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Chennai Metro Train Timings, Route Map, and Fare

Last updated on April 24th, 2020 at 09:07 am

Chennai Metro Phase-1 Project has completed for 45KM by Chennai Metro Rail Limited. This post mainly used for visitors can easily know about Chennai Metro Train Timings, Route Map, and Fare. This phase planned to connect Washermanpet in north Chennai to the Airport in south Chennai has two lines as Blue and Green have 32 stations. Blue Line routes start from Washermanpet to Chennai International Airport via AG-DMS and Green Line path from Chennai Central to St.Thomas Mount via CMBT.

The Phase-1 start to construct in 2009 and the first Metro rail service in Chennai became operational in 2015. As of now, the operational stretches from AG-DMS to Airport, Chennai Central to St.Thomas Mount, and Koyambedu to Airport.

The remaining two stretches came to operational on 11th February 2019. The stretch from Chennai Central to AG-DMS runs for 4.1km via stations of Thousand Lights, LIC, and Government Estate. Another stretch runs for 3.4km from Washermanpet to Chennai Central via stations of Mannady and High Court. The total length of 9.5km long stretches built of eight underground stations.

The beauty of the first stretch passed under the river of “Coovum” from Government Estate to Chennai Central. It’s a very complicated project which runs under the river now has been completed and prayers for the person whoever sacrificed their lives for this project.

Chennai Metro Rail Routes containing three lines which are Blue Line (Corridor-1), Green Line (Corridor-2), and Inter-Corridor.

Chennai Metro Train Routes:

  1. On Blue Line (Corridor – 1): From Washermenpet to Airport (Via. Chennai Central, LIC, Saidapet, Alandur)
  2. On Green Line (Corridor – 2): From Chennai Central Metro to St. Thomas Mount (Via. Chennai Central, Egmore, Anna Nagar, Alandur)
  3. Between Green and Blue Lines (Inter-Corridor): From Chennai Central Metro to Airport (Via. Egmore, Anna Nagar, Alandur, Nanganallur)

The route map here mentioned also has vice-versa from both start and endpoints.

Corridor-1 Route Map Details:

Starting Point: Washermenpet

MidPoint: Mannadi, High Court, Chennai Central, Government Estate, LIC, Thousand Lights, AG-DMS, Teynampet, Nandanam, Saidapet, Little Mount, Guindy, Alandur, Nanganallur Road, Meenambakkam,

End Point: Airport

Corridor-2 Route Map Details:

Starting Point: Chennai Central

MidPoint: Egmore, Nehru Park, Kilpauk, Pachaiyappa’s College, Shenoy Nagar, Anna Nagar East, Anna Nagar Tower, Thirumangalam, Koyambedu, CMBT, Arumbakkam, Vadapalani, Ashok Nagar, Ekkattuthangal, Alandur

End Point: St. Thomas Mount

Inter-Corridor Route Map Details:

Starting Point: Chennai Central

MidPoint: Egmore, Nehru Park, Kilpauk, Pachaiyappa’s College, Shenoy Nagar, Anna Nagar East, Anna Nagar Tower, Thirumangalam, Koyambedu, CMBT, Arumbakkam, Vadapalani, Ashok Nagar, Ekkattuthangal, Alandur, Nanganallur Road, Meenambakkam

End Point: Airport

Metro Train Route Map:

Metro Train Route Map

Chennai Metro Train Timings:

Details Direction Time Monday to Friday Time for Saturday and Sunday Corridor
First Train Chennai Central (SCC) to Airport (SAP)
(Via. Egmore, CMBT, Alandur)
04.32Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 04.32 Hrs,
Sun: 08.05 Hrs
Inter-Corridor
Last Train Chennai Central (SCC) to Airport (SAP)
(Via. Egmore, CMBT, Alandur)
23.07 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 23.07 Hrs,
Sun: 22.05 Hrs
Inter-Corridor
First Train Airport(SAP) to Chennai Central (SCC)
(Via. Alandur, CMBT, Egmore)
04.37 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 04.37 Hrs,
Sun: 08.03 Hrs
Inter-Corridor
Last Train Airport(SAP) to Chennai Central (SCC)
(Via. Alandur, CMBT, Egmore)
22.59 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 22.59 Hrs,
Sun: 22.03 Hrs
Inter-Corridor
First Train Washermenpet (SWA) to Airport (SAP)
(Via. Central, AG-DMS, Alandur)
04.22 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 04.22 Hrs,
Sun: 07.59 Hrs
Corridor-1 – BLUE LINE
Last Train Washermenpet (SWA) to Airport (SAP)
(Via. Central, AG-DMS, Alandur)
23.01 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 23.01 Hrs,
Sun: 22.06 Hrs
Corridor-1 – BLUE LINE
First Train Airport (SAP) to Washermenpet (SWA)
(Via. Alandur, AG-DMS, Central)
04.23 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 04.23 Hrs, Sun: 08.00 Hrs Corridor-1 – BLUE LINE
Last Train Airport (SAP) to Washermenpet (SWA)
(Via. Alandur, AG-DMS, Central)
23.00 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 23.00 Hrs , Sun: 22.06 Hrs Corridor-1 – BLUE LINE
First Train Chennai Central (SCC) to St. Thomas Mount (SMM) 04.44 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 04.44 Hrs, Sun: 07.58 Hrs Corridor-2 – GREEN LINE
Last Train Chennai Central (SCC) to St. Thomas Mount (SMM) 23.00 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 23.00 Hrs, Sun 21.58 Hrs Corridor-2 – GREEN LINE
First Train St. Thomas Mount (SMM) to Chennai Central (SCC) 04.28 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 04.28 Hrs, Sun: 08.01 Hrs Corridor-2 – GREEN LINE
Last Train St. Thomas Mount (SMM) to Chennai Central (SCC) 23.07 Hrs
(Mon-Fri)
Sat: 23.07 Hrs, Sun 22.01 Hrs Corridor-2 – GREEN LINE

NOTE:

  • Monday to Friday: Headway of 5 mins during Peak hours, 7 mins during Non-peak hours and 15 mins during extended non-peak hours is evenly maintained between Central – Alandur – Central (via CMBT).
  • Peak Hour Service is NOT AVAILABLE on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Saturday: Headway of 7 mins during Non-peak hours and 15 mins during extended non-peak hours is evenly maintained between Central – Alandur – Central (via CMBT).
  • Sunday: Headway of 7 mins is evenly maintained between Central – Alandur – Central (via CMBT).

Chennai Metro Fare Details:

Generally, the metro train fare from the source point to the endpoint has INR 70. Based on the station points it could vary from INR 10 to INR 70.

Everyone, make use of this Chennai Metro to reach your place easily with minimum time and free from Chennai traffic.

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