Kochi MetroTicket: Metro Railway, Kochi Ticket, Fare Chart, Pass, Route, Stations, Zone, Fare Card and Timings for Kochi Metro Rail

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Kochi Metro is the mass transit system of the city of Kochi (formerly known as Cochin). Only one phase is currently in operation and his other two are in the planning stages. More than 1,000 people use this metro line every eight minutes. Each train has 3 cars and a maximum speed of 80 km/h. The system uses standard gauge (1,435 mm) track and 750 V DC supplied via a third rail. The network is completely above ground, making it the only city in India with a completely elevated subway system.

Kochi Metro Quick Info

  • Owner: Kochi Metro Rail Limited
  • Serving Cities: Kochi
  • Number of Lines: 1
  • Headquarters: Park Avenue
  • Started Operations in: 2017
  • Daily Timings:6:00 am to 10:30 pm (Monday to Saturday), 8:00 am to 10:30 pm (Sunday)
  • Fare: ₹10–60

Kochi Metro Lines

Line Length (Km)StationsStarting Point – End Point
12722Aluva – Pettah

Kochi Metro Phase I

Phase I of Kochi Metro comprises a single line, first made operational on 17th June, 2017. Essentially, the line runs in a semicircle, first travelling in the northeast–southwest direction and then turning towards the east. Currently, the line measures 27 km and has 22 stations. The line uses 750 V direct current supplied via third rail and 1,435 mm (standard gauge) tracks. All trains consist of three coaches, have a maximum speed of 80 km/h, and a headway of 8 minutes. Each station on the line has a different theme, highlighting Kerala’s rich culture, from the wildlife of the region’s Western Ghats to the local cuisine.

Further Extension of Phase I

The line under Phase I is being extended beyond Pettah to Tripunithura Terminal, and the extension will add three stations and around 1.1 km in length.

Top Attractions Connected by Phase I

AttractionNearest StationDistance from Nearest Station (Km)
Museum Of Kerala HistoryPathadipalam0.2
Lulu MallEdapally0.6
St. George Forane ChurchEdapally1
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumJLN Stadium0
Rainbow Hanging BridgeMG Road1.7
Mangalavanam Bird SanctuaryMG Road1.4

Kochi Metro Lesser-Known Facts

  • The project was executed under the guidance of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  • Each station has solar panels and every sixth pillar houses a vertical garden
  • First metro in India to employ trans-genders
  • Almost 80% of its employees are women
  • Only metro in India to have USB charging ports inside trains

Kochi Metro Fare Chart & Rules

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has already published the Kochi Metro Ticket Rates and fair stages for the Kochi Metro. If you are looking for the current ticket rates in Kochi Metro. KMRL has announced the ticket rates for travelling in Kochi Metro with fare between Kochi Metro Stations. Kochi Metro has introduced different types of tickets.

The minimum fare for Kochi Metro is fixed at Rs. 10 for first two km and the maximum fare would be Rs. 60 up to 25 Km.You can purchase a single entry ticket directly from the metro station for each travel. Also, there are group ticket if you are travelling in groups. Group tickets may be purchased from the ticket counter in the stations. Even though the phase 1 of Kochi Metro include Aluva to Petta, as of now, only the stations from Aluva to Maharajas College are ready. Below are the ticket rates

How to use Kochi 1 card for metro

  1. No Queues – Just Tap your Card at the gate and proceed for your Metro ride.
  2. The KMRL Axis Bank ‘Kochi1’ Card can be used inside Kochi Metro and across retail and online stores anywhere in India.
  3. Get your Card at the nearest Kochi Metro station, with your name on it.

How can I get metro ticket in Kochi

To purchase Mobile QR tickets, commuters must download Kochi-1 App, register on the app with existing Kochi-1 card or without Kochi-1 card, go to book ticket, select origin and destination station, proceed to payment and pay by preferred mode.

Ticket price

Ticket price for Kochi Metro Rail tickets start from Rs 10 to Rs. 60, Book ticket on official website. check more information.

ZoneDistance from OriginFare
F12 kmRs. 10
F25 kmRs. 20
F310 kmRs. 30
F415 kmRs. 40
Fare Ticket

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL) fixed Kochi Metro Line-1’s fares in November 2016 with a minimum fare of Rs. 10 and maximum of Rs 60. Fare zones have been named F1, F2…F6, for distances ranging from 2 km (F1) from the point of origin; 5 km (F2); 10 km (F3); and increase in multiples of 5 km leading up to F6 (25 km from the point of origin). The fare increases by Rs. 10 for every additional zone.

ZoneDistance from OriginFare
F12 kmRs. 10
F25 kmRs. 20
F310 kmRs. 30
F415 kmRs. 40
F520 kmRs. 50
F625 kmRs. 60

After issue, a single ticket is valid up to 90 minutes and the rider must exit at the destination station’s automatic gate by then.

Ticket portal

Book ticket on official website. check more information.

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