Getting there

Getting There & Around 

Only a 45-minute drive away from Dubai, it is easy to get to Ras Al Khaimah. Once you’ve arrived in Ras al Khaimah, there is so much to see and do. Explore various sites, take in the views from the mountains or watch the sun setting over the desert. Relax beside the glittering sea on magical beaches or take part in the many activities on offer. Whatever you choose to do while you’re here, Ras Al Khaimah’s excellent connectivity makes it easy for you to get around. 

Getting to Ras Al Khaimah 

By road, comfortable taxis and frequent bus services link Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. If you’re driving, take the E311 road, passing Sharjah en route to Ras Al Khaimah. Alternatively, take the E611 road and follow signs to Ras Al Khaimah. 

Travel times and distances to Ras Al Khaimah 

Dubai International Airport – 45 minutes, 85 kilometres 
RAK International Airport – 20 minutes, 18 kilometres 
Abu Dhabi International Airport – 2 Hours and 30 minutes, 250 kilometres 
Sharjah International Airport – 35 minutes, 60 kilometres 
Oman, Mussandam Border – 30 minutes, 40 kilometres 


Getting Around Ras Al Khaimah 

With an excellent road network, it’s easy to travel to Ras Al Khaimah from different emirates and enjoy all of the sights and experiences while you’re here. 

The Emirate is well served by plentiful taxis and frequent bus services. To book a taxi, simply call 800 1700. 

Prebooked taxis from Careem drive visitors to Ras Al Khaimah from Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai and Ajman. 

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