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Arrival & Stay

Everything you need to know about getting to the show, from travel and visas to metro timings and parking.

Arriving at the venue

Once in Dubai, travel is easy with the availability of various public transport options such as taxi, bus, Dubai Metro or private car services like Uber & Careem. 

Dubai Metro

The Dubai Metro Red Line from Dubai International Airport connects to Route 2020 line at Nakheel Harbour and Tower Station, which takes you to Expo 2020 Dubai. Metro stations have tactile paving to facilitate access for visually-impaired people. All stations on the Red and Green lines have wheelchair access either via step-free routes or lifts.

View the handy guide to using the Dubai Metro

Visit RTA website for more information

Dubai Taxi

Dubai Taxi Corporation’s fleet of approximately 3,800 vehicles will ensure that you find a taxi at any time of the day to take you anywhere you want to reach in Dubai. Call them on +9714 208 0808 to make bookings on your days of travel. For more information, please visit their website.

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Private Car Service Prolight + Sound Middle East

Private car services like Uber and Careem are both available all across the UAE. If you have either app on your smartphone you can use it in Dubai, otherwise, you can download either app from the Google Play or Apple store to your mobile device.  

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Google Play Store - Uber or Careem

Apple Store - Uber or Careem

Parking Prolight + Sound Middle East

Car parks will operate from 8:30 to 1:30 on weekdays, and to 2:30 on weekends/special days. There are three dedicated accessible parking zones for people of determination at Expo 2020. As you approach the parking zones, there will be signs for the accessible parking zones.

  • 110 spaces at the Opportunity parking zone (from the E77 Expo Road)
  • 250 spaces at the Sustainability parking zone (from the D54 Zayed Bin Hamdan al Nahyan)
  • 96 spaces at the Mobility parking zone (from the E311 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road) 
Dubai Bus

There will be 580 Expo Rider buses operated by the Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA) free of charge for Expo 2020 visitors. These buses have low floors and are capable of lowering to provide ramped access. Aisle widths enable a wheelchair to move down the bus and there are spaces for two wheelchairs.

Bus stop announcements are made both visually and audibly in Arabic and English.

Locations, where you can catch the rider across the United Arab Emirates, will be available soon.

Visit the RTA website

Do you require a visa to attend the show?

Our International Sales Partners will be happy to assist you. Locate and click on your home country and contact us by using the information given. Your contact person will be able to provide you with expert assistance. 

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If you cannot locate your home country from the list, please contact our in-house Travel Desk in Dubai for your travel needs. 

Please note that some nationalities will be granted their single entry visa free of charge upon arrival in the United Arab Emirates, and do not need to apply for a visa in advance. For the list of these nationalities and other visa-related information please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For the latest information, also check with your airline and regional UAE embassy or consulate.

Things to do in Dubai

The landscape is such that in a single day you can experience everything from rugged mountain climate to the beauty of the rolling desert dunes, and from the vibrancy of green parkland to the sparkling turqouise waters of the Arabian gulf.

Restaurants Prolight + Sound Middle East

An unmissable experience for your taste buds awaits you with the vibrant dining scene in Dubai. Food connoisseurs can experience genuine Arabic hospitability and sample the best of local and international cuisine.

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Sightseeing Prolight + Sound Middle East

The options for sightseeing and activities in Dubai are vast and varied. Whether you’re into superstructures or desert dunes, there is something to keep you entertained.

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Shopping Prolight + Sound Middle East

If you like to shop you are in the right place! There are endless options depending on what you are looking for, however, for an impressive, all under 1 roof experience, a trip to the Dubai Mall is recommended. It is after all the biggest in the world. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, it probably doesn’t exist! You can reach the Dubai Mall from the Trade Center either by using the metro, or a short ride by taxi (approx. 3 Euro fee).

Shopping in Dubai

Nightlife Prolight + Sound Middle East

Some say that this city comes to life at night and there certainly is no shortage of options, ranging from intimate bars to unwind and chat to colleagues and new business contacts to energising clubs where you can really blow away the cobwebs!

Dubai nightlife

Wellness Prolight + Sound Middle East

Dubai is the place to be pampered and offers a multitude of tantalising treatments. After a tiring day in the exhibition halls why not treat yourself to a foot massage or relaxing facial. The traditional hammam is also an experience not to be missed.

Find your zen here

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