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The Namma Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Bangalore in Karnataka, India. Currently Namma Metro network has 65 active stations. Find important and useful information like Namma 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.

OperatorNamma Metro Bangalore
Operation start20 October 2011
Number of lines5 Metro Lines
Train length6 Coaches
No. of stations65 Active Stations
Metro timings⏱ Starting | Ending
05:30 AM | 11:00 PM

Namma Metro Lines & Terminal Stations 2024

Metro linesTerminal stations
Purple LineWhitefield (Kadugodi) Challaghatta
Green LineNagasandra Silk Institute
Yellow Line
Pink Line
Blue Line

Namma Metro Route Map 2024

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Bangalore Metro Fare Chart 2024

No. of StationsMetro Ticket FareBMRC Smart Card Fare
0 to 1 StationRs. 10Rs. 9.5
0 to 2,3 StationsRs. 15Rs. 14.25
0 to 4 StationsRs. 18Rs. 17.1
0 to 5 StationsRs. 20Rs. 19
0 to 6 StationsRs. 22Rs. 20.9
0 to 7 StationsRs. 25Rs. 23.75
0 to 8 StationsRs. 28Rs. 26.6
0 to 9,10 StationsRs. 30Rs. 28.5
0 to 11, 12 StationsRs. 35Rs. 33.25
0 to 13 StationsRs. 38Rs. 36.1
0 to 14 StationsRs. 40Rs. 38
0 to 15 StationsRs. 42Rs. 39.9
0 to 16, 17 StationsRs. 45Rs. 42.75
0 to 18, 19 StationsRs. 50Rs. 47.5
0 to 20 StationsRs. 52Rs. 49.4
0 to 21 StationsRs. 55Rs. 52.25
0 to 22 StationsRs. 58Rs. 55.1
23 Stations or moreRs. 60Rs. 55.1

General Information:

The Ticket media used in Namma Metro is primarily contactless technology. These are:

  • Tokens (for single journey)
  • Contactless Smart Cards (for multiple journeys)
  • QR code based Ticket

The electronic chip residing inside the Token or Smart Card contains information of a ticket.

Standard Tickets which can be loaded on Smart Cards: Stored Value Ticket (Varshik)

  • Smart cards will be used to carry multiple trips
  • The User can load an amount in multiples of Rs.50/- upto a maximum of Rs 3000/- into the Smart Card
  • The stored value in the ticket will be reduced to the range of managed trips.
  • Get 5% discount for smart cards, over token fare.

QR code based Ticket:

  • Login using your valid credentials
  • Proceed to Book Tickets (QR ticket)
  • Select Source and Destination
  • Select number of passengers
  • Proceed for payment
  • Get the QR-code/ticket
  • Present the same QR code on the gate scanner to make entry & exit
  • Validity of QR based ticket: One QR Ticket may be brought at a time, and it is valid for one day. The passenger may enter anytime during the day after purchasing a QR ticket.

Interesting Facts about Namma Metro

  • Bangalore Metro or Bengaluru Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Bangalore, India.
  • Bangalore Metro als known as "Namma Metro" ("Our Metro" in Kannada). This is the First Metro rail project in India commissioned with 750V DC Third Rail on Standard Guage.
  • It is the first metro rail service started in Southern India, and also it also contains the first underground metro line in Southern India.
  • Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Karnataka is a Special Purpose Vehicle entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail Project.
  • Civil construction on the first section, the stretch of the Purple Line between Baiyyappanahalli and Mahatma Gandhi Road, commenced on 15 April 2007. The section opened to the public on 20 October 2011 by Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath.
  • The eastwest corridor is named Purple Line (Purple Line) And the northernmost corridor is named Green Line (Green Line).
  • Namma metro runs on speed of Max 80 Kmph and Average 34Kmph.
  • On Purple line first train starts at 05:00 AM and last train 23:35 PM towards MYSORE ROAD. And Towards BAIYAPPANAHALLI first train at 05:00 AM and last train at 23:40 PM.
  • NAGASANDRA To YELECHENAHALLI First train at 05:00 AM and Last train at 23:25 PM.
  • The Ticket media used in Namma Metro is primarily contactless technology. These are: Tokens (for single journey) and Contactless Smart Cards (for multiple journeys).
  • Tickets are not required for children below 3 feet. No age criteria is considered.
  • Penalty for ticketless travel or lost ticket is Rs.200/- apart from maximum token fare.
  • Add-value in the Smart Card shall be valid for one year from the date of last add-value. The validity extension can be done by paying administrative charges of Rs. 20/- at Customer Care Center of any station.

About Namma Metro

  • Namma Metro also known as Bengaluru Metro, is a rapid transit system serving the city of Bengaluru, India.
  • First time State Town Planning Department had recommended looking into a mass rapid transit project, i.e. a metro for Bangalore city way back in 1977.
  • As per suggestions Southern Railway (SR) is appointed on study on metro in 1981, team recommended a 2-corridor metro, 80 km (50 mi) in length.
  • In 1993, the State of Karnataka established another committee to look into mass rapid transit but the same suggestions were recommended by this team.
  • After that the state created Bangalore Mass Rapid Transit Ltd (BMRTL) in 1994 for 300 km (190 mi) long metro network on 6 routes.
  • In 2003, the Government of Karnataka commissioned the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) prepared and submitted the detailed project for the first phase of Namma Metro in May 2003.
  • The project was approved by the Union Cabinet on 25 April 2006.
  • The foundation stone for construction of Phase 1 was laid by then Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on 24 June 2006.
  • Navayuga Engineering Company Limited was awarded the first contract to construct Reach 1 of the east–west corridor in 2006.
  • Civil construction on the first section (Reach-1) of the Purple Line between Baiyappanahalli and Mahatma Gandhi Road, commenced on 15 April 2007.
  • In October 2008, the Government of Karnataka approved Namma Metro extension, which would cost an additional ₹1,763 crore (US$250 million).
  • Namma Metro's first section (Reach-1) had finally opened to the public on 20 October 2011.
  • The first underground section (on the Purple line) commenced operations on 30 April 2016.
  • The second underground section, along with southern reaches (viz. Reach 4,4A) was opened on 18 June 2017.
  • On 7 March 2020 it was announced that two corridors totaling 44.65 km would be built as fully elevated lines.
  • On 10 March 2023, Government of Karnataka announced further extensions and routes. The new corridors costing ₹27,000 crores would add 59 kms of length to the system.

Namma Metro News & Updates 2024

2024-02-26
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) in Bengaluru The China-made driverless metro train has arrived in Bengaluru city of India after traveling 8,500 km from Nanjing. Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) officials told News18 that the 19-km line will be officially commissioned in the next six months. This will be the first metro train in India to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to monitor the health of trains, tracks and signaling system.
2024-02-22
Mint
Metro train services on Bangalore's Purple Line came to a standstill for several hours on February 20 due to a technical snag, several users said on social media. The disruption occurred during the early morning commute between Baiyappanahalli and Garudacharpalya stations, forcing trains to operate at reduced speeds and causing delays along the line, as per an Economic Times report. Passengers experienced significant crowds at stations, particularly at Majestic.
2024-02-20
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has set up selfie points at two stations on the Green Line – Banashankari and Konanakunte Cross. Commuters have appreciated the corporation’s move to beautify the station premises and provide a platform for commuters to engage. Many called on the authorities to take up more beautification works such as muralling on the premises of the station.
2024-02-14
Six coaches of the much-awaited driverless train for the Yellow Line of Namma Metro, which is running from Chennai, will reach Bengaluru in a day or two. The coaches, which were earlier sent from Shanghai, China to Chennai port, are now being transported to Hebbagodi Metro depot in Bengaluru using four trailer vehicles. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) officials said, "Coaches will travel exclusively during night time, trailer vehicles will remain stationary during the day."
2024-01-23
There is expected to be a delay of about six months in the start of service on the Yellow Line of Bengaluru Metro. Because according to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), the metro coaches, which will be deployed on the route, have not yet arrived from China. According to the contract with the Chinese coach supply company, some engineers were required to accompany two prototype trains for initial testing. His visit to India has been delayed due to visa issues.

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Namma Metro FAQs

𝒜. Namma Metro Bangalore operates Namma Metro system.

𝒜. First service of Namma Metro service begins on 20 October 2011.

𝒜. Namma Metro system has 5 Metro Lines (active/fucntional).

𝒜. Namma Metro trains have 6 coaches.

𝒜. Namma Metro timings are: 05:30 AM | 11:00 PM.

Top Attractions of Bangalore City

AttractionNearest Metro (Distance)
1 MG-Lido MallIndiranagara (2.0 KM)
Halasuru (0.7 KM)
Trinity (0.3 KM)
MG Road (1.5 KM)
Cubbon Park (2.2 KM)
Bangalore FortDr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (2.4 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.5 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (1.4 KM)
City Railway station (1.8 KM)
Chikkapette (0.5 KM)
Krishna Rajendra Market (0.3 KM)
National College (1.3 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (2.0 KM)
South End Circle (2.4 KM)
Bangalore PalaceDr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (2.1 KM)
BheemashwariKrishnarajapura (K.R.Pura) (1.9 KM)
Benniganahalli (0.9 KM)
Baiyappanahalli (0.9 KM)
Swami Vivekananda Road (1.8 KM)
Brigade RoadHalasuru (2.2 KM)
Trinity (1.1 KM)
MG Road (0.5 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.8 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (1.8 KM)
Commercial StreetMG Road (1.9 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.2 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.3 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (0.7 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (1.7 KM)
City Railway station (2.4 KM)
Chikkapette (1.9 KM)
Cubbon ParkMG Road (1.4 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.7 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.3 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (0.9 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (2.1 KM)
Chikkapette (2.1 KM)
Cubbon ParkDr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (1.6 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.3 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (1.0 KM)
City Railway station (1.5 KM)
Srirampura (2.0 KM)
Sampige Road (1.7 KM)
Chikkapette (1.8 KM)
Gavi Gangadhareshwara TempleKrishna Rajendra Market (1.8 KM)
National College (1.1 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (1.4 KM)
South End Circle (1.9 KM)
Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road (2.0 KM)
GT World MallNadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (2.2 KM)
City Railway station (1.5 KM)
Magadi Road (0.4 KM)
Sri Balagangadharanatha Swamiji Station (Hosahalli) (0.3 KM)
Vijayanagara (1.6 KM)
Attiguppe (2.3 KM)
Sampige Road (1.7 KM)
Halasuru Someshwara TempleIndiranagara (1.6 KM)
Halasuru (0.3 KM)
Trinity (0.8 KM)
MG Road (1.8 KM)
Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain ParkMG Road (1.9 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.4 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.6 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.4 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (2.2 KM)
ISKCON TempleKengeri (2.3 KM)
Jawaharlal Nehru PlanetariumMG Road (2.1 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.5 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.6 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.3 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (2.0 KM)
Jaya Prakash Narayana Biodiversity ParkGoraguntepalya (1.1 KM)
Yeshwanthpura (1.1 KM)
Sandal Soap Factory (2.1 KM)
Karnataka Chitrakala ParishathDr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (1.6 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.6 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (1.7 KM)
City Railway station (2.1 KM)
Srirampura (2.0 KM)
Sampige Road (2.0 KM)
Chikkapette (2.4 KM)
Lal Bagh Botanical GardenChikkapette (2.1 KM)
Krishna Rajendra Market (1.5 KM)
National College (1.1 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (1.2 KM)
South End Circle (1.1 KM)
Jayanagara (2.3 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden and LakeChikkapette (2.1 KM)
Krishna Rajendra Market (1.5 KM)
National College (1.1 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (1.2 KM)
South End Circle (1.1 KM)
Jayanagara (2.3 KM)
M Chinnaswamy StadiumTrinity (1.9 KM)
MG Road (0.8 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.3 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.8 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.7 KM)
Mantri Square MallSir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (2.3 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (1.7 KM)
City Railway station (1.8 KM)
Magadi Road (2.4 KM)
Kuvempu Road (1.7 KM)
Srirampura (1.0 KM)
Sampige Road (1.2 KM)
MG RoadHalasuru (1.8 KM)
Trinity (0.8 KM)
MG Road (0.3 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.0 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (1.9 KM)
Orion MallGoraguntepalya (2.4 KM)
Yeshwanthpura (1.4 KM)
Sandal Soap Factory (0.4 KM)
Mahalakshmi (0.7 KM)
Rajajinagara (1.3 KM)
Kuvempu Road (1.4 KM)
Srirampura (1.8 KM)
RacecourseTrinity (2.4 KM)
MG Road (1.3 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.6 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.3 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.2 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (2.3 KM)
Chikkapette (2.4 KM)
Ramanagara Wine YardChikkapette (2.1 KM)
Krishna Rajendra Market (1.5 KM)
National College (1.2 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (1.7 KM)
South End Circle (2.2 KM)
Russell MarketHalasuru (2.3 KM)
Trinity (1.6 KM)
MG Road (1.0 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.3 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (1.7 KM)
SkandagiriKengeri (2.3 KM)
St Francis Xavier's CathedralHalasuru (2.4 KM)
Trinity (2.2 KM)
MG Road (1.9 KM)
Cubbon Park (2.2 KM)
St John's ChurchHalasuru (2.2 KM)
Trinity (2.1 KM)
MG Road (1.9 KM)
Cubbon Park (2.2 KM)
St Mark's CathedralTrinity (1.8 KM)
MG Road (0.6 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.0 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.9 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.7 KM)
St. Mary's BasilicaTrinity (1.8 KM)
MG Road (1.0 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.0 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (1.4 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (2.4 KM)
Tipu Sultan's Summer PalaceSir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (2.0 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (1.8 KM)
City Railway station (2.0 KM)
Chikkapette (0.9 KM)
Krishna Rajendra Market (0.1 KM)
National College (0.9 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (1.6 KM)
South End Circle (2.1 KM)
UB City MallTrinity (2.2 KM)
MG Road (1.2 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.6 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.9 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.3 KM)
Chikkapette (2.3 KM)
Ulsoor LakeIndiranagara (2.3 KM)
Halasuru (1.2 KM)
Trinity (1.0 KM)
MG Road (1.3 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.9 KM)
Vidhana SoudhaMG Road (1.7 KM)
Cubbon Park (1.0 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.1 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (0.9 KM)
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda station (Majestic) (2.0 KM)
Chikkapette (2.2 KM)
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological MuseumTrinity (2.2 KM)
MG Road (1.1 KM)
Cubbon Park (0.4 KM)
Dr. BR. Ambedkar Station (Vidhana Soudha) (0.6 KM)
Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College) (1.3 KM)
Chikkapette (2.4 KM)
VV Puram Food StreetChikkapette (1.7 KM)
Krishna Rajendra Market (0.9 KM)
National College (0.4 KM)
Lalbagh Botanical Garden (0.9 KM)
South End Circle (1.2 KM)
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