Al Khail metro station

Al Khail metro station

Gleaming like a metallic mirage in the heart of Dubai, Al Khail Metro Station stands as a vital artery in the city’s transportation network. Opened in 2010, this sleek, red-line station shuttles passengers through the heart of Sheikh Zayed Road, whisking them past towering skyscrapers and bustling business districts. Whether you’re a seasoned commuter or a curious explorer, Al Khail station offers a convenient gateway to Dubai’s dynamic pulse. 


  • Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Thanyah Third, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Metro Line:

  • Red Line

Station Layout:

  • 2 island platforms with 3 tracks


  • RTA Dubai public transportation network


  • Fully accessible

Other Details:

  • Station code: 35
  • Fare zone: 2
  • Opened: October 15, 2010
Preceding stationFollowing station
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Al Khail metro station

Map of Al Khail metro station

Station Layout

  • Elevated station on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro.
  • It is located alongside Sheikh Zayed Road on a viaduct.
  • Classified as a type 3 station with three tracks.
  • The third track is used for storage and allows trains to open doors on the left (a unique feature for the Red Line).
  • Pedestrian access via aerial walkways.
  • Sidings for trains accessible from the middle track on both sides.

Essentially, Al Khail stands out due to its unique layout with three tracks, allowing for more flexibility, left-side door opening, and convenient pedestrian access through overhead walkways.

Which bus number goes to Al Khail Mall?

Bus numbers to Al Khail Mall: Several buses go to Al Khail Mall, depending on your point of origin. Some options include: From Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall area: C28, F13, and X28.
From Deira/Al Karama area: C7, 27, F10
From Satwa/Jumeirah area: 8, 9, X29

What is the new name of Nakheel Metro station?

Nakheel Metro station: Nakheel Metro station was renamed to Al Khail in November 2020. So, Al Khail Mall is directly accessible from the Al Khail Metro station on the Red Line.

What is Noor Bank metro station called now?

Noor Bank Metro station: Noor Bank Metro station was renamed to Al Safa in November 2020.