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
Use the guide below to find the closest station to your intended destination.
|Metro Station||Station Number||Area||Zone||Notes||Malls||Attractions||Hotels|
|Airport Terminal 3||13||Garhoud, Dubai Airport Free Zone||5||Aviation Club|
|Airport Terminal 1||14||Garhoud, Dubai Airport Free Zone||5||Aviation Club||Al Bustan Rotana, Jumeirah Creekside, Le Meridien Dubai|
|GGICO||15||Garhoud||5||Al Bustan Rotana, Jumeirah Creekside, Le Meridien Fairway, Park Hyatt, Rihab Rotana|
|Deira City Centre||16||Deira||5||Deira City Centre||City Centre Hotel and Residence, Copthorne, Flora Creek, Ibis Deira City Centre, Marriott Executive Apartments, Metropolitan Hotel Deira, Novotel Deira City Centre, Park Hyatt, Rihab Rotana|
|Al Rigga||17||Deira||5||.||Hamarain Centre||Al Khaleej Palace, Avenue, Coral Deira, Emirates Concorde, Flora Grand, Hilton Dubai Creek, Holiday Inn Downtown, JW Marriott, Marriott Executive Apartments, Metropolitan Hotel Deira, Metropolitan Palace, Rimal Rotana, Samaya, Taj Palace|
|Union||18||Deira||5||Transfer station - connects to Green Line||Al Ghurair Centre||Al Khaleej Palace, Emirates Concorde, Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek, Samaya, Sheraton Dubai Creek|
|BurJuman||19||Bur Dubai||6||Transfer station - connects to Green Line. Formerly Khalid Bin Al Waleed Metro Station.||BurJuman||BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana, Xclusive Hotel Apartments|
|ADCB||20||Al Karama||6||Citymax Bur Dubai, Dhow Palace, Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai, Xclusive Hotel Apartments|
|Al Jafiliya||21||Al Jafiliya||6|
|World Trade Centre||22||Trade Centre||6||Crowne Plaza, Fairmont, H Hotel, Ibis World Trade Centre, Novotel World Trade Centre|
|Emirates Towers||23||Trade Centre||6||Emirates Towers Boulevard||Crowne Plaza, Four Points by Sheraton SZR, Ibis World Trade Centre, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Towers Rotana|
|Financial Centre||24||Dubai International Financial Centre||6||Al Murooj Rotana, Chelsea Tower, Dusit Thani, Emirates Grand, Four Points by Sheraton SZR, Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, Shangri-La, Towers Rotana|
|Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall||25||Downtown Dubai||6||Souk Al Bahar, Dubai Mall||Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Ice Rink, KidZania, SEGA Republic, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo||Al Manzil, Al Murooj Rotana, Armani, Dusit Thani, Qamardeen, Shangri-La, Address Downtown Dubai, Address Dubai Mall, Palace The Old Town|
|Business Bay||26||Business Bay||6||Oasis Centre||Safa Park||Holiday Inn Express Dubai Safa Park, Villa Rotana|
|Noor Bank||29||Al Quoz||2||Oasis Centre|
|First Gulf Bank||31||Al Quoz||2||Citymax Al Barsha|
|Mall of the Emirates||32||Al Barsha||2||Mall of the Emirates||Ski Dubai, Wild Wadi||Al Qasr, Burj Al Arab, Citymax Al Barsha, Coral Al Khoory, Coral Boutique, Corp Executive Hotel Apartments, Golden Tulip Al Barsha, Golden Tulip Suites, Grandeur Hotel, Holiday Inn Al Barsha, Ibis Mall of the Emirates, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Mina A' Salam, Pearl Coast, Pullman Mall of the Emirates, Suite Novotel Mall of the Emirates, Time Topaz Hotel Apartments|
|Sharaf DG||33||Al Barsha||2||Coral Al Khoory, Coral Boutique, Golden Tulip Al Barsha, Golden Tulip Suites, Grandeur Hotel, Holiday Inn Al Barsha, Ibis Al Barsha, Ibis Mall of the Emirates, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Seven Sands, Suite Novotel Mall of the Emirates|
|Dubai Internet City||34||Al Sufouh||2||Crystal Living Courts, Grand Millennium, Holiday Inn Express Dubai Internet City, Ibis Al Barsha, Legacy, Media Rotana, Nuran Greens, Time Oak Hotel|
|Nakheel||35||Al Sufouh||2||Arabian Court, Arjaan Dubai Media City, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Media One, Nuran Greens, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City, Residence & Spa, Tamani Hotel Marina, The Palace, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi|
|DAMAC (formerly Dubai Marina)||36||Dubai Marina||2||Dubai Marina Mall||Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel, Dusit Residence Dubai Marina, Grosvenor House, Habtoor Grand, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort, Movenpick Jumeirah Beach, Oaks Liwa Heights, Oasis Beach Tower, Radisson Blu Dubai Marina, Tamani Hotel Marina, Address Dubai Marina, Ritz-Carlton, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi|
|Jumeirah Lakes Towers||37||Jumeirah Lakes Towers||2||Dubai Marina Mall||Amwaj Rotana, Bonnington, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Nuran Marina, Oasis Beach Tower, Radisson Blu Dubai Marina, Address Dubai Marina, Ritz-Carlton|
|Nakheel Harbour and Tower||38||Jumeirah Islands||2|
|Ibn Battuta||39||Jebel Ali||2||Ibn Battuta Mall||Chelsea Gardens, Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate, ZiQoo|
|UAE Exchange (formerly Jebel Ali)||42||Jebel Ali||1|
This interactive map shows the route of the Dubai Metro Red Line. Click on any station or point of interest for further information.