Dubai Intl. Airport (DXB)

Are you heading to Dubai soon? For a smooth journey to your accommodation, book your Dubai transfers with hoppa. We’ve teamed up with a huge range of transport providers who can help get your holiday off to a stress-free start.

Planning ahead to your flight home? We’ve got that covered, too. You can pre-book your return Dubai airport transfer now, so all that will be left for you to do is relax and enjoy your break in the UAE.  

How do I book Dubai Airport transfers with hoppa?

We’ve made it easy for you to book your transfers with us. Simply let us know the dates you’re travelling and how many people will be with you in the search bar above.

From there, you will be presented with Dubai Airport shuttle buses and selection of private vehicles. Check through the options available to find the one that suits you.

If you want to bring any additional or unusual luggage, need special assistance, or you require an adapted vehicle for a motorised wheelchair, pop the information in the ‘Anything we can help with?’ box and we’ll do the rest. If you have a foldable wheelchair, make a note of it in this box so that your driver can help.

Once you’ve completed your booking, we’ll send you an e-ticket. This includes everything you need to know about your Dubai transfers, from timings to where you need to go to find your driver. We suggest you print this off as this is proof of your booking, and your driver will ask to see it.

What’s the difference between a hoppa shuttle bus service and private transport?

Private vehicles are particularly popular for visitors to Dubai, however if you choose one of our shuttle buses, you can enjoy a comfortable, low-cost journey that you will share with other holidaymakers. There are drop-off points on the route. Private vehicles, on the other hand, just accommodate your party, so you will be the only passengers and you’ll travel directly to your hotel or villa.

There are also differences in how you are picked up for your Dubai transfers. If you’re travelling in a private vehicle, you’ll have a scheduled pick-up time, which you’ll find on your e-ticket. Should you decide to travel by shuttle bus, you may have to wait for up to 45 minutes. This is because you’ll be joined by travellers arriving on different flights.

How much luggage can I bring?

Every member of your party can bring one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage with them. It’s worth double-checking before you travel that your vehicle is the right fit for the number of people and the amount of luggage each of you will have.

Where shall I go when I arrive at Dubai Intl. Airport?

When you arrive at Dubai Intl. Airport, check your e-ticket for directions so that you know where you need to go.

Usually, you will be instructed to head to the arrivals hall where you will find your travel representative waiting for you near Costa Coffee. When you find your travel rep, you’ll be asked to show them your e-ticket.  

Always check your ticket to make sure you’re following the directions. If you can’t see any pick-up information, call the number in the ‘Find my pick up’ section for information about what you need to do next.

I can’t find my driver?

Can’t find your driver? Call the number on your e-ticket to get an update. You’ll be asked for your reference number, which you’ll see on your ticket, and we’ll find out where they are and how long they’ll be.

What if my flight’s delayed?

We know that flights can be delayed and sometimes luggage doesn’t turn up on time. To allow for these hiccups, your driver will wait for you for 45 minutes after your scheduled pick-up time.

As soon as you know there might be a hold-up, we recommend you calling the number on your e-ticket so we can prepare alternative transfers if necessary. If you’re delayed for over 45 minutes, we might have to send a different driver, so it’s helpful to keep us posted.

For delays that exceed three hours, you’ll need to rearrange your transfers with us and then claim through your travel insurance.

What’s available at Dubai Intl. Airport?

Dubai International isn’t your typical airport. As the third-busiest airport in the world, serving a whopping 88.2 million passengers in 2017, it has a lot of people to entertain.

As well as offering a range of eateries and duty free shops, there are plenty of services available and activities to enjoy here. You can take some time out at the Zen Gardens in Terminal 3, head to the spa for a massage or freshen up before your flight with a soothing shower.

Dubai transfer times

Located just under three miles from the heart of Dubai, the airport is conveniently situated for visitors to this stunning city in the UAE. Check our guide to the average transfer times to some of the most popular hotels and resorts in the area.



Palm Island

15 mins

Jumeirah Hotels

30 mins

Dubai Marina

30 mins

Where will I be picked up from for my return flight?

We’ve created a pick-up system that means you know exactly where you need to be before your flight home.

Private transfer pick-up times

For your return private Dubai airport transfer, our driver will arrive at your accommodation at a set time, which you’ll find on your e-ticket. We ask that you’re ready 15 minutes before your pick-up time and have your e-ticket ready to show the driver.

If you decide to opt-in to receive SMS messages from hoppa when you make your booking, we’ll also text you with a reminder of the time you’ll be collected.

Shuttle bus pick-up times

If you’re getting a shuttle bus to the airport, you’ll be given your pick-up time 24 hours before your flight back. We’ll either send you a text message detailing your pick-up time if you’ve opted in to receive SMS messages, or you’ll be able to check online.

We advise you get to your pick-up point 10 minutes before your bus arrives and have your e-ticket ready. If your bus is late, call the emergency number on your e-ticket and we’ll locate your driver.

Airport information

  • Address:Dubai Intl. Airport (DXB)PO Box 2525, DubaiDubai EmirateUnited Arab Emirates
  • Currency: USD
  • Language: UAE Arabic

4.9/5 Customer satisfaction with over 234 reviews


"The transfers from the airport to the hotel and back were efficient and on time."

brian nelson


"On time and comfortable transfers"

janet miller


"Excellent service. Would highly recommend"

hazel ferraby


"Great. Nice and easy"

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raymond ewen


"One of the best transfers I have had. On time and very polite drivers"

barry bacon


"Smooth transfers from and to airport. Vehicle was great size and comfortable."

nazmeen riaz


"Thank you"

lucia scarborough


"Brilliant service"

erieth baad


"Driver on time and courteous"

paul nelson


"Great service thank you"

linda brydon


"Very good"

sophie down


"Good service"

sahid khan


"Excellent - despite being delayed arriving, they were waiting. Great service"

andrew williams


"Excellent service and will definitely use again"

sajid bagas


"Flight was late and driver waited for us. Excellent service"

brian baxter


"Great service! On time and very helpful!"

becky tang


"As I would expect from hoppa - much better than my last experience !"

robert agnew


"Rep was waiting at the airport when we arrived and the return pick up was well on time."

frank lipton


"Very clear and easy to use"

barbara jaquiss


"Service was excellent worth booking before travel to take the worry out of finding transport"

lisa allard

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