Bus tours

Hop-on hop-off Big Bus Dubai tickets

Availability: Daily
Duration: Flexible
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , Arabic , German , Russian , Japanese , Chinese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Chose from a one, two or seven-day ticket with a night tour, Dhow cruise and museum collection included
  • Listen to the recorded commentary available in English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Farsi, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese
  • See famous landmarks such as the Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa and historical souks
What to expect

Welcome to the city that has it all. Hop on the Dubai bus tour to enjoy panoramic views of the city's dramatic skyline, perfect sandy beaches and the world’s tallest building. Hop off to explore historical souks, forts and palaces and enjoy the ultra-chic dining and ambient nightlife.

Choose between 3 different ticket options:


  • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket valid for 1 day
  • Magical Night Tour (Panoramic)
  • Dubai Creek Arabian Dhow Cruise
  • Downtown Discovery Guided Walking Tour
  • Dubai Museum collection


  • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus ticket valid for 2 days
  • Magical Night Tour (Panoramic)
  • Dubai Creek Arabian Dhow Cruise
  • Marina and Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • Downtown Discovery Guided Walking Tour
  • Dubai Cruise
  • Museum collection and creek Dhow cruise


  • Hop-on hop-off valid for 7 days
  • Magical Night Tour (Panoramic)
  • Desert Sunset Experience
  • Lost Chambers Aquarium at The Atlantis The Palm
  • Marina and Lagoon Boat Cruise
  • Dubai Creek Arabian Dhow Cruise
  • Dubai Museum
  • Downtown Discovery Guided Walking Tour
  • Big City Pass with 20 top attractions

You can hop on and off at any of the stops to explore on your own. Buses run at regular intervals so rejoining the tour is easy and convenient. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for 1, 2, or 7 days, including unlimited rides per loop during hours of operation.

To view the day time route map and timetable click here and for the Panoramic Night Tour click here.

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      What's included
      • Classic, Premium or Deluxe hop-on hop-off Big Bus tickets
      • Free Wi-Fi on board
      • Recorded commentary on board available in different languages
      • Free water
      Reduced price
      • Child (5-15): reduced
      • Infant (0-4): free
      Meeting point:

      You can redeem your vouchers at any Big Bus kiosk.

      What to remember

      Big City Pass includes:

      • Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Dubai
      • Desert sunset adventure
      • Observation Deck at 300 (half-price entry)
      • The Meydan Journey (3.00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays)
      • Lost Chambers Aquarium
      • Marina and Island Lagoon boat cruise
      • A magical night tour journey
      • Al Ain Oasis city day tour explorer
      • Al Fahidi historical district trek
      • Flamingo Lagoon discovery (3.00pm Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays)
      • Palm Island drive
      • Capital Corniche cruise
      • Arabian dhow cruise
      • Big Bus Sharjah half-day tour
      • Ambassador Lagoon and Atlantis
      • Yacht cruise Yas Island
      • Heritage Village walking tour(available from mid October to April)
      • Arabian treasures walking tour(available from mid October to April)
      • Downtown discovery walk (available from mid October to April)
      • Museum collection

      Museum collection includes:

      • Sheikh Maktoum palace
      • Al Ahmadiyah Museum
      • Architectural Museum
      • Poet Al Oqaili Museum
      • Municipality Museum
      • Coin Museum
      • Heritage House
      • Horse Museum
      • Camel Museum
      • Dubai Museum

      Route Descriptions:

      City tour - Red route: Daily, 2-hour duration, every 20 minutes between 8.50am-5.50pm

      Highlights include: Al Fahidi, Al Bastakiya, Heritage village, Old Souk, Dhow Wharfage, Museums, Dubai Creek and Gold Souq

      Beach tour - Green route: Daily, 1-hour, every 20 minutes between 9.00am-6.00pm

      Highlights include: Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Souq Madinat, Mall of the Emirates and Public Beach

      Marina tour - Blue route: Daily, 1 hour 35 minutes duration, every 20 minutes between 9.00am-6.00pm

      Highlights include: Dubai Marina, the Beach, Dubai Eye, Palm Jumeirah, Marina Promenade and Atlantis The Palm

      Dubai Magical Night Journey: Daily (except New Year's Eve), 2.5 hours duration, departs at The Dubai Mall 7.30pm, Mall of the Emirates at 7.45pm and Souk Madinat Jumierah at 8.00pm

      Walking tours:

      Al Fahidi Historical District Trek:

      Visit Dubai’s old quarter, explore the Bastakiya, see the old city wall ruins, gain entry to museums and access Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest existing building in Dubai dating back to 1787

      Heritage Village Walking Tour:

      Explore the Heritage Village, an early settlement with preserved buildings, museums and palaces dating back to the 1830’s. Villagers survived by means of pearl diving and fishing

      Arabian Treasures Walking Tour:

      Discover hidden treasures and mysteries during this walk of Arabia. Visit a spice souk, a Hindu Temple and museums. Cross Dubai Creek by Abra and behold the Gold Souk

      Downtown Discovery Walk:

      Explore the vibrant district of Downtown Dubai! See Dubai Mall, a hidden souk, real dinosaur remains, sharks and numerous other marine species in a colossal aquarium, the iconic Burj Khalifa and the mesmerizing Dubai Fountains

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      • Operates daily: 8.50am-8.20pm
      • Frequency: every 20 minutes
      • Last bus: 7.55pm
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