source: RTA. Al Marri.
Moaza Al Marri, Director of Marketing & Corporate Communication, RTA Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector, said: “Customer Service Centers will be off-duty the during Eid al-Fitr holiday from Sunday 3rd July 2016 and will resume duty on Sunday 10 July 2016. All paid parking zones in Dubai will be free of charge except for the parking lots of the Fish Market and the Multi-level Parking terminal starting from Sunday 3rd July, and fees will be activated on Saturday 9 July."
Al Marri added that trains will be running almost 24 hours during the holidays. 
Red Line stations
Tuesday 5 July: 5.30am to 11.59pm.
Wednesday 6 July: 12am to 2am; 5.50am to 11.59pm.
Thursday 7 July: 12am to 2am; 5.30am to 11.59pm.
Friday 8 July: 12am to 2am; 10am to 11.59pm.
Saturday 9 July: 12am to 2am.
Green Line stations
5 July:  5.50am to 11.59pm
6, 7 July: 12am to 2am; 5.50am to 11.59pm
8 July: 12am to 2am; 10am to 11.59pm
9 July: 12am to 2am.

The tram service will operate from 5 to 7 July from 6:30am to 1am the next day. On 8 July, the tram service will start at 9am and continue up to 1am on 9 July.

The Route C01 bus will operate around the clock. Other public buses will have varied timings:
Main bus stations, e.g. the Gold Souk
6, 7 July: 5.20am to 12 midnight (next day)
Al Ghubaiba Station; subsidiary stations, such as Al Qusais and Satwa
6, 7 July: 5am to 12 midnight (next day)
Al Quoz Industrial Area station
6, 7 July: 5.30am to 11.30pm
Jebel Ali station 
6, 7 July: 6am to 10.15pm 
Metro feeder service stations such as Rashidiya, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Abu Hail, Etisalat, and Burj Khalifa Dubai Mall
6, 7 July: 5.15am to 1.10am (next day)
The service timing of commercial transport and inter-city bus services will be as follows: 
Main stations, such as Ghubaiba to:
Sharjah (Jubail): 24 hours 
Abu Dhabi: 5am to 12:50am the following day
Subsidiary stations, such as Sabkha will start at 6.30am and continue to 12 midnight. 
Union Square Station: 5am to 12:30am the next day. 
Deira City Center: 6:55am to 10pm. 
Karama Station: 6:10am to 10:15pm. 
Al Ahli Club Station: 7am to 11pm. 
External stations: 
Sharjah (Al Taawon): 7am to 11:30pm.
Al Fujairah Station: 6:45am to 10:30pm.
Ajman Station: 6am to 11:30pm.
Hatta Station: 6:30am to 10:40pm.

From 5 to 7 July, water buses at Marina Stations (Marina Mall, Marina Walk, Marina Terrace, and Marina Promenade) will run from 12 noon to 12 midnight. 
Water taxis will operate daily from 9am to 10pm. 
At Al Ghubaiba Station, the water taxi will operate from 4pm to 10pm
At Dubai Marina station it will operate from 2pm to 10pm. 
From Jumeirah Palm Atlantis, the service timings will be from 4pm to 10pm. 
From Jumeirah Palm Station (Rexos) it will run from 11am to 5pm.

Dubai Ferry will operate at Al Ghubaiba and Marina stations during the Eid holidays at 11am, 1pm, and then at 3pm, 5pm and 6:30pm.

The working hours of traditional abra (boats) at Dubai Creek Stations (Al Ghubaiba, Al Sabkha, Baniyas, and Dubai Old Souk) will be from 10am to 12 midnight. The Blue (electrical) abra will operate at Burj Khalifa from 6pm up to 11pm, at Al Mamzar from 2pm to 12 midnight, and at Atlantis from 1pm to 9pm. The air-conditioned abra at Al Jaddaf will operate from 7am to 12 midnight.

All service providers and partner centres will be closed from 5 to 7 July 2016.

View detailed Eid al Fitr timings for all RTA services