Four stations on the Red Line are underground (Deira City Centre, Al Rigga, Union and BurJuman). UAE Exchange is at ground level. 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 Jebel Ali 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.
Hours may change for public holidays.
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 the following station name changes:
- Al Karama – Renamed ADCB (Abu Dhabi Commerical Bank) in September 2014
- DAMAC Properties – Renamed Dubai Marina in November 2020
- Jebel Ali – Renamed UAE Exchange in June 2015
- First Gulf Bank – Renamed First Abu Dhabi Bank in 2018, and then Umm Al Sheif in November 2020
- Jumeirah Lakes Towers – Renamed DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) in 2018
- Nakheel – Renamed Al Khail in November 2020
- Nakheel Harbour and Tower – Renamed Jebel Ali in May 2020
- Noor Bank – Renamed Al Safa in November 2020
- Sharaf DG – Renamed Mashreq in May 2020
Use the guide below to find the closest station to your intended destination.
|Metro Station||Station Number||Area||Zone||Nearby|
|Rashidiya||11||Rashidiya||5||Bin Sougat Centre, Al Rashidiya Police Station, Al Rashidiya Park, City Centre Mirdif, Etihad Mall, Nad Shamma Park, Arabian Center, Uptown Mirdif, Mushrif Park|
|Emirates||12||Garhoud||5||Emirates Group HQ. Dubai International Airport, Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City Mall|
|Airport Terminal 3||13||Garhoud||5||Dubai International Airport|
|Airport Terminal 1||14||Garhoud||5||Dubai International Airport|
|GGICO||15||Garhoud||5||City Centre Deira, Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium|
|Deira City Centre||16||Deira||5||City Centre Deira, Deira Clock Tower|
|Al Rigga||17||Deira||5||Deira Clock Tower|
|Union (Transfer Station)||18||Deira||5||Al Ghurair Centre, Union Square, Union Square Bus Station, Dubai Creek, Twin Towers|
|BurJuman (Transfer Station)||19||Bur Dubai||6||BurJuman, Al Seef, Karama|
|ADCB||20||Al Karama||6||Dubai Central Post Office, Karama Centre, Al Attar Shopping Mall, Karama Market, Al Karama Bus Station|
|Al Jafiliya||21||Al Jafiliya||6||Zabeel Park, Dubai Frame, Dubai Garden Glow, Bur Dubai Police Station|
|World Trade Centre||22||Trade Centre||6||Dubai World Trade Centre|
|Emirates Towers||23||Trade Centre||6||Emirates Towers, Emirates Towers Boulevard, DIFC, Museum of the Future|
|Financial Centre||24||Dubai International Financial Centre||6||DIFC|
|Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall||25||Downtown Dubai||6||Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Coca Cola Arena, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Opera, Burj Park, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, The Green Planet, Dubai Ice Rink, City Walk, Souk Al Bahar|
|Business Bay||26||Business Bay||6||Safa Park|
|Al Safa (formerly Noor Bank)||29||Al Quoz||2||Al Quoz Bus Station, Kite Beach, Oasis Mall, Times Square Center|
|Umm Al Sheif (formerly 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, Mall of the Emirates Bus Station|
|Mashreq (formerly Sharaf DG)||33||Al Barsha||2||Al Barsha Pond Park|
|Dubai Internet City||34||Barsha Heights||2|
|Al Khail (formerly Nakheel)||35||Dubai Media City||2||Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Emirates Golf Club, American University in Dubai|
|Dubai Marina (formerly DAMAC Properties)||36||Dubai Marina||2||Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina Tram Station|
|DMCC (formerly Jumeirah Lakes Towers)||37||Jumeirah Lakes Towers||2||Dubai Marina Mall, The Walk, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Tram Station, Almas Tower|
|Jabal Ali||38||Jebel Ali||2|
|Ibn Battuta||39||Jebel Ali||2||Ibn Battuta Mall, The Gardens, Jebel Ali Recreation Club|
|Energy||40||Jebel Ali||2||Gurunanak Darbar Sikh Temple, Festival Plaza, Al Muntazah|
|UAE Exchange (formerly Jebel Ali)||42||Jebel Ali||1|
Route Map – City Overlay
The map below shows the route of the Dubai Metro Red Line, overlaid on the map of the city. Click here to see an interactive map.