Dubai is a fascinating city situated midway between the Far East and Europe. An equal distance from London and Beijing, where most major destinations in Asia, Africa, Europe and Russia are less than an eight-hour flight away. With an excellent network of roads and highways connecting neighboring Arab countries, and regular cruises to and from Dubai, the emirate is easily accessible by air, land, and sea. Arriving passengers by air are transfixed by the view from the top futuristic skyscrapers flanked by a glittering coastline and surrounded by endless desert.
More than 125 airlines fly to Dubai from destinations around the world, and a first-rate network of highways connect Dubai and neighboring GCC countries. Whether travelling by car or bus, a modern network of first-class roads and highways link the seven Emirates of the United Arab Emirates.
- By Land
If travelling by car or by bus, a modern network of first-class roads and highways links the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Driving to Dubai from neighboring countries is easy and a great way to explore the country. An Emirate Route Number designates highways and main roads in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. In the UAE, cars drive on the right side. Speed limits are clearly displayed and are usually 60-80km/h (37-50mph) around town, and 100-120km/h (60-75mph) on highways.
- By Sea / Cruise
Travelling to Dubai on one of the many world-class cruise ships that berth at our new, ultra-modern cruise terminal at Port Rashid. Hundreds of ships arrive annually from destinations around the world. Just some of the major cities with cruise line services to Dubai are Singapore, Sydney, Athens, Dover, Venice, Cape Town, Civitavecchia, Piraeus, Alexandria, Istanbul, New York, Southampton, Barcelona, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Monte Carlo, and Mombasa.Cruise lines offering regular services include AIDA, Royal Caribbean International, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, MSC Cruises, TUI Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Seabourn, and Princess Cruises. With a minimum of bureaucracy, easy immigration, clearing of passengers by manifests and professional ground handling with excellent tourist support infrastructure, your entry to Dubai is friendly and convenient. Whether you’re arriving in Dubai or departing from it, you can travel on one of these cruise ships for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
- By Air / Book A Flight
Convenience, speed, and new, modern facilities are just some of the advantages offered at Dubai International airport and Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central. With over 7,000 weekly flights operated by 125 airlines from 260 destinations on every continent (except Antarctica), you have a wide range of options to choose from when flying to Dubai. It’s easy to find a carrier to fit any budget or itinerary.