As well as Dubai International Airport, there
are other methods of transpot into Dubai. The
UAE road network is inconsistent but is reasonable
into Dubai city center. Rail is also an option.
Abras on the Creek,
Dubai An abra is a water taxi and they have been
used as a way of getting across the Creek for
many years. This is still an effective means of
transportation for many in Dubai. It costs just
50 fils one way.
Airport is a busy airport that serves Dubai with
both international and domestic air services.
For getting around
Dubai there is a fairly good bus service, mini
buses and taxis. Most people who are staying for
some time make sure they have access to a vehicle,
as there isn't a reliable public transport system
beyond the city. Car hire is not too expensive,
the roads are in good condition but the rules
of the road are not always carefuly observed.
Be very careful until you are used to it and be
aware that roundabouts are particularly hazardous.
as are wandering camels.