Dubai Metro

dubai-metro-map_副本The Dubai metro is convenient to both citizens and travelers. It is cost effective, easy and a fun way to travel. The train can be mainly divided into 3 classes, which is the Gold Class, also known as the first class, the Women and Children class, and the Silver Class, also known as the economy class. The trains usually run from 6am-11pm, Saturday to Thursday, and from 2pm-12pm on Fridays.


Red Line
Date of operation: Sept 2009
Total length: 52.1 km
Stations: 29(28 open)
Stops:
Rashidiya Station
Emirates Airlines Station
Airport Terminal 3 Station
Airport Terminal 1 Station
Al Garhoud Station (GGICO station)
Deira City Centre Station
Al Rigga Station
Union Station (Connecting with Green Line)
BurJuman Station (previously Khalid bin Al Waleed Station; connecting with Green Line)
Al Karama Station
Al Jafiliya Station
World Trade Centre Station
Emirates Towers Station
Financial Centre Station
Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall Station
Business Bay Station
Noor Islamic Bank Station (Al Quoz)
First Gulf Bank Station
Mall of the Emirates Station
Sharaf DG Station
Dubai Internet City Station
Nakheel Station
Dubai Marina Station
Jumeirah Lakes Towers Free Zone Station
Nakheel Harbor and Towers Station
Ibn Battuta Station
Energy Station
Danube Station (Jebel Ali Industrial)
Jebel Ali / Jafza Station

Green Line
Date of operation: 9 Sep 2011
Total length: 22.5 km
Stations: 20(18 open)
Stops:
Etisalat Station
Al Qusais 1 Station
Dubai Airport Free Zone Station
Al Nahda Station
Stadium Station
Al Quiadah Station
Abu Hail Station
Abu Baker Al Siddique Station
Salah Al Din Station
Union Station (Connecting with Red Line)
Baniyas Square Station
Palm Deira Station
Al Ras Station
Al Ghubaiba Station
Saeediya Station
BurJuman Station (Previously Khalid bin Al Waleed Station; connecting with Red Line)
Oud Metha Station
Health Care City Station
Al Jedaf 1 Station
Creek Station

19_ae_dubai_metro_gallery_9_5_副本Tips
When buying a ticket, please notice that the fares are based on number of zones you will be travelling within. If you are travelling in the same zone, it is 2.5AED. If you travel across 2 zones, it is 4.5AED. There is a map in the stations and the ticket vending machine, helping you figure out the zones. If you are still uncertain, go to the ticketing counter and ask them to help. Remember to bring changes of 5, 10, 20AED because the ticket vending machine does not accept any higher ones.

800px-Dubai_Metro_Gold_Section_副本The ticketing system is based on cards. There are mainly four different colors of cars, which is silver, blue, gold and red. The silver card costs 20AED, which includes 14AED of credit. It is designed for frequent travelers. Individual fares cost from 1.80AED to 5.80AED. For those who want a personalized card featuring online services and loyalty programs, a blue card is a nice choice. It costs 70AED, containing 20AED of credit. Individual fares also cost from 1.80AED to 5.80AED. The gold card priced at 20AED, containing 14AED of credit, can get you to the Gold Class. Individual fares also cost from 3.60AED to 11.60AED. If you only need a one way trip, you can buy a red ticket, which will cost you 2AED, or you can spend 4AED for one trip in the Gold Class.

There are shops, restaurants, coffee machines, banks, ATMs and first-aid trained station staff in the station. Check the map in the station to see which direction you are heading. Remember not too eat in the train, otherwise you’ll be fined 100AED for doing that.

Apps
Dubai. Metro
Dubai Metro is the complete navigation app that will help you find your way around the Dubai Metro system and will enable you to easily locate your destination and routes.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dubai.metro/id414619104?mt=8

Dubai Metro
The Dubai Metro interactive map and route planner is the world’s fastest route planner, which calculates your best route instantly, even with no network connection. It features Dual language maps, with pan and zoom navigation.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mxdata.dubaimetro.Market&hl=zh_CN

Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro is an effort to append convenience and flexibility to National/International tourists and proud Dubai people by providing essential information related to Dubai Metro System as well as of Dubai. It is an offline application, which once installed, provides all the information of Dubai Metro and much more. It has been designed with a very user centric approach, with some of the most updated features like “Route search”, “search by location”, “search by address”, interactive metro map to calculate fair and time from station A to station B, map, category wise segregated places list of Dubai zone, line information, detailed information of individual stations.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.data.metro.dubai.services&hl=zh_CN

Dubai Metro Ride & Remind
Locate a metro station near you & the nearest metro station to wherever you wish to go in Dubai! Simple and easy search assistant with hundreds of locations including tourist destinations, hotels, restaurants, malls & major attractions within Dubai. Best Metro Buddy you can have in Dubai.
https://itunes.apple.com/app/id604866096

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