Free transport in Dubai: travel by land, sea or rail


By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter

Dubai: Metro, bus and water bus rides will be free for all commuters holding Nol cards till midnight on Friday as the Roads and Transport Authority marks its fourth Public Transport Day.

Apart from unlimited free rides, people can also enjoy a host of activities including a marathon, a used book expo, Dubai Tram Show, Marine Parade, a free health checkup as well as a blood donation camp. The events will be held across various metro stations and bus stations in Dubai, but the epicentre of the activities will be Burj Plaza.

Free medical checkups will be conducted at the Dubai Healthcare City and Airport Terminal 3 stations, and the blood donation campaign will be held at Al Ghubaiba Bus Station.

Burj Plaza will host events like a used book exhibition and RTA projects as well as the public transport marathon involving teams of two to five members travelling on various public transport modes and solving clues on the way. More info