How to get to Palm Jumeirah?
Visiting Dubai and not going to the Palm Island is simply a crime. In this article, we are going to discuss how to get to Palm Jumeirah from the most popular places all around the city.
If we avoid the most luxurious options, such as a helicopter, an air-balloon, and a yacht, there are three main variants:
- By private or a rented car ($40-220 per day + petrol, 1 liter (95) = $0,5);
- By taxi (the initial fee of $0,8-0,9 and $0,45 per km all around the city);
- By public transportation: buses and metro ($0,5-6,5).
How to get to the Palm from the airport?
The easiest way to get to Palm Jumeirah from Dubai Airport is a taxi. The total price will be around $30-38 because the initial fee at the airport is higher than in the city – $6-8.
One can also get to Palm Jumeirah by metro: take the nearest station to the airport: Terminal 1, Terminal 3 or Free Zone, go to the red line and reach Nakheel. Go out and walk to the Gateway Towers monorail station for about 15 minutes. The total length of the monorail line is 5.45 km, and you will enjoy astonishing views of the island during the ride. The price of the one-way ticket is $4, while the return ticket is worth $6.8. The monorail link works from 8 till 22.
Furthermore, one can use Bus#9 that goes from the Dubai Airport to One & Only Royal Mirage. It’s located in less than 5 minutes from Gateway Towers.
Do you want to see the Palm Island in Dubai? We will tell you how to get to Palm Jumeirah from the airport, Abu Dhabi, Burj Khalifa and the Mall of the Emirates.
How to get to Palm Jumeirah from Burj Khalifa?
The fastest route for a driver is the following one: Abu Dhabi-Ghweifat International Hwy/Sheikh Zayed Rd/E11. The total driving time is around 25 minutes, and it includes toll roads. Another option is to take E44. In just 35 minutes you will be on the island.
Taxi from Burj Khalifa to Palm Jumeirah is worth $12-15. If you want to use metro, you need to take Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall and go to Nakheel. It takes around 20 minutes, and then you need to walk to the monorail.
How to get to Palm Jumeirah from Mall of the Emirates?
The most convenient way to reach the Palm from the Mall of the Emirates by car is to take the following route: Abu Dhabi-Ghweifat International Hwy/Sheikh Zayed Rd/E11. It takes not more than 10 minutes, while the taxi ride will be worth $7-10.
In order to get to Palm Jumeirah by metro, you need to take Mall of the Emirates station, leave metro on Nakheel and walk to Gateway Towers.
How to get to Palm Jumeirah from Abu Dhabi?
If you want to reach the Palm from the capital of the UAE by car, you will need 1.5 hours. It’s not really difficult if you know how to follow the road signs. The taxi ride will be worth $80.
There are several buses going right from Abu Dhabi. The most convenient options are:
- Free Emirates Courtesy bus that goes from Emirates Airline Office to Terminal 3 of the Dubai Airport.
- Dubai RTA. It goes every 10 minutes from Al Wahda Mall to Al Ghubaiba. You have to pay $5-8;
- Etihad Courtesy. It departs from Al Wahda Mall to Noor Bank, while the ticket is worth $1,5.