Practical informations

The France Pavilion is open from 10am to 10pm

Find below all the practical informations to plan your visit and to the Dubai World Expo and to the France Pavilion: opening hours, access, tickets, travel requirements etc.

Opening hours

The Expo site and the France Pavilion are open every day from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.

Expo site: 

  • 10am to midnight from Saturday to Wednesday
  • 10am to 2am on Thursday and Friday

France Pavilion: 10am to 10pm every day 

Ticket office

Tickets are available on the Expo website.

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Visiting Dubai World Expo

Practical informations about how to get to the Expo site and the France Pavilion (transportation, parking, travelling requirements, etc.).

The France Pavilion is located in the Mobility area. 

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The Expo site is accessible by car, subway and shuttle bus
The France Pavilion is accessible for person with reduced mobility


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How to get to Expo site 

By car 

If you are driving to the Expo site from all major roads, just follow the signs for one of the four parking zones

  • Opportunity parking zone (from the E77 Expo Road)
  • Sustainability parking zone (from the E77 Expo Road or D54 Zayed Bin Hamdan al Nahyan)
  • Mobility parking zone (from the E311 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road)
  • Dubai Exhibition Centre parking zone (from the E311 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road)

Parking is free of charge and open from 08:30 to 00:30 Saturday to Wednesday, and 08:30 to 02:30 Thursday to Friday and special days.

By taxi  

The web site RTA taxi and Careem or Uber apps are recommended. 

By metro  

The red line of the metro connects the center of Dubai and the main entrance to the site. 

Metro tickets range from Dhs 4 to Dhs 8.5 (€1 to €2.12).

By Expo Rider buses 

A public bus service has been set up to connect the Expo site and the various districts of Dubai. 

Hours: from 8:30 am to 1:30 am on weekdays and up to 2:30 am on weekends and special days. 

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  • By foot 
  • Expo people mover : shuttle service to the main locations of the site
  • Golf buggies driven by a professional driver, are also available in limited numbers
  •  Expo Explorer train 


The Expo site and the France Pavilion are accessible to people with disabilities.

Shopping and restaurant areas

The France Pavilion has three restaurant areas and two stores.

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Shopping and restaurant areas

Where to eat 

  • Paris-Versailles Café
  • Kiosk Ladurée 
  • Kiosk 2

Shopping area

  • Official store of the France Pavilion 
  • Lacoste Shop

The restaurant and store areas are open from 10am to 10pm.

Visiting the UAE

Plan your visit to the United Arab Emirates (travel formalities, visas, flights, etc.)

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Visiting the UAE

Passport valid at least 6 months after the date of entry (short stay)
7 hours direct flight from France
+2h in summer and +3h in winter

Getting to the UAE

  • To come to the United Arab Emirates, a passport is sufficient to enter the country. It must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of entry into the UAE.
  • Upon arrival in Dubai, EU nationals are given a free stamp, visa or entry stamp giving them the right to stay (90 days maximum).

All travelers to the UAE, regardless of their status, should carry a negative PCR test valid for less than 72 hours.

Useful contacts 

Embassy of France in the UAE

Etihad Towers - Office Tower (Tower n°3) - 22nd Floor - PO Box 4014, Abou Dabi

Tel: + 971 2813 1000. Emergency number (Nights, weekends and holidays only): + 971 50 613 10 70


Consulate General of France in Dubai

Habtoor Business Tower - 32rst floor - Dubai Marina - Jumeirah beach roadPO- Box 3314, Dubai

Tel: +971 4408 4900. Emergency number (nights, weekends and holidays only): + 971 50 644 68 60



Expo 2020 App

To plan your visit, download the Expo mobile app available on Google Play and App Store. 

The official Expo 2020 Dubai app will be launched in September 2021. 

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