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These four journeys are available to school groups on week days from Sunday to Thursday, from 8:30am to 11:15am, and only on school days (no weekends or term breaks).

There are several timeslots available between 8:30AM and 11:15AM, which allow you to choose an arrival time suitable for you.

Multiple groups can be booked on the same journey for the same timeslot. However, each group can only do 1 journey per day.


Students 50 AED per journey
Accompanying adults FREE*
Person of Determination FREE
POD Personal assistant FREE
Additional accompanying adults 60 AED per journey
Lunch 20 AED per person
*Free tickets for accompanying adults will be provided:
  • 1 every 5 students of KG / FS
  • 1 every 10 students of Cycle 1 / Primary School
  • 1 every 15 students of Cycle 2 / Middle School
  • 1 every 15 students of Cycle 3 / High School

Accompanying adults such as teachers, parents or school staff, are mandatory to accompany the group during the journey




  • The ticket price for each journey is 50AED per student, which is inclusive of:
    • Entry to Expo 2020
    • Express pass into the thematic pavilions
    • Group tour guide
    • Identification band
    • Free tickets for accompanying adults within the required ratios.
  • As each journey is quite immersive with a lot of content, only one journey per day is permitted.
  • The time dedicated to each journey depends on the grade levels with the durations as follows::
    • KG / FS : 2.5 hours
    • Cycle 1 / Primary School : 3 hours
    • Cycle 2 / Middle School : 3.5 hours
    • Cycle 3 / High School : 4 hours


  • School group sizes must be between 15 and 40 students.
  • Students must be grouped together by their grade level, as mixing of the grades is not allowed.
  • A minimum number of adults are required to accompany each group, based on the grade level of the students.
  • The accompanying adults can be teachers, teaching assistants, or other school staff, and are required to arrive on the same bus as the students. Parents may be included if your school permits parents on school trips.
  • These accompanying adults will be provided with free tickets, based on the ratios outlined below:
    • KG / FS : 1:5
    • Cycle 1 / Primary School : 1:10
    • Cycle 2 / Middle School : 1:15
    • Cycle 3 / High School : 1:15


  • School Coordinators are required to be the main point of contact for your school for Expo 2020.
  • They are individuals nominated by the School Principal to manage the schools bookings to Expo 2020. Each school could have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 coordinators.
  • To register your Expo Coordinator(s), please follow these steps for each individual:
    • Click on sign-up and fill in your school details
    • Await a verification email from the Expo School Programme team
    • Obtain your login credentials via the verification email
    • Click on login and use your credentials
  • Once your Expo Coordinator(s) are registered, they will receive a step-by-step guide to planning and booking your students journeys, along with payment information.
  • Please note that all reservations must be confirmed 45 days before the date of arrival, or the tickets will be released from your account.


  • Please ensure that students have eaten before arriving to the Expo 2020 site, as the lunch break is near the end of the journey
  • School groups are allowed to bring their own lunch, snacks and water bottles.
  • Lunch is also available to purchase in advance for 20AED on the booking system (for both students and teachers).
  • If any students or teachers have any allergies, we advise that they bring their own lunch.
  • KG to Middle School groups that have selected the lunch option, will receive a vegetarian and nut-free meal box.
  • High School groups that have selected the lunch option will receive a voucher, which can be redeemed at selected restaurants during their journey.
  • The lunch option must be confirmed at the same time that you confirm reservations, 45 days prior to your arrival.




  • A map will be provided with your tickets and Bus QR code.
  • Each journey will start at a dedicated entrance as follows:


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  • Buses need to be arranged by the school.
  • A bus QR code for each scheduled group will be provided prior to your journey, and must be displayed on the bus windscreen.
  • When planning your journeys, please ensure that one bus does not have two different groups.
  • If one group exceeds the bus capacity, a second bus can be used with the same QR code.
  • We have different parking lots and drop-off points for each journey, along with different tour guides for each scheduled group.
  • Rest area for bus drivers will be provided.