Eid Al Adha: Know about free parking, metro and bus timings in Dubai

RTA parking, free parking, Eid Al Adha parking, Eid 2019

Dubai - UAE residents will enjoy a four-day holiday for Eid Al Adha.

By Staff Report

Published: Sun 11 Aug 2019, 3:05 PM

Last updated: Sun 22 Mar 2020, 1:41 PM

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced free parking for the Eid Al Adha 2019 holidays.

All paid parking zones, except for multi-level parking terminals, will be free to use from Zul Hijjah 9 to 12 (August 10 to 13), the RTA said.

Dubai Metro

Metro stations on the Red Line will be operating from 5am to 2am (of the following day) during Eid holiday (August 10-13). Green Line stations will be offering service during the same period from 5.30am to 2am (of the following day).

Dubai Tram

Dubai Tram will be operating from this Saturday to Thursday from 6am to 1am (of the following day). On Friday, the tram service hours will be from 9am to 1am (of the following day).
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Customer happiness centres

Customers' happiness centres will close during August 10-13 and resume duty on the following day. Smart Customers Happiness Centres at Umm Al Ramool and RTA Head Office will be operating as usual 24/7.


Main Bus Stations (including Gold Souq) will operate from 4.25am to 00.59am (of the following day). Ghubaiba Station will be in service from 4.26am to 00.43am (past midnight). Sub-stations (including Satwa) will start from 00.50am to 11pm except for Route C01 operating around-the-clock from Satwa. Qusais Station will run bus service from 4.49am to 00.08am (past midnight). Al Quoz Industrial Station will open from 5.05am to 11.35pm. Jebel Ali Station will operate from 5am and continue up to 11.22pm.

Metro Link bus stations at Rashidiya, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa, Abu Hail, and Etisalat will be in service from 5am to 2.10am (of the following day). The timing of the Metro Link bus service is synchronised with the metro timetables.

Marine transport

The Water Bus will operate at Marina Stations (Marina Mall, Marina Walk, Marina Terrace, Marina Promenade) from 12 noon up to midnight. It will run services from Jaddaf station to Dubai Water Canal Station at 12.40pm, 3.30pm, and 6.15 pm. The service from Dubai Water Canal to Jaddaf Station will be at 2.05pm, 4.50pm and 7.40pm.

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