Dubai Tram FAQs – Here are the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the Dubai Tram system:
What Hours Does The Tram Run For?
The tram runs from 6.30am until 1.00am Saturday to Thursday and 9am until 1.00am on Fridays.
How long does a trip take?
It takes around 40 minutes from one end to the other
How Many Passengers Does Each Tram Carry?
Each tram can carry 405 passengers
What is the Cost for Children?
Children under 5 travel for free. Children over 5 will need a Nol card. Students can get a 50% discount if they apply for a Blue Nol Card.
How Can I Get a Job on the Dubai Tram?
You will need to contact the RTA in order to apply for a job on Dubai Tram. I will no longer be replying to posts requesting a job!
How Much Distance Does Dubai Tram Cover?
It covers 10.6km for the first stage.
How Frequent Are the Trams?
The trams run approximately every 8 minutes.
Which Other Public Transport Does the Tram Link With?
The Tram links up with the Dubai Metro and the Palm Monorail – see the Map for more information.
How Much Do the Tickets Cost for Dubai Tram?
The cost of Dubai Tram tickets is based on the same structure as for Dubai Metro, i.e. it uses the system of Zones. As the initial phase of Dubai Tram is only in one zone the tickets cost only a few dirhams (exact amounts depend on how far you travel, which class and what kind of Nol card you have) see the page on tickets for more info.
Is there wheelchair access to the Tram?
Yes the tram is wheelchair accessible and there is a special carriage that has specific space for a wheelchair with a built in seat belt. There are lifts at every entrance and exit.