Ramadan Parking timings in the UAE 2024

    Ramadan timings in the UAE 2024: Paid parking, public transport in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman

    Metro, bus, tram and vehicle testing centres announced, all you need to know.

    Dubai: Ramadan is here! And as the work day and school hours change, some adjustments are also made to public service hours in the UAE. From paid parking hours to car testing centre timings, everything might have slightly different timings this Ramadan.

    Plan your Ramadan with our handy guide to public service timings.

    Abu Dhabi

    Mawaqif timings


    Monday to Saturday
    8am to midnight


    Darb toll gate timings

    Darb toll gate
    Darb toll gate in Abu DhabiImage Credit: Afra Mubarak Al Nofeli/Gulf News


    Morning peak hours
    8am to 10am

    Evening peak hours
    2pm to 4pm


    Public bus schedule

    Abu Dhabi Express

    Monday to Friday
    6am to 11pm

    Abu Dhabi Parks opening hours

    Monday to Friday
    8am to 1am

    Saturday-Sunday and official holidays
    8am to 2am

    Heavy vehicles – change in travel times

    On Sunday, March 10, Abu Dhabi Police also announced a change in the travel schedule of trucks and buses transporting workers – with 50 passengers or more.

    The movement of these vehicles will be stopped during the morning and evening peak hours, during Ramadan. The timings for the ban on movement are 8 to 10am in the morning and 2 to 4pm in the evening. This is for the cities of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.


    Service Providers Centres (Vehicle Testing)


    Jebel Ali
    Monday to Thursday and Saturday: 7am – 4pm
    Friday: 7am – 12pm
    Sunday: Closed


    Monday to Thursday and Saturday: 8am – 3pm
    Friday: 8pm – 12am (midnight)
    Sunday: Closed

    Tasjeel Al Qusais, Al Barsha, Warsan

    Monday to Thursday and Saturday
    8am – 12am

    8am – 12pm
    3pm – 12am

    Sunday: Closed

    Other testing centres:

    Al Mutakamela Al Qouz, Wasel Al Jaddaf, Nadd Al Hamar, Tamam Al Kindi, Cars Al Mamazar, Deira, Tasjeel Discovery, Al Mutakamela Al Aweer, Shamil Aded, Muhaisneh, Nadd Al Hamar, Al Qusais, Tajdeed, Wasil Arabian Center, Al Mumayaz Al Barsha, Al Mizhar, Tasjeel Motor City, Arabian City, Al Mutakamela Al Aweer, Quick.

    Monday to Thursday and Saturday:
    8am to 4pm
    8pm to 12am

    8am – 12pm
    8pm to 12am

    Sunday: Closed

    Al Yalayis, Tasjeel Al Aweer, Autopro Satwa, Autopro Al Mankhool, Tasjeel Al Twar

    Monday to Thursday and Saturday:
    8am to 4pm
    8pm to 12am

    8am to 12pm
    8pm to 12am

    8am to 4pm
    8pm to 12am

    Dubai Metro

    Image Credit: WAM

    No change on the Metro timing schedule

    Red Line and Green Line Stations

    Monday to Thursday
    5am – 12am

    5am – 1am (next day)

    5am – 12am

    8am – 12am

    Dubai Tram


    No change on the Tram timing schedule

    Monday – Thursday
    6am – 1am (Next Day)

    9am – 1am (Next Day)

    RTA Customer Happiness Centres

    Umm Ramool, Deira, Al Barsha, Al Tawar, Al Manara
    From Monday to Thursday

    9am to 5pm

    9am to 12pm

    Smart Customer Happiness Centres of Umm Ramool, Deira, Al Barsha, Al Kifaf and RTA’s Headquarters will work round-the-clock as usual.


    Tariff is applied to all parking zones

    Monday to Saturday
    8am to 6pm
    8pm to 12am

    For Tecom parking zone F
    8am to 6pm

    Multi-storey car parking operates 24 hours.

    Dubai Bus

    Monday to Friday
    4.30am to 12.30am (Next day)

    Saturday to Sunday
    6am to 1am (Next day)

    Intercity routes

    The following intercity routes are in operation:
    E16 – From Sabkha to Hatta
    E100 – From Al Ghubaiba to Abu Dhabi
    E101 – From Ibn Battuta to Abu Dhabi
    E102 – FromAl Jafiliya to Al Mussafah Shabia
    E201 – From Al Ghubaiba to Al Ain
    E303 – From Union to Sharjah, Al Jubail
    E306 – From Al Ghubaiba to Sharjah, Al Jubail
    E307 – From City Center Deira to Sharjah, Al Jubail
    E307A – From Abu Hail to Sharjah, Al Jubail
    E315 – From Etisalat to Sharjah, Al Muwailah
    E400 – From Union to Ajman
    E411 – From Etisalat to Ajman
    E700 – From Union to Fujairah


    Dubai Abra
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    Dubai Old Souq – Baniyas (CR3)
    Monday – Thursday: 9am – 11.25pm
    Friday: 9am – 12am
    Saturday-Sunday: 10am – 12.20am

    Al Fahidi – Al Sabkha (CR4)
    Monday – Thursday: 9am – 11.25pm
    Friday: 9am – 12.30am
    Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.30am

    Al Fahidi – Deira Old Souq (CR5)
    Monday – Thursday: 9am – 11.25pm
    Friday: 9am – 12.20am
    Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.30am

    Baniyas – Al Seef (CR6)
    Monday – Thursday: 9am – 11.20pm
    Friday: 9am – 12.15am
    Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 12.10am

    Al Seef – Al Fahidi – Dubai Old Souq (CR7)
    Saturday-Sunday: 4.20pm – 12.15am

    Dubai Festival City – Dubai Creek Harbor (CR9)
    Saturday – Sunday: 4pm – 11.50pm

    Dubai Festival City – Al Jaddaf (CR11)
    Monday – Thursday: 8am – 10.50pm
    Friday: 8am – 10.50pm

    Al Jaddaf – Dubai Festival City (BM2)
    8am – 12.20am

    Roundtrips in Dubai Water Canal
    Sheikh Zayed Road Marine Station (TR6)
    4pm – 10.15pm

    Water Taxi

    Dubai Marina (BM1)
    Marina Mall – Marina Walk

    Monday – Thursday: 12pm – 12.30am
    (Full Route: 4pm – 10.30pm)

    Friday – Sunday: 2pm – 12.15am
    (Full Route: 4pm – 11.05pm)

    Marina Mall – Bluewaters (BM3)

    Monday – Thursday: 4pm – 11.15pm
    Friday – Sunday: 5pm – 12.15am

    Based on demand

    3pm – 11pm
    Reservations must be made before using the Water Taxi and Friday prayer time.

    Dubai Ferry


    Al Ghubaiba – Dubai Canal (FR1)
    1pm and 8pm

    Dubai Canal – Al Ghubaiba (FR1)
    2.25pm and 9.25pm

    Dubai canal – Bluewaters (FR2):
    1.50pm and 8.50pm

    Bluewaters – Dubai Marina Mall (FR2):
    2.55pm and 9.55pm

    Dubai Marina Mall – Bluewaters (FR2):
    1pm and 8pm

    Bluewaters-Dubai canal (FR2):
    1.20pm and 8.20pm

    Dubai Marina Roundtrips (FR4)
    4.30am and 8.30pm

    Sharjah Aquarium – Dubai

    Al Ghubaiba (FR5):
    8am, 9am, 4.45pm, 8pm

    3.15pm, 4.45pm, 7.30pm, 10.30pm

    Dubai Al Ghubaiba -Sharjah Aquarium (FR5):

    Monday – Thursday
    8.45am, 4.00pm, 5.30pm, 10.05pm

    4pm, 5.30pm, 8.15pm, 11.25pm


    On March 7, the Sharjah Roads and Transportation Authority, in cooperation with the Sharjah Police General Command, announced the implementation of amendments to the timing of truck traffic during Ramadan on the streets of the emirate, with the aim of reducing traffic congestion as a result of the departure of employees and students from schools, and the situation remains as it is without any modifications on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.


    Paid parking hours
    9am to 1pm
    8pm to 12pm

    Public parks will be open from 4pm to 1am every day.

    Source: GULF NEWS

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