Transportation in Dubai
In Dubai there are many transportation options, there is really no reliable public transportation system. There are many cheap and affordable means of transportation in Dubai that are available almost everywhere and anytime. Local transport in Dubai is a highly developed network that connects the busiest places as well as the remotest locales
Dubai Metro : Dubai Metro is main transportation system. Red line is now almost fully functional and runs from about 6am to about 10.30 at night - slightly later on Fridays; but it is closed Friday mornings until 2pm
Buses : Buses are the cheapest mode of local transport in Dubai . In Dubai almost every city having a well-developed system of buses. It is best to enquire the routes before boarding a bus. It cover long distances in a short time. The local bus systems are top-quality and services run on time and are fairly cheap to use
Taxi : In Dubai Taxi is most frequently used mode of transport. Dubai Taxi Corporation,is operate the Taxi services. Although there are public cab services available, DTC taxis are easily identified by their cream colour.Presently the minimum taxi fare in Dubai is 10 AED and is less if they are booked in advance.In Dubai there are some special taxis for women, families and physically challenged,
Abra : These are small ferries carrying about 20 people from one side of the Creek to the other. It gives you the chance of traversing the fascinating Dubai Creek and secondly, you get to enjoy a ride in an abra, an integral component of the history of Dubai.Today the Abra is not so much a commercial transportation method in Dubai. Rather it is more recreational.