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.

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

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.

Station facilities include ticket desks, self-service ticket machines, shops, toilets, lifts and escalators to all platforms, bicycle storage, and a taxi rank.

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

Union Square 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.

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.

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

Union Metro Station, Dubai

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

Nearby Cinemas

Cinemas near Union Metro Station include:

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

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