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Dubai Al Maktoum Airport Taxis and Transfers

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Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Top-rated Dubai Maktoum airport transfers

It can sometimes feel a little daunting when you arrive in a new city and need to try and navigate public transportation in a foreign language. Not to mention needing to carry heavy luggage through bus or train stations. Instead, why not hire an Al Maktoum airport taxi and make your way directly to your hotel in comfort and style. 

After collecting your baggage, you will see your friendly driver waiting just outside of the arrivals hall exit doors. They will be easy to spot as they will be holding a big sign with your name on it. Even if your flight is delayed, your driver will always be on time as we supply them with live updates on any changes to your flight’s schedule. After a warm greeting, your driver will help you with your luggage and lead you to your pre-paid vehicle. 

As your enjoy your taxi from Al Maktoum International airport, your driver will answer any questions you may have and will share with you a few tips and tricks on how to make the most out of your time in Dubai. All that’s left for you to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. 


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support


Our Al Maktoum airport taxi fleet

There’s nothing more important when visiting a new city than keeping your family together. That’s why, at Welcome Pickups, we have a large fleet of different Dubai Al Maktoum airport taxi sizes to suit every group. If you’re travelling with a large group of up to 8 people, you can all fit comfortably in one of our XL minivans. On the other hand, if you’re travelling in a group of 4 or fewer, you can enjoy a Dubai World Central transfer in one of our sedans. 

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Directions for your Al Maktoum DWC airport transfer

As the newer airport of Dubai, Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), also known as Dubai World Central, is currently the main host for lower-cost airlines, taking significant pressure off Dubai’s main airport. Al Maktoum airport is located south-west of the city, 52 kilometres away from the downtown area. Taking a taxi from Al Maktoum International airport shouldn’t take more than 40 minutes under normal traffic conditions. The journey into the city centre of Dubai starts by heading north from the airport compound and then turning right onto Sheikh Zayed Avenue. This avenue passes straight through the heart of the city, so from here, your driver will use the local roads to reach your hotel.

Why choose a Dubai World Central taxi?

Dubai is a very busy city with many different public transport networks. Although their trains and buses are efficient, none of these services will be able to guarantee the safety of your personal belongings during your transfer, nor will they drop you off directly at the door of your hotel. For this level of service, you will need to choose an Al Maktoum airport taxi.

Cost of a taxi from Al Maktoum International airport

Unfortunately, the local drivers at Al Maktoum airport don’t give a set-rate fee for the journey into Dubai. They will charge you using a taximeter based on distance. Although costs for things such as luggage and late-night driving may be added, the average cost for this DWC airport taxi ride is €37. To enjoy the peace of mind of a set-rate fee, we suggest booking your Al Maktoum airport taxi transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups. 

The benefits of booking a Welcome Airport Taxi

Once you’ve booked your Dubai DWC airport transfer, you open up a world of travel extras and fully customisable in-destination travel experiences with Welcome. You can take advantage of things such as our skip the line tickets for some of the most popular attractions in Dubai, like the Red Dune Safari and the Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Book your tickets in advance with us and your driver will hand-deliver them to you on the day of your pickup, so you don’t have to waste a moment of your time in Dubai starting in line at the ticket counters. With all your travel needs taken care of by Welcome, you can concentrate on enjoying every second of your vacation. 

Frequently asked questions

Where do I meet my driver?

To ensure a smooth pickup, one day before you fly to Dubai Al Maktoum airport, you will receive an email containing your driver’s name, a photo and their number. Then, on the day of your DWC airport transfer, you will find your driver waiting just outside of the arrivals hall.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

At Welcome, we provide all of our drivers with live updates on any changes to your flight’s schedule. So, even if you’re heavily delayed, your driver will be there to meet you right on time.

Is the cost of a Dubai World Central taxi per person?

No. All of our prices are per vehicle, never per person. You will get one set-rate cost for either our minivan or sedan Al Maktoum airport taxis and there will be no hidden extras.