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Dubai metro to Monorail

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Dubai metro to Monorail

What is the closest metro station to the monorail and how long would it take to walk between the two?

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1. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

The Dubai Metro/Monorail are one in the same. The majority of the stations are above-ground (Monorail) while there are a few stations (transfer stations)built via tunnelling that are underground such as the Burjuman Station.

See link below with more details on the aboveground and underground Dubai Metro stations:


Hope that helps.

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2. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

I think the poster is referring to the Monorail that runs from the base of the Palm to Atlantis and so they are not the same.

The monorail is not connected to the metro. The nearest metro station is either Dubai Internet City or Nakheel. It would take around 20 minutes to walk between the two places, across some very dusty waste ground, a few car parks and a very busy intersection with no pedestrian crossing and a 6 lane highway. Not recommended.

You can take a taxi between the metro station and the monorail station but to be honest it will be cheaper and quicker to stay in the cab all the way to Atlantis than getting out of the taxi to get on the monorail, which is an expensive way to get up the palm.

Coming back down the palm by monorail is possible but then you'll have to stand in the road to get a taxi.

Sorry to sound as if I have a downer on the monorail but there's no dressing up the fact that I do - it's an expensive gimmick with no real point to it.

Edited: 03 June 2014, 23:32
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3. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

Latimer, thanks. Sorry, I forgot about the Palm Monorail. It's non-existent in my mind becaue no one ever takes it :-). It's a shame that they still have not connected the Monorail to the metro.

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4. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

it will be connected very soon once the Tram system opens. You will catch a tram from Dubai marina station or JLT. Can't wait until November !!!

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5. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

Even come November, The combination of metro then tram then monorail to Atlantis ! I would just hop on a cab if it's up to me.

Edited: 04 June 2014, 05:43
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6. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

Taxi from atlantis to monorail is 15.50.

Monorail cost 15 per person.

If travelling alone, it's same cost but more hassle. If a couple or more are travelling a taxi is much cheaper. Monorail is pointless.

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7. Re: Dubai metro to Monorail

Talking to the guys on site, I'd say November was ambitious.

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