Delhi Metro fare hike: The festive season has barely begun and the Delhi Metro fare hike is already here to pinch public pockets. Many people residing in Delhi NCR will be going home to celebrate big festivals like Diwali, Chhath Puja and others. Hence, many commuters want to know the new fare if they are travelling from Noida to New Delhi Railway Station as Noida-NDLS is one of the most popular and busiest routes of Delhi Metro. The new Delhi Metro fare hike has come into effect today i.e. Tuesday. Be prepared to shell out Rs 10 extra as yet another fare hike is in place now. The hike, which comes five months within the last one, will affect every commuter of the mass rapid transit who travels beyond 5 km, while journeys falling in the 2-5 km distance slab will cost Rs 5 more.
The new fare of Noida City Centre-NDLS route is Rs 40. Earlier it was Rs 30. The concessional fare (For Sunday & National Holiday ) will be Rs 30. The Noida City Centre-NDLS route fare for smart card users during peak hours is Rs 36, while during non-peak hours is Rs 32.
Smart card users, who, according to DMRC’s estimates, happen to be 70 per cent of the metro’s total ridership, will continue to get 10 per cent discount on each ride. They will get an additional discount of 10 per cent while travelling during off-peak hours, that is from the beginning of services till 8 am, between 12 pm and 5 pm and from 9 pm to end of the services.
The new fares would be applicable across five corridors — Blue, Yellow, Red, Green and Violet — of the metro that crisscrosses the national capital, with the total network length currently standing at around 213 km.
There shall be no change in the fares of Airport Express Line (Orange Line).