Dubai / Abu Dhabi Public Transit Statistics

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Metro & Bus in Dubai / Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Analytics, Usage Data and Quick Facts.

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi walk each day. See which Light Rail, Metro & Bus and stations are most popular in Dubai / Abu Dhabi, and more!

Dubai / Abu Dhabi has 3 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Metro & Bus, operated by several transit agencies, including DARB, RTA, Serco Group & Sharjah Road Transport Agency

Quick Fact #1: Dubai / Abu Dhabi Commute Times Statistics

In Dubai / Abu Dhabi, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 45 min. Over 46% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.

Quick Fact #2: Dubai / Abu Dhabi Waiting Time Statistics

How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Dubai / Abu Dhabi each day? Commuters wait on average 13 min, but over 38% wait longer than 20 minutes.

Quick Fact #3: Dubai / Abu Dhabi Travel Distance Statistics

The average distance people ride in a single trip within Dubai / Abu Dhabi is 11.3 km. Yet 63% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.

Quick Fact #4: Dubai / Abu Dhabi Transfers Statistics

The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Dubai / Abu Dhabi is 40%. On average, 38% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.

Quick Fact #5: Dubai / Abu Dhabi Walking Distance Statistics

Did you know that in Dubai / Abu Dhabi, the average distance people walk to work or home is 1.01 km? Approximately, 39% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Dubai / Abu Dhabi

How long do people usually commute in Dubai / Abu Dhabi by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 45 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Dubai / Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates?

The percentage of transit riders in Dubai / Abu Dhabi who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Metro & Bus for more than 2 hours every day is 46%.

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Waiting Time in Dubai / Abu Dhabi

How long do people usually wait at a station in Dubai / Abu Dhabi every day?

The average amount of time people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Metro & Bus line on a weekday is 13 min.

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How many people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 38%.

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Trip Distance in Dubai / Abu Dhabi

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Dubai / Abu Dhabi?

The average distance people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Metro & Bus is 11.3 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Dubai / Abu Dhabi?

The percentage of people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 63%.

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Number of Transfers in Dubai / Abu Dhabi

How many people perform single line trips in Dubai / Abu Dhabi?

The percentage of people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 40%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Dubai / Abu Dhabi?

The percentage of people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 40%.

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Walking Distance in Dubai / Abu Dhabi

How far do people usually walk per trip in Dubai / Abu Dhabi?

The average distance people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 11.3 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Dubai / Abu Dhabi?

The percentage of people in Dubai / Abu Dhabi who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 63%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 28 - The Dubai Mall - Lamcy Plaza

Most popular Bus stations

  • The Dubai Mall
  • Satwa, Square
  • Lamcy Plaza

Most popular Metro lines

  • T1 - JBR residence 1 Tram Station - Al Sufouh Tram Station

Most popular Metro stations

  • Dubai Marina Mall
  • Jumeirah Lakes Towers Tram Station

Most popular Bus lines

  • 28 - The Dubai Mall - Lamcy Plaza

Most popular Bus stations

  • The Dubai Mall
  • Satwa, Square
  • Lamcy Plaza

Most popular Metro lines

  • T1 - JBR residence 1 Tram Station - Al Sufouh Tram Station

Most popular Metro stations

  • Dubai Marina Mall
  • Jumeirah Lakes Towers Tram Station

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