Dubai Airport Metro

In this page you’ll find information about taxi offer at Metro International Airport.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the main international airport serving Dubai, in United Arab Emirates. Dubai Airport is the busiest international airport in the world (passenger influx). Concretely, the airport is located just 5 km away from Dubai ciy centre. A metro ride from DXB Airport to Dubai city centre may take around 25 minutes. Metro trains run every 10 minutes from Terminals 1 and 3 and the service starts at 5:50h (5:30h on Thursdays) and finishes around midnight (1:00h Thursday to Friday).

There are two Metro lines: the red line and the green:

Red line

Stopping at – Rashidiya, Emirates Headquarters, Airport Terminal 3, Airport Terminal 1, GGICO, Deira City Centre, Al Rigga, Union Square, Khalid Bin Al Waleed, Al Karama, Al Jaffliya, World Trade Centre, Emirates Towers, Financial Centre, Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall, Business Bay, Noor Islamic Bank, First Gulf Bank, Mall of the Emirates, Sharaf DG Station, Dubai Internet city, Nakheel, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Nakheel Harbour and Towers, Ibn Battuta, Energy, Jebel Ali Industrial, Jafza/ Limitless.

Green line

Stopping to – Etisalat, Al Qusais, Airport Free zone, Al Nahda, Stadium, Al Qiyadah, Abu Hail, Abu Baker Al Siddique, Salah Al Din, Union Square, Baniyas Square, Palm Deira, Al Ras, Al Ghubaiba, Al Fahidi, Khalid Bin Al Waleed, Oud Metha, Dubai Health Care city, Al Jedaf and Creek.

- *During the Ramadan: Saturday – Thursday (6:00h to 00:00h), Friday (14:00h to 00:00h).

Metro Prices

Children up to 5 years can travel for free, and discounts such as student, senior etc.. are only available for residents. Dubai Metro system works very well with the called “Nol Card”, a contactless smart card which adapts to every passenger’s need (cash is not accepted). Cards have to be purchased before the trip. There are several ticket options:

Red tickets

Including up to 10 trips or 5 daily passes (ideal if you are visiting the city for a few days). The red card costs 2 AED, and it is valid for 90 days and it can be purchased in any ticket office or at ticket vending machine.

Silver Nol Card

Comfortable option both for tourists and residents. The card costs 25 AED (includes 19 AED trip credit), it is valid for 5 years and it can be purchased in any ticket office or at ticket vending machine.

Gold Nol Card

For residents and tourists who wish to travel in Gold Class trains, with more comfortable seats and more legroom, and of course less crowded than the standard class carriages. The card costs 25 AED (includes 19 AED trip credit), it is valid for 5 years and it can be purchased in any ticket office or at ticket vending machine.

Blue Nol Card

It is a personalised card only for residents, frequent travellers wishing to travel in Standard Class carriages. The card costs 70 AED (includes 20 AED trip credit), it is valid for 5 years and it can be purchased in any ticket office or at ticket vending machine. It is required an Identity Card, issues by Emirates Identity Authority + photo.