Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

  • Publish date: Thursday، 19 August 2021 Last update: Tuesday، 20 June 2023
Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

Table of content

For every problem, there is a solution and to assist the rapid growth Dubai has been witnessing, public transportation specifically, the Dubai metro station was the answer to the ever-growing traffic issue, today we will give you the ultimate guide for how you can the metro as well as the metro station map, ticket prices, metro timing, as we answer most of the common questions asked over the internet, so buckle up and let us dive in together to crack the best method of traveling all around Dubai easily and cheaply!

Your Full Guide to Al Warqa 2 Dubai 

Metro Map & Zones

The following is a detailed metro station map for Dubai showing all the main lines, image is copyrighted to allsoppandallsopp.com

In Dubai metro station map we can see that there are two main lines (the red line and the green line), the green one goes from the Etisalat metro station map to the creek metro station map , the red one goes from Al Rashidya to Jebel Ali, both of the metro station map lines intersect at Burjuman as well as Union Station , which means in case you want to go from red line stations to green ones, you can switch at those intersections.

We advise all of our readers to save the metro station map above on their phones, as it will assist you well while traveling all around Dubai, you have to be careful though that it was announced by 08/2021, two metro stations would be renamed, Al Rashidiya metro station is to be renamed Centerpoint metro station , and Al Jafiliya metro station will become Max Fashion metro station, you can read more about it through Metro stations renamed in Dubai.

Below are lists of all metro stations for both the green line as well as the red line.

Green line metro stations

Below is a full list of the green line metro stations that you can go through starting for Etisalat station ending at creek metro station

  • Etisalat metro station Dubai
  • Al Qusais metro station
  • Dubai airport free zone metro station
  • Al Nahda metro station
  • Stadium metro station
  • Al Qiyadah metro station
  • Abu Hail metro station
  • Abu Baker Al Siddique metro station
  • Union metro station
  • Baniyas Square metro station
  • Gold Souq metro station
  • Al Ras metro station
  • Al Ghubaiba metro station
  • Sharaf DG metro station
  • Burjuman metro station
  • Oud Metha metro station
  • Dubai Healthcare City metro station
  • Al Jaddaf metro station
  • Creek metro station

Red line metro stations

  • Centrepoint metro station ( Al Rashidiya metro station previously)
  • Emirates metro station
  • Dubai International Terminal 3
  • Dubai International Terminal 1
  • GGICO metro station
  • Deira City Centre metro station
  • Al Rigga metro station
  • Union metro station
  • Burjuman metro station
  • ADCB metro station
  • Max Fashion metro station ( Al Jafiliya metro station previously)
  • World Trade Centre metro station
  • Emirates Towers metro station
  • Financial Centre metro station
  • Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall metro station
  • Business Bay metro station
  • Al Safa metro station
  • Umm Al Sheef metro station
  • Mall of the Emirates metro station
  • Mashreq metro station
  • Dubai Internet City metro station
  • Al Khail metro station
  • Sobha Realty metro station
  • DMCC metro station
  • Jebel Ali metro station
  • Ibn Battuta metro station
  • Energy metro station
  • Danube metro station
  • UAE metro station


Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

Almost all metro stations around the world need some sort of ticket or card to be able to ride that public transportation and the same goes for Dubai, all passengers need to have their own Dubai NOL card to access and pay the metro fees at any metro station , of course, those electronic advanced cards are multi-functional as you can use them for RTA services, parking fees, paying for taxis, as well as paying for groceries and items bought from Zoom supermarkets, really any visitor in Dubai should look into getting one of those cards.

Of Course, not all services and benefits are accessible for the standard metro NOL card, there are 5 types of them, and each differs in price per benefits.

The schedule below further shows the price of a metro ticket in Dubai :

Metro NOL Card type

Metro NOL card price (AED)

NOL card price for children (AED)/ all zones

Cabins class


Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

25 AED with 19 AED balance


Standard metro cabins

5 years

Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

25 AED with 19 AED balance


Gold class metro cabins

5 years

Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

  • Regular:
  • 70 AED with 20 AED balance
  • Gold:
  • 80 AED with 20 AED balance


For students, senior citizens and those who have purchased monthly/yearly Metro Passes

5 years

Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you



Single trips - can be recharged up to 10 trips

90 days or 10 trips

Did you know that you can get your own customized metro NOL card for only 30 AED? if you want to have a special design on your card, seriously anything you can think about from your favorite Marvel heroes to the hottest Kpop celebrities even Facebook memes! anything could be printable once you ask for a customized Nol card.


Metro station map in UAE … find the nearest metro to you

Since Dubai is the no.1 tourist spot in all of UAE, it is no wonder that the city filled with visitors would have strict metro rules in Dubai to maintain public transportation, Here are few things that you should keep in your mind if you are riding a train in Dubai, the last thing you’d want to do as a tourist or a resident is break the law.

  • Do not eat or drink in the metro station, even chewing gum is not allowed and could result in a penalty of 100 AED.
  • Own a silver card yet you are sitting in a gold card cabin? Well, that is against the metro rules in Dubai, if you are found sitting in the wrong cabin you will be fined up to 100 AED.
  • We will be stating the obvious, sleeping is not allowed in the waiting sections for the metro stations .
  • In case you were carrying luggage on the train, for example, you could be going to the airport from your hotel or vice-versa, you are only allowed 2 suitcases, one small and one large, both should be stored in their respectful designated areas.
  • Do not sit on the floor on the train.
  • The largest penalty of all time would be pressing the emergency button when there is no emergency and it would lead to a penalty of 2000 AED!

You should always maintain your manners while using public transportation in Dubai, and remember that other people are using the train, same as you, respecting each other would lead you to have a comfortable and very safe trip.

Common questions and answers

Can I pay cash on the Dubai Metro ?

Unfortunately, No you cannot use cash as your preferred method of payment, all metro stations require a NOL card for payment.

Where can I buy a metro card in Dubai ?

A Metro NOL card or ticket could be bought from any kiosks at the metro stations of Dubai or from ticket offices or even tram stations.

How much is a metro NOL card price ?

We mentioned upward the price of a metro ticket in Dubai or cards depending on the type, but let us assume that you are traveling in one zone, using the green line stations or red line stations , you would pay 3 Aed for a silver metro NOL card, 6 AED for the gold card, 4 AED for a red ticket, from example going from union metro station to Dubai marina station .

Can I use the Dubai metro to go to the airport?

Yes, you can travel from and to the airport through the 2 stations connected to Dubai airport terminals, which are Dubai international terminal 3, and Dubai international terminal 1.

Is there a Dubai metro app?

You can download Dubai RTA app to get services for metro stations and metro Nol card .

As we reach the end of our Dubai metro guide article, we hope that you now know how to use Dubai metro stations as well as how important a metro station map is to know where you are, how much metro NOL cards are worth as well as where you can buy NOL Cards, and what you need to do to embark on a wonderful journey in Dubai.

Follow us on UAE moments to get the latest and hottest news from the heart of the emirates, from history articles to current trending news as well as topics covering the lifestyle of people living there, all can be found on our website, so stay tuned! And if you were looking for similar articles like this one, then you can read more about How to Travel to Dubai on a Budget! As well as Dubai green line station timings and more.

Follow us on our Whatsapp channel for latest news