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Dubai Metro Nol Cards and Tickets

Nol Cards and Tickets are pocket-sized smart cards that make traveling in Dubai simple. Cards are accepted for payment on Dubai public buses, Metro and Waterbus systems as well as most parking machines. Each Nol Card contains a built-in microchip with payment information with a touch and go function that allows bearers to simply tap it on a Nol Card reader at a public transportation entry point. The correct fare is then automatically deducted from the card. The cards are quick and easy to use and allow travelers freedom from the worry of having to carry cash to get around the city. There are four different kinds of cards, with each designed for a specific type of public transportation user.

A Red Ticket: Nol Red Ticket is a paper-based ticket that can be bought from any ticket vending machine at any Metro Station for only AED 2 Cost of Ticket (plus the cost of Zones required to travel). It can be loaded with up to 10 Single Trips or up to five daily passes. This ticket can be used on both mode of transports Metro and Bus.

A Blue Card: Nol Blue Card is a personalized smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 500. You can use this card on all modes of transport. It contains features such as loyalty points program,auto top up facility and students, senior citizens and people with disabilities. Enjoy a secure card balance in the event your card gets lost or stolen. Enjoy a variety of secure & personalized online services and receive SMS & email notifications to keep you informed. Price: AED 70 (includes AED 20 e-purse value)

A Silver Card: Nol Silver Card is a smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 500. Enjoy the ease of getting this card immediately from any ticket office for only AED 20 (includes AED 14 e-purse value) and enjoy the convenience of using one card on all modes of transport. It is an ideal starter card that has been designed for use by the occasional traveler.

A Gold Card: Nol Gold Card is a smart card with the same features as the Silver Card, but it gives you the privileged access to the Metro's Gold Class cabin for a premium fare. When used on other modes of transport with no Gold Class (for example, Buses), you will not be charged the premium fare.
Virtual Metro
Dubai Metro

As a simulated 3D environment, the Virtual Metro is created to familiarize users with the Dubai Metro. Based on the four metro station themes of Fire, Water, Air and Earth, the game allows your character to explore, interact, and travel in and around lifelike versions of four of Dubai's Metro Stations using the trains that connect them.

Video Trips
Dubai Metro

The trip scenario videos showcase features of the Dubai Metro and the Integrated Public Transport System relevant to different segments of the metro users.


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