Tehran Metro

Tehran Metro

مترو تهران

Tehran Metro  مترو تهران

Tehran Metro refers to the whole urban subway trains of Tehran and also “Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company”. The trains are trafficking in five main lines, of which four lines (1, 2, 3, and 4) are intracity and the other line (5) is intercity (between Tehran and Karaj), and daily transfer more than 3 million passengers.

It should be noted that the lines 6 and 7 are under construction.

Metro Map 2014 Service Stations

Ticket Types in Tehran Metro

There are two types of tickets in Tehran metro ticketing system:

1- Stored value cards: tickets which bear a specified credit.
2- Magnetic tickets: tickets for a limited number of trips.

Stored Value Cards

When you use these cards, each trip fare will be deducted from your credit card . Passengers when make their exit should hold their cards near the control machine allowing deduction to be made proportional to travelling in metro according to the following 6-zone table, otherwise, in next trip the cost of longest trip (zone 6) will be deducted from the credit card .

6-zone table for stored valu cards

Trip zone distance Traveled Amount deducted from Ticket Credit when exiting (Rials)
zone 1 0 to 10 Km 1545
zone 2 From 10 to 20 Km 1652
zone 3 From 20 to 30 km 1908
zone 4 From 30 to 40 km 2069
zone 5 From 40 to 50 km 2459
zone 6 From 50 to … 2459

Magnetic Tickets

Magnetic tickets are available in two types i.e. single and double trip tickets. Passengers use these tickets with consideration to the number of trips printed on them regardless of trip distance.

Single trip magnetic tickets are in blue color sold at 4.500 Rls.

Tehran Metro  مترو تهران

Double trip magnetic tickets are in orange color sold at 6.500 Rls.

Tehran Metro  مترو تهران


Stored Value Cards:
  • Stored value cards are more suitable for the passengers who make repeated trips on irregular times.
  • Even if stored value cards are not used for a long time, the credit will remain valid for later use.
  • You can buy a stored value card and charge it for times. You should not discard the card when it has no remaining credit.
  • Each card is sold for 5,000 Rls. as ticket price. So please keep the cards and charge them to help us provide better services.
  • Metro stored value cards are also valid for use in buses network and each time the approved price will be deducted from its credit.
  • Using stored value cards enjoy 60% discount compared with single-trip tickets
  • Seasonal and stored value cards are like bank notes which should be kept with care. The damaged or missed tickets are not changed by Metro Company.
  • Even if the tickets are not used for a long time, their credits will remain valid.
  • These tickets have no time limit and their credits will be deducted only when used.
  • These tickets are refundable and their remaining price will be returned to the passenger if not damaged.

Magnetic Tickets:
  • Magnetic tickets are recommended for the passengers who make rare trips on irregular times.
  • Magnetic tickets are the most expensive and the worst for travelling by metro.
  • Magnetic tickets are not rechargeable and refundable.
  • Magnetic tickets are not valid for use in buses network.

Metro Map 2014 Service Stations

Tehran Metro  مترو تهران


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