Dubai’s population has been growing massively in the past 10 years. And naturally, such a big city will have an excellent public transportation infrastructure. Therefore, if you’re moving to Dubai or recently moved, learning all about the Dubai Metro Map will ease traveling throughout the city.

Dubai Metro Lines

dubai metro stations

Before diving into the Dubai Metro map, we should state that the residential areas spread out onto the two main lines for the Dubai Metro system, which are the Red Line and the Green Line. Each of those lines go through various stations throughout different residential areas.

Renting Near Dubai Metro Map 

Dubai’s progression turned it into a haven for both expats and locals. Therefore, many people are moving in the city and getting property there. Surely, before making such a big move, you would search for where to live and how far would it be from work.

In addition, when planning for the cost of living in Dubai, how you commute is a great factor; consequently using the metro will make things more convenient.

In fact, a previous study by Property Finder showed that daily work commute is a major factor choosing where to live. Of course, house pricings come at the top of the list when making this decision. So, being familiar with the metro map Dubai will make things quite easy for you to make a decision.

dubai metro line

Renting Near Metro Green Line Stations

If you take a look at the Dubai subway map, you will see it goes through quite a few residential areas. There are different lush and cheap places to rent in Dubai; no worries as there is always a suitable option for you.

If you are curious about their rental prices, then you can check them out below.

Area Studio 1-bedroom 2-bedrooms
Al Qusais 29,000 38,000 47,000
Al Nahda 31,000 40,000 70,000
Stadium 35,000 44,999.50 65,000
Abu Hail 34,000 55,000
Baniyas Square 40,000 40,000 61,999
Palm Deira 120,000 180,000 250,000
Al Ras 23,500 33,000 38,500
Al Ghubaiba 26,250 38,000 65,000
Al Fahidi 27,500 45,000 61,500
Oud Metha 39,990 59,999 80,000
Dubai Healthcare City 50,000 64,499.50 90,000
Al Jaddaf 42,000 62,000 78,000
Dubai Creek 82,499.50 90,000 130,000
dubai metro route

Renting Near Dubai Metro Red Line Stations

Area Studio 1-bedroom 2-bedrooms
Al Rashidiya AED 67,999
Al Rigga AED 65,000
Union AED 34,000 AED 55,000 AED 55,000
Al Jafiliya AED 105,000
World Trade Center AED 70,000 AED 129,997.50
Emirates Towers AED 80,000
Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall AED 114,950 AED 173,950 AED 299,999
Business Bay AED 67,999.50 AED 90,000 AED 140,000
Mall of Emirates AED 68,499 AED 73,499.50
Dubai Internet City AED 84,500 AED 101,000
Al Nakheel AED 92,000 AED 123,750
DAMAC Properties (Dubai Marina) AED 70,000 AED 110,000 AED 160,000
Jumeirah Lake Towers AED 55,000 AED 80,000 AED 114,999
Ibn Batuta AED 34,999 AED 49,999 AED 65,460
Danube AED 57,250 AED 84,999.50 AED 120,000
UAE Exchange (Jebel Ali) AED 36,000 AED 53,999.50 AED 87,500

Dubai Metro Map Routes 

There are two metro lines currently operating as seen in the infographic: Red Line Metro Dubai and Green Metro Line. In addition, Dubai’s Expo 2020 metro stations are open to the public. The new line is called Route 2020 and will reach the Expo 2020 site; it opened on January 1, 2021. Furthermore, on the Dubai Metro Expo 2020 route map, all seven stations are currently operating. Which brings the total to 3 metro lines in Dubai to date. Below is a simple breakdown of all Dubai metro stations with the rent communities and areas they serve.

dubai metro system

Active Dubai Metro Stations

There are many stations on the Dubai metro plan. They all require constant maintenance in order to serve residents well. To avoid being late for work or an appointment, check the lists below on the active metro stations in Dubai based on RTA updates.

dubai metro maps

Red Line 

Infographic: Red line dubai metro map

Red line metro route Dubai goes through the stations listed below:

  • Centrepoint, Rashidiya – R11
  • Emirates – R12
  • Airport Terminal 3 – R13
  • Airport Terminal 1 – R14
  • GGICO Metro Station Red Line Map, Garhoud – R15
  • City Centre Deira – R16
  • Al Rigga – R17
  • Union – R18
  • Burjuman, Bur Dubai – R19
  • ADCB – R20
  • Max – R21
  • World Trade Center – R22
  • Emirates Towers – R23
  • Financial Centre – R24
  • Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall – R25
  • Business Bay – R26
  • Onpassive – R29
  • Equiti – R31
  • Mall of the Emirates – R32
  • Mashreq – R33
  • Dubai Internet City – R34
  • Al Khail – R35
  • Sobha Realty – R36
  • DMCC – R37

Green Line 

Infographic: Green line dubai metro map

The metro green line map goes through the following stations:

  • Etisalat – G11
  • Al Qusais – G12
  • Dubai Airport Free Zone – G13
  • Al Nahda – G14
  • Stadium- G15
  • Al Qiyadah – G16
  • Abu Hail – G17
  • Abu Baker Al Siddique – G18
  • Salah Al Din – G19
  • Union – G20
  • Baniyas Square – G21
  • Gold Souq – G22
  • Al Ras – G23
  • Al Ghubaiba – G24
  • Sharaf DG – G25
  • Burjuman – G26
  • Oud Metha – G27
  • Dubai Healthcare City – G28
  • Al Jadaf – G29
  • Creek – G30

Route 2020 

Expo 2020 Metro Line goes through 7 main stations, which are:

  1. Expo Station
  2. Jebel Ali
  3. The Gardens
  4. Discovery Gardens
  5. Al Furjan
  6. Jumeirah Golf Estate
  7. Dubai Investments Park Station
dubai metro tickets

Dubai Metro Fares

The RTA issued an official Dubai Metro fare chart. Find the ticket prices below in details. Also, keep in mind that You can purchase your Dubai Metro Card at a ticket machine, office, or authorised sales agent. You will also find below the Dubai metro ticket price for child and senior citizens.

Ticket Type  1 Zone  2 Zones  +3 Zones 
Silver AED 3 AED 5 AED 10
Gold AED 6  AED 10 AED 15 
Personal AED 3 AED 5 AED 7.5 
Red AED 4 AED 6 AED 8.5 

Moreover, People of determination with a personal card ride the metro for free. And the same applies for children under the age of 5 years old for all card types.

Dubai Metro Facilities 

Dubai metro pass

The metro line in Dubai offers its commuters various facilities which make the ride comfortable and fun. Some of these facilities and services are:

  • Wi-Fi access
  • Emergency call box
  • 3000+ CCTVs
  • Metro police
  • Guidance path
  • Lift access
  • Platform alerts
  • Informative displays
  • Wheelchair access
  • Radio link available on the metro to contact authorities in case of emergencies.

Dubai Metro Working Hours

dubai metro facilities

Dubai Metro operates everyday between the following hours. This applies to all found locations on the Dubai metro station map.

  • 5 am – 12 am (Monday to Thursday)
  • 5 am – 1 am (Friday)
  • 5 am – 12 am (Saturday)
  • 8 am -12 am (Sunday)

Speed Of Dubai Metro

Taking the metro can get you fast anywhere. In fact, going through the map of Dubai metro has a frequency of 3.45 minutes during peak hours. As for off-peak hours, it runs with a 7 minutes frequency.

RTA Dubai Metro Apps 

dubai metro zone

There are two apps for you to follow everything there is to know about the Dubai Metro system to make your life easier:

  • RTA Dubai
  • S’hail
  • NOL Pay

Contact Details 

Dubai Metro Customer Service Number: 800 9090.

Facts About Dubai Metro 

dubai metro project
  • Dubai Metro is the longest driverless network in the world.
  • The Dubai metro route covers about 75 km.
  • Stations are themed based on UAE’s heritage, earth, air, water, and fire.
  • The Metro sees about 455,000 passengers daily.
  • Gold Ticket holders are guaranteed a seat, even during peak hour.
  • There are women and children only carriages.
  • The train speed of Dubai Metro reached 95 km/hr.

Being familiar with the Dubai Metro map along with metro fares and fines is important when living in Dubai. Don’t forget to check out more useful guides at Property Finder’s Blog.