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Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Routes, Stops, and Maps

With convenient stops near Dubai's top attractions and landmarks, along with frequent buses and informative audio guides, what more could you ask for to explore this marvelous city? Get your Dubai hop-on-hop-off pass now and leave your worries about navigating public transport behind. These passes allow you to board and alight at any stop as many times as you wish, making commuting a breeze. And the hop-on hop-off Dubai timetable is well-scheduled so that your next bus is never too far away. Keep reading to discover the routes and stops provided by the leading hop-on-hop-off operators in Dubai.

City Sightseeing Dubai hop-on hop-off stops, routes, and maps

Red Route
Blue Route
Dubai City Sightseeing
  • Best suited for: Tourists seeking Dubai's historic attractions
  • Major sights: Dubai Mall, Al Seef Contemporary Area, Gold & Spice Souk, Dubai Frame
  • First bus: 9am (from Dubai Mall)
  • Last bus: 5pm (from Dubai Mall)
  • No. of stops: 13
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
City Sightseeing Dubai
  • Best suited for: Modern marvels, luxury stays and shopping lovers
  • Major sights: Atlantis The Palm, The Beach @ JBR, Marina Promenade
  • First bus: 9am (from Dubai Mall)
  • Last bus: 5pm (from Dubai Mall)
  • No. of stops: 11
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

Recommended tours:
City Sightseeing 24/48/72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Dubai

Big Bus Dubai stops, routes, and map

City Tour (Red Route)
Beach Tour (Blue Route)
Big bus Dubai
  • Best suited for: Old Dubai explorers, history buffs
  • Major sights: Museum of the Future, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Emirates Towers, Al Bastakiya, Al Fahidi Fort, Old Souk of Arabia, Heritage Village, Dubai Frame.
  • First bus: 9am (from Stop #1: Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall)
  • Last bus: 5pm (from Stop #1:Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall)
  • No. of stops: 15
  • Frequency: Every 30 to 40 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Big bus Dubai
  • Best suited for: Beach & shopping lovers
  • Major sights: Mall of the Emirates, Ain Dubai, Madame Tussauds, Dubai Marina, BR, Atlantis the Palm, Palm West Beach, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab
  • First bus: 9am (from Stop #15: Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall)
  • Last bus: 5pm (from Stop #15:Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall)
  • No. of stops: 10
  • Frequency: Every 30 to 40 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

Recommended tours:
Big Bus: 24/48/120-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Dubai + Dhow Cruise




Book Dubai hop-on hop-off tickets

Big Bus: Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Optional Dhow Creek Cruise
Free cancellation
Instant confirmation
Mobile ticket
Flexible duration
Meals included
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from
AED 225
City Sightseeing: Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Free cancellation
Instant confirmation
Mobile ticket
Flexible duration
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from
AED 270.24
Big Bus: Dubai Night Bus Tour
Free cancellation
Instant confirmation
Mobile ticket
2 hr. 30 min.
Guided tour
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from
AED 225
Turbopass Dubai City Card: 20+ Attractions
Free cancellation
Mobile ticket
Flexible duration
Guided tour
Meals included
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from
AED 555.40
Big Bus: 24/48/72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Abu Dhabi
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Instant confirmation
Mobile ticket
Flexible duration
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from
AED 297
Turbopass Dubai City Card: 20+ Attractions & Burj Khalifa Tickets
Free cancellation
Mobile ticket
Flexible duration
Guided tour
Meals included
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from
AED 714.20

Frequently asked questions

What does full loop duration mean?

The full loop duration is the time it takes for one hop-on hop-off bus to complete a full route. Start by taking this loop without getting off to experience the pulse of Dubai. Then, go again and hop off at the places you want to visit. It's a great way to explore the city at your own pace.

How can I keep track of the bus's location and upcoming stops?

Audio guides in multiple languages, as well as printed or digital maps, are typically available for hop-on hop-off buses. These can help you keep track of the stops along the way. Additionally, upcoming stops are often announced to keep you informed and prepared.

Can I get off at any stop and explore, then catch the next bus?

Yes, you can certainly get off at any stop along the bus route and explore the nearby attractions before catching the next bus. This flexibility allows you to customize your itinerary and visit the places you are interested in at your own pace. Simply use the same pass to hop back on the next bus when you're ready to continue your journey.

Is the Dubai hop-on hop-off tour worth it?

Exploring Dubai's blend of culture and modernity can be overwhelming for a tourist. With hop-on hop-off Dubai’s structured routes, you can cover all landmarks and top attractions at your own pace. Hop-on hop-off tours are totally worth every penny.

What should I keep in mind when planning my trip with the hop-on hop-off buses?

Consider traffic when planning your Dubai hop-on-hop-off journey. Allow extra time for travel between stops, especially if purchasing timed tickets for attractions.

Are the hop-on hop-off buses wheelchair accessible?

Yes, most of the hop-on hop-off buses of Big Bus & City Sightseeing are wheelchair accessible.