It is situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, between the areas of Al Quoz and Umm Al Sheif. The Gold and Diamond Park is right next to the station.
The station opened in October 2010 as First Gulf Bank Metro Station.
It was renamed First Abu Dhabi Bank Metro Station in 2018, following the merger of First Gulf Bank and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi as First Abu Dhabi Bank.
The station was renamed Umm Al Sheif Metro Station in November 2020.
Operating hours for Red Line stations are here. Note that these are times for the Red Line as a whole. Timings for the first and last trains from Umm Al Sheif may be different.
To see accurate times for Dubai Metro trains at this station, install RTA’s S’hail app on your mobile phone.
Feeder buses F25 and F26 leave from here for various destinations in Al Quoz.