Please note that a small section of the Red Line will be closed from January 5 2018 to mid-2019. See here for more information.
Four stations on the Red Line are underground (Deira City Centre, Al Rigga, Union and BurJuman). The rest are elevated.
There are two park and ride facilities on the line where drivers can park their cars free of charge. Rashidiya Metro Station (close to Dubai International Airport) has spaces for 2,700 vehicles while Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro Station (west of Dubai Marina) can accommodate 3,000 vehicles.
Timings for the Red Line are Thursday 5 am to 1 am, Friday 10 am to 1 am, and Saturday to Wednesday 5 am to midnight. The start time on Fridays was changed from 1 pm to 10 am in October 2015. The start times for other days was changed in November 2017.
Trains run at around four-minute intervals during peak hours and every seven minutes at other times.
The diagram below is a schematic representation of the Dubai Metro system. Stations on the Red Line are highlighted.
Travel zones are also shown. Fares are calculated based on the number of zones crossed.
Please note that the following stations have now changed names:
- Al Karama – Renamed ADCB (Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank) in September 2014
- Dubai Marina – Renamed DAMAC in September 2014
- Jebel Ali – Renamed UAE Exchange in June 2015
- First Gulf Bank – Renamed First Abu Dhabi Bank in 2018.
Use the guide below to find the closest station to your intended destination.
|Metro Station||Station Number||Area||Zone||Nearby|
|Airport Terminal 3||13||Garhoud, Dubai Airport Free Zone||5||Dubai International Airport|
|Airport Terminal 1||14||Garhoud, Dubai Airport Free Zone||5||Dubai International Airport, Le Meridien Dubai|
|GGICO||15||Garhoud||5||Le Meridien Fairway, Jumeirah Creekside|
|Deira City Centre||16||Deira||5||City Centre Deira|
|Union (Transfer Station)||18||Deira||5||Al Ghurair Centre, Al Khaleej Palace, Radisson Blu|
|BurJuman (Transfer Station)||19||Bur Dubai||6||BurJuman, BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai|
|Al Jafiliya||21||Al Jafiliya||6||Sheraton Grand|
|World Trade Centre||22||Trade Centre||6||Fairmont Dubai, Crowne Plaza|
|Emirates Towers||23||Trade Centre||6||Emirates Towers Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Ritz-Carlton Dubai|
|Financial Centre||24||Dubai International Financial Centre||6||Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road|
|Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall||25||Downtown Dubai||6||Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink, CITY WALK, Souk Al Bahar, Armani Hotel, Address Dubai Mall Hotel, Palace Downtown Dubai|
|Business Bay||26||Business Bay||6||JW Marriott Marquis, St Regis Dubai, Taj Dubai|
|Noor Bank||29||Al Quoz||2||Oasis Mall|
|First Abu Dhabi Bank||31||Al Quoz||2||Gold & Diamond Park|
|Mall of the Emirates||32||Al Barsha||2||Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates|
|Sharaf DG||33||Al Barsha||2|
|Dubai Internet City||34||Al Sufouh||2||Dusit D2 Kenz Hotel, Media Rotana|
|Nakheel||35||Al Sufouh||2||Media One, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Media City, Arjaan by Rotana Dubai Media City|
|DAMAC (formerly Dubai Marina)||36||Dubai Marina||2||Dubai Marina Mall, Grosvenor House, Address Dubai Marina|
|Jumeirah Lakes Towers||37||Jumeirah Lakes Towers||2||Dubai Marina Mall, The Walk, Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Address Dubai Marina, Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach, InterContinental Dubai Marina|
|Nakheel Harbour and Tower||38||Jumeirah Islands||2|
|Ibn Battuta||39||Jebel Ali||2||Ibn Battuta Mall, Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel|
|UAE Exchange (formerly Jebel Ali)||42||Jebel Ali||1|