Board the trains of the Emirates metro station located on the union of Airport Road and Marrakech Street. The station is directly connected to the headquarters of the Emirate Group (a unique facility that houses the headquarters of Emirates Airlines). 

This station is not included in the initial metro station of the Red Line of Dubai Metro as it was first opened to the public on April 30, 2010. The fare zones are five with station code 12 and contain two platforms and tracks within it.

You can approach the Dubai International Airport easily by using this station. However, the most preferable passengers use Airport Terminal 1 and 3. 

Where is Emirates Metro Station Located – Zone & Code

Emirates Metro Station Located

Not all the passengers in Dubai use the metro frequently, some use the metro for the first time. In such cases they need to know the exact location of the metro station which they are using for travel. Therefore, we provide a table for our users to understand the exact location of the Emirates Station.

LocationDubai International Airport, Garhoud, Dubai, UAE
LineRed line
Station code12
Fare zone5
Prior stationAirport Terminal 3 towards Expo 2020 or UAE Exchange
Coming stationCentrepoint Treminus
Transfer stationNo
Dubai Tram connectionNo
Previous nameN/A  

Ticketing Services and Additional Features 

Similar to the other metro stations of the metro network, the Emirates is also fully equipped with a wide range of facilities. The complete station is air-conditioned along with the rest areas and CCTV cameras are installed here for security purposes.

The ticket offices provide the facility of buying tickets either manually or using self-service. The station has an easy approach to the two adjacent stations located near it. These include Airport Terminal 3 which is only 1.8 kilometers and the Centrepoint metro station

Take a look at the sizable electronic real-time monitors for train arrival and departure. Besides this, you can install the RTA (Road and Transport Authority) official app which contains all the information about metro trains as well as bus routes.

You can take the snacks and beverages from the general store at the station. Furthermore, the passengers can also take light meals at the café near the station. It is important to check out how the feeder buses facilitate the passengers to reach other metro stations as well as areas of the city.

Bus Stops and Luxurious Hotels near Emirates Station

hotel near emirates metro station
  • In order to explore famous destinations like Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City Mall, Al Qusais, and Al Nahda, you should take Feeder bus F08.
  • Feeder Bus 24 departs from Al Nahda to the International City and has certain stops which may be your destinations. These stops contain Airport Terminal 1 [close to Dubai International Airport], Emirates metro station, Dubai Festival City [large residential development in Dubai], and Dubai Festival City Mall.
  • Feeder Bus 32 C leads from Al Qusais Bus Station to Al Satwa Bus Station. If you want to approach Emirates station, Airport Terminal 1, and Max Metro from Al Qusais you can use this bus.
  • 77 Feeder Bus starts services from the Baniyas Metro Station and has various stops. These stops include Airport Terminal 1, Deira City Center Metro Station , and Union Metro Station.
  • 64A Bus departs from Gold Souq Bus station to Ras Al Khor (Urban Area with beautiful wildlife) along with stops at Naif Park, Baniyas Square, and Dubai Festival City.

Besides the metro bus facilities, passengers can also explore the nearby residential hotels if they want to stay. Among the luxurious hotels, the famous ones include the Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport and Premier Inn Dubai International Airport.


The Emirates metro station offers first-rate amenities for travelers to ensure an enjoyable trip. You may choose other modes of transportation from the station to reach other areas of the city. If anyone wants to have access to the Green Line from the Red Line, he has the option to travel to Union or BurJuman metro station and then change the line.

Significance Questions related to the Emirates Metro Station

Which area is served by the Emirates metro station?

The Emirates metro station serves the Dubai International Airport since it lies very close to it, as well as the Emirates Group Headquarters.

Why is the Emirates metro station not included in the initial Dubai metro Stations?

The Emirates metro station was initially opened to the public on April 30, 2010, therefore, it is not considered in the initial metro stations of the metro network.

Which Feeder Bus can help passengers to reach Airport Terminal 1 by the Emirates metro station?

 Since the Emirates station is located very close to the Dubai International Airport, therefore, passengers can reach the Airport Terminal 1 metro station by using the Feeder Bus 24 coming from Al Nahda.

How many passengers have traveled through the Emirates station since 2011?

The total number of passengers who can travel by using the two tracks as well as two platforms of the Emirates metro station since 2011 is 1,424,293.

Which metro station is built close to the Emirates station?

Since the Emirates is located close to the Dubai International Airport, therefore, the most common station that passengers can reach includes Airport Terminal 3 and Terminal 1. Terminal 3 metro station is a distance of about 1.8 kilometers from the Emirates whereas Terminal 1 has 1.5 kilometers from the station.