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Transportation to and from Sharjah Airport


What is the distance from Sharjah Airport to the centre of Sharjah and Dubai?

The distance between Sharjah Airport and the centre of Sharjah (Rolla Square Park) is 15 kilometers / 9.3 miles, the journey time is approximately 25 minutes. It takes more time to get to the centre of Dubai (Downtown Dubai), the distance of 40 kilometres / 24.9 miles can be covered by car in 50 minutes.

From SHJ Airport to Sharjah City centre by Taxi
15 km
25 min
AED 60.-

Public transport

Bus to Sharjah

Public transport in Sharjah is operated by Mowasalat, bus numbers 14, 15, 88, 88X and 99 run between the airport and city centre. The bus stop of Route 14, Route 15 and Route 99 are located directly in front of the Arrivals hall of Sharjah Airport. Mowasalat buses can be recognized by their blue and orange colours. On average every 15 minutes you have a travel option to and from the city. All buses stop at the main bus station Rolla Bus Terminal on the north side of Rolla Square Park, where you can transfer to a bus to Dubai, Ajman and other destinations in the United Arab Emirates. The bus station is located in the centre of the city, the journey time from Sharjah Airport is 30 to 35 minutes. Tickets are available from the bus driver, a single ticket costs 8.00 AED. A bus ride is more economical if you are in possession of a Sayer Discount Card, in which case the price is 6.00 AED per person. Please consult website Mowasalat for more information.

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Tours and transport

Tour & transport

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