Red RouteThe historical route has 15 stops and gives you the chance to hop on and off at several key stops in old Dubai, from the Dubai Museum and the Old Souk to the Dubai Frame. Buses leave every 25 minutes from 9 am and the full loop takes about two hours and 20 minutes.
Blue RouteThe modern route takes you on a 10-stop tour of the newer areas of Dubai, visiting the sleek Burj al Arab, the Jumeirah Mosque, and the Dubai Opera. It also takes you between the Dubai Mall and the Mall of the Emirates, where you can switch to the other lines. Buses leave every 25 minutes from 9 am and the full loop takes about an hour and 45 minutes.
Yellow RouteThe marina route links the Mall of the Emirates with the Dubai Marina Mall and a handful of stops along the Palm. Change at Atlantis The Palm to transfer to the Pink Route which travels along the top crescent of the Palm. The 12-stop loop takes about an hour and 45 minutes to complete if you decide not to hop off at any of the stops. Buses leave every 25 minutes from 9 am.
Pink RouteThe Palm Crescent route is exactly that - it gets you around the crescent at the top of the Palm islands, visiting the numerous hotels and beaches that can be found there. Change at Atlantis The Palm to take the Yellow Route back to the mainland and marina area. Buses depart every two hours from 10 am to 4 pm and the full route takes an hour to complete.
Green RouteThis route connects the Dubai Mall with the Queen Elizabeth 2 and two of the largest cruise terminals. Ideal for visitors who are exploring the city on a shore day from their cruise, this route connects with both the Red Route and the Blue Route at the Dubai Mall. Buses run every two hours from 2 pm to 4.30 pm, and the full loop takes 25 minutes to complete.