Dubai is considered as one of the best travel destinations for many reasons. The city offers world-class amenities and high standard of living with beautiful architecture and many places for sight-seeing.

Traveling and exploring Dubai might take days, weeks or even months and although driving is the safest option to travel around the city conveniently, there are other transportation options as well other than using a car.

For better convenience, let’s have a look at all the different transportation options in Dubai.

1. Rent a Car

The basic and most convenient option is to travel by car. You can even opt for luxurious cars to have a unique experience. It’s essential to have a driver’s license, passport, and credit card to hire a car in Dubai.

2. Book a Taxi

Use an app to book a taxi or just call for a Dubai taxi pick-up number to arrive on your doorstep. Though taxis are cheaper they charge a price per kilometer considering other factors.

3. Take the Dubai Metro

Dubai is a fully-automated railway system that covers beautiful spots like the Dubai Mall, the Gold Souk, and Dubai’s financial district (DIFC). The Nol card is used as a ticket to pay for Dubai Metro, tram, bus, and taxi fares.

Dubai Tram

The Dubai tram provides access to locations like Jumeirah lakes tower, Dubai Marina, etc.

The Palm Monorail

The tram is connected directly to Palm’s monorail station which takes the residents or visitors to the beautiful journey of the Palm.

4. Travel by Bus

This is also a great option for people with limited budget. The air-conditioned buses enable the people to see the great view during their travel in the city. It also requires a smart Nol card to pay for the bus fares.

5. Sail a Boat

Wooden taxis are also known as ‘abras’ and are great to travel from one place to another. They are Dubai’s traditional means of transport. People can enjoy sailing around a larger dhow boat with the perfect dinner cruise and a beautiful view.

6. Hire a Ferry

The Ferry is another way to roam around and see the wonderful sights like Burj al Arab and The Palm Jumeirah. It has its own opening and closing times for the visitors.

7. Rent a Yacht

Book an exclusive yacht to travel around Dubai directly or through online services. It is a modern way to go for an adventure or discover the city’s skyline and honorable landmarks.

8. Cycling around Dubai

Many visitors love to explore the city by riding a bicycle. Rent a bicycle or trek bikes easily to experience the wonderful city paths yourself. The trek bikes can also be used in Dubai’s desert.