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Dubai Tram Guide 2023: Route Map, Stations, Timings, And More



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In the past few years, the intensive development of the public transport network has played an important role in making Dubai one of the top tourist destinations. They have different modes of public transport ranging from Dubai Metro, buses and ferries, taxis, buses, and Dubai trams. All of them provide a seamless experience to travelers in busy cities. 

Looking at the population graph of the past three decades, the need for an advanced public transportation system was great. With the help of different government initiatives, Dubai has been able to offer tourists and residents the best public transport system. And Dubai Traiam network is one of them. The Dubai tram network helps tourists and locals to easily travel in the city’s key areas like JBR and Dubai Marina. 

Dubai tram initiative was taken to connect the key hubs in Dubai such as Jumeirah Beach Road, Al Sufouh Road, and Palm Monorail. The overall Dubai tram network is built around Dubai Knowledge Park, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Media City, Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah Beach Residence, and Dubai Marina. After the Dubai tram project was completed, the city’s overall traffic was reduced in some of the most popular tourist spots.

Dubai tram service has got highly advanced infrastructure consisting of an automated rail system. Each team has seven different kinds of cabins children’s cabin, women’s cabin, silver class cabin, gold class, and special cabin for people of Determination.

Dubai Tram Route Map 2023

The Dubai Train is one of the latest transportation developments built by the government that was launched for the public in November.

Dubai tram map 2023

As discussed previously some of the key areas that Tram loops over are Jumeirah Beach residence, Dubai mArine, Dubai Media City, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Knowledge Village, and Dubai Pearl.

Currently, the Dubai Tram network consists of 11 Stations. Here below is the complete detail about the same.

Tram Station Public Transport connectionsFamous tourist attractions/Shopping Malls.Hotels Route Maps
Jumeirah Beach Residence 1 Tram Station.The Beach, The WalkHabtoor Grand Beach Resort, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort, and Spa, Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Oasis Beach Tower, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah.Dubai Marina
Jumeirah Beach Residence 2 Tram Station.The beach, The WalkAmwaj Rotana, Jumeirah beach Resort, SheratonDubai Marina
Jumeirah Lakes towards Tram StationDMCC Metro Station – Dubai MetroAlmas Tower, Dubai Marina Yacht Club.Bonnington Jumeirah Lake Towers, Nuran Marina Serviced ResidenceJumeirah Lake Towers/ Dubai Marina.
Dubai Marina Mall Tram StationPier 7, Dubai Marina MallRadisson Blu, The Address Dubai MarinaJumeirah Lakes Towers/Dubai Marina
Dubai Marina Tram StationDubai Marina Metro Station – Dubai metroDusit Residence, Grosvenor HouseJumeirah Lakes Towers/Dubai Marina
Marina Towers Tram StationDubai Marriott Harbour HotelDubai Marina
Al Sufouh Tram StationAl Sufouh
Knowledge Village Tram StationDubai Internet City, holiday inn ExpressAl Sufouh
Palm Jumeirah Tram StationGateway Station- Palm Jumeirah monorail, Jumeirah MonorailPalm JumeirahOnly Royal Mirage, Arabian Court at one, Residence And Spa At One, Only Royal MirageAl Sufouh
Media City Tram StationDubai Media City, AmphitheaterRadisson Blu, Dubai Media City, The Palace at One & Only Royal MirageAl Sufouh
Mina Seyahi Tram StationMedia One Hotel, Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Tamani, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel.Al Sufouh

Dubai Tram Complete Stations List

Like the Dubai Metro, the Dubai tram has also two different lines, the Green Line and Red Line with 11 stations including both lines. Here is the long list of stations on both the Green And Red lines.

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Red Line Tram Stations:

  1. Jumeirah beach Residence 1
  2. Jumeirah Beach Residence 2
  3. Jumeirah lake Towers
  4. Dubai Marina Mall
  5. Dubai Marina
  6. Marina Towers
  7. Mina Seyahi
  8. Media City
  9. Palm Jumeirah
  10. Knowledge Village

Green Line Tram Stations

  1. Al Sufouh

Let’s now discuss every station, in brief, such as their surroundings, important landmarks, shopping destinations, and tourist attractions.

  • Jumeirah Beach Residence 1 And 2 Tram Stations.

These two stations are built in the Jumeirah Beach region, both of them are quite close to each other and there are several tourist spots near the station, for example, The beach at JBR. It is quite famous as a dining and shopping destination. Along with it, there are also tourist spots nearby including Dubai Eye, Skydive Dubai, and Dubai Marina Walk.

  • Jumeirah Lake Towers Station

This station is built around commercial and residential areas in Jumeirah. There are a lot of cafes, shops, and restaurants for locals and tourists to enjoy.

  • Dubai Marina Mall Station

If you are looking to visit Dubai Marina Mall, then this station is the best and most convenient stop for you. The mall has some of the best international brands, cinema halls, restaurants, and a lot more.

  • Dubai Marina Station

This station is located in the popular area called Dubai Marina Promenade. This is a well-known sport to experience the stunning views of the marina along with dining at famous restaurants and cafes nearby. Also, this station is quite near to Dubai Marina Yacht Club, which offers both yacht charters and Rentals.

  • Mina Seyahi Station

This station is located nearby Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, one of the popular tourist destinations that have several restaurants, a private beach, and a spa.

  • Media City Station

It is established in the Dubai Media City which is a well-known hub for different communication and media companies in Dubai. You can also find Dubai internet city nearby where a lot of technology companies are situated.

  • Palm Jumeirah Station

Palm Jumeirah is the most prominent and iconic station that is located in the Palm Jumeirah islands. This station offers some stunning views of the island and its nearby areas. Also, a lot of tourist spots are found nearby like the Lost Chambers Aquarium, Aquaventure Waterpark, The Palm Resort, And the Atlantis.

  • Knowledge village Station

This station is located in the hub of training centers and educational institutions. Also, there is a university nearby, the Dubai American University and Dubai Natural Park.

  • Al Sufouh Station

Al Sufouh Station is located near the Dubai Police Academy and several residential buildings. One of the popular shopping destinations and luxury resorts, Madinat Jumeirah is also nearby.

Several features and Accessibility facilities in all the tram stations for specially-abled people and general passengers.

The Dubai Tram infrastructure is designed in such a way that it fulfills all the needs of specially-abled people. A few of the features and facilities that are common among all the stations are as follows.

  • Each station has an elevator for passengers who can’t walk too much.
  • There is a special area designed for people in wheelchairs.
  • Every team has got a special spot for passengers with strollers and wheelchair users.
  • There are audio announcements and visual displays available for people with vision and hearing impairments.
  • There is also priority seating for people with special needs.
  • Every team has dedicated staff members to assist the passengers.

Dubai Tram Timings and Frequency

Here is the complete information on Dubai Tram’s timing and frequency.

Dubai Tram Operating hours

The Dubai tram operates on each day of the week including special holidays. The operating hours on weekdays and weekends are as follows.

Monday to Saturday – 6 AM to 1 AM the following morning.

Sunday – 9 AM to 1 AM the following morning.

Dubai Tram Frequency

The frequency of Dubai trams highly depends on the time of day in the week. Here is the detail on frequency during and off-peak hours.

During Peak hours Each tram runs at an interval of 8-10 minutes, whereas in off-peak hours it runs every 10-12 minutes.

The frequency mentioned here can change if any unforeseen circumstance occurs like extreme weather conditions or technical issues. All the passengers are advised to check their social media accounts to get real-time updates on the timings and frequency.

Dubai Tram Ticket Prices and Payment Options

The Dubai Tram tickets depend on the zonal Fare system, where each zone has some cost associated with it when it is crossed. The Fare cost for a single journey might cost between AED 3 to AED 5 based on the number of zones crossed. For different zones, there are different costs as listed below.

Ticket Type1 Zone or 2 Zones2 Zones3+ Zones
Standard Adult Ticket (Red)4 dirhams6 dirhams8.50 dirhams
Concessionary (Blue Nol Card)1.50 dirhams2.50 dirhams3.75 dirhams
Gold Class (Red Ticket)8 dirhams12 dirhams17 dirhams
Pre-paid Standard Adult Ticket (Silver Nol)3 dirhams5 dirhams7.50 dirhams
Gold Class Pre-Paid6 dirhams10 dirhams15 dirhams

For students, senior citizens, and specially-abled people, the tickets are offered with discounts. Also, children under the age of 5 years do not require a ticket.

Payment Options At Tram Stations

One can pay using different methods for the Dubai tram as listed below.

NoL Card: An NoL card is a rechargeable card that can be used for almost all the public transport in Dubai like Dubai Tram, Dubai Bus, etc.

NoL Ticket: this is a single ticket for one-time use which can be bought from the Dubai Train stations’ Vending machines.

Mobile apps: Dubai RTA( Roads and Transport Authority) has created a special mobile application from where passengers can either recharge their NoL Card or purchase tickets.

How To recharge your NOL Card And purchase Tram tickets?

Each Dubai Tram station has a vending machine from which they can either buy a ticket or recharge their Nol Card. Moreover, there are other options also available like using RTA mobile application or at any authorized retailer in Dubai City.

how to recharge nol card for dubai tram

If you want to buy Single Use NoL tickets then there are ticket Vending Machines available at each Tram Station.

Tips for Riding Dubai Tram

Here is the complete guideline for the passengers while they travel.

  • Passengers should allow other passengers to move in or out of the tram before they board.
  • Passengers should only sit in designated areas for sitting or standing.
  • Passengers should avoid eating inside the tram
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the tram.
  • Passengers should always try to avoid littering and keep the tram clean and safe.
  • Passengers should always respect their co-passengers privacy and personal space.
  • Before onboarding each passenger should stay behind the yellow line until the gates of the trams are opened. 

There are some reserved areas in each team for children, pregnant women, specially-abled people, and senior sessions. For such passengers priority setting is applicable. For women and children, there are separate compartments in which Men are not allowed to travel until they are with women or children.

Important suggestions for visitors & tourists When Travelling On Dubai Tram

  • Dubai tram is one of the best modes of public transport available in Dubai to visit some iconic and remarkable sports in Dubai. Here are some of the key suggestions that visitors should note down.
dubai tram rules and guidelines to follow when travelling
  • Always take a Tram to the Dubai Marina station if you want to explore Marina Walk, a popular waterfront promenade with several shops and restaurants.
  • If you want to enjoy the white sandy beaches and the cool and vibrant atmosphere of the Walk at JBR -Jumeirah Beach Residence, then you should get off at the JBR station.
  • Looking to explore Dubai’s high-tech world, the right station is Dubai Internet city station.
  • Want to visit Dubai Mall then take a tram to Dubai Mall station. You can also visit the Underwater Zoo and Dubai Aquarium which are nearby.

Future Development Of The Dubai Tram

In the upcoming years, there is going to be heavy development done to connect other parts of the city and various modes of public transport in the city. As per the proposals, a new project is going to start that will majorly work on connecting Dubai Metro’s Green line with Dubai Tram at Dubai internet city Station.

dubai tram future developments

Also soon the Dubai tram station will be open in Dubai Investment Parks, Dubai International City. Moreover, RTA is also planning to introduce new services and technologies to improve the passenger experience including real-time passenger information and a smart fare collection system.

Most of these developments are expected to start soon to make the connectivity and accessibility enhancement of the Dubai tram Network and overall make it a more sustainable mode of transport in Dubai.

In conclusion, one of the covenant, sustainable and accessible modes of transport in Dubai is the Dubai tram. It has got an extensive network covering the major parts of the city, modern infrastructure, and affordable tickets. Also, it is considered to be a reliable and comfortable option for tourists and locals. 

In this guide, we have tried to cover a few of the key pieces of information about the Dubai tram, its stations, fares, payment options, future development, and a lot more. It is recommended that tourists and residents should use the Dubai tram to travel around the city and get maximum benefits. 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Dubai tram?

Dubai tram is one of the modes of public transportation in Dubai that consists of several trams that run on the tracks installed in Dubai City. The RTA manages the whole Tram network for both tourists and residents.

2. In which area does the Dubai tram operate?

There are different areas where Dubai Tram Operates, a few of them Are Al Sufouh and Jumeirah Beach Residence. Also, the Dubai tram is connected to meteor stations as well at these two stations.

3. What is the difference between a tram and a metro?

The key difference between the metro and the tram is that the metro runs on tracks either below or above the ground, whereas the tram runs on the tracks installed on the road. Trams do stop more frequently compared to the metro.

4. When did the Dubai tram open?

Dubai tram was opened almost a decade ago on 11th November 2014. The first tram infrastructure cost around AED 3.7 Million and it served as a link Between Dubai Metro and various other modes of transportation in Dubai.

5. How to buy tram tickets in Dubai?

Tram Tickets can be either purchased from the vending machines installed at different tram stations. If you frequently travel using public means of transport then you can also buy an NoL card or rechargeable card that can be used at different stations to make payments. For one time a ticket is bought from a vending machine.

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