Free parking in Dubai on New Year's Day 2020

There are changes to Dubai Metro, tram and bus timings too

Free parking in Dubai on New Year’s Day 2020

If you’re planning on getting out and about in Dubai on Wednesday January 1 to celebrate New Year’s Day, then you’ll be pleased to hear that you’ll be able to park for free around the city.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced free parking in Dubai on Wednesday January 1 2020, except in multi-level parking terminals, so you have no excuse not to go and make the most of the first day of the year.

If you’re looking to travel on public transport in Dubai on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, there are also changes. Dubai Metro and bus times for New Year. Both lines of the metro will run all day and night on New Year’s Eve all the way through until midnight on Wednesday January 1.

The Dubai Tram will run from 6am on New Year’s Eve through to 1am on Thursday January 2.

Meanwhile, buses at main stations such as Gold Souq will start on Wednesday January 1 at 4.25am and run through until 00.59am on Thursday January 2, and at Ghubaiba from 4.14am on Wednesday January 1 to 00.58am on Thursday January 2. At subsidiary stations, such as Satwa, buses will operate from 4.45 am to 11.03 pm, except for Route C01, which will be running around-the-clock. At Al Qusais, buses will run from 4.31am to 00.08am Thursday January 2, at Al Quoz Industrial Station from 5.05 am to 11.35 pm, and at Jebel Ali Station from 4.58am to 11.30pm.

And if you need to travel to Abu Dhabi or Sharjah there are also changes. Intercity bus service and commercial buses will be running round-the-clock from Al Ghubaiba to Al Jubail Station, Sharjah, and from 4.36am to 00.01am to Abu Dhabi.
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