Which is the best Burj Khalif entrance for you?

The Burj Khalifa, Dubai's iconic architectural masterpiece, beckons visitors through multiple entrances, each offering a unique journey into this towering marvel. Whether you arrive through the grand gateway at The Dubai Mall, where ticket counters and shopping abound, or via the exclusive Armani Hotel entrance, promising luxury from the very start, the entrances to the Burj Khalifa set the stage for an extraordinary experience within this modern wonder of the world.

Read on to find out about the entrances that you can take to scale the world’s tallest structure.

Burj Khalifa Entrances

There are two primary options for visiting the Burj Khalifa, each of which covers different attractions and offers a variable experience: Burj Khalifa At The Top and At The Top Sky. Here’s what you need to know about the entrance to get to these levels.

Burj Khalifa At The top

Burj Khalifa Entrance: At The Top

  • The main Burj Khalifa entrance will take you to Levels 124 & 125. To get to this entrance, take the exit from the Dubai Mall’s lower ground floor and head towards the Burj Khalifa elevator.
  • The elevator will take you directly to At The Top. Both levels host observation decks that provide a bird’s eye view of Dubai’s cityscape.
  • The observation deck on Level 124 is 453 meters above the ground; you can also use high-powered telescopes here to get a more immersive experience.
  • The next stop is on the 125th level where you get to enjoy the cityscape with a twist. You can take a walk on the glass floors as animated cracks appear on them.
Burj Khalifa At The Top SKY

Burj Khalifa: At The Top SKY

  • The way to get to At The Top SKY (Level 148)  is to take the world’s fastest elevator from Level 124 and head to the top.
  • If you’re planning to visit Level 148, you would have to book tickets that specifically provide access to At The Top SKY; a standard ticket only provides access to Levels 124 & 125.
  • Enjoy Level 148 with its highest outdoor observation deck in the world, at a height of 555 meters.
  • This floor is less frequented than the lower observation deck, which means you get to enjoy the view in peace. The experience includes a motion-sensing screen, a luxury lounge, and a personalized tour.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Burj Khalifa Entrances

Where is the Burj Khalifa entrance?

To get to At The Top, you need to go through the lower ground floor of the Dubai Mall and head to the Burj Khalifa elevator. This is the main Burj Khalifa entrance

How do I get to the Burj Khalifa?

You have to take the Burj Khalifa elevator that is located at the lower ground floor of the Dubai Mall. To get to the Dubai Mall, you can drive down, or take the bus or metro as well. If you’re taking the metro, the closest stop is the Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa station, from where you can walk to the mall or take the feeder bus. Head to the Burj Khalifa elevator which happens to be the entrance

Is the Burj Khalifa open to the public now?

Yes, the Burj Khalifa is now open to the public with strict safety measures in place. These include online ticket reservations, mandatory use of masks, and strict social distancing.

What are Burj Khalifa timings?

The Burj Khalifa is open every day of the week. At The Top timings are 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM on weekdays and 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM on weekends, with prime hours between 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM; At The Top SKY timings are from 07:00 AM to 10:00 PM with prime hours between 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM.

What is the best time to visit Burj Khalifa?

The best time to visit the Burj Khalifa is the early hours if you want to avoid the crowd and the evening if you want to catch the spectacular views of the sunset.