Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Getting Here

Introduction

Centrally located between new and old Dubai, DIFC is in proximity to some of the city's best schools and healthcare facilities. The Centre has direct access to Dubai's main highway, providing ease of travel to major hubs such as the Dubai International Airport, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai Internet City and Dubai Media City. World-class shopping malls and immaculate beaches are also just a short distance away.

Location Map
Valet service timings

DIFC Valet service provided by Zone Parking Solutions LLC. DIFC valet service is available at convenient timings in the Gate Village and the Gate district, as per the timings given below:



Gate Village

Building 5 : 12:00 pm to 2:00 am
Building 6: 12:00 pm to 2:00 am
Building 8: 7:00 am to 2:00 am

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Gate District

Building 2 : 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Building 3 : 5:00 pm to 2:00 am
Building 5 : 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Visitor parking opening times

Gate District & Gate Village

Open 24/7

Contact us

For enquiries on parking, please contact DIFC Parking Services department on 600 541 006.

For enquiries on security, please contact DIFC Security office on +971 4 362 2299.

Parking Area

With over 4,300 spaces in the Gate Buildings and Gate District, there is ample parking for DIFC tenants, visitors, reserved valet spaces and disabled parking. The parking is paid on an hourly basis with payment terminals stations at all the building exists.

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Rates

Self-Visitors Parking: First hour free and then AED 20/hour for each additional hour (or part of an hour).

Visitors Valet Parking: AED 20 for the first hour and then AED 15/hour for each additional hour (or part of an hour).

Retailers (Stamped Tickets) Valet Parking: AED 20 for the first three hours and then AED 15/hour for each additional hour (or part of an hour)

Maximum Vehicle Height

The average vehicle height is 2 metres throughout the Gate District, however for B1 in the Gate Village for Paid Visitors Parking, the maximum vehicle height is 1.9 metres.


By Car

From Dubai International Airport

  • Drive towards Garhoud Bridge, take the first exit to Jebel Ali / Abu Dhabi
  • Continue and follow the signs directing towards World Trade Centre
  • Continue straight until reaching the World Trade Centre roundabout
  • Take the fourth exit from the roundabout and head towards signs showing DIFC/ Convention
  • Centre
  • Take a right at the first signal, continue straight
  • At the third signal, turn right
  • Continue going straight through the roundabout, make a U-turn
  • Take the first right into the DIFC Gate Building

From Al Maktoum International Airport

  • To continue on to Mohammed bin Zayed Road, head North for 1.3 kms, take U-turn and continue straight till you reach the first roundabout, take the first exit. From the second roundabout, take the second exit. And from the third roundabout, take the third exit. At the fourth roundabout, take the first exit to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed road.
  • Continue straight for 1.9 kms. At the first roundabout, take the third exsit. At the second and third round abouts, take the 2nd exit to stay on D53 and continue
  • After 900m, take the ramp on to E11 (Sheikh Zayed Road) till you reach the Financial Centre Metro station
  • Keep slightly to the right on the road and at the fork, turn left.
  • Take the first right towards DIFC parking. Go straight towards the roundabout and take the first exit
  • Take the first right towards DIFC Gate Building

From Abu Dhabi International Airport

  • To go on Abu Dhabi Shahama Road/E 10: Head east for 400 m. At the first two roundabouts, take the first exit. At the third roundabout, take the second exit. After 900 m, take the right. At the roundabout, take the third exist on to Abu Dhabi Shahama Road/E 10 ramp. Drive for 10.8kms
  • Take the exit on to your left on E11 (Sheikh Zayed Road) and drive for 99.6kms till you reach the Financial Centre Metro station
  • Keep slightly to the right on the road and at the fork, turn left.
  • Take the first right towards DIFC parking. Go straight towards the roundabout and take the first exit
  • Take the first right towards DIFC Gate Building

From Sharjah International Airport

  • Get on E 88 – drive for 2 min (900 m)
  • Head Northwest for around 300 m (keep slightly on the right for 43 m)
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the E 88 ramp and continue for 4.7kms
  • Take the exit of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed road
  • Keep left to continue towards Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road for 1.9 kms
  • Keep left at the fork and merge on to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed road and continue for 13.7 kms
  • Take the exit towards Al Rebat street/D 83. In 300m, keep right and merge on to Al Rebat street/D 83 and continue for 2.7 kms
  • Keep to your left for 2.3 kms. merge on to Business Bay bridge and continue for 550 m and Al Khail road for 3.1kms
  • Take right on 2nd Zabeel Road and continue for 3.4kms
  • Turn left onto Al Sa'ada St/D86. DIFC Gate Building will be on your right.

By Metro

The DIFC can be accessed by two metro stations; Emirates Towers Metro station and the Financial Centre Metro station. Both are on the red line. Visitors to the DIFC Gate Building should alight at the Emirates Towers Metro

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