Dubai’s largest international airline is Emirates, which offers flights from a number of worldwide destinations. Prices vary, but can be as low as £350 return from London Heathrow. A number of other operators from around the world offer flights to Dubai, and most major international airlines run regular flights to Dubai and the rest of the UAE
Flights from London to Dubai take approximately seven hours. Dubai’s international airport offers taxis, coach and bus services into town and facilities include restaurants, banks, bureau de changes and post offices, amongst other things.
Dubai International Airport
The airport is three miles (4km) from Dubai city centre and 105 miles (170km) from Abu Dhabi. There are two terminals, but most major airlines arrive at Terminal 1. There is an airport shuttle service available between Terminal 1 and 2. Dubai Transport taxis are available 24 hours a day at the Arrivals Terminal. Buses leave regularly for the city centre and bus stations are located opposite both terminals. There are over ten car rental companies available in the Arrivals Hall and some also offer a specialised limousine service. Facilities at the airport include the renowned Dubai Duty Free Shopping, many restaurants, banking and internet services, entertainment for children, business facilities, medical care and services for those with special needs, an airport hotel, post office and lounges. Passengers can also use the swimming pool, jacuzzi and gymnasium, charged on an hourly basis. Short and long term parking is available provided the individual is registered with the Dubai Civil Aviation.
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