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Travel from Doha to city of Dubai

Preston UK
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Travel from Doha to city of Dubai

We will be in Doha this autumn and would like to visit Dubai. Can anybody suggest travel alternatives to flying?

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1. Re: Travel from Doha to city of Dubai

I just google mapped the route and it looked like an 8h30m drive. (Even longer if you take a camel)

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2. Re: Travel from Doha to city of Dubai

(1) There is no rail connection, in fact in Qatar there is no railway!

(2) It is possible to drive however not in a rental car, believe me the paperwork is horrendous and (b) you drive through saudi so need a visa!

(3) Go by plane ... Fly Dubai is the cheapest option, flight is 45 mins

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Flying is your best bet. Until the railway is done, you have to either fly or go through Saudi Arabia. FlyDubai is cheap and efficient, and the fares from Doha to Dubai are around 250QR roundtrip per person, and the flight is less than an hour.

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Fly my friend. It easy cheap (Google Air Arabia and they have very affordable flights to Sharjah which right outside Dubai).

You can drive through Saudi Arabia but it is an extreme hassle and simply not worth it. The expats do it but its for adventure. Getting a Saudi Visa is not exactly easy.

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