Dubai Metro Station Opening Hours/Times

Dubai Metro Station: Dubai Metro Station is the best way to get around Dubai. If you’re a resident, or even visitor on vacation, you want to know when each of the stations open and their opening hours. You also want to know when you can use your passes or decide which tickets are valid for what times.

Below you will find out about the time Dubai Metro Station Opening Times, Dubai Metro ticket prices and how to get cash out at Dubai metro stations.

The Dubai Metro typically operates from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM Sunday through Wednesday, and from 6:00 AM to 1:00 AM on Thursday and Friday. On Saturdays, the metro operates from 2:00 PM to 1:00 AM. However, please note that these times may be subject to change and it is best to check the official website or with local authorities for the most up-to-date information.

Dubai Metro Lines

Red Line (MRed) Between centrepoint (R11) and Expo 2020 (R76)
Branch Line (MBrch) Between Jabal Ali (R38) and UAE Exchange (R42)
Green Line (MGrn) Between Etisalat (G11) and Creek (G30)

Dubai Metro stations opening hours for all lines (Red, Green, Branch)

Monday to Thursday: 05:00 AM – 01:15 AM (Next day)
Friday and Saturday: 05:00 AM – 02:15 AM (Next day)
Sunday: 08:00 AM – 01:15 AM (Next day)

Interchange Stations

Interchange between Metro Red (MRed) and Green Lines (MGrn) Union (R18/G20) and BurJuman (R19/G26)
Interchange between Metro Red (MRed) and Branch Lines (MBrch) Jabal Ali (R38)
Interchange between Metro and Tram SOBHA REALITY (R36) and DMCC (R37)


Time may vary during the festivals / special events. If you are using an interchange station, please arrive before 5 minutes.

Dubai Metro Baggage Allowance

  • One large suitcase is allowed which should not exceed 81 x 58 x 30 cms
  • One small suitcase is allowed which should not exceed 55 x38 x 20 cms

The Dubai Metro currently has two lines:

  • The Red Line, which runs from Rashidiya to UAE Exchange (Jebel Ali)
  • The Green Line, which runs from Etisalat to Creek

The Red Line has 29 stations and covers a distance of 52.1 km, while the Green Line has 18 stations and covers a distance of 22.5 km. The Red Line runs parallel to Sheikh Zayed Road and passes through major landmarks such as Dubai International Airport, Dubai Mall, and Burj Khalifa. The Green Line runs through Deira and Bur Dubai, passing through areas such as Al Ras, Baniyas Square, and Al Fahidi.

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