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There are 4 ways to get from Tehrān to Karaj by train, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Tehran to Karaj 497 / ...

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tehrān to Karaj 48.6 km

2 alternative options

Line 2 subway, line 5 subway  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Mellat Station to Tehran Station 2
  2. Take the line 5 subway from Tehran Station to Mohammad Shahr 5

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Tehrān to Karaj 48.6 km

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Last updated: December 6 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tehrān to Karaj is to taxi which costs $4 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tehrān to Karaj is to taxi which costs $4 - $5 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tehrān to Karaj. However, there are services departing from Tehran and arriving at Mohammad Shahr via Golshahr Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Tehrān and Karaj is 42 km. The road distance is 48.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tehrān to Karaj without a car is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Tehrān to Karaj, including transfers.

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Tehrān to Karaj train services, operated by Raja Rail Transportation Co., depart from Tehran station.

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Tehrān to Karaj train services, operated by Raja Rail Transportation Co., arrive at Karaj station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tehrān to Karaj is 49 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Tehrān to Karaj.

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  • Distance: 41.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Tehrān, Iran and Karaj, Iran?

Raja Rail Transportation Co. operates a train from Tehran to Karaj hourly, and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Tehran to Karaj
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company (TUSRC)
Website
metro.tehran.ir
Subway from Mellat Station to Tehran Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company (TUSRC)
Subway from Tehran Station to Mohammad Shahr
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company (TUSRC)
Other operators
Taxi from Tehrān to Karaj
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$4 - $5

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