Delhi Metro Airport Express Line

Opened to public on 23 February, 2011, the Delhi airport express line or Orange line runs from the New Delhi Metro Station to the Dwarka Sector 21. The total distance covered by the orange line is 22.7 km, out of which 15.7 km is underground and the remaining 7 km is elevated.

Delhi metro airport line fare has been kept very reasonable to encourage commuters to take the metro instead of taxi. Also, it has helped to reduce congestion on the Delhi Metro Blue Line.

The minimum Delhi metro airport line fare is now 10 rupees. The fare from New Delhi Metro Station to Delhi Aerocity and Terminal 3 is 50 and 60 rupees respectively.

The Delhi metro airport line timing has been fixed keeping in mind the peak and non-peak hours.

The Delhi metro airport line start time is 4:45AM from New Delhi and Airport and last train departs at 11:30 PM from both sides. You can catch a metro in every 15-minute interval. The Delhi metro orange line takes approximately 19 minutes to travel from New Delhi to the Airport's terminal T2 and T3.

Departure Schedule of First and Last Metro from New Delhi and Dwarka Sector - 21

Schedule New Delhi Dwarka Sector 21
First Train (All Days) 04:45 AM 04:45 AM
Second Train 05:30 AM 05:15 AM
Last Train 11:30 PM 11:15 PM

Delhi Metro Orange Line Stations

Orange Line
No. Station Name Station Structure Connections Opening
1 New Delhi Metro Station Underground Yellow Line Sunday, July 3, 2005
2 Shivaji Stadium Metro Station Underground None Wednesday, February 23, 2011
3 Dhaula Kuan Metro Station Elevated Pink Line Monday, August 15, 2011
4 Delhi Aero City Metro Station Underground None Monday, August 15, 2011
5 IGI Airport Metro Station Underground None Wednesday, February 23, 2011
6 Dwarka Sector 21 Metro Station Underground Blue Line Saturday, October 30, 2010

All the six metro stations on the orange line route are known as City Airport Terminals (CATs). Many airlines have check-in counters at the stations on the Airport Metro Express Line to allow passengers to travel baggage free.

Moreover, all stations on the Delhi Metro orange line route are fitted with extra security, such as explosive detectors, x-ray baggage scanners and CCTV cameras.

Delhi Metro Airport Express Line Map

DMRC Airport Line Map

Popular Delhi Metro Route Searches

Recent Delhi Nearest Metro Searches