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Dubai Airport Train Details

There are plans for Dubai Airport to be linked to the new Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)     by high-speed rail. IHateTaxis is unable to confirm when the train between DXB and DWC will begin operations..

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Dubai Airport Subway Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends the Dubai Airport subway service.

Dubai's sleek metro is brand new and very efficient!

Dubai Airport Subway Rates & Fares

To travel on the Metro you need a NOL ticket or card. While options vary, NOL tickets/cards are valid for use on the Dubai Metro, Dubai Buses, Dubai Water Buses and Paid Parking Meters in Dubai.

Fare is between AED 1.80 and 5.80 for regular class, depending upon distance and zones. Tickets can be purchased from a vending machine or ticket office.

DXB Dubai Airport Subway Details

Dubai’s Metro operates automated trains that run at ten-minute intervals, between ten stations located across the city. Current rules allow commuters to carry up to two pieces of luggage (with one being hand luggage).

There are two Dubai Airport metro stations on the Red Line, one serving Terminal 1 and the other serving Terminal 3.

Air-conditioned walkways equipped with escalators and elevators link the arrival and departures lounges of the terminal buildings with the metro stations. The Metro can be used for cool, air conditioned transfers between Terminals 1 and 3.

Service generally runs from early morning to midnight, the exceptions being Fridays and during Ramadan when service does not begin until 14:00.

Special Cabins are available for women & children only. The Metro is accessible for passengers with special needs. Onboard wifi is available for a fee.

Tip: there are fines for eating or drinking on trains, or putting your feet on the seats (AED 100); spitting or littering (AED 200); sleeping in a waiting area (AED 400). Don't even consider travelling without a ticket.

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Last Updated: 13 Jul 2020