Along with taxis, buses also have their share of importance in the public transportation of UAE. Their routes are so very well planned and executed that you can take buses to reach anywhere within the emirates. Dubai and Abu Dhabi consist of the largest number of bus networks.
The number of routes in
- DUBAI = 112
- ABU DHABI = 75
In order to travel via bus all the passengers must have a smart card with them, they are Nol for Dubai, Hafilat for Abu Dhabi and Sayer for Sharjah.
All passengers in Dubai should purchase Nol card before stepping into bus they can be bought at RTA outlets, bus stations and some metro stations. The students and senior citizens can travel for 50% of the normal price in bus and the disabled passengers can travel for free throughout the emirates via any public transport.