What is Nol Card?

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(Michelle Gjerde) #1

I have heard in order to travel on the Dubai Metro you need to buy a Nol card or a Nol ticket. What is Nol?


(Daniel Mc Queen) #2

Nol Card is a smart card that enables you to pay for the use of various RTA transport modes in Dubai with a single card. You can use your Nol Card to travel on Dubai’s Metro, Buses, Water Buses,Dubai Tram as well as pay for RTA’s Paid Parking.

Nol Cards are available in different types to meet everyone’s needs.

Why should you get a Nol Card?

With Dubai’s public convenience in mind, RTA is introducing the new Nol Card as the new way to travel around Dubai. Cash will not be accepted for payment to use Metro, Buses and Water Buses.

Benefits of Nol Cards:

  • You can travel around Dubai and pay for parking using a single card
  • You no longer need to carry cash or worry about correct change
  • You will enjoy low cost fares and flexible transfers across different modes of transport
  • You can enjoy having special fares for different concession types of nol blue card (for Students, Senior Citizen and Disabled)
  • Many new features and Services.

Range of Nol card available. Find the right card for you.


Nol Silver Card - The perfect starter card

Nol Silver Card is a smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 5000. Enjoy the ease of getting this card immediately from any ticket office for only AED 25 (includes AED 19 e-purse value) and enjoy the convenience of using one card on all modes of transport.

Price: AED 25 (includes AED 19 e-purse value)

Ideal for you if:

  • You are a visitor or light user
  • You want to get & use the card immediately
  • You usually load small amounts at a time so you do not require balance protection if you lose your card

Key features:

  • Automatically calculates the cost of your trip and deduct it from your e-purse
  • Valid on all modes of transport
  • You can get it for a low price and use it immediately
  • Valid for 5 years

Nol Gold Card - Travel in Luxury and Comfort

Nol Gold Card is an anonymous card with the same features as the Silver Card, but it gives you the privileged access to Metro’s Gold Class seats 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.

Price: AED 25 (includes AED 19 e-purse value)

Key features:

  • Access to Gold Class Metro seats
  • Automatically calculates the cost of your trip and deduct it from your e-purse
  • Valid on all modes of transport
  • You can get it for a low price and use it immediately
  • Valid for 5 years

Nol Blue Card - Secure & Personal

Nol Personal Card is a personalized smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 5000. You can use this card on all modes of transport. Enjoy a secure card balance if your card gets lost/stolen. Enjoy a variety of secure & personalized online services and receive SMS & email notifications to keep you posted.

Price: AED 70 (includes AED 20 e-purse value)

Ideal for you if:

  • You are a frequent traveller
  • You usually load your card with high values and need security of funds
  • You use online services frequently
  • You are a Student, Child, Senior, with special needs

Key features:

  • Automatically calculates the cost of your trip and deduct it from your e-purse
  • Valid on all modes of transport
  • Secure card balance if your card gets lost / stolen
  • Variety of secure online services , as well as SMS & email notifications to keep you posted
  • Valid for 5 years
  • If you are Students, Senior Citizen or Disabled, you can enjoy having special fares for different concession types of nol blue card

Nol Red Ticket - For the Occasional Traveller

Nol Red Ticket is a paper-based ticket that can be bought from any ticket vending machine at any time for only AED 2. It can be loaded with up to 10 Single Trips. Currently, this ticket can only be used on one mode of transport at a time (e.g. on Metro only, Bus only).

Price: AED 2 and a minimum of 1 trip (prices of the trips vary depending on the zones).

Key features:

  • Low ticket price
  • Can be bought from any ticket vending machine at any time
  • Allows you to pay for the exact trip only