Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro

Do you travel by Dubai Metro? Don't make these mistakes or you'll be fined


List of violations and fines commuters travelling by the Dubai Metro should be aware of.


1- Use of public transport facilities and relevant transport services, or to enter or exit the fare zone areas without payment of exact fare. Fine: Dh200


2- Failure to present the Unified Card upon request. Fine: Dh200

3- Using an expired card. Fine: Dh200

4- Using an invalid card. Fine: Dh200

5- Using a card designated for others. Fine: Dh200

6- Using a counterfeit card. Fine: Dh500

7- Selling Unified Cards without prior permission from the authority. Fine: Dh200

8- Causing a disturbance or inconvenience in any way to users of public transport and public facilities and services. Fine: Dh100

9- Accessing or sitting in areas designated for specific categories. Fine: Dh100

10- Sleeping in passenger shelters or any place where sleeping is prohibited. Fine: Dh300

11- Eating and drinking in areas where eating and drinking are not allowed. Fine: Dh100

12- Damaging, vandalising or destroying equipment or seats on public transport and public transport facilities and services. Fine: Dh2,000

13- Parking vehicles in areas designated for metro users for a period exceeding the permitted period. Fine: Dh100 per day and up to Dh1,000.

14- Standing or sitting in non-passenger areas inside public transport and public transport facilities and services. Fine: Dh100

15- Entry into restricted areas inside public transport and public transport facilities and services in violation of posted warning signs and boards. Fine: Dh100

16- Putting feet on seats. Fine: Dh100

17- Selling or promoting, in any way goods and commodities inside public transport and public transport facilities. Fine: Dh200

18- Failure to comply with the instructions of the inspectors or authorised personnel of the authority or obstructing the performance of their duties. Fine: Dh200

19- Bringing animals into public transport and public transport facilities and services, except guide dogs for blind persons. Fine: Dh100

20- Using public transport and public transport facilities and services contrary to the authority’s instructions posted on signboards. Fine: Dh200

21- Spitting, littering, or performing any act that would compromise the cleanness of public transport and public transport facilities and services. Fine: Dh200

22- Smoking inside public transport and public transport facilities and services. Fine: Dh200

23- Boarding the public transport facilities and services by climbing or jumping. Fine: Dh100

24- Misusing lifts or escalators. Fine: Dh100

25- Opening the doors or attempting to access or leave public transport while it is moving between stations and stops. Fine: Dh100

26- Causing any distraction or obstruction to driver of public transport facilities and services while he is driving. Fine: Dh200

27- Carrying or using materials or equipment that may cause inconvenience to users of public transport and public transport facilities and services or endanger their safety. Fine: Dh100

28- Carrying alcoholic beverages inside public transport and public transport facilities and services. Fine: Dh500


29- Using any security or safety device or tool, including emergency exits where it is not necessary. Fine: Dh2,000

30- Carrying hazardous items, including weapons, sharp tools or inflammable materials, inside public transport and public transport facilities and services. Fine: Dh1,000

31- Misuse of the emergency buttons. Fine: Dh2,000