Dubai Metro Fares: Dubai Metro Timings, Metro Stations, Ticket Fare, nol cards, pass, fare calculator and Lines

Dubai Metro Tickets, Ticket Fare, Pass and Nol

April 25, 2024 Dubai: Dubai’s metro system ensures quick and easy transportation throughout the city. Discover the details on timings, tickets, and routes in our comprehensive guide. All the information you need to know about Dubai Metro, Dubai metro tickets, timings, ticket prices, how to pay, season tickets, weekly/monthly pass, Nol cards and where you can buy.

Dubai Metro (RTA)Details
Inauguration DateSeptember 9, 2009 (Date: 9/9/9)
Total LinesRed Line, Green Line, and Route 2020 (Expo Line)
Total StationsOver 50
Operational HoursTypically 5:30 AM to 12:00 AM (varies by day)
Ticket OptionsSingle Journey, Nol Card (Silver, Gold, Blue), Red Ticket, Group Day Pass, Monthly Pass
Fare Starting PointAED 3.00
Interchange StationsUnion Square, Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, Airport Terminal 3, and others
Notable LandmarksDubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Marina, Dubai International Airport, Creek, and more
Accessibility FeaturesDedicated spaces for women and people with determination (special needs), elevators, and escalators
Dubai Metro (RTA)

In Dubai, the metro system offers various ticket options to accommodate different travel needs. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, you can choose from different ticket types based on your travel frequency and preferences.

Dubai Metro Lines

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

Ticket Types

  1. Single Journey Ticket:
    • Ideal for one-time or occasional travelers.
    • Valid for a single journey between two stations within the selected fare zone.
  2. Nol Card:
    • A rechargeable smart card that provides a convenient and cost-effective way to pay for metro rides.
    • Available in Silver, Gold, and Blue categories, each with different benefits and fare options.
  3. Red Ticket:
    • A paper-based ticket designed for tourists and infrequent users.
    • Offers a one-day pass for unlimited travel within selected zones.
  4. Group Day Pass:
    • Suitable for groups of up to six people traveling together.
    • Allows unlimited travel within selected zones for a day.
  5. Monthly Pass:
    • An excellent option for regular commuters.
    • Provides unlimited travel for a calendar month within selected zones.

To purchase tickets, you can use ticket vending machines at metro stations, online platforms, or authorized retailers. It’s important to check the validity period and fare zones to ensure you have the right ticket for your journey. Additionally, Nol Cards can be used across various modes of public transportation in Dubai, including buses and water buses, offering a seamless travel experience.

Dubai Metro Fares

Dubai Metro fares start at 3 Dirhams onwards, you can buy Dubai Metro tickets at the official RTA site, ticket vending machines, ticket offices, and authorized sales agents. You can also check your balance online at www.nol.ae.

Ticket Typenol card1 Zone or <3km 2 zones2 Zones3+ Zones
Standard Adult TicketRed4 dirhams6 dirhams8.50 dirhams
Pre-paid Standard Adult TicketSilver Nol3 dirhams5 dirhams7.50 dirhams
ConcessionaryBlue Nol Card1.50 dirhams2.50 dirhams3.75 dirhams
Gold ClassRed Ticket8 dirhams12 dirhams17 dirhams
Gold Class Pre-PaidGold / Prepaid6 dirhams10 dirhams15 dirhams
Dubai Metro Fares (ticket price)

Nol Fares

Transfer RulesWithin 1 zone2 Adjacent zonesMore than 2 zones
Max Journey Duration180 min180 min180 min
Max Transfer Allowed333

Travelling with nol Red Ticket

nol red ticket enables you to make single trips and pay only for the exact trip you travel. Prices depend on the number of zones you transfer through.

nol Red Ticket ZoneNol Red Ticket (Regular)
(AED)
Nol Red Ticket (Gold)
(AED)
Within 1 Zone48
2 Adjacent Zones612
More than 2 Zones8.5017

Compare Cards by Fares

Nol Card Fare ComparisonSilver CardGold CardPersonal CardRed Ticket
Nol Card Image by Colornol silver cardnol gold cardnol personal cardnol red ticket
Within 1 Zone3634
2 Adjacent Zones51056
More than 2 Zones7.5157.58.5
Student, Social Affairs & Senior Citizen and ResidentsN/AN/A50%N/A
People of determinationN/AN/AFreeN/A
Children (5 years old and below)FreeFreeFreeFree
** Nol price / Fares (in AED)

nol Card Pass Prices

Silver
Silver Nol Pass1 Zone2 ZoneAll Zones
7 Days5080110
30 Days140230350
90 Days330550830
365 Days106017702670
Gold
Gold Pass1 Zone2 ZoneAll Zones
7 Days100160220
30 Days280460700
90 Days66011001660
365 Days212035405340
Student
Student Pass1 Zone2 ZonesAll Zones
7 Days254055
30 Days70115175
90 Days165275415
365 Days5308851335
Senior
Senior Pass1 Zone2 ZonesAll Zones
7 Days254055
30 Days70115175
90 Days165275415
365 Days5308851335

Note:
Anonymous silver and gold card can only apply for 7 day travel pass product.
Registered silver and gold nol card are eligible to apply for (7,30, 90 and 365) days travel pass product

Operating Hours

SaturdayThursday: 7 am – 11 pm
Friday:10 am – 11 pm

Key Metro stations

Station NameLine(s)Notable Locations
Union SquareRed and GreenDeira, Bur Dubai
Burj Khalifa/Dubai MallRed LineThe Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa
Mall of the EmiratesRed LineMall of the Emirates
Dubai MarinaRed LineDubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach
Ibn BattutaRed LineIbn Battuta Mall
Al RiggaGreen LineDeira, Shopping areas
Al JafiliyaGreen LineDubai World Trade Center
Airport Terminal 3Red LineDubai International Airport
CreekGreen LineDubai Creek, Old Souk

Dubai Metro Stations

Dubai Metro Station 2024

Etisalat Metro Station

Etisalat by e& : Etisalat metro station’s location and serving lines in Dubai Metro system…

Al Qusais Metro Station

Al Qusais Metro Station

Al Qusais is a rapid transit station on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro…

Dubai Airport Free Zone Metro Station

Dubai Airport Free Zone Metro Station

Dubai Airport Free Zone is an elevated rapid-transit metro station on the Green Line of…

Al Nahda Metro Station

Al Nahda Metro Station

Al Nahda is a rapid transit station on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro…

Stadium Metro Station

Stadium Metro Station

Stadium  is a rapid transit station on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro in the Deira area of Dubai, UAE. The station…

Al Qiyadah Metro Station

Al Qiyadah Metro Station

Al Qiyadah Arabic: القيادة is a rapid transit station on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE. The station opened as part…

Abu Hail Metro Station

Abu Hail Metro Station

Abu Hail (Arabic: أبو هيل) is a rapid transit station on the Green Line of…

Abu Baker Al Siddique Metro Station

Abu Baker Al Siddique Metro Station

Abu Baker Al Siddique (Arabic: أبو بكر الصديق) is a rapid transit station on the…

Salah Al Din Metro Station

Salah Al Din Metro Station

Salah Al Din (Arabic: صلاح الدين) is a rapid transit station on the Green Line…

Union Metro Station

Union Metro Station

Union is a rapid transit station on the Green and Red Lines of the Dubai…

Baniyas Square Metro Station

Baniyas Square Metro Station

Opened along with the initial stretch of the Green Line from Etisalat to Dubai Healthcare City stations, trains began…

Gold Souq Metro Station

Gold Souq Metro Station

Opened along with the initial stretch of the Green Line from Etisalat to Dubai Healthcare City, trains began…

Al Ras Metro Station

Al Ras Metro Station

Al Ras metro station opened as part of the first portion of the Green Line…

Al Ghubaiba Metro Station

Al Ghubaiba Metro Station

Al Ghubaiba (Arabic: الغبيبة, Arabic pronunciation: [al ɣʊ ˈbej ba]) is a rapid transit station…

Al Fahidi Metro Station

Al Fahidi Metro Station

Location Located at the edge of the historic core of Dubai, Sharaf DG station lies…

BurJuman Metro Station

BurJuman Metro Station

It is one of two transfer stations between the two lines, the other being Union.…

Oud Metha Metro Station

Oud Metha Metro Station

The station opened as part of the Green Line on 9 September 2011. It is…

Dubai Healthcare City Metro Station

Dubai Healthcare City Metro Station

The station opened as part of the Green Line on 9 September 2011. The Green…

Al Jaddaf Metro Station

Al Jaddaf Metro Station

It serves as the penultimate station before the western terminus of the line. The station…

Creek Metro Station

Creek Metro Station

Creek (aka Dubai Creek, Arabic: الخور) is a rapid transit station on the Green Line…

Rashidiya Metro Station

Rashidiya Metro Station

The eastern terminus of the line, it is one of 3 metro stations with a…

Emirates Metro Station

Emirates Metro Station

It is located very close to Dubai International Airport. The station is connected to the…

Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station

Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station

Airport Terminal 3 (Arabic: لمطار- مبنى رقم 3) is a rapid transit station on the…

Airport Terminal 1 Metro Station

Airport Terminal 1 Metro Station

Airport Terminal 1 (Arabic: لمطار- مبنى رقم 1) is a rapid transit station on the…

GGICO Metro Station

GGICO Metro Station

GGICO (Arabic: ززيجس) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai…

Deira City Centre Metro Station

Deira City Centre Metro Station

City Centre Deira (Arabic: سيتي سنتر ديرة; planned as Al Garhoud) is a rapid transit…

BurJuman Metro Station

BurJuman Metro Station

It is one of two transfer stations between the two lines, the other being Union.…

ADCB Metro Station

ADCB Metro Station

The station is named after the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank. The station opened as part of…

Al Jafiliya Metro Station

Al Jafiliya Metro Station

Max (Arabic: ماكس) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai…

World Trade Centre Metro Station

World Trade Centre Metro Station

World Trade Centre  is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai…

Emirates Towers Metro Station

Emirates Towers Metro Station

Emirates Towers  is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro…

Financial Centre Metro Station

Financial Centre Metro Station

Financial Centre (Arabic: المركز المالي, Arabic pronunciation: [alˈmarkaz almaːliː]) is a rapid transit station on…

Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall Metro Station

Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall Metro Station

Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall (Arabic: برج خليفة / دبي مول; Arabic pronunciation: [burdʒ xaˈliːfa duˈbajː mawl])…

Business Bay Metro Station

Business Bay Metro Station

Business Bay (Arabic: الخليج التجاري, Arabic pronunciation: [alxaliːdʒ altidʒariː]) is a rapid transit station on…

Noor Bank Metro Station

Noor Bank Metro Station

Onpassive (Arabic: اون باسيف sometimes stylized ONPASSIVE) is a rapid transit station on the Red…

First Abu Dhabi Bank Metro Station

First Abu Dhabi Bank Metro Station

Equiti (Arabic: اكويتي; formerly First Gulf Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank and, Umm Al Sheif)…

Mall of the Emirates Metro Station

Mall of the Emirates Metro Station

Mall of the Emirates metro station Arabic: مول الإمارات is a rapid transit station on…

Mashreq Metro Station

Mashreq Metro Station

Mashreq (formerly Sharaf DG until 2020) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line…

Dubai Internet City Metro Station

Dubai Internet City Metro Station

Dubai Internet City (Arabic: مدينة دبي للانترنت) is a rapid transit station on the Red…

Nakheel Metro Station

Nakheel Metro Station

Jabal Ali (Arabic: جبل علي; formerly Nakheel Harbour & Tower) is a rapid transit station…

DAMAC Metro Station

DAMAC Metro Station

Sobha Realty (Arabic: شوبا العقارية) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line of…

DMCC Metro Station

DMCC Metro Station

DMCC (Arabic: مركز دبي للسلع المتعددة) is a rapid transit station on the Red Line…

Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro Station

Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro Station

Jabal Ali (formerly Nakheel Harbour & Tower) is a rapid transit station on the Red…

Ibn Battuta Metro Station

Ibn Battuta Metro Station

Ibn Battuta Metro Station opened as part of the Red Line on 30 April 2010. Ibn…

Energy Metro Station

Energy Metro Station

Energy (Arabic: الطاقة) is a rapid transit station on the Branch Line of the Dubai…

Danube Metro Station

Danube Metro Station

Danube (Arabic: دانوب; formerly Jebel Ali Industrial) is a rapid transit station on the Branch…

UAE Exchange Metro Station

UAE Exchange Metro Station

UAE Exchange ( previously called Jebel Ali) is a rapid transit station on the Red…

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