Free parking hours in Abu Dhabi during Ramadan announced

Don't be caught out by the changes


Transport chiefs have announced the parking payment structure in Abu Dhabi during Ramadan.

The main thing to note is that there will be free parking from 2pm to 9pm every day in the capital during the Holy Month.

The official start date of Ramadan here has not yet been announced but it is widely expected to begin on Thursday, May 17 and end on June 15.

The Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport said parking will be paid from 9am to 2pm every day, except on Fridays.

From Saturday to Wednesday, you’ll have to pay for parking between the hours of 9pm and 2.30am, while on Thursday it is between 9pm and midnight.

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Motorists attending Taraweeh prayers will not face parking fees to leave their vehicle in the bays surrounding mosques while the prayer is ongoing.

Meanwhile, public bus services will stop between 6pm and 8pm every day within the city.

Although this excludes service number A1 between Al Zahiyah and Abu Dhabi International Airport, which will remain operational around-the-clock.

For more on Ramadan in Abu Dhabi, check out our dedicated website section here.

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