Dubai South Location Overview

Dubai South boasts a strategic location between South Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Built around the Al Maktoum International Airport the area is well connected from multiple directions.

Location Accessibility

The Dubai South district is accessible via major highways, including the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and the Emirates Road (E611). This ensures residents and visitors easy access to the rest of both Dubai and to Abu Dhabi. .

Public Trasnsport

As of early 2024, Dubai South is not connected to the Dubai Metro network however this is expected to happen in the not too distant future. The area is however currently serviced by a comprehensive network of public buses.


Dubai South Location Highlights

  • 40 Minutes to Downtown Dubai
  • 70 Minutes to Abu Dhabi
  • 25 Minutes to the newly rereleased Palm Jebel Ali
  • 30 Minutes to Dubai Marina

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Dubai South Location Map

Nearby Attractions

  1. Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC): Positioned to become the world’s largest airport, DWC is a significant attraction offering advanced aviation facilities and services.
  2. Expo 2020 Site: Although the event has concluded, the Expo 2020 site is being repurposed into a modern residential and business area, promising a range of cultural and technological attractions.
  3. Dubai Parks and Resorts: A short drive from Dubai South, this is the largest integrated theme park resort in the region, featuring Motiongate, Bollywood Parks, LEGOLAND Dubai, and LEGOLAND Water Park.

Where is Dubai South located?

Dubai South is located near the Al Maktoum International Airport, along the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and close to the Emirates Road (E611).

What major highways are connected to Dubai South?

Major highways connected to Dubai South include Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and Emirates Road (E611). These serve in providing efficient routes to and from Dubai South.

What public transport is available?

As of now Dubai South is accessible via Dubai’s public bus services. There are also future plans to extend the Dubai Metro’s Route to service the Dubai South area.

What are the geographical coordinates for Dubai South?

The geographical coordinates for Dubai South are 24.8978° N latitude and 55.1431° E longitude.