Dubai Metro – Information, Route Map, Fare & Timings

Dubai Metro is a 74.6 km mass rapid transit system with 47 stations and 2 lines (Red & Green) located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Dubai Metro System Information

  • Owner: Road and Transport Authority (RTA)
  • Operator: Serco
  • Total Planned Network: 90 km
  • Operational Network: 74.6 km
  • Operational Stations: 49
  • Operations Began: September 9, 2009 
  • Rolling Stock: Supplied by Kinki Sharyo from Japan
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge (1,436 mm)

Dubai Metro Lines (Operational Network)

Red Line: Al Rashidiya – UAE Exchange (Jebal Ali)

  • Total Length: 52.1 km (32.4 mi)
  • Stops/Stations: 29
  • Stations: Al Rashidiya, Emirates Dubai International Terminal 3, Dubai International Terminal 1, GGICO, Deira City Center, Al Rigga, Union, Burjuman, ADCB (Previously Al Karama) ,Al Jafaliya, World Trade Center, Emirates Towers, Financial Center, Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, Business Bay, Noor Bank FAB – First Abu Dhabi Bank Mall of the Emirates Sharaf DG, Dubai Internet City Nakheel, Dubai Marina DMCC (Previously JLT), Nakheel Harbour & Tower Ibn, Battuta Energy, Danube, Jebal Ali 

Green Line: Etisalat – Creek

  • Total Length: 22.5 km 
  • Stops/Stations: 20
  • Stations: Green Line: Etisalat, Al Qusais, Dubai Airport Free Zone, Al Nahda Stadium, Al Qiyadah, Abu Hail, Abu Baker, Al Siddique, Union, Baniyas Square, Palm Deira, Al Ras, Al Ghubaiba, Al Fahidi, Burjuman, Oud Metha, Dubai Healthcare City, Al Jaddaf Creek

Dubai Metro Lines (Under Construction Network)

Route 2020: Nakheel Harbour and Tower – Expo 2020

  • Total Length: 15 km (19 mi)
  • Stops/Stations: 7
  • Stations:  Nakheel Harbour and Tower, Expo 2020, Green Community, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Al Furjan, Discover Gardens

Dubai Metro Route Map

Dubai Metro Fares (Prices)

The prices for travel on the Dubai Metro, Tram and Buses are as follows:

Ticket Type 1 Zone or <3km 2 zones 2 Zones 3+ Zones
Standard Adult Ticket (Red) 4 dirhams 6 dirhams 8.50 dirhams
Pre-paid Standard Adult Ticket (Silver Nol) 3 dirhams 5 dirhams 7.50 dirhams
Concessionary (Blue Nol Card) 1.50 dirhams 2.50 dirhams 3.75 dirhams
Gold Class (Red Ticket) 8 dirhams 12 dirhams 17 dirhams
Gold Class Pre-Paid 6 dirhams 10 dirhams 15 dirhams

Dubai Metro tickets must be purchased in the form of a Nol card. No other payment form (cash, credit card) is possible for riding the Metro. A Nol card is like a credit card that holds either a balance or a specific season ticket for travelling on a lot of the public transport in Dubai including the Metro, buses and the tram.

Prices apply to the number of zones and do not take account of the actual zone numbers.

Dubai Metro Hours (Timetable)

Operating Hours
Saturday – Thursday: 7 am – 11 pm
Friday: 10 am – 11 pm

Every 3.45 minutes during peak hours
Every 7:00 minutes during off peak hours

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