Al Ghubaiba Metro Station

Al Ghubaiba is one of the busiest stations on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro.

It is an underground station, located in Al Shindagha, Bur Dubai.

The station opened in 2011. Its architecture differs significantly from that of other Dubai Metro stations.

Entrance to Al Ghubaiba Metro Station
Entrance to Al Ghubaiba Metro Station

The design concept for Al Ghubaiba was to employ traditional architectural elements used in old buildings throughout the UAE. Its entrances at ground level incorporate wind towers and other elements of old Emirati buildings.

The design gives the station a unique look that sets it apart from other stations. Even though it is a modern building, Al Ghubaiba feels like it has been a part of Dubai for much longer.

Platform at Al Ghubaiba Metro Station

The station offers a variety of amenities to make passengers’ journeys as smooth and comfortable as possible. There is a ticket office for those who need assistance with purchasing tickets, as well as ticket machines for those who prefer to do it themselves. There is also an information desk where passengers can ask for directions or help with any other queries they may have.

In addition, the station is equipped with toilets, lifts, and escalators. There is also a convenience store where passengers can grab snacks and drinks before their journey.

Zoom convenience store at Al Ghubaiba Metro Station
Convenience store
Passenger lifts to platform at Al Ghubaiba Metro Station
Lifts to platform

There is also a dedicated team of staff on hand to help passengers with any needs they may have. The station is clean and well-maintained, providing a comfortable and hassle-free experience for all who use it. Overall, Al Ghubaiba Metro Station provides everything passengers need to have a pleasant journey.

The station is in Zone 6. Click here for a map of Dubai’s travel zones. Fares depend on the number of zones you travel through.

Ticket barrier at Al Ghubaiba Metro Station
Ticket barrier

Services on the Green Line go to Creek and Etisalat. Transfer to the Red Line at Union or BurJuman.

Al Ghubaiba Metro Station entrance at night
Station entrance at night

Operating hours for Green Line stations are here. Note that these are times for the Green Line as a whole. Timings for the first and last trains from this station may be different.

To find precise train times for Al Ghubaiba Metro Station, install the Road and Transport Authority’s S’hail app on your phone.

Al Ghubaiba Metro Station is also notable for its convenient location. It is close to Al Ghubaiba Bus Station and Al Ghubaiba Marine Transport Station. Buses departing from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station include intercity services to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

Other places of interest near the station include City Centre Al Shindagha, the Central Bank of the UAE, the Ministry of Finance, the Textile Souk, and Al Shindagha Historical District.

Map at Al Ghubaiba Metro Station showing local area
Map at station showing local area

Adjacent stations on the Green Line are Al Ras and Sharaf DG.

Information about Al Ghubaiba Metro Station in Dubai
Al Ghubaiba Metro Station – Information

Nearby Cinemas

Cinemas near Al Ghubaiba Metro Station include:

Nearby Shopping

Places to shop near Al Ghubaiba Metro Station include:

  • City Centre Al Shindagha (0.2 miles) - Shopping mall in Al Shindagha. Stores include Carrefour, Babyshop, Max, and Splash.

Nearby Hotels

Hotels near Al Ghubaiba Metro Station include:

  • New Penninsula Hotel (0.2 miles)
  • Hyde Park Hotel (0.3 miles)


Map showing location of Al Ghubaiba Metro Station.

Click here for a detailed map showing all points of interest.

Map showing location of Al Ghubaiba Metro Station


Al Ghubaiba Metro Station

Bur Dubai
United Arab Emirates