Dubai Metro Stations

Dubai Metro Map – Stations and Nearby Areas

Due to the rapidly growing population and the increasing number of tourists in Dubai, it was important to have an advanced transportation infrastructure in the country. This was when the metro was started in Dubai. Dubai metro map majorly runs on two metro lines. Though it was made available to the public in the year 2009, the construction was started in 2006 itself. Dubai metro map is useful for knowing arrival and departure stations.

  • The metro train is divided into different sections like first class, standard class, women and children section. And there are two metro lines that are red and green with respect to the location.
  • Dubai Metro has free Wifi connectivity. Dubai metro stations provide a wide variety of facilities for the passengers in order to provide a luxurious transport.
  • For the security of the people, they have emergency buttons. Dubai metro stations allow travelers to travel conveniently and securely.
  • Travelers can get an amazing view of the Dubai city through vast window panels

Metro Lines

There are two metro lines in Dubai:

Red Line

Started on September 9, 2009, The Dubai metro red line has one main depot in Rashidiya and another in Jebel Ali free zone which is an auxiliary depot.
It covers Rashidiya (near Dubai International Airport) to UAE Exchange with 29 stations associated. The red line and the green line meet at the Union Station and Bur Juman station. Passengers can shift from red to green or the other way at these two stations.  

Green Line

The green line was started in the year September 11, 2011. It covers the farthest every nook and corner of old and new Dubai connecting most of the government buildings.The Green metro line is from Etisalat Metro Station (in Al Quasis) to Creek(Al Jaddaf) with 20 stations.

Passengers can easily commute through Dubai metro stations.

Dubai Metro Stations

  • Presently there are Redline Dubai metro and Green line Dubai metro which is a 70 km track.
  • There are 49 Dubai metro stations in total, where the red line and green line together constitute 47 stations and the other 2 stations are the shared stations between these lines.
  • The average travel time between the red line and the green line is 90 seconds approximately.
Line NameLength of the Line in km(approx)Underground Road length in km(approx)Number of Elevated stations Number of Underground stations Time(approx) taken to travel on the line
Red Line 52.152541 hour 12 min
Green Line22.3814645 minutes

Dubai Metro Map

Red Line Metro Stations:

Serial numberName of the stationStation NumberLocation of the stationZone NumberNear by
1Rashidiya11Rashidiya 5Near Dubai international airport, west of Mirdif
2Emirates12Emirates HQ, Airport Road 5Emirates Group HQ
3Airport Terminal 313Airport Terminal 3 5Dubai International airport
4Airport Terminal 114Airport Terminal 15Dubai International airport, Le Meridien Dubai
5GGICO15Al Garhoud 5Le Meridien Fairway, Jumeirah Creekside
6Deira City Centre16Deira City Centre5City Centre Deira
7Al Rigga17Al Rigga5Hamarain Centre
8Union 18 Union Square5Al Ghurair Centre, Al Khaleej Palace, Radisson Blu
9BurJuman19Khalid Bin Al Waleed6Bur Juman, BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana,Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai
10ADCB20Al Karama 6
11Al Jafiliya21Al Jafiliya 6Zabeel Park, Rove Trade Centre, Sheraton grand
12World Trade Centre22World Trade Centre6Dubai world trade center, Fairmont Dubai,Crown Plaza
13Emirates Towers23Emirates Towers6Emirates Towers Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers,Ritz-Carlton Dubai
14Financial Centre24Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) 6Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, Four points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road
15Burj Khalifa/ Dubai Mall25Burj Khalifa/ Dubai Mall6Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall,Dubai Fountain,Dubai Opers , Dubai Aquarium & underwater zoo,Dubai Ice rink, City walk, Souk Al Bahar, Armani Hotel, Address Dubai Mall Hotel, Palace Downtown Dubai
16Business Bay26Business Bay6JW Marriott Marquis, St Regis Dubai, Taj Dubai
17Noor Bank29Al Quoz6Oasis Mall
18FGB (formerly First Gulf Bank)31Burj Al Arab 6Gold and Diamond Park
19Mall of the Emirates32Mall of the Emirates6Mall Of the Emirates, Ski Dubai,Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates
20Sharaf DG 33Al Barsha6Novotel Dubai Al Barsha, Golden Tulip Al Barsha, Holiday Inn Dubai-Al Barsha
21Dubai Internet City 343Dubai Internet City/ Tecom
6Dusit D2 Kenz Hotel, Media Rotana
22Nakheel 35Emirates Hills Golf Club 6Media One, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City, Arjaan By Rotana Dubai Media city
23Damac Properties 36Dubai Marina
6Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina Tram station, Grosvenor House, Address Dubai Marina
24Jumeirah Lake Towers 37Jumeirah Lake Towers
6Dubai Marina Mall, The Walk, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Tram station, Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Address Dubai Marina, Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, InterContinental Dubai Marina
25Nakheel Harbour and Towers 38Jumeirah Islands6Jebel Ali area
26Ibn Battuta 39Ibn Battuta Mall6Ibn Battuta Mall, Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel
27Energy 40Dubal (Dubai Aluminium), Jebel Ali
6Gurunanak darbar sikh Temple
28Danube41Jebel Ali Industrial 6Jebel Ali Industrial Area,JAFZA
29Jebel Ali 42Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA)
6Jebel Ali Area, JAFZA

Green Line Metro Stations:

Serial numberName of the stationStation Number
Location of the station
ZoneNearby Areas
1Etisalat11Al Twar 35Al Twar
2Al Qusais12Al Qusais5Al Qusais
3Dubai Airport Free Zone13Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZ)5Al Qusais, Airport terminal 2
4Al Nahda14Ministry of public health, Al Nahda5Al Bustan Center
5Stadium15Stadium5Rashid Stadium
6Al Qiyadah16Al Qiyadah5Dubai Police HQ, Al Mulla Plaza
7Abu Hail17Abu Hail5Hor Al Anz, Salahuddin Road
8Abu Baker Al Siddique18Abu Baker Al Siddique5Hamarain centre, JW Marriott, Crown Plaza Deira
9Salah Al-Din19Salah Al-Din5Al Ghurair Center, Reef Mall
10Union20Union Square5Al Ghurair Center, Union Square bus station,Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers, Al Khaleej Palace Hotel
11Baniyas Square21Baniyas Square5Naif Souk, Al Manal Center
12Palm Deira22Palm Deira5Gold Souk, Hyatt Regency
13Al Ras23Al Ras5Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House, Gold Souk, Spice Souk,
14Al Ghubaiba24Al Ghubaiba6City Center Al Shindagha,Al Ghubaiba Bus Station
15Al Fahidi25Al Fahidi6Dubai Museum, Al Ain Center, Al Khaleej center, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai, Arabian courtyard
16BurJuman26Khalid Bin Waleed6BurJuman, BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai
17Oud Metha27Oud Metha6Rashid Hospital
18Dubai Healthcare City28Dubai Healthcare City6Wafi City, Wafi Mall, Khan Murjan, Creek Park, Dubai Dolphinarium,Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Raffles Dubai, Grand Hyatt Dubai
19Al Jadaf29Jeddaf 16Culture Village, Palazzo Versace Dubai
20Creek30Dubai Creek (Jeddaf 2)6Mohammed bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf Marine Station

Dubai Metro Fares

  • Dubai metro fares are cheaper when compared to other metro fares across the world.
  • Fines will be imposed if the passenger gets into the wrong class cabin.
  • Contactless cards/tickets can be bought before starting the journey. They are available at the bus stations and metro stations. Authorized sales agents like Carrefour, spinneys also have tickets available with them.

Time-Table of Dubai Metro

Dubai metro runs every day. Here are the working timings of the Metro lines.

  • The Red Line operates between 5 am to midnight from Saturday to Wednesday. On Thursday it operates from 5 am to 1 am and on Friday it operates from 10 am to 1 am.

  • The Green line operates between 5:30 am to midnight from Saturday to Wednesday. On Thursday it operates from 5:30 am to 1 am and on Friday it operates from 10 am to 1 am.

Trains arrive frequently. At peak hours, they arrive for every 4 minutes and at off-peak hours they are for every 7 minutes. Journey along Red Line takes 1 hour and 8 minutes and that of the green line is less.

Dubai metro stations operate every day in order to be available for all the passengers in the Dubai city.

Parking at Dubai Metro

  • Parking facility in Dubai metro stations is free for people who are using the metro.
  • Metro drivers can leave their cars in these parking areas.
  • Dubai metro station consists of 3 major parking areas with big parking spaces. One is the Etisalat station which comes under green line and has 2300 parking spaces, whereas from the red line there are two stations i.e. Rashidiya and Nakheel Harbour and Tower with 2700 and 3000 parking spaces respectively.

More things to know

Dubai Tram —Dubai metro is connected to Dubai tram system which is located at DAMAC Metro Station and Jumeirah Lakes Towers Metro Station. These metro stations are present on the red line.

Dubai Metro Airport Stop —Dubai metro stations ideally, has 2 stops which are commonly termed as terminal 1 and terminal 3. Both of them are situated on the red line at its eastern end

Dubai metro brought a major change in the public transportation sector by increasing the public outlook. This paved the way to increase the public transport share from 6 percent in 2006 to 13 percent in 2013. The Dubai Metro stations provide multiple facilities for the passenger to travel from one place to another place without any disturbance. Having a ride in Dubai metro is safe, cheap and time-saving, making it the world’s largest driverless rail network. Dubai metro map provides an easy way for passengers to travel from one place to another in Dubai.

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