Dubai International Airport


Dubai International Airport is located 15 kilometers northeast of the downtown. It takes around 15 minutes to get to the airport from the downtown if the traffic is easy.

Airport code

Time zone

UTC/GMT +4 hours


Dubai International Airport
PO Box 2525


+971 4 2245555 (24/7 Dubai Airports call centre)

flydubai terminal

Dubai International Airport, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 (select flights)


Private Transportation
To get to the city centre, you can arrange a private transfer or catch a taxi. Taxi stand is located outside the arrivals area of Terminal 2 and 3.
Public Transportation
You can also use the Dubai Metro. The nearest Dubai Metro station from Terminal 2 is "Abu Hail" which is 2km away by taxi while metro station "Airport Terminal 3" can be accessed directly from the arrivals area of Terminal 3.
Public buses are also available, they arrive and leave from the bus stop opposite Terminal 2 and 3. For updated bus schedules, please visit the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

If you have a connecting flydubai flight in Dubai and need to transfer between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 of Dubai International (DXB), please read more about our operations at Terminal 3.

Car hire

Most of the leading international car hire companies are represented at Dubai International Airport. You can find car rental counters at the Arrivals area of both terminals.

You can also hire a car through flydubai.

Car parking

Short-term and long-term car parking is available at both terminals.

Disabled facilities

Special services are available for passengers with restricted mobility. Please ask flydubai to inform the airport about your requirements if you're travelling through Terminal 2. 

If you're travelling via Terminal 3 on Emirates, please contact Emirates Special Services on +971 4 505 7119 or +971 4 505 5053.

There are dedicated desks for passengers with special needs in the Departures Hall. Electric carts are available. There are also lounges for unaccompanied minors and passengers with special needs.

Airport facilities

  • Restaurants and bars
  • Duty-free shopping including jewellery, perfume and electrical goods
  • Banking services
  • ATMs
  • Children's play area
  • Conference and business facilities
  • Medical centre
  • Prayer rooms

Visa information

Before you fly, please make certain you have the correct visa and documents required to enter the country. Check with the relevant embassy to find out what you need.

flydubai's handling agent


For baggage enquiries +971 600 570 006 (Dubai only) or (for all other destinations)

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