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Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Al Maktoum International Airport

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to Al Maktoum International Airport. Request a ride up to 30 days before your flight, at any time and on any day of the year.

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Pickup at Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)

Open your app to request a ride

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

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about Dubai World Central Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Al Maktoum International Airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned DWC pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Top questions from riders

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

  • Uber pickup locations at airports are subject to change, so to find your Uber DWC Airport pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a trip.

  • Uber rates to and from DWC Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator on the Uber app for approximate trip prices.

  • When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.

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DWC Airport visitor information

Dubai World Central Airport, also known as Al Maktoum International, is Dubai’s 2nd-largest airport. Originally opened for cargo operations in 2010, DWC started flying passengers in 2013 and has now been expanded to welcome more than 26 million passengers every year. DWC is located 55 kilometers (34 miles) south of the city of Dubai, a journey of around 40 minutes, making Uber a great choice for your airport transfers. The popular destination of Palm Jebel Ali archipelago is also a 40-minute Uber trip from DWC.

DWC terminal

The Al Maktoum International Airport passenger terminal handles all arrivals and departures at DWC. Airlines operating from DWC Airport include:

  • Air Moldova
  • flydubai
  • Gulf Air
  • Jazeera
  • Rotana Jet
  • TUI
  • Wizz Air

DWC Airport restaurants

DWC Airport is on the small side, so dining options are limited. Passengers can expect light bites and snacks such as sandwiches, salads, pastries, burgers, fries, and other fast-food-style options. Tea, coffee, juices, smoothies, and other hot and cold drinks are available from a selection of cafes. Many excellent restaurants are located within the city of Dubai, a short Uber trip from DWC.

DWC Airport shops

DWC Airport duty-free offers passengers the chance to pick up a wide range of products at affordable prices, including sunglasses, watches, jewelry, fragrances, tobacco, and alcoholic beverages. Other shops within the airport sell fashion and accessories, electronics, pharmaceutical items, souvenirs, and gifts.

Al Maktoum Airport lounge

Passengers wishing to relax or work away from the hectic environment of Departures can visit the DWC Airport lounge. The lounge is open to all passengers with a valid boarding card on payment of a fee.

Services at DWC

DWC has prayer rooms based on the ground and first floors that offer a quiet space for prayers and reflection. Passengers wishing to refresh themselves after a long journey can make use of shower facilities, which can be found on the ground floor. A pharmacy is also located on the ground floor where over-the-counter medicine can be purchased.

Hotels near DWC

Numerous hotels are located on the main E11 route toward Dubai, and there are many accommodation options within the city itself, all a brief Uber trip from DWC.

Points of interest near DWC Airport

Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates known for its ultra-modern architecture and lively nightlife. Shopping is a popular pastime in Dubai, with shopping malls offering not only world-class retail therapy but also indoor theme parks, aquariums, ice rinks, and even a zoo. The city is famous for the Burj Khalifa, an 830-meter-tall tower (2,723 feet) that dominates a skyline full of skyscrapers, as well as artificial islands known as Palm Jumeirah, Deira Island, and Palm Jebel Ali. Other interesting things to see and do in Dubai include:

  • Al Fahidi historic district
  • Burj Al Arab
  • Dubai Museum
  • Etihad Museum

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