1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Burj Khalifa

Big Bus Classic Abu Dhabi and Dubai Hop-on Hop-off Ticket

Product ID: 23849
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This hop-on hop-off combo package gives you the chance to experience the iconic sights of the UAE, as well as to join city tours in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. You are free to hop on and off as much as you wish.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Valid 2 days
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See the iconic sights of the Dubai and Abu Dhabi with this hop-on hop-off combo ticket
  • Discover Abu Dhabi's most famous landmarks, including the impressive Sky Tower
  • Explore Dubai on a day of your choice and admire the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa
  • Hop on and off the sightseeing bus as many times as you like in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai
  • Benefit from a free shuttle service from Dubai to Abu Dhabi on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
Full description
This Abu Dhabi and Dubai twin city ticket provides you with access to classic hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus with a 1-day ticket in both of these iconic cities. Explore Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, and see Dubai's most famous sights, from the Burj Al Arab hotel and the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, to the traditional souks along the Dubai Creekside.

Buses depart regularly between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM and you can hop-on and off as many times as you like during the validity of your ticket. Digitally recorded commentary in 12 languages is available on the buses, and the Dubai tour also includes a Dhow river cruise and free entry to both the Dubai Museum and Sheikh Saeed al Maktoum’s House.

Dubai City Tour stops include:

City Tour Red Route
Wafi, The Pyramids Entrance
Dubai Mall
Dubai Fountain
Dubai Museum
Old Souk
Heritage Village
Gold Souq
Spice Souk
Baniyas Road 
Dhow Wharfage
Deira City Center

Beach Tours Green Route
Dubai Mall
City Walk
Union House
Jumeirah Mosque
Kite Beach
Jumeirah Public Beach
Burj Al Arab
Souk Madinat
Atlantis the Palm
Al Ittihad Park
Mall of the Emirates

Marina Tours Blue Route
Mall of the Emirates
Dubai Marina
Marina Mall
Pier 7
The Beach
Marina Promenade 
Marina Quays
Tallest Block
Media City
Souk Madinat

Dubai Museum
Coin Museum
Shindagha Museum
Horse Museum
Spice & Gold Souk District
Museum of Poet Al-Oqaili
and more

Dhow Cruises
Creek Dhow Cruise 
Marina Dhow Cruise

Water Bus
Marina Water Bus
Abu Dhabi: 2 Routes in 1 Ticket

Explore Abu Dhabi at your own pace and according to your preferred schedule with a 1-day pass to the city’s open-top, climate-controlled sightseeing bus. On board, you will learn about the United Arab Emirate’s rapid development and cultural history via the prepared commentary in 8 languages.

The Big Bus ticket combines the choice of 2 routes: the Red Route (City Tour), which lasts 2 hours without hopping off, and the Island Shuttle (Yas Island) which is 2 hours. Tickets are valid for 1 day or 2 days, depending on the ticket purchased. There are 22 stops on the Big Bus Abu Dhabi itinerary.

Red Route stops includes:

Marina Mall
Etihad Tower
Etihad Gallery
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Eastern Mangroves
Abu Dhabi Mall
Saadiyat Island Exhibition Centre
Abu Dhabi Corniche
Souk WTC
Al Hosn Fort
Markaziyah Park
Public Beach
Heritage Centre
Dhow Corniche Cruise

Island Shuttle stops includes:

Manarat Al Saadiyat
Ferrari World Theme Park & Yas Mall
Yas Plaza
Masdar City
Yas Viceroy
Yas Marina
Yas Marina Circuit
Yas Waterworld park
Free shuttles depart from WAFI Mall in Dubai and return from Marina Mall Abu Dhabi back to Dubai 6 days a week, except Friday.

The free shuttle that runs from the cruise terminal to WAFI Mall (main starting point) is provided exclusively for cruise passengers and is available during the Cruise season in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The Dubai to Abu Dhabi shuttle is currently available on:

• Departure from Dubai to Abu Dhabi: 08:30 from WAFI, arrival at approx. 10:30 at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque 
• Departure from Abu Dhabi back to Dubai: 17:00 from Marina Mall Abu Dhabi
• From 15 October, departures will take place every day (except Fridays when the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is closed)

The shuttle service only runs between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
  • 1-day hop-on hop-off bus ticket in Dubai
  • 1-day hop-on hop-off bus ticket in Abu Dhabi
  • Arabian dhow cruise (Dubai)
  • Entrance to Dubai Museum (Dubai)
  • Night tour (Dubai)
  • Wafi Welcome Card and Mercato Advantage Booklet (Dubai)
  • Entrance into Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House (Dubai)
  • Shuttle service between Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday)
  • Shuttle service from Cruise terminals to a main starting point (every hour)
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to bus stops

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please bring your voucher to any of the Dubai or Abu Dhabi stops on any of the routes. Guests are asked to exchange their vouchers at the voucher exchange sales locations during the tour.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Begin your 2-day tour in Abu Dhabi or Dubai on the booked date
• Children under 5 travel free
• Abu Dhabi: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, departs every hour from May to October and every 30 minutes from November to April
• Dubai: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM, departs every 30 minutes from May to October and every 20 minutes from November to April
• All buses are air-conditioned and have full disability access, with both upstairs and downstairs seating
• There is a free shuttle service from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and back to Dubai (select days of the week), as well as a free shuttle service from the cruise terminal to a main starting point (every hour). Please call the hotline (number on the voucher) to find out more information about the locations of sales points
• Attraction ticket (Dhow Cruise etc.) can be used within 7 days from date of purchase

From £110.55 per person

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Product ID: 23849