Free RTA parking in Dubai this Thursday

With Thursday being a public holiday in the nation RTA confirmed that parking will be free.

Krystien Meyers
October 28, 2020 6:47 PM

Earlier this month the official news of Thursday (29th October) being a holiday for both public and private sectors was announced. 


Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed on its website that Dubai drivers will benefit from free parking in light of the long weekend.


On the occasion of the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday, all public parking will be complimentary on Thursday, October 29, with the exception of certain multi-storey car parks.


As per usual, parking on Friday, October 30 will also be free for drivers in Dubai.


Public holidays in Dubai usually mean a change in public transport timings, the timings have been changed to:

Metro

The Red Line will run from 5 am on Thursday, October 29 to 1 am on Friday, October 30. The Green Line will operate from 5:30 am on Thursday, October 29 to 1 am on Friday, October 30.

Tram

The Dubai Tram is scheduled from 6 am on Thursday, October 29 to 1 am on Friday, October 30.

Bus

Dubai’s main bus stations, such as Gold Souq, will operate from 4:25 am to 00:29 am (past midnight), with the Al Ghubaiba Station in service from 4:14 am to 00:58 am (past midnight). Sub-stations, such as Satwa, will start from 4:45 am to 11 pm. Route C01, however, will be operating around-the-clock.

Al Qusais Station will run bus service from 4:31 am to 00.08 am (past midnight). Al Quoz Industrial Station will be in operation from 5:05 am to 11:35 pm and Jebel Ali Station will operate from 4:58 am and continue up to 11:30 pm.

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