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Dubai has a modern and well-developed metro network, with several stations serving the city and its surrounding areas. The Dubai Metro network is operated by the Road and Maritime Transport Authority (RTA). Below is a list of Dubai Metro stations, organized according to the two main lines: Red Line and Green Line. Keep in mind that metro lengths and stations can change, so it’s always a good idea to check the latest information.
The Red Line is one of the main lines of the Dubai Metro, and it covers an extensive route with several stations. Below you will find a list of the 29 actual stations along the Red Line with a brief summary of each:
- Al Rashidiya: This is the starting station of the Red Line, located in the Al Rashidiya neighborhood, close to Dubai International Airport.
- Emirates: Situated near the airport, it serves as a connection station for Dubai International Airport Terminal 3.
- Airport Terminal 3: Primarily used by travelers accessing Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport.
- Airport Terminal 1: A station providing access to Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport.
- GGICO: Close to hotels and commercial areas.
- Deira City Centre: Near the popular Deira City Centre Mall and the Deira area.
- Al Rigga: Located in the bustling Al Rigga area, offering numerous shopping and dining options.
- Union: A major transfer station between the Red and Green Lines, situated in the heart of Deira.
- BurJuman: Close to BurJuman Mall and the city center.
- Al Karama: Near the residential neighborhood of Al Karama, known for its cultural diversity.
- Al Jafiliya: This station serves the Al Jafiliya area, which includes the Dubai World Trade Centre.
- World Trade Centre: Located near the Dubai World Trade Centre.
- Emirates Towers: Close to the iconic Emirates Towers.
- Financial Centre: Near Dubai’s Financial District, featuring numerous corporate skyscrapers.
- Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall: The closest station to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and the Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping malls.
- Business Bay: Near the Business Bay business development area.
- Noor Bank: Formerly known as Noor Islamic Bank, this station is near residential and business areas.
- First Gulf Bank: Adjacent to the First Abu Dhabi Bank and other financial facilities.
- Mall of the Emirates: Located next to the Mall of the Emirates, home to the famous indoor ski resort Ski Dubai.
- Sharaf DG: Close to the Sharaf DG station and Al Barsha.
- Nakheel: Near the residential area of Al Barsha and Sheikh Zayed Road.
- Dubai Internet City: A station in the Dubai Internet City business district.
- Dubai Internet City 2: An additional station in Dubai Internet City.
- DAMAC Properties: Located near DAMAC real estate developments.
- Jumeirah Lakes Towers: Situated in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers area, housing many offices and residences.
- Nakheel Harbour and Tower: Near Nakheel Harbour and Tower, a development area.
- Ibn Battuta: Adjacent to the Ibn Battuta Mall shopping center.
- Energy: Serving the Jebel Ali residential area and Dubai World Central Airport.
- Danube: A station connecting a variety of residential neighborhoods and commercial areas.
The Dubai Metro Green Line is one of the two main lines in the city’s metro system. It stretches from Etisalat in the east to Emirates in the west, encompassing a series of stations serving residential, commercial and tourist areas. Here are more details about the 22 Green Line stations:
- Etisalat: This station marks the starting point of the Green Line and is located near the Etisalat telecommunications center in Al Qusais.
- Dubai Airport Free Zone: Serving the Dubai Airport Free Zone, this station is a hub for business and trade near Dubai International Airport.
- Al Qusais: This station primarily serves the residential area of Al Qusais and is a key stop for local residents.
- Al Nahda: Al Nahda station caters to the neighborhood of Al Nahda, offering convenience to its residents.
- Stadium: Named after Al Maktoum Stadium, this station is associated with various sporting events.
- Al Quiadah: This station is located in the Al Qiyadah area, known for its proximity to Dubai International Airport.
- Abu Hail: Abu Hail station is an important link to Dubai’s public bus network.
- Abu Baker Al Siddique: Named after a significant figure in Islamic history, this station serves the area near Port Saeed.
- Salah Al Din: Salah Al Din station is named after Saladin, the great 12th-century Muslim leader. It is near the Deira district and the Dubai Gold Souk.
- Union: Union station is one of the busiest interchange stations, connecting the Green Line with the Red Line. It’s located in the heart of Deira, close to the shopping and trading district.
- Baniyas Square: This station serves the bustling commercial area of Baniyas Square in Deira.
- Palm Deira: The station provides access to the historic Deira market area and the Creek, offering easy exploration of Dubai’s historical sites.
- Al Ras: Al Ras station caters to the busy commercial district of Al Ras and the historic Bastakiya area.
- Al Ghubaiba: Situated near the bus station of the same name, Al Ghubaiba station is a significant public transportation hub in Dubai.
- Al Fahidi: Al Fahidi station is near the historic Al Fahidi district, housing the Dubai Museum and various art galleries.
- BurJuman: The station provides convenient access to the BurJuman Mall, one of Dubai’s oldest shopping centers.
- Oud Metha: Oud Metha station serves the Oud Metha area, which includes hospitals, schools, and cultural institutions.
- Dubai Healthcare City: As the name suggests, this station is close to Dubai Healthcare City, an area dedicated to healthcare and medical research institutions.
- Al Jadaf: Al Jadaf station is located near hotels and sports facilities.
- Creek: The Creek station offers panoramic views of Dubai Creek and is close to the Dubai Museum.
- Al Garhoud: This station is situated near the Al Garhoud district and Dubai International Airport.
- Emirates: The Emirates station marks the end of the Green Line and is close to Al Maktoum Stadium and Dubai Gold Souk.