Expo 2020 Metro: Tickets, Route 2020, Stations and Timing [Updated]

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Dubai Metro Expo 2020 Station New Route Called “Route 2020”.

Expo 2020 Metro tickets starts from Dh3. If you travel just two zones then this will cost you Dh5, more than two zones will cost you Dh7.50.

Expo 2020 Metro (Dubai Metro):

Expo 2020 Metro: Expo 2020 (Arabic: اكسبو 2020‎) is a transit station on the Route 2020 branch of the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in Dubai, UAE, serving Expo 2020.

Expo 2020 Metro Travel Timing:

The travel time between Rashidiya metro station at the northern terminus of the Red Line and the Expo 2020 station is reported to be 1 hour 14 minutes.

Expo 2020 Metro Service Frequency:

Service frequency of 2 minutes and 38 seconds during peak times (24 trains per hour in each direction)

Expo Metro Train Capacity:

Total Capacity of 16,000 passengers per hour in each direction

Expo 2020 Metro Location: The station is located to the northeast of the Expo 2020 site, with direct access to the main entrance. It is the final station on Route 2020.

Expo Metro Station Extension: Plan in place to extend the line to Al Maktoum International Airport to the south. In the meantime, a bus service operates between Expo 2020 and the airport.

dubai metro map green line, dubai metro red line map with expo 2020
Dubai metro Map

Seven stations on Dubai Metro Expo 2020 Station Route 2020 Metro Train

Dubai Metro Route 2020 has seven stations including one interchange station with the Red Line, One Iconic Station at the site of Expo, three elevated stations and two underground stations.

  1. Jebel Ali Station.
  2. The Gardens station.
  3. Discovery Gardens Station.
  4. Al Furjan Station.
  5. Jumeirah Golf Estates Station.
  6. Dubai Investment Park Station.
  7. Dubai Metro Expo 2020 Station.

Dubai Metro Stations Name in English & Arabic

Airport Terminal 3
Airport Terminal 1
GGICO formerly Al Garhoud
Deira City Centre
Al Rigga
BurJuman formerly Khalid Bin Al Waleed
ADCB formerly Al Karama
Al Jaffliya
World Trade Centre
Emirates Towers
Financial Centre
Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall
Business Bay
Noor Bank formerly Noor Islamic Back / Al Quoz
First Gulf Bank
Mall of the Emirates
Sharaf DG
Dubai Internet City
DAMAC Properties formerly Dubai Marina
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Nakheel Harbour & Tower
Ibn Battuta
Danube formerly Jebel Ali Industrial
UAE Exchange formerly Jebel Ali
Dubai Metro – English – Arabic

Expo 2020 Dubai: all you need to know about tickets, testing and transport for your visit

Expo 2020 Dubai Metro Tickets by NOL Card

How to Buy Dubai Metro Tickets for Expo 2020 Station:

The NOL card is a daily necessity that Dubai commuters use for public transportation – whether it be the Dubai Metro train or the bus. It is mandatory for all the travelers to use public transport as mode of transportation.

The nol card is a contactless plastic smart card, or a virtual card through ‘nol Pay’ application, and the only payment method used in all transportation means in Dubai. It can also be used for payments at retail stores or for any other uses stipulated by RTA.nol Pass is a service targeting bus riders who don’t have a nol card or don’t have enough balance in their card, enabling them to pay for their bus ticket through SMS for a ride not exceeding 3 hours.

How to Use Nol Card for Tickets and How Buy RTA NOL card Tickets online and offline

How can I get a Nol card in Dubai?

There are several different ways you can purchase your Nol card in Dubai during your visit for EXPO 2020.

  • You can purchase from ticket offices located in all Dubai Metro stations and several Dubai Bus stations.
  • Dubai’s Nol Silver Cards and Nol Red Tickets can be purchased from some Ticket Vending Machines.
  • You can also purchase Nol Silver Cards in Dubai from RTA Customer Service Centres and RTA authorised sales agents.
  • Nol blue cards can be purchased online.
  • Personalized card can be purchased through online with your Image and personal information on it. Custom Nol Card

There are many convenient ways to get your nol card. You can purchase your card at ticket offices, ticket vending machines, RTA customer happiness centers, authorized sales agents, or online.

Dubai Nol Card: Everything tourists and commuters need to know paying for Dubai’s public transport tickets.

Planning to Use public transport in Dubai?

You will need a Nol cardNol in Arabic. nol Meaning in English is ‘fare

How to check-in:

  • Ensure you have a minimum balance of AED 7.50 on your card. 
  • Approach the gates of Metro or the entrances of bus/ water bus. 
  • Place your nol Card on the card reader.
  • Wait to hear a beep or look for the green light which signals a successful check-in. 
  • Pass through the gate/entrance.

How to check-out:

  • Approach the gates of Metro or the entrances of bus/ water bus.
  • Place your nol Card on the card reader
  • Wait to hear a beep or look for the green light which signals a successful check-out.
  • Pass through the gate/entrance.
  • The gate will automatically calculate and the cost of your trip/journey based on the number of zones you have passed.

Dubai Metro Tickets using Nol Card

nol Silver Card – The perfect starter card

nol silver card is a smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 1000 upon registering your card. Enjoy the ease of getting this card immediately from any ticket office for only AED 25 (includes AED 19 e-purse value).

How to Check RTA NOL card balance online.

Step 1: Go to Nol Portal on the LINK

go to: RTA Homepage > Public transport > NOL > View NOL Card Balance

Step 2: Check nol Balance using ur nol Tag ID: Enter your nol tag id (10 digits tag Number ). Nol Tag ID is located in the back side of your nol card

Step 3: Enter the security code

Step 4: Check / Submit to view your balance

Benefits of nol silver card

  • Automatically calculates the cost of your trip and deducts it from your balance.
  • You can get it for a low price and use it immediately.
  • Valid on all modes of transport, Dubai public parks, Etihad Museum and 2000+ shops across Dubai.
  • Valid for 5 years.
Click here to view the benefits of nol gold card

nol Gold Card
Travel in Luxury and Comfort

nol gold card holds the same features as the silver card, but it gives you the privileged access to metro’s gold class seats for a premium fare. Enjoy the ease of getting this card immediately from any ticket office for only AED 25 (includes AED 19 e-purse value).

Click here to view the benefits of nol blue card

nol Blue Card
Secure & Personal

nol Personal Card is a personalized smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 5000. Enjoy the ease of getting this card immediately from any ticket office for only AED 70 (includes AED 20 e-purse value).

Click here to view the benefits of nol red ticket

nol Red Ticket
For the Occasional Traveler

nol Red Ticket is a paper-based ticket that can be bought from any ticket vending machine at any time for only AED 2. It can be loaded with up to 10 Single Trips.

nol Services

Whether you want to apply for personalized nol card, top up your balance or track your application, everything you need is right here.

nol Card Transaction History

  • 2 simple steps
  • Does not require you to create an account
  • Allows you to view your past transaction history related to top up

Renew Travel Pass

  • To activate your Travel Pass, please use your card in any online parking meter or Metro gate after 45 minutes to 4 hours
  • nol card holders are eligible to benefit from this service
  • The customer can renew the pass 5 days before or after its expiry

Refund nol Cards Balance

  • Your nol card must be personalised to apply for this service
  • Your refund request will be approved after 4 days
  • You will receive an sms confirmation once refund is approved
  • Your nol card will be blocked immediately and you will not be able to use it as soon as you apply for refund

Pay using your nol card

Use your nol card to shop and buy from the most of the list of merchants in Dubai.

Top up nol card

  • 2 simple steps – 1. Enter Card Details nol Tag ID, Tick Captcha –> 2. Confirm & Pay
  • The minimum card balance is 7.5 AED
  • The maximum top up amount is 1,000 AED for the anonymous card and 5,000 AED after registration
  • In order to activate the pending top up, please use your card in any online parking meter or metro gate after 45 minutes to 4 hours or Solar Top-up Machines to update your card balance.

Ways to Top-Up your nol Card

Top Up on RTA Website: Go to Official Web Portal www.rta.ae – RTA’s Official Top Up Page

Top-Up on RTA Mobile App: RTA Dubai‘ has been the award-winning app for the last 3 years. This app is RTA’s flagship application for residents and users in Dubai. App Available on apple store, Android Play Store Google Play, Windows store. You can recharge / top up through this app on the go.

Recharge through Service Centers:

Top Up Through Vending Machine located on major bus stops and all bus stations.

Smart Machine for recharge available in Service centers and metro stations

also you can top up through bank websites like emirates nbd and others banks

nol Reset PIN

  • Use this service to reset your personalised nol card PIN
  • You will receive an SMS once your PIN is reset

Features of nol Cards

Enjoy a lot MORE travel for a lot LESS

People of determination travel free-of-charge on Dubai buses and metro using nol blue card. UAE national senior citizens, residents and students from all nationalities get 50% off with nol blue card.

Secure nol card

nol Card contains a tamper-proof chip and an antenna that ensure secure, fast and reliable transactions.The card is carefully designed to prevent fraudulent use and ensure the fares are calculated correctly every time.

Give your wallet a break

Enjoy more mobility where you can get a weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annual bundle with unlimited travel on all public transport in Dubai.

Easy to use and top-up

Just hold your nol card over a nol card reader, and the reader is able to automatically validate the card, and deduct a trip or deduct the correct fare for the journey taken.

Accepted on Dubai’s Metro, Bus, Tram, Water buses, and Parking

nol card is a smart card that allows you to pay for many services across Dubai such as public transport (Bus, Metro, tram, Waterbus) as well as Taxi, RTA paid Parking, Dubai Public Parks, Etihad Museum, and 2000+ shops around the city.

Easy ways to get your nol card

There are many convenient ways to get your nol card. You can purchase your card at ticket offices, ticket vending machines, RTA customer happiness centers, authorized sales agents, or online.

nol card ticket Zone Fares

Dubai map is divided into 7 zones. Each zone contains Metro stations, Bus stations, Tram stations, and Water bus stations. Your journey can be made using different modes of transport which are located in different zones.

At the end of your journey, you will be charged according the total number of zones you have passed.

Enabling complete end-to-end journeys, transfers across different modes of transport have been made possible, however travelling between two different modes of transport must be done within 30 minutes.

You can travel on metro then take a bus to reach your final destination. After you check-out from the metro station, you will have 30 minutes to check-in on a bus.

Having done this on time, your metro and bus trips will be charged as a single journey (you will be charged based on the total number of zones passed in the 2 trips combined).

Metro Fares | Traveling with nol red Ticket

nol red ticket enables you to make single trips and pay only for the exact trip you travel. Prices depend on the number of zones you transfer through.

nol Red Tickets Fares

TypeNol Red Ticket (Regular)
Nol Red Ticket (Gold)
Within 1 Zone48
2 Adjacent Zones612
More than 2 Zones8.5017.00

Compare Cards by Dubai Metro Tickets Fares

Type Fares (in AED)Silver Card
nol silver card
Gold Card
nol gold card
Personal Card
nol personal card
Red Ticket
nol red ticket
Within 1 Zone3634
2 Adjacent Zones51056
More than 2 Zones7.5157.58.5
Student, Social Affairs & Senior Citizen and ResidentsN/AN/A50%N/A
People of determinationN/AN/AFreeN/A

Dubai Metro Stations opening hours

Dubai Metro journeys effective from September 1st 2021

Red Line (Red) : 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 effective from September 1st 2021 (for All lines)

Saturday to Wednesday – 05:00 AM – 12:00 AM (Midnight)

Thursday – 05:00 AM – 01:00 AM (Next day)

Friday – 10:00 AM – 01:00 AM (Next day)

Interchange Stations

Union (R18/G20) and BurJuman (R19/G26) | For interchange between Metro Red and Green Lines

Jabal Ali (R38) | For interchange between Metro Red and Branch Lines

SOBHA REALITY (R36) and DMCC (R37) |

For Interchange between Metro and Tram


  • The metro service to Expo 2020(R76) will be available to those entitle to access the site of Expo only until its official public opening on Oct 1st
  • Times are as per station clocks. Timing may vary as and when required or during special events.
  • If you are changing trains at an interchange station, please ensure to reach the outbound platform within 5 minutes.

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Dubai Metro Fares And Ticket Prices 2020 – Nol Cards, Passes

Expo 2020 Metro tickets, nol card passes will allow unlimited travel on the Metro train, busesDubai Tram etc. Holders of red tickets can add a standard 1 day pass for 20 AED. Expo 2020 Red Line Now Open! Dubai Metro tickets must be purchased in the form of a Nol card. You can get the one day card on a Red ticket.

nol Card TypeTicket Type1 Zone2 Zones3 Zones & More
RED TICKET GENERALStandard Adult Ticket4 AED6 AED8.50 AED
SILVER NOL CARDPre-paid Standard Ticket3 AED5 AED7.50 AED
BLUE NOL CARDConcession Tickets1.50 AED2.50 AED3.75 AED
GOLD RED NOLGold Class Tickets8 AED12 AED17 AED
GOLD PRE-PAIDGold Class Pre-Paid Tickets6 AED10 AED15 AED
Dubai Metro Tickets Fares

Dubai Metro Monthly Pass

Blue card holders (Residents of Dubai) can purchase a monthly pass with the validity of 7 Days, 30 Days, 90 days, and 365 days for all zone available in Dubai Metro. Pass can be purchased at any of the metro stations

Monthly Pass Price:

7 Days – 110 AED

30 Days – 350 AED

90 Days – 830 AED

365 Days – 2670 AED

50% Discount Available on Dubai Metro: Dubai residents who is a eligible Students, senior citizens and phycially challenged / disable person can avail this benefit with 50% discount on their monthly pass.

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