According to DMRC the fares of Delhi metro Rail is start from 8 Rs to 30 Rs. and pay in two for either in the form of token or in the form of Smart Card . The smart card provides 10% discount in journey. Passenger can get the smart card at the minimum cost of 100 Rs. out of which Rs.50/ is refundable security charge.
The Smart Card can be recharged from Rs 100 to 1000 Rs and it valid for a period of 10 years from the date of purchase the card or one year from the last recharge date whichever is later. It can be renewed for Rs. 5/-.
The token can be purchased from any of the ticket counter on the metro station. These tokens and cards are required to open the gates, to reach the paid areas that lead to the platforms. and the token are valid for single journey and need to be dropped in machine while exiting from the metro station.
There is another smart card for tourist for Rs. 150 for one day and it can be used unlimited travel and 50 Rs. is security charge which is refundable. Tourist smart card card also available for 3 days in the cost of Rs. 300 and 50 rs as security Charge as refundable.