Airport metro guide

We check out the latest spot to hit the UAE's growing public transport network at Dubai Airport's terminals

Red line, Metro features

1 Dubai International Airport: The likes of British Airways, Gulf Air, Oman Air, Qatar Air, the recently launched short-haul airline, flydubai, and more all take off from DXB, so you can escape to practically anywhere you desire. Terminal 3 is dedicated to Dubai’s very own Emirates Airways, which flies to more than 100 destinations.
Three minutes walking distance to T1 from T1 stop
Three mniutes walking distance to T1 from T1 stop

2 Le Méridien Village: Enter Le Méridien Village and negotiate wooden walkways across twinkling waters, at the end of which there’s a wide variety of restaurants, bars and clubs. The highlights are nightclub Alpha, which hosts live bands and DJs, and newly opened bar/restaurant/club Warehouse, where, surprisingly, all three elements of the venue work well. Yalumba is also worth checking out for its famed ‘free-flowing’ brunch.
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Five minutes walking distance from T1 stop

3 Al Bustan Rotana: Home to the ever-popular Benihana, this is a great restaurant to visit with a group of friends. Grab a spot around a hot teppanyaki table and let the chefs entertain you with their slicing, dicing and juggling skills.
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Six minutes walking distance from T1 stop

4 Dubai Airport Expo: This exhibition centre is home to a host of events, from the world of our yellow friend we love to hate (Modhesh) during Dubai Summer Surprises and the annual Gitex technology event, to bath and kitchen exhibitions. Visit the website to check out its events calendar.
Seven minutes walking distance from T1 stop

5 Millennium Airport Hotel: The hotel is known for its ‘English’ pub, Biggles, with flying memorabilia from WWII adorning the walls. Italian restaurant Da Vinci’s is also worth checking out.
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Ten minutes walking distance from T1 stop

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