Hatta’s hot this winter! Starting with a whole new tourism campaign that’s giving the mountainous destination a facelift as “the highlands of Dubai” to a fabulous and thrifty Hatta Express Bus service by the RTA (Road and Transports Authority) that was launched recently. The great outdoors are now easily accessible at a great price – just AED 25!
Where can I board the Hatta Express Bus service?
The brand-new bus service will ferry you from the tourist bus stop at The Dubai Mall to the main Hatta bus station, saving travelers a drive of approximately and hour and a half (90 minutes). A bus leaves for Hatta from Dubai every 2 hours and the service runs daily from 7am to 7pm. The same bus service will also transport you back to Dubai. The last Hatta Express Bus leaves for Dubai at 7pm.
What’s in Hatta?
Once you get to Hatta, you’re free to strike out on your own and explore the tourist destinations stunning mountains, cycling paths, heritage village, swan lakes, a 360-degree observatory and more.
Find creating an itinerary stressful? The RTA’s got your back with a simple ‘Hop On and Off’ bus service with Hatta. The smooth sailing shuttle service will pick you up and drop you off from every must-visit spot in the scenic region nestled in the Hajar mountains. The best part? This bus service will only set you back by AED 2 per trip. There’s ‘Hop On and Off’ bus service every 30 minutes, departing from the main Hatta bus stop.
Paying for your Hatta Express Bus trip is easy
Frequent users of public transport in Dubai, especially the Dubai metro, should keep their Nol Card handy and swipe it while boarding the bus. Not a regular RTA commuter? You also have the option of paying the bus fare in cash directly to the bus driver. So, make sure you have the exact change ready.
Need more info?
Give a ring to the RTA call centre at 800 9090 or browse through Visit Hatta’s website for https://www.visithatta.com/en/explore-hatta information and inspiration on all the fun activities and sightseeing in store.