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Dubai Metro
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dwgcontact
Dallas553 contributions
Mar 2022
Easily the cleanest metro that I have ever seen. Pro Tip: clean bathrooms too. We opted for daily tickets but plenty of options to consider to match your travel plans. Stops aren't at ever corner but will get you to major sections of town with most sights. Plan on walking or grabbing a taxi/shared ride at some locations if walking or heat is a problem. Metro is often faster than ground transportation during rush hour. Metro can be packed with locals and tourist alike so if your a larger group (we were 4 people) travel non-peak hours or divide up your group at different train doors. Otherwise - you will never get onboard. Regroup at an agreed upon metro stop and force your way onboard. Separate car for Gold Pass (more costly but less crowded) and Women/Children Only cars (strictly enforced). Usually 3 auto ticket machines per station (only 1 took Credit Cards during our visit) and 1 attended service counter. Lines can be long during peak hours. You will also find retractable stanchions used at stops during peak hours for crowd control. Electronic ticket check in at entry and exit - so keep your pass handy. Elevators and escalators provide easy access. Metro stops also used as crosswalks over major roadways so terminals can be busy with other foot traffic.
Written March 25, 2022
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NICHOLAS T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5,149 contributions
Jan 2022 • Solo
This is a cheap and efficient way to get around Dubai.

The trains are driverless and very clean and always on time.

The standard class carriages get extremely busy throughout the day so I strongly recommend spending a few extra dirhams for gold class if you can afford it. If you can position yourself near the front/ back window, you get excellent views of the city.
Written January 22, 2022
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Sir Lawrence
11 contributions
Oct 2021
We had a great time experiencing the Metro and would recommend new visitors to Dubai to check this option out immediately once you arrive. Baring in mind that you do not have too much luggage! You can ride the train as early as 5 AM, and you will be glad that you did. Connected to nearly every "must-see" locations in the city, if you want to travel quickly across long stretches of space in Dubai, you will be glad that you selected this affordable option. Plus, the Metro will take you directly to EXPO 2020, and you really cannot beat the convenience. For our European and American travelers, this transit system will remind you of the U-Bahn + Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority systems, with the speed and timeliness of the Tokyo subway and cleanliness that is above board.

*For solo female travelers, there is a women-only car that you should consider riding if you want to have a little added level of space and privacy.
Written October 20, 2021
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Jeffsreview
Surfers Paradise, Australia867 contributions
Mar 2020 • Solo
The Dubai Metro is a modern clean Transit System which operates from the airport and throughout the city and neighboring suburbs.

You have to purchse a Noi card, I recommend purchasing the silver Noi card which you can top up at any time at bus stations Metro stations and agencies.

The big downfall is its quite hard to locate someone for some assistance to ask a simple question, and the people at the ticket booths are usually uncontactable and are caught up with long lines of people purchasing tickets.

With the noi card you can use the Metro trains and buses and you do need to tap on and off for each trip, as I was told by one bus driver don't worry about it and then you get stung a much higher fee.

The downside to the Metro is that it does not run after midnight from the airport and there are numerous flights into Dubai that arrive or depart after midnight which means you have to take a taxi or Uber.

The Metro trains and buses are modern and air conditioned and I have a relatively cheap way of getting around Dubai.
Written March 6, 2020
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Masood K
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania1,317 contributions
Mar 2022
The Dubai Metro has been divided into Red and Green Line and is actually well connected to the entire city.

it was so convenient for us to go from Deira Dubai (al-ghurair centre) to the Expo 2020, bang at the gates of it in just 55 mins and a reasonable price of AED 7.5, which is the maximum one is charged.

At peak hours they really get crowded, so for tourists its best to check on the app before you catch a train.

The stations are neat and clean and the washrooms ae even cleaner.
Written March 18, 2022
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Cristian S
Bucharest, Romania61 contributions
Apr 2022
We used for a few days the metro, tram and mono train and we were quite impressed with the cleanness of all trains and stations. The trains' schedule is quite convenient, during the pick hours the trains are very crowded. We used daily passes, 22 dirhams each. The mono train, the one that goes to the Palm, is not included in this price.
Written May 5, 2022
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Dhurjati S
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates6 contributions
Jan 2022
I would recommend it to travellers who would like to save some extra money and still get a chance to view the Diversity of Dubai. The Travel from Mall of Emirates to the Diera City center was very fast and enjoying via the metro. It is also well managed and very systematic. The rush was there but the crowd was very disciplined as compared to other cities. Very safe and reliable.
Written March 21, 2022
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AdventurerandMore
Jersey City, NJ15 contributions
Mar 2022
The Dubai Metro is a very affordable method for travelling in Dubai and safe. A card costs about 25 Darams and you get 19 credits , enough for many trips on the metro. You need to be aware there are times the trains can be packed and there are carriages for women only. You also must be prepared for the fact that no-one waits for people to get out before getting into the Metro but i suspect its out of necessity as the doors quickly closes on everyone if you dont get on in time. Generally you can get from the Dubai Creek all the way to the Dubai Mall, Emirates Mall, Jumierah beach and Dubai Marina easily using the Metro and can save significantly on taxi-fares back and forth.
Written April 5, 2022
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NICHOLAS T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5,149 contributions
Sep 2021 • Solo
The Dubai Metro offers a clean, cheap and efficient way to travel around Dubai.

The trains are driverless and include gold and silver options, together with dedicated carriages for women.

The trains do get busy so, if you would like to sit down, it is worth paying the small additional fee for gold.

The Metro runs primarily in a straight line and can be taken from Dubai Airport all the way to the Expo site, with numerous stops in between. There are normally taxis available outside the metro stations.

A very good way to get around Dubai.
Written September 30, 2021
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M0fi
Bengaluru, India116 contributions
Oct 2019
Personally, I always prefer metro rail wherever the facility is available for commute within the city and sub urban areas. On time and traffic signal free :) It saves lot of time and money for sure.
Dubai Metro is exceptional though the network is not as vast as many other international cities. The unique part is that it is completely driver less. Metro stations are ultra clean and fully air conditioned. For visitors they have specific NOL cards/plans which can be used for your daily commute at a very reasonable cost. You can also surrender these cards while returning from Dubai and get the refund of the leftover/unused amount. In case, you want to make purchases with the remaining amount in your NOL card, you can shop from the Metro Station designated stores. By the way, you can use the same card for any public transport including ferries, trams and buses.
I have extensively used the Dubai Metro facilities with my family during my stay in Dubai for 8 days. It is very convenient and hassle free. Except in few junctions, the metro is never crowded. 3 Main lines connects all the important and sightseeing places within the city. If you like to explore the city areas by walking a bit, I will highly recommend to use Dubai Metro for your commute to and within city. Most importantly, it connects to the Airport from the extreme end of the Dubai city.
Written June 20, 2020
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