Dubai-Sharjah marine transport services to resume


Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to resume its marine transportation service connecting Sharjah.

Operations will restart on Friday, August 4 with eight trips a day on weekdays (Monday to Thursday) and six journeys during the weekend (Friday to Sunday).

The Dubai Ferry service shuttles between Al Ghubaiba Marine Station in Dubai and the Aquarium Marine Station in Sharjah, in collaboration with Sharjah's Roads and Transport Authority.

The ticket for a single journey costs AED 15 for the Silver Class and AED 25 for the Gold Class but will be free of charge for people of determination and children under five.

Customers can pay the fare at the customers services desk at the station, use a Nol card or buy their tickets online.

The journey between Al Ghubaiba Station and the Sharjah Aquarium Station takes about 35 minutes.

On weekdays, there will be two morning trips from Sharjah at 7:00 am and 8:30 am along with one morning journey from Dubai at 7:45 am.

In the evening, there will be two trips from Sharjah at 16:45 and 18:15, and three journeys from Dubai at 16:00, 17:30 and 19:00.

During the weekend (Friday to Sunday), there will be six trips in total with three journeys from each side.

Departure times from Sharjah will be at 14:00, 16:00, and 18:00, while the trips from Dubai will start at 15:00, 17:00 and 20:00.

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