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Burj Khalifa: Tickets and Tours

One of the most modern, stunning, and tallest towers in the world, the Burj Khalifa is a statement of modernism, artistic expression, and pure enjoyment.

With fantastic lounges, observation decks, a gym, a spa, a rooftop patio, great food, various attractions, and so much more, the Burj Khalifa is a sight to be seen.

How much do Burj Khalifa tickets cost?

There are various ticket types for you to consider when looking to visit the Burj Khalifa, ones that will grant you access to various parts of the tower, as well as various extras.

Please note that the prices below are starting prices and tickets price varies according to the time of your visit - sunset time being more expensive.

“At the top” level – floor 124 & 125

Reach levels 124 & 125 and admire the stunning view at your leisure.

Non-prime hours ticket (from 9 am to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 pm until closing):

  • Adult (12 years+) – Ticket price: from 149 AED (about 41 US$)
  • Child (4-12 years) – Ticket price: from 114 AED (about 31 US$)
  • Infant (below 4 years): FREE

Prime hours ticket (from 4 pm to 6 pm):

  • Adult (12 years+) – Ticket price: from 224 AED (about 61 US$)
  • Child (4-12 years) – Ticket price: from 184 AED (about 50 US$)
  • Infant (below 4 years): FREE

At the Top Sky - floor 148

Reach the floor 148 and enjoy the world’s highest observation deck with its outdoor terrace.

Non-prime hours tickets (from 7 pm until closing):

  • Adult (12 years+) – Ticket price: from 378 AED (103 US$)
  • Child (4-12 years)- Ticket price: from 378 AED (103 US$)
  • Infant (below 4 years): FREE

Prime hours ticket (from 9:30 am until 6 pm):

  • Adult (12 years+) – Ticket price: from 533 AED (145 US$)
  • Child (4-12 years)- Ticket price: from 533 AED (145 US$)
  • Infant (below 4 years): FREE

Burj Khalifa Lounge - floor 152, 153, 154

  • Breakfast in the Clouds – Enjoy a wonderful breakfast buffet on the 152nd floor lounge with a tour of the terrace staring at 618 AED (168 US$).
  • Tea in the Clouds – Enjoy an afternoon of coffee, tea, and baked goods on floors 152, 153, and 154 starting at 618 AED (168 US$).
  • Bubbly Sundowner – Enjoy an evening of bubbly champagne and canapes, with live entertainment on the outdoor terrace starting at 667 AED (182 US$).
  • Cocktails under the Stars – Enjoy light night cocktails and canapes, plus a tour of the outdoor terrace, starting at 618 AED (168 US$).

Who are eligible for discounts?

Children under 12 years of age generally pay around 25% less than adults. Infants under 4 years of age gain access for free.

Also note that booking the tickets onsite is more expensive than online. We strongly recommend you to compare prices between travel agencies so you can find the best deal.

How do you book Burj Khalifa tickets in advance?

Burj Khalifa tickets can easily be booked in advance on the official website. There are also many third party websites selling Burj Khalifa discounted tickets such as Viator or Getyourguide.

We strongly suggest to compare prices between websites as discounts are offered on a regular basis. If you wish to visit several attractions during your stay in Dubai, consider combo tickets to save money. There are many special deals available online. Use TourScanner's search to help you in your research.

How do you skip the line?

If you wish to not waste your precious holiday time queuing and skip the line at the entrance, you need to book a fast track entry Burj Khalifa ticket.

With this fast track ticket you will skip the long waiting queue and head straight to the elevator that will zip you to the 124 & 125 floors.

Ticket price: Adult (12 years+): 323 AED (88 US$)

Are there any combined tickets including Burj Khalifa tickets and other attractions?

There are plenty of combination tickets available which combine Burj Khalifa tickets along with tickets to other attractions in Dubai. Here are the most popular ones.

Is it possible to visit the Burj Khalifa for free?

Only children under 4 years old may gain access for free.

What will I see?

The Burj Khalifa is the largest building in the world, standing at nearly 900 meters tall. It was completed in 2010 and has been one of the largest attractions across the globe ever since.

  • Discover various observation decks with magnificent views of the city of Dubai.
  • Enjoy a fantastic lounge with a 360 degree view of the city, complete with the finest of food. This is the world’s highest lounge at nearly 600 meters.
  • Enjoy modern art and a variety of entertainment.
  • There is a gym, a spa, and a rooftop patio to be seen.

Are Burj Khalifa tickets included in any attractions city passes?

There are a few Dubai city passes which also include entry to the Burj Khalifa.

What is the best time to visit the Burj Khalifa? How to avoid the crowd?

The Burj Khalifa is usually always going to be busy. For the best experience, around sunset is recommended, but these are prime hours, and so, more expensive.

If you want to avoid the crowds, going earlier in the day, specifically the morning, is recommended.

What are the Burj Khalifa opening hours?

The Burj Khalifa is open to visitors every day from 8:30 am to 10 pm, all year long. On Fridays and Saturdays, it is possible to do a sunrise tour starting at 5:30 am.

Travel tips

  • Arrive early – there are security checks and you don't want to miss your time slot.
  • Be sure to bring plenty of water, and if going on a tour, bring sunscreen and a hat.
  • Attempt to book your tickets as early as possible, as this is a very popular and busy attraction.
  • If you wish to visit the Burj Khalifa during sunset, book a slot at least 90 minutes before to get the most out of it.

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