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Dubai International Airport (DXB)

Whether you’re heading from Dubai Airport to the city center or from the city center to Dubai Airport, count on Uber to get you there.

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How to get a ride with Uber from the airport

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Dubai Airport tips

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Wifi at Dubai Airport

Free, unlimited, and high-speed wifi is available across all areas of Dubai Airport. If you don’t have a mobile device, internet is available at internet kiosks at Global Link and Connect facilities.

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Dubai International Airport parking

There are numerous Dubai International Airport parking options designed to suit all travelers. Terminals 1 and 2 provide both Economy and Premium parking spaces at different distances from the airport.

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Currency exchange at Dubai Airport

A large number of currency exchange bureaus can be found throughout DXB Airport. Each terminal features several exchanges to make you arrive with the right type of paper in your wallet.

Top questions from riders

Uber is available at Dubai International Airport, so you can enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to wherever you need to go.

To find your pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.

Even if a trip is not very long, Uber rates to and from Dubai International Airport may still be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator for approximate trip prices.

Pickup timing can vary based on the time of day, how many drivers are on the road, and more.

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Visitor information for Dubai Airport terminals

Uber is the ideal choice for travelers arriving at or departing from DXB Airport. The world’s busiest airport, Dubai Airport offers state-of-the-art facilities for visitors from all across the globe. Dubai International Airport is located in the Al Garhoud district of the city, which lies around 5 kilometers (3 miles) away from the city center. As the main airport serving Dubai, it’s the best choice for anyone traveling into the city, as well as those who are transferring to another flight.

Dubai Airport terminals

Dubai Airport has 3 main passenger terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 is the busiest terminal—used by most major airlines—while Terminal 2 is mostly used for regional flights.

DXB Terminal 1

  • All international airlines

DXB Terminal 2

  • flydubai
  • Other regional and international airlines

DXB Terminal 3

  • Emirates
  • flydubai
  • Qantas

Dubai Airport restaurants

Whether you’re looking for fast food or fine dining, Dubai Airport’s restaurants have everything you need. With more than 80 food and beverage outlets to choose from, you can enjoy cuisine from all over the world. Butler’s Chocolate Café is ideal for those with a sweet tooth, while Chowking Orient Restaurant is the place to go for Asian flavors.

Getting around DXB

A 24-hour shuttle bus runs between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, and you can also use the metro to transfer between terminals.

Things to do at DXB

For retail therapy, Dubai Airport duty-free shops are an ideal option. They contain an array of Dubai Airport shopping options, including luxury brands, local craftsmanship, and travel necessities. From jewelry to souvenirs, fragrances to clothing, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for.

Dubai Airport showers

For anyone who feels the need to freshen up after a long flight, complimentary showers can be found between Gates C18 and C22 and Gates B13 and B19 in Terminal 3. They’re ideal for blowing away the cobwebs and refreshing yourself for the next leg of your journey.

Dubai Airport luggage storage

Dubai International Airport offers several short-term storage options in Terminals 1 and 3. For a small fee, you can store your bags for up to 12 hours. Luggage storage is not available in Terminal 2. Baggage wrapping is also available, as is a porter service, which can help you manage cumbersome or bulky luggage.

DXB currency exchange

As you might expect from the world’s busiest airport, there are a large number of currency exchange bureaus throughout DXB Airport. Every terminal features several exchanges, so you can be sure that no matter where you’re going, you arrive with the right type of paper in your wallet.

Hotels near Dubai Airport

Multiple hotels are located inside Dubai Airport Terminals 1 and 3, making them the ideal choice for short breaks between flights. There are also numerous hotels within the immediate vicinity of the airport, and passengers can book accommodations within the city center, which is just a short Uber trip away.

Points of interest near Dubai Airport

If you have a layover at DXB and more than 6 hours to spend, there are lots of sights to see near Dubai Airport, including:

  • Burj Khalifa
  • Dubai beaches
  • Dubai Fountain
  • The Dubai Mall

Find more information about Dubai Airport here.

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