Union Metro Station

Union Metro Station is one of the busiest stations on the Dubai Metro. It is a transfer station and serves both the Red Line and the Green Line.

Red Line trains go to Centrepoint and Expo 2020 (change at Jabal Ali for UAE Exchange). Stops on this line include Dubai International Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 3), Deira City Centre, BurJuman, Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, and Ibn Battuta.

Concourse at Union Metro Station, Dubai

Green Line trains go to Etisalat and Creek. Stops on this line include Gold Souq, Al Ghubabia (for Al Ghubaiba Bus Station), and Sharaf DG.

The station is located on Union Square in the Deira area of the city, just a short walk from the Dubai Creek. Places of interest nearby include Al Ghurair Centre and Twin Towers.

View of Al Ghurair Centre from Union Metro Station
View of Al Ghurair Centre

The Union Metro Station in Dubai is a modern, well-equipped facility that offers a wide range of services and amenities to passengers.

The ticket office is staffed by friendly and helpful employees who are always happy to assist with any questions or problems. The self-service ticket machines are easy to use and provide a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets. The information desk is a great resource for passengers who need help finding their way around the station or getting information about local attractions.

Zoom convenience store at Union Metro Station
Convenience store

The convenience store and supermarket are stocked with all the essential items that passengers might need, and the du phone shop is a great place to purchase SIM cards and other mobile accessories.

Carrefour Market supermarket at Union Metro Station

The toilets are clean and well-maintained, and the lifts and escalators make it easy to access all platforms.

du store at Union Metro Station, Dubai
du store

For those who prefer to travel on two wheels, there are also bicycle storage facilities and scooter hire is also available. Plus, when it’s time to leave the station, there’s a taxi rank right outside so you can quickly and easily continue your journey.

Taxi rank at Union Metro Station, Dubai
Taxi rank

The station is notable for its grandiose marble floor and walls adorned with images of old Dubai. These images give the station a sense of history and make it one of the most visually appealing metro stations in the city. Plus, there’s a display featuring the UAE flag.

UAE flag display at Union Metro Station
UAE flag display

There is a huge choice of budget hotels in the area offering cheap rooms for rent (see list at the end of this page).

Platform at Union Metro Station

Union Bus Station is just west of the station. Intercity services departing from here include buses to Sharjah, Ajman, and Fujairah. The seasonal bus service to Global Village also runs from here.

Cycle parking at Union Metro Station
Cycle parking

The station is in Zone 5 (view a map of the Dubai Metro). Fares depend on how many zones you pass through when going from your origin station to your destination.

Operating hours for Dubai Metro stations can be found here. Note that these are timings for the Dubai Metro as a whole. Timings for first and last train services from Union Metro Station may be different.

Lift, escalators, and stairs at Union Metro Station
Lift, escalators, and stairs

To see precise train times for Union Metro Station, install the RTA S’hail app on your phone.

Adjacent stations on the Red Line are BurJuman and Al Rigga. Those on the Green Line are Salah Al Din and Baniyas Square.

Information about Union Metro Station in Dubai
Union Metro Station – Information

Nearby Shopping

Places to shop near Union Metro Station include:

  • Al Ghurair Centre (0.2 miles) - Shopping mall in Deira. Stores include Carrefour and Centrepoint.

Nearby Hotels

Hotels near Union Metro Station include:

  • Le Wana Hotel (0.1 miles)
  • Jonrad Hotel (0.1 miles)
  • Royalton Hotel (0.2 miles)
  • Comfort Inn Hotel Deira (0.2 miles)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek (0.2 miles)
  • Landmark Grand Hotel (0.2 miles)
  • Swissôtel Al Ghurair Dubai (0.3 miles)
  • Grand Square Hotel (0.3 miles)
  • Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers (0.3 miles)
  • Lavender Hotel Deira (0.3 miles)
  • Claridge Hotel - Dubai (0.4 miles)
  • Mark Inn Hotel Deira (0.4 miles)


Map showing location of Union Metro Station.

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Map showing location of Union Metro Station


Union Metro Station

Union Square, Deira
United Arab Emirates