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Shuttle service

Emirates provides coach services to selected destinations in the UAE, Japan, US and Canada. Learn more about these services.

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UAE

Emirates operates complimentary coach services for Economy Class passengers holding a flight ticket and travelling to and from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

From Abu Dhabi to Dubai

From ToDepartureArrival
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai04:0005:45
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai06:0007:45
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai09:3011:15
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai11:3013:15
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai16:3018:15
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai22:0023:45

From Dubai to Abu Dhabi

From ToDepartureArrival
From Dubai to Abu Dhabi00:0001:45
From Dubai to Abu Dhabi02:0003:45
From Dubai to Abu Dhabi07:1509:00
From Dubai to Abu Dhabi10:0011:45
From Dubai to Abu Dhabi14:0015:45
From Dubai to Abu Dhabi19:0020:45

From Al Ain to Dubai

From ToDepartureArrival
From Al Ain to Dubai09:3011:15
From Al Ain to Dubai21:0022:45

From Dubai to Al Ain

From ToDepartureArrival
From Dubai to Al Ain02:0003:45
From Dubai to Al Ain14:3016:15

Pickup and Drop-off points

Dubai
Pickup: Outside arrivals of Terminal 3.
Drop-off: Terminal 3 departures.
  
Abu Dhabi
Pickup/drop-off: In front of Emirates Down Town office - Khalidiya - Corniche.
  
Al Ain
Pickup/drop-off: In front of Emirates office - Emirates Commercial Complex, Khalifa Street.
 

Terms and conditions

  • The bus service is operated by a third party service provider, who bears full responsibility for the complete bus journey in terms of insurance and liability.
  • The bus service is only applicable to Economy Class passengers booked on an Emirates flight into/out of Dubai, and arriving from or departing with that Emirates flight.
  • Passengers must hold a valid flight ticket to board the bus.
  • Emirates is not in a position to accept passengers that do not have a prior booking made and/or do not have a relevant flight ticket due to limited capacity.
  • The bus service must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Requests received after this time will not be guaranteed.
  • Minimum connecting time required is 2 hours for inbound and outbound passengers.
  • Normal Emirates baggage allowance apply.

For more information, please contact your local Emirates office or travel agent.

Japan

Emirates operates complimentary coach services for passengers holding a flight ticket and travelling to and from Osaka and Nagoya – see the schedule below.

From Nagoya to Kansai Airport (KIX)

From ToDepartureArrival
From Nagoya to Kansai Airport (KIX)15:0018:30

From Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nagoya

From ToDepartureArrival
From Kansai Airport to Nagoya19:0022:30

Pickup and Drop-off points

Nagoya
Daily pickup/drop-off: JR Nagoya Station, in front of the fountain at Taiko-Dori Guchi.

Kansai Airport (KIX)
Daily pickup/drop-off: 1F Arrival Lobby outside the South Exit after Customs.

Terms and conditions

  • The complimentary bus service is operated by a third party service supplier who bears full responsibility for the complete bus journey in terms of insurance and liability. In case of unexpected off-schedule operation due to traffic jams or other conditions such as weather, the supplier will try to find alternative routes, however there may be a possibility of late arrival or cancellation of the bus service. This will be exempt from Emirates’ liability. In case of the above circumstances, Emirates will not provide alternative transportation or travel expense.
  • The bus service is only applicable to passengers booked on an Emirates flight into/out of Kansai Airport on the same day.
  • The bus service must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Passengers who have not made a prior bus booking may be accepted depending on seat availability as long as they hold a valid flight ticket. 
  • To book the bus service between Kansai and Nagoya, simply select ‘Nagoya’ as your starting point or destination when booking your flights on emirates.com.
  • If you have already purchased a ticket without requesting for the bus service from emirates.com or the Emirates office, please contact your local Emirates office.
  • If you have already purchased a ticket without the bus service from a travel agent, please contact your travel agent.
  • The minimum connecting time required is 1 hour 30 minutes for inbound and outbound passengers.
  • The normal Emirates baggage allowance applies. Baggage storage space in the bus is limited.
  • In case you miss the bus, Emirates will not bear any transportation expense since this is a complimentary service.
  • Passengers are required to board the bus 10 minutes prior to departure time.
  • No washrooms are available on the bus. There will be only one stop for a break during the journey. For more information, please contact your local Emirates office or travel agent.

US and Canada

Effective 1 April 2017, Emirates will operate bus services between Seattle and Vancouver for passengers travelling on flights to or from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport whose origin or final destination is Vancouver BC, Canada.

To book the bus service between Seattle and Vancouver, simply select 'XEA' as the starting point or destination when booking your flights on emirates.com. The cost for the bus ticket will be included in your overall fare. You must book at least 48 hours before you are due to travel.

Your email address will be shared with Quick Shuttle in order for you to receive a ticket for your bus journey after the booking is made on emirates.com.

You cannot change or cancel reservations for the bus service from the Quick shuttle web site. To change an existing reservation for the bus, please call the Quick Shuttle reservation department at 800 665 2122 Toll free or 604 940 4428 Vancouver Area. To view the schedule please go to the Quick Shuttle website(Opens an external website in a new tab).

Winter schedule (from 26 September 2016 to 5 May 2017)
From ToDepartureArrival
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels09:3014:05
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels13:0017:30
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels16:0021:00
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels19:0023:30
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport05:4511:00
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport08:4514:00
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport11:1517:00
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport16:1521:30
 
Summer schedule (from 6 May 2017 to 25 September 2017)
From ToDepartureArrival
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels08:0012:35
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels10:0015:00
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels13:0017:30
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels15:0019:35
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels16:3021:35
SeaTac Airport to Vancouver hotels18:3022:55
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport05:0009:15
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport06:1511:30
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport08:4514:10
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport08:4513:30
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport09:4515:15
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport10:3016:25
Vancouver hotels to SeaTac Airport14:3019:45

Vancouver hotels served by Quick Shuttle

Quick shuttle stops are at the following three points for passengers originating travel in Vancouver BC.

  • Vancouver-Holiday Inn On Howe
  • Richmond-River Rock Casino
  • Surrey Campbell River Store

For passengers taking the Quick Shuttle bus at SEATAC airport, the bus originates from outside the EK baggage claim area at Seattle Tacoma airport.

Terms and conditions

  • The bus service is operated by a third party, Quick Shuttle, who bears full responsibility for the complete bus journey in terms of insurance and liability. In case of unexpected off-schedule operation due to traffic jams or other conditions such as weather, Quick Shuttle will try to find alternative routes, however there may be a possibility of late arrival or cancellation of the bus service. Emirates will be exempt from any liability and will also not provide any alternative transportation or travel expense in such a situation.
  • The bus service is only applicable to passengers booked on an Emirates flight into/out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport whose origin or final destination is Vancouver BC, Canada.
  • The bus service must be booked at least 48 hours in advance.
  • To book the bus service between Seattle and Vancouver, simply select 'XEA' as the starting point or destination when booking your flights on emirates.com.
  • If you have already purchased a ticket without requesting for the bus service from emirates.com or the Emirates office, please contact your local Emirates office or the Emirates contact centre for assistance.
  • If you have already purchased a ticket without the bus service from a travel agent, please contact your travel agent.
  • The minimum connecting time required is 1 hour 30 minutes for inbound and outbound passengers.
  • The normal Emirates baggage allowance applies.
  • In case you miss the bus, Emirates will not bear any transportation expense since this is a service operated by a third party. You may however be able to get accommodated on the next service of Quick shuttle subject to seats being available.
  • Passengers are required to board the bus 15 minutes prior to departure time.
  • A washroom is available on the bus and there is free Wi-Fi.
  • The bus service schedule is available on the Quick Shuttle website(Opens an external website in a new tab) and passenger are responsible for checking the schedule before travelling.

Booking notices

I. Contracts of Carriage

Your journey comprises of two distinct journeys governed by separate contracts of carriage. Theses distinct journeys are provided by two separate transport providers and have different applicable terms and conditions.

II. Important notes

In addition to the Emirates’ General Conditions of Carriage (including related rules, regulations and policies and any applicable tariffs) please note that:

  1. Different liability regimes may apply to your flight (operated by Emirates) and your bus journey (operated by Quick Coach Lines Limited).
  2. Emirates disclaims any liability to you for your bus journey. Any complaint or queries in relation to your bus journey should be directed to Quick Coach Lines Limited.
  3. Quick Shuttle disclaims any liability to you for your air journey. Any complaint or queries in relation to your air journey should be directed to Emirates.