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You Can Now Hop on the RTA Intercity Bus Between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

RTA resumed their Route E101 intercity bus service between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

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13 September 2021

Last updated on 13 September 2021
RTA resumes intercity bus between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The intercity public bus service resumes from Monday September 13.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the resumption of the E101 bus shuttle between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The operation of this intercity bus service is coordinated with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport for serving passengers between the two emirates.

Adel Shakri, Director of Planning and Business Development, Public Transport Agency, RTA said that Route E101 will start from Ibn Battuta Bus Station in Dubai and head to the Central Bus Station in Abu Dhabi, and vice versa.

"This route is critical to the integration of mass transit means between the two emirates and the smooth movement of passengers," added Shakri.

RTA stresses the importance of complying with all Covid-19 precautionary measures, such as physical distancing and wearing of masks to curb the spread of the virus.

Passengers intending to ride the intercity shuttle bus are urged to observe these measures for the public health of the UAE community.

Rules when boarding the Route E101 shuttle bus

Riders on the RTA intercity bus between Dubai and Abu Dhabi must comply by the following rules, enforced by the emirate of Abu Dhabi:

  • Vaccinated individuals must have the UAE Al Hosn app showing a 'green' status, and designated by letter E or Star.
  • If you're not vaccinated, you must bring with you a negative Covid-19 test result issued within the last 48 hours.
  • You must not use DPI test results to enter Abu Dhabi two successive times.

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Such requirements must be reflected on Al Hosn App and in compliance with any new precautionary measures that might be introduced by the concerned bodies in Abu Dhabi.