Kochi Metro Releases New Passes and Discounts for Festival Season


Kerala, India–Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) announced the introduction of new passes and subsidized rates effective October 24.

The government agency responsible for the operations of the metro system in India’s southwestern coastal city of Kochi, or Cochin (the KMRL), will now offer three new types of unlimited travel tickets:

  • Three days – ₹280 ($3.4)
  • Fifteen days – ₹1,150 ($13.9)
  • Forty-five days – ₹3,250 ($39.3)

The KMRL, in light of the festive season of Deepawali, or Diwali, is offering “rationalized” rates of existing passes. They are mentioned on the website as follows:

  • Single-day pass (students) – ₹50 ($0.6)
  • Single-day pass – ₹125 ($1.5)
  • Weekend pass – ₹230 ($2.8)
  • Seven-day pass (students) – ₹550 ($6.7)
  • Thirty-day pass – ₹900 ($10.9)
  • Thirty-day – ₹2,200 ($26.7)

According to a report, the previous pricing for student passes was criticized for being unaffordable for students, with more than 60% of the sample confirming the case in a survey conducted at a local college. 

ALSO READ:  Holland America's Extended 'Legendary Voyages' Set to Dazzle in 2024-2025 Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific Cruises

Larsen & Toubro Ltd., an Indian multinational company, handled the metro construction project in Kochi. Some of their other noteworthy projects in the country include metro rail projects in major Indian cities (New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, etc.), Bangalore International Airport, major expressways across India, and others.


Aqil K
Aqil K
Aqil writes about travel, tourism, and covers the many aspects of the digital nomad lifestyle.


The Nomad Weekly Newsletter

Your weekly roundup of digital nomad news, visa information, destination tips and resources.

Recent Posts

Bermuda Digital Nomad Visa: Your Ultimate Application Guide

Discover the perfect haven \with the new Bermuda digital nomad visa program. Work remotely with stunning beaches and a vibrant community.

Lufthansa Takes to the Skies: US Expansion and a Business Class Evolution

Lufthansa, the German airline, is embarking on a new...

Swiss Bolsters Its Global Network with New Destinations and Expanded European Routes

The Lufthansa Group's prized airline, Swiss, is broadening its...