Kochi Metro Route

The Kochi Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. Currently Kochi Metro network has 22 active stations. Find important and useful information like Kochi 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.

OperatorKochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL)
Operation start17 June 2017
Number of lines1 Metro Lines
Train length3 Coaches
No. of stations22 Active Stations
Metro Timings⏱Starting | Ending
06:00 AM | 10:00 PM

◩ Kochi Metro Lines (Terminal Stations)
  Line 1 Line Metro (Aluva - Pettah)

Kochi Metro Fare Chart

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

Please note:

  • Kochi Metro Line-1’s fares is fixed with a minimum fare of Rs. 10 and maximum of Rs 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.

Interesting Facts about Kochi Metro

  • The Kochi Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kochi in Kerala, India.
  • Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) formed for the implementation of Kochi Metro Rail Project.
  • The Kochi metro project is the first metro in the country which connects rail, road and water transport facilities.
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro rail project in 2012 and line from Aluva to Palarivattom was opened to passengers on 17 June 2017 by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India.
  • It is the world's first rapid transit system whose entire management operations are handled by women.
  • Every Kochi Metro station is designed on a specific theme around Kerala culture and geography.
  • Kochi Metro has lots of innovation like Social inclusion, solar energy, vertical garden, plastic bottle recycling.
  • Buy using Kochi 1 Card, you get 20% Discount on fare for every metro ride, also use your Card at any retail and online stores as well.
  • KMRL currently runs services from 6 am to 10 pm by deploying Alstom metropolis trains on its Line-1.
  • In February 2020, KMRL launched a daily feeder shuttle service for Rs. 50 from Aluva Station to Kochi Airport, with departures every 40 minutes.
  • First feeder shuttle service starts at 5 am from the airport and at 5:40 am from Aluva Station. Last shuttle leaves at 10:30 pm from the airport and at 11:10 pm from Aluva Station.
  • 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.

Kochi Metro News

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has offered passengers and the public the opportunity to win prizes this Onam season. On September 14, KMRL will organise a Pookkalam competition at Edappally metro station. KMRL offers Rs 5,000, Rs 3,000, and Rs 2,000 in prizes and free travel in the metro for 15 days to members of the teams securing first, second, and third places, respectively. Registration for the competition is open till Sunday. Each team can have five to eight members. Each participating team will get Rs1,000 for buying flowers.

Kochi Metro Rail Limited’s (KMRL) phase 1-A extension from Petta to SN Junction near Thrippunithura will be commissioned in April this year. More than 90% of the construction works have been completed and it is learnt that the trial run on the track would begin on February 12. The 1.8km-long line has one stop at adakkekkotta between Petta and SN Junction.

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) has decided to increase the frequency of trains. During peak hours on Saturdays and Mondays, the time between. two services will be 6.15 minute instead of 7 minutes and non-peak hours, it will be 7.30 minute instead of 8.15 minut.

Kochi Metro FAQs:

𝒜. Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) operates Kochi Metro system.

𝒜. First service of Kochi metro service begins on 17 June 2017.

𝒜. Kochi metro system has 1 Metro Lines (active/fucntional).

𝒜. Kochi metro trains have 3.

𝒜. Kochi metro timings are: 06:00 AM | 10:00 PM.