Ahmedabad Metro Route

The Ahmedabad Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. Currently Ahmedabad Metro network has 32 active stations. Find important and useful information like Ahmedabad Metro route, metro lines, service operation timings, first train, last train, route map, fare chart, top attractions near metro station, metro station nearby, news and more.

OperatorGujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC)
Operation start6 March 2019
Number of lines2 Metro Lines
Train length3 Coaches
No. of stations32 Active Stations
Metro timings⏱ Starting | Ending
10:00 AM | 06:00 PM

▣ Ahmedabad Metro Lines (Terminal Stations)
Metro linesTerminal stationTerminal station
Blue LineThaltej GamVastral Gam
Red LineMotera StadiumAPMC

Ahmedabad Metro Fare Chart

Number of StationMetro Fare (₹)Smart Card Fare (₹)
from 1st station to 3rd station54.5
More than 3 stations109

Fare Terms

  • The following are the permissible fares for travel within the GMRC network:
    1. token
    2. smart card
    3. Provisional paper ticket (to be used in case of AFC system failure)
  • Only children under 3 feet (90 cm) in height are allowed to travel with an adult.
  • The purchased token will be valid for use on the business day of purchase. The working day will be treated as per the applicable time table for Revenue Services.
  • Travellers can purchase Fair Media/Products by paying through Cash or POS (Debit/Credit Card).

Refund of Token: Only unused CST (not used for admission) can be refunded within 30 minutes from the time of issue

Maximum permissible time: 20 minutes in case of exit from the same station and 90 minutes in case of exit from another station.

Luggage Limit:Passenger is allowed to carry 25 kg of baggage and 80 cm x 50 cm x 30 cm (length x width x height) baggage. Goods of size and/or weight in excess of this limit will not be permitted.


  1. A fine of Rs.200/- will be paid if caught attempting to take the token outside the GMRC premises.
  2. Fine of Rs.10/- per hour per person subject to a maximum of Rs. 50/- per person for staying in the paid area for more than the maximum permissible time.
  3. If the passenger is found without valid ticket in the paid area, then the passenger will have to pay a fine of Rs.50/- plus Rs.

Interesting Facts about Ahmedabad Metro

  • Ahmedabad Metro is a rapid transit system that aim to cover cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India.
  • Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited is a SPV of Government of India and Government of Gujarat building the Ahmedabad Metro.
  • Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited known as Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar And Ahmedabad (MEGA) Company Limited.
  • The metro was opened for the public on 6 March 2019 with 6 stations of east-west corridor, and inaugurated on 4 March 2019 by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • This project has two proposed lines (North-South line & East-West Line), while East-West line is operational with for six stations.
  • Current train running and operation timings start from 10:00 AM and ends at 06:00 PM.
  • The hmedabad Metro project is supposed to cover 40km in phase 1 and 28km in phase 2, while 6.5km is operational currently.
  • The metro trains will run on the average speed of 18 km/h (11 mph), thought its top speed is 25 km/h (16 mph).

About Ahmedabad Metro

  • Ahmedabad Metro is a rapid transit system for the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat state of India.
  • In 2003, Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board carried out the study for urban transport between Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation submitted the detailed project report on Ahmedabad Metro in June 2005.
  • After that same year in 2005 Central Government approved Ahmedabad Metro project.
  • It was abandoned in 2005 to give priority to the Ahmedabad BRTS and suburban railway projects.
  • In 2008, Ahmedabad Metro project is designed.
  • On 19 October 2014, Union Cabinet of India approved ₹10,773 crore Ahmedabad Metro Project.
  • In November 2014 Central Government approved Western Railways land along the Botad-Sabarmati meter gauge line.
  • The ground breaking ceremony was held on 14 March 2015 for the construction of 6.5 km.
  • The Next ground-breaking ceremony for North-South Corridor was held on 17 January 2016.
  • The Ahmedabad Metro construction work started in March 2016.
  • The trial runs were carried out in February 2019 on 6.5 km (4.0 mi) long Vastral – Apparel Park section of Phase-1.
  • The Ahmedabad Metro was inaugurated on 4 March 2019 by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • On 6 March 2019, Ahmedabad Metro is opened for public.
  • The remaining Ahmedabad Metro stations will be completed by December 2023.

Ahmedabad Metro News & Updates

The operation of Metro in Ahmedabad has completed 1 year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had flagged off the Ahmedabad Metro on 30 October. In the last 12 months since the metro operation, many achievements have been made. No major technical glitches were encountered on the metro network in the 12 months of operation. Metro also increased its ridership every month. Between September last year and September 28, 2023, 1.86 crore passengers traveled by metro. The metro earned Rs 28 crore in the last 12 months of operation.
Two additional trains will be operated throughout the day on both the East-West and North-South corridors in Ahmedabad Metro. The first train will leave at 6:20 am and the second train will leave at 6:40 am. Thereafter, from 7:00 am, metro services will operate as usual at 12 minute intervals. Metro train services are currently operating in Ahmedabad on both the East-West and North-South corridors throughout the day from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM at 12 minute intervals.
The categories for which Nagpur Metro was presented with Asia Book of Records certification are `Longest Length of Metro Rail Corridor Construction in Shortest Time’, `First Solar PV System in a Metro Rail Project for Integrated Consumption’ and `Heaviest Single Span Double Decker Steel Bridge Truss over Railway tracks in Urban Area’, in Asia.

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Ahmedabad Metro FAQs

𝒜. Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) operates Ahmedabad Metro system.

𝒜. First service of Ahmedabad Metro service begins on 6 March 2019.

𝒜. Ahmedabad Metro system has 2 Metro Lines (active/fucntional).

𝒜. Ahmedabad Metro trains have 3 coaches.

𝒜. Ahmedabad Metro timings are: 10:00 AM | 06:00 PM.

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