The Ramadan parking period will be free, and various emirates’ public transportation systems will operate at special hours. Officials have encouraged drivers to follow the rules this month and refrain from parking in front of mosques during Taraweeh prayers. The following public parking and transportation hours have been announced for the UAE:
Darb toll gates
In Abu Dhabi, the peak hours for Darb toll gates will be modified in Ramadan, with vehicles having to pay Darb fees between 8am and 10am, and between 2pm and 4pm from Monday to Saturday, the Department of Municipalities and Transport’s Integrated Transport Centre (ITC), has announced.
Monday to Saturday
Morning: 8am to10am
Evening: 2pm to 4pm
Mawaqif – public parking
Throughout the month, the emirate’s mawaqif parking fines will continue to be collected between the hours of 8am and 12am. There will be no Darb and Mawaqif fees on Sunday, just like the rest of the year.
Monday to Saturday: 8am to 12am
ITC has also changed the hours of operation for its Customer Happiness Centers in Abu Dhabi City Municipality and Al Ain City Municipality, and now those locations will serve clients throughout Ramadan from Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The centres will only be open on Fridays from 9am to 12pm.
Abu Dhabi and Al Ain City Municipality – Monday to Thursday: 9am to 3pm
Abu Dhabi and its suburbs
Every day between 5am/6am to 1am the following day
Suburbs – 6am to 1am the following day
Public buses will run in Al Ain from 7 am to 2 am. The services will be offered in its suburbs from 6 am to 11 pm, with a few services staying open until 12 midnight. With a modest modification in the frequency of a few routes in the city of Al Ain, the majority of the public bus services in the suburbs will stay the same.
Al Ain and its suburbs – 6am to 12am
Al Dhafrah – Other than a little variation in bus frequency, there won’t be any changes to the region’s bus services. But, during the iftar period, public buses will not operate.
Abu Dhabi Express
The hours of operation for Abu Dhabi Express are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. on weekends. Throughout the week, the Abu Dhabi Link service will be accessible from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Weekdays – 6am to 11pm
Weekends – 6am to 1am
Link service – 6am to 11pm (All days)
Monday to Saturday: 8am to 6pm and from 8pm to 12 midnight
TECOM area (parking with code F): 8am to 6pm
The multi-level parking: 24-hour
Customer happiness centres
Customers Happiness Centers will be open from Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. throughout Ramadan. The Smart Consumer Happiness Centers at RTA Headquarters, Umm Ramool, Al Manara, Deira, and Al Barsha will be open 24 hours a day as usual.
The Red Line’s Metro Red and Green Stations will run according to the following schedule:
Monday to Thursday – 5am to 12 midnight
Friday – 5am to 1am
Saturday – 5am to 12 midnight
Sunday from 8am to 12 midnight
Monday to Saturday: 6am to 1am
Sunday – 9am to 1am.
There will be bus service from 6 am to 1 am (Next day)
The first and last Metro timings will be in sync with the times of the Metro feeder bus stations.
Intercity bus routes
The following inter-city bus routes will also be operational:
E16 from Al Sabkha to Hatta
E100 from Al Ghubaiba to Abu Dhabi
E101 from Ibn Battuta to Abu Dhabi
E102 from Ibn Battuta to Al Mussafah
E201 from Al Ghubaiba To Al Ain
E303 from the Union Station to Al Jubail in Sharjah
E306 from Al Ghubaiba to Al Jubail in Sharjah
E307 from City Centre Deira to Al Jubail in Sharjah
E307A from Abu Hail to Al Jubail in Sharjah
E315 from Etisalat station to Muwaileh in Sharjah
E400 from the Union station to Ajman
E411 from the Union station to Ajman
E700 from the Union Station to Fujairah
Vehicle testing centres
The following are the service provider centres’ (vehicle technical testing) operating hours:
Tasjeel Jebel Ali
Monday to Thursday and Saturday – 7am to 4pm
Friday – 7am to 12 noon
Monday to Thursday and Saturday – 8am to 3pm
Friday – 8pm to 12 midnight
Al Mutakamela Al Quoz, Wasel Al Jaddaf, Nad Al Hamar, Tamam Al Kindi, Cars Al Mamzar, Cars Deira, Tasjeel Discovery, Al Aweer, AutoPro Al Satwa, AutoPro Al Mankhool, Tasjeel Al Tawar:
Monday to Thursday and Saturday – 8am to 4pm, 8pm to 12 midnight
Friday – 8am to 12 noon, 8pm to 12 midnight.
Tasjeel Al Qusais, Tasjeel Al Barsha, Tasjeel Al Warsan
Monday to Thursday and Saturday – 8am to 12 midnight
Friday – 8am to 12 noon, 3pm to 12 midnight
Shamil Al Adhed, Shamil Muhaisnah, Shamil Nad Al Hamar, Shamil Al-Qusais, Tajdeed, Wasl Al Arabi Center, Al Mumayaz Al Barsha, Al Mumayaz Al Mizhar, Tasjeel Motor City, Tasjeel Arabian City, Al Yalayes, Al Mutakamela, Al Aweer and Quick: works
Monday to Thursday and Saturday – 8am to 4pm, 8pm to 12 midnight
Friday – 8am to 12 noon, 8pm to 12 midnight
All Service Provider Centres will remain closed on Sundays.
Marine Transport, Water Bus timings
Dubai Marina (BM1)
Marina Promenade – Marina Mall Monday to Thursday from 2pm to 9.55 pm, Friday from 1.50pm to 10.25 pm, Saturday – Sunday from 2pm to 10.25pm.
Marina Mall – Marina Walk from Monday to Thursday from 11am to 11.45pm, Friday from 12pm to 12.45 am, and Saturday to Sunday from 12pm to 12.45am.
Marina Terrace – Marina Walk. Monday to Thursday from 2pm to 9.55pm, Friday from 2pm to 10.25pm, Saturday – Sunday from 2pm to 10.25pm.
Full Route from Monday to Thursday from 5.05pm to 9.30pm, and Friday from 5.10pm to 10:05 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 5.05pm to 10.05pm.
Marina Mall – Bluewaters (BM3), Monday – Thursday from 4pm to 11.45pm, Friday: 5pm to 12.40am, Saturday – Sunday from 5pm to 12.40 am.
Dubai Old Souq – Baniyas (CR3) Monday – Thursday: 9am to 11.35pm, Friday: 9am – 12.15 am of the following day, Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.25am of the following day.
Al Fahidi – Sabkha (CR4) Monday – Thursday: 9.00am – 11.20pm, Friday: 9am – 12.15am the next day, Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.15am.
Al Fahidi – Souq Old Deira (CR5) Monday – Thursday: 9am – 11.20pm, Friday: 9am – 12.15am of the following day, Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.20am of the following day.
Baniyas – Seef (CR6) Monday – Thursday: 9am – 11.25pm Friday: 9am – 12.20am of the following day, Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.15am of the following day.
Dubai Old Souq – Al Fahidi – Seef (CR7) Saturday – Sunday: 4pm – 12.20am of the following day.
Dubai Festival City – Dubai Creek Harbor (CR9) Saturday – Sunday: 4pm – 12.10 am of the following day.
Al Jaddaf – Dubai Festival City (BM2) Monday – Thursday : 8am – 11.20pm, Friday: 8am – 12.20am of the following day, Saturday – Sunday: 8am – 12.20am of the following day.
Tourist trips from Sheikh Zayed Road Station (TR6) 7.30pm – 12am.
Dubai Creek Harbor – Al Jaddaf (CR11) Monday to Thursday and Friday: 8 am – 10.05 am and 5 pm – 11.30 pm.
Al Marfa Souq – Dubai Old Souq (CR12) Saturday to Sunday and Friday: 5.30 pm to 12.45 am Monday to Thursday: 5.30 pm to 10.45 pm.
Harbour Souq – Deira Old Souq (CR13) Saturday to Sunday and Friday: 5.05 pm to 12.25 am, Monday to Thursday: 5.05 pm to 10.25 pm.
Al Ghubaiba – Marina Mall and vice versa, 1.00 pm – 8pm.
Dubai Water Canal – Al Ghubaiba 2.20pm and 9.20pm.
Dubai Water Canal – Marina Mall 1.50pm and 8.50pm.
Bluewaters – Ghubaiba 1.20pm and 8.20 pm.
Bluewaters – Marina Mall 2.50pm and 9.50pm.
Dubai Marina Full Trip (FR4) 4.30pm and 8.30pm only two trips.
Al Marfa Souq – Al Ghubaiba (CR10) Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6pm – 10.15pm.
Earlier this week, Sharjah Municipality announced paid parking hours for Ramadan in the emirate.
From Saturday to Thursday, there will be paid parking available from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Fridays are free parking days, with the exception of areas with blue information signs. On every day of the week, parking in these places is a paid service.
After the adhan, parking around mosques will be free for an hour (call to prayer).