Getting from Dubai Airport to the Dubai Cruise Terminal
There are multiple options to get from the Dubai Airport (DBX) to the Dubai cruise ship terminal. They include cruise line bus tranfer, private shuttle bus, private town car, taxi and car rental. Below are the costs of the various modes of transportation between Dubai cruise ship terminal and the Dubai Airport (DBX), and, some helpful advice for your consideration about each option. Check out all the transportation options -- you might be surprised about which mode of transport between the Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai Airport is the best value.
Taking a Taxi Cab between Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai Airport
Taking a taxi cab between the Dubai Airport and Dubai cruise ship terminal is one of the most popular options, and should run about $12 to $13 for a 1-way trip. If you have 5 or 6 people in your group, ask the dispatcher for a larger vehicle such as a Suburban. You can arrange for a prepaid taxi in the airport's arrival hall (which we suggest), or hail a taxi. Taxi stands are available at the airport as well as the cruise terminal.
Taking the Cruise Line transfer between Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and International Airport
On average, cruise line transfers between the Dubai Airport and Dubai cruise ship terminal are approximately $46 per person, each way. A benefit of cruise line transfers is that they watch your flight for delays. Within reason, they may delay the departure of the ship if your flight is late.
Taking a Shared Private Shuttle between Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai International Airport
Generally, shared private shuttles (i.e.: Super Shuttle) between between the Dubai Airport and Dubai cruise ship terminal are only economical (versus the cruise-line provided transportation) if you have a larger group. The Super Shuttle is $46 for 1-3 persons, $50 for 3 to for people, $150 for 20 to 30 people, and $230 for 30 to 49 persons. and is the best option for a party of 5 or more.
Taking a Rental Car between Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai International Airport
There are many rental car companies with locations at the airport and near Dubai. You can get a rental car between the Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai Airport is you have a valid international driver's permit, your passport, and a credit card. You must be at least 21 years old, and luxury car rentals may require that you are at least 25 years old. Rental car agencies often have shuttles to take you to and from the ship.
Taking a Town Car between Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai International Airport
A chauffeur-driven town car between Dubai Cruise Ship Terminal and Dubai International Airport is the most stress-free option, though probably the most expensive. This will average about $100 per hour for up to 5 passengers, which is on average more than enough time to get to or from the Dubai Airport. You do ride in a nicer vehicle and don't have to bother with waiting for other people to board. Larger vechicles (Suburbans) are available for an additional charge for larger parties.