Dubai Metro Green Line

The Green Line is one of the two lines on the Dubai Metro (the other is the Red Line). It opened in September 2011.

The line runs from Etisalat Metro Station in Al Qusais to Creek Metro Station in Al Jaddaf. It passes north of Dubai International Airport and then through the densely populated areas of Deira and Bur Dubai.

There are 20 stations on the Green Line. There are two transfer stations where passengers can transfer to the Red Line; Union and BurJuman (formerly Khalid Bin Al Waleed). 5 miles of the line (8 stations between Abu Baker Al Siddique and Oud Metha) is underground.

Drivers can park their cars at the park-and-ride facility at Etisalat Metro Station. There are spaces for around 2,300 cars. Parking is free for Metro passengers. The other stations with large car parks are Centrepoint and Jabal Ali; both on the Red Line.

Al Jadaf Marine Transport Station is situated near Creek Metro Station (the southern terminus of the Green Line). Abras leave from here and cross the Dubai Creek for Dubai Festival City.

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has plans to extend the Green Line to Dubai Creek Harbour and the International City area.

Bus Stations

Dubai’s biggest bus stations are located near Green Line stations.

Al Ghubaiba Bus Station is near Al Ghubaiba Metro Station. Gold Souq Bus Station is close to Gold Souq Metro Station.

Bus stations offer public transport services to areas not covered by Dubai Metro stations.

Dubai Tram

The Green Line is not directly connected to the Dubai Tram.

To connect to the Dubai Tram, transfer to the Red Line and travel to SOBHA Realty or DMCC.

Timings

Timings for the Green Line are now the same as the Red Line:

  • Monday – Thursday – 5:00 am to 1:15 am (following day)
  • Friday and Saturday – 5:00 am to 2:15 am (following day)
  • Sunday – 8:00 am to 1:15 am (following day)

Trains run every 5 or 6 minutes during peak hours and every 10 minutes at other times.

The journey time along the entire Green Line is around 40 minutes.

Dubai Metro timings were changed at the beginning of 2022 when the city changed its weekend from Friday/Saturday to Saturday/Sunday.

Schematic Map

The map below is a schematic representation of the Dubai Metro system. Stations on the Green Line are highlighted.

Dubai Metro Green Line Map
Dubai Metro Green Line – Schematic Map

Quick Guide to Green Line Stations

The table below shows all stations on the Green Line plus nearby shopping malls, tourist attractions, and other places of interest.

Metro StationStation NumberAreaZoneNearby
Etisalat11Al Qusais5Al Qusais Pond Park
Al Qusais12Al Qusais5Al Qusais Pond Park
Dubai Airport Free Zone13Al Qusais5Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA)
Al Nahda14Al Qusais5Al Bustan Centre
Stadium15Al Qusais5Rashid Stadium
Al Qiyadah16Al Twar5Dubai Police HQ, Al Mulla Plaza
Abu Hail17Deira5.
Abu Baker Al Siddique18Deira5Hamarain Centre
Salah Al Din19Deira5Al Ghurair Centre, Reef Mall
Union (Transfer Station)20Deira5Al Ghurair Centre, Union Square, Union Square Bus Station, Dubai Creek, Twin Towers
Baniyas Square21Deira5Naif Souk, Al Manal Centre, Dubai Creek
Gold Souq (formerly Palm Deira)22Deira5Gold Souk, Gold Souq Bus Station
Al Ras23Deira5Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House, Gold Souk, Spice Souk,
Al Ghubaiba24Bur Dubai6City Centre Al Shindagha, Al Ghubaiba Bus Station
Sharaf DG (formerly Al Fahidi)25Bur Dubai6Dubai Museum, Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Old Souk, Al Seef
BurJuman (Transfer Station)26Bur Dubai6BurJuman, Al Seef, Karama
Oud Metha27Oud Metha6Rashid Hospital, St Mary's Catholic Church, Creek Park
Dubai Healthcare City28Umm Hurair6Wafi City, Wafi Mall, Khan Murjan, Creek Park, Dubai Dolphinarium, Dubai Children's City
Al Jadaf29Al Jaddaf6Jaddaf Watefront
Creek30Al Jaddaf6Mohammed bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf Marine Station

Please note the following station name changes:

  • Khalid Bin Al Waleed Metro Station – Renamed BurJuman in 2012
  • Palm Deira Metro Station – Renamed Gold Souq in 2020
  • Al Fahidi Metro Station – Renamed Sharaf DG in 2020

Route Map – City Overlay

The map below shows the route of the Dubai Metro Green Line, overlaid on the map of the city. Click here to see an interactive map.

Map showing route of Dubai Metro Green Line

Comments and Additional Information

  1. How to get to business bay from ibn battuta?

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  2. Hello,

    I want to go to Al Fahidi metro station from Union metro station, what train should I take?
    Thank you.

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  3. Will it cost me extra when I transfer from green line to red line metro?

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  4. What is the nearest metro station to the Abra docks from Mall of the Emirates?

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  5. How to get to Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai International Airport?

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    • My dear, Sheikh zayed road is 25 km long. Where exactly do you want to go?

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    • You have take the red line train for use exchange from airport terminals 1 and 3 and you the train will go along with sheikh said road from adcb station and on wards. So you can drop your required station on said road.

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  6. I’m going to Roda Beach Resort from airport. Can the metro take me to an area close by? Or would it be better to just take a taxi to there straight away?

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  7. How to get to Al Fahidi Metro Station from Dubai International Airport T3

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    • Just catch the metro from the T3 metro station… No need to change it anywhere

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  8. How to get to Gold Souk from Dubai Mall via Metro?

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    • Take the Red Line from Dubai Metro to BurJuman. Change to the Green Line and get off at Al Ras.

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  9. We’re going to be staying in an apartment at the Dubai Marina. Will we need to use the Green Line to travel to the Gold Souk?

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  10. Al Jadaf and Creek stations opened in February 2014. All stations on the Green Line are now operational.

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    • Is there any plan to link Dubai International City by Metro? If so when would be able to travel to and from from our residence. Please reply soon. Thanks.

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      • The Green Line is supposed to be extended to International City by 2020 according to the information I’ve seen.

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