Bangalore & Namma Metro Map: Routes, Stations, Lines, Timings & Fares


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Bangalore Metro Guide
Bangalore & Namma Metro Map: Routes, Stations, Lines, Timings & Fares

Nestled in the heart of Karnataka, Bengaluru is the Silicon Valley of India, pulsating with energy and innovation. Renowned for its vibrant culture and dynamic tech industry, this bustling Metropolis boasts the second-largest Metro network spanning 78.81 km after Delhi. The Bangalore Metro stands as a symbol of progress and convenience, significantly easing the city's notorious traffic congestion as a reliable and efficient mode of transportation. With its extensive network of routes, commuters can swiftly navigate through the city with ease and speed. 

As the city continues to expand, the Bangalore Metro has emerged as a lifeline, connecting various neighbourhoods, business hubs, and leisure destinations. The presence of the Bangalore Metro station suffices this bustling urban landscape, ensuring every nook and corner of the city is seamlessly connected for its inhabitants. In this blog, we’ll take a close look at the ongoing revolution of Bangalore Metro stations and learn everything you need to know about the Bangalore Metro route map, lines, station lists, timings, and fares, before embarking on a journey to this buzzing city.

Bangalore Metro Guide 

  • The Bangalore Metro also known as Namma Metro, began its operations on October 20, 2011, with the launch of its Bangalore Metro Purple Line.

  • Currently, the Bangalore Metro route covers a total of 78.81 km and is rapidly expanding with multiple phases planned and executed to increase the reach and connectivity across the city.

  • The Bangalore Metro currently operates two main lines - the Green Line and the Purple Line - connecting various parts of the city.

  • Both the Green Line and the Purple Line have underground sections, particularly in congested areas like MG Road and Majestic for increased mobility.

  • Majestic and Kempegowda Metro stations serve as major interchange stations for passengers to switch between the Green Line and the Purple Line.

  • Several new lines and extensions are planned for the Bangalore Metro, including the Yellow Line, Blue Line, Pink Line, and Orange Line, which is expected to function in a few years.

  • The Bangalore Metro stations are equipped with technologies like automated fare systems, real-time passenger information and advanced safety features offering ease of travel.

Bangalore Metro Route Map

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited 

Bangalore Metro /Namma Metro Lines

The Bangalore Metro map primarily comprises six lines, out of which four route lines are under construction, and two route lines are currently operating, namely, the Green and Purple Lines, serving different parts of the city.

1. Purple Line

The Bangalore Metro Purple Line also referred to as the East-West Line is the first Metro operational line in Bangalore that stretches from Baiyappanahalli in the east to Mysore Road in the west. It spans approximately 18.22 kilometres, covering 18 stations and traversing through bustling commercial districts and technology parks.

Key Stations on the Bangalore Purple Line:

  • Baiyappanahalli
  • Swami Vivekananda Road
  • Indiranagar
  • MG Road (Interchange Station with Green Line)
  • Kempegowda (Majestic) (Interchange Station with Green Line)
  • Mysore Road

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2. Green Line

The Bangalore Metro Green Line, also known as the North-South Line, spans from Nagasandra in the north to Yelachenahalli in the south, comprising a total of 24 stations. It covers a distance of approximately 24.2 kilometres and serves as a crucial artery connecting various residential areas, commercial hubs, and educational institutions along its route.

Key Stations on the Bangalore Metro Green Line:

  • Nagasandra
  • Peenya Industry
  • Majestic (Interchange Station with Purple Line)
  • Mantri Square Sampige Road
  • Yelachenahalli

3. Yellow Line

This upcoming Bangalore Metro line initiated under the Namma Metro Phase - 2 will stretch from Rashtriya Vidyalaya Road to Bommasandra, covering a distance of 18 kilometres. This Yellow Line will include 16 stations and will also connect to Hosur soon.

4. Blue line

The projected Blue Metro line will be the first to connect the city’s airport to other parts. This Bangalore Metro route starts from the Central Silk Board and connects the KIAL airport terminals via 30 stations, covering a total distance of 58.19 kilometres. It might come into operation from 2025.

5. Pink Line

The Bangalore Metro Pink Line will connect Nagawara in the north to Gottigere in the south of Bangalore, spanning 18 stations underground at a distance of 21.386 km in the year 2025.

6. Orange line

The orange line will be developed under phase 3 of the Bangalore Metro line map, connecting the two Metro lines of Phase 2A and Phase 3A in a single station. This new line is estimated to be functional for public use by 2028-29. 

7. Silver Line 

The Silver Line, which commenced as part of Phase 3 of the Bangalore Metro line, is estimated to come into operation in the year 2028. It will commence at Hosahalli and conclude at Kadabagere station, covering 9 stops. 

8. Red Line 

The Red Line Bangalore Metro of Phase 3 will be one of the long Metro lines of Bangalore covering 29 stations from Hebbal to Sarjapur Metro station.

Bangalore Metro /Namma Metro Lines in Operation 

Line - 1:  Challaghatta – Whitefield (Kadugodi) (42.17 km, 37 stations)

Bangalore Metro Purple Line Stations List 

The Bangalore Metro purple line, inaugurated in October 2011, connects Baiyyappanahalli in the east to the Mysore Road terminal station in the southwest, spanning 18.1 km with 17 stations. This 4.8 km underground stretch includes key areas like MG Road and Majestic. Here’s the detailed Bangalore Metro station list of the purple line:

1. Baiyappanahalli

2. Swami Vivekananda Road

3. Indiranagar

4. Halasuru

5. Trinity

6. Mahatma Gandhi Road (MG Road)

7. Cubbon Park

8. Vidhana Soudha

9. Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station (Central College)

10. Majestic (Interchange Station with Green Line)

11. City Railway Station (Interchange Station with Green Line)

12. Magadi Road

13. Hosahalli

14. Vijayanagar

15. Attiguppe

16. Deepanjali Nagar

17. Mysore Road

18. Challaghatta

Linen - 2: Nagasandra – Silk Institute (30 km, 29 stations)

Bangalore Metro Green Line Stations List 

Opened in March 2014, the Bangalore Namma Metro Green line expands between Nagasandra in the northwest to Anjanapura in the southwest, at a total of 30 km, covering 30 stations. Here’s the detailed Bangalore Metro station list of the green line:

1. Nagasandra

2. Dasarahalli

3. Jalahalli

4. Peenya Industry

5. Peenya

6. Goraguntepalya

7. Yeshwantpur

8. Sandal Soap Factory

9. Mahalakshmi

10. Rajajinagar

11. Kuvempu Road

12. Srirampura

13. Mantri Square Sampige Road

14. Majestic (Interchange Station with Purple Line)

15. Chickpet

16. Krishna Rajendra Market

17. National College

18. Lalbagh

19. South End Circle

20. Jayanagar

21. Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road

22. Banashankari

23. Jayaprakash Nagar

24. Yelachenahalli

25. Doddakallasandra

26. Konankunte Cross

27. Vajarahalli

28. Talaghattapura

29. Silk Institute 

Bangalore Metro Lines Under Construction (Phase 2, Phase 2A, Phase 2B & Phase 3)

Bangalore Metro Timings  

The Bangalore/Namma Metro operates from Monday to Saturday, with timings from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays (Monday to Friday) and from 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on fourth Saturdays and government holidays. On Sundays, the Metro operates from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Trains are frequently available in the Bangalore Metro station at intervals of 4 to 5 minutes.

Bangalore Metro Timings Fare

The Metro fare depends on the token type and the distance travelled, ranging from a minimum of Rs. 10 to a maximum of Rs. 45 for individual tickets.

Namma Metro/ Bangalore Metro fare is availed in three categories:

1. For single-way Metro travel, you can purchase a token fare, which starts from Rs. 10 and goes up to Rs. 50 for longer distances.

2. Group tickets are available for teams of 25 people travelling to the same destination, with a 10% discount on the total fare.

3. Alternatively, you can opt for a Bangalore Metro smart card, priced at Rs. 50, which can be recharged with up to Rs. 3000. Smart card users receive a 5% discount on the token fare amount.

Bangalore/ Namma Metro App

In October 2022, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) introduced QR code-based tickets, available exclusively through the Namma Metro Mobile Application. With the Namma Metro app, passengers can easily purchase QR code-based tickets directly from their smartphones. 

The app displays the QR code, which serves as the ticket, eliminating the need for physical tickets or tokens. Upon reaching the Metro station, passengers can simply tap their smartphones at the QR-enabled Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) gates. The QR code is scanned instantly, allowing seamless entry into the Bangalore Metro station without the hassle of queuing at ticket counters or vending machines. The Namma Metro app streamlines the ticketing process, saving time and effort for commuters.


1. How much is the fare of Bangalore Metro? 

The fare of the Bangalore Metro route varies based on the distance travelled and the type of ticket purchased. It starts from Rs. 10 for short distances and can go up to Rs. 45 for longer journeys.

2. What is the Bangalore metro timings?

The Bangalore Metro operates from Monday to Saturday with the following timings:

Monday to Friday: 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

Holidays & 4th Saturdays: 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Sundays: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

3. What is the cost of a monthly pass for Bangalore Metro?

Namma Metro/ Bangalore Metro offers 1-day, 3-day and monthly passes. The passes cost Rs.200 to 400 for daily and Rs.1000 to 3000 for monthly ridership.