Cost, investments, ROI of Subway Franchise in India

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Subway Restaurant LogoWant to open a Subway franchise in India? One of the top food franchises with more than 39 thousand units across 102 countries, Subway is becoming increasingly popular in India as well. At present there are 353 Subway franchise restaurants in India is 353. Are you the next franchisee? Find out how to apply for Subway franchise in India, cost of investment, returns or profits, suitable locations and more. Keep reading!

Why open a Subway franchise restaurant in India?

Since 1965, Subway has come down a long way to emerge as undoubtedly one of the biggest food franchises all over the world. Subway is the number one restaurant chain in the entire Quick Service Restaurant franchise industry in terms of total unit counts. Low investments and simpler operations also count among the plus factors of starting a Subway franchise in India. As The Economic Times let us know last year, Subway was looking to open 1000 unit franchises in India by 2015 [ET, May 1, 2012. Web.]. If the managements are looking for an expansion, there is certainly room for developing your business!

No beef or pork is served in Subway restaurants in India to ensure customers of all religious communities can eat there. There is a plethora of vegetarian dishes as well, some of them being Veggie Patty, Paneer Tikka, Aloo Patty, and so on. Also, Subway restaurants in India have separate vegetarian and non-vegetarian kitchens; a feature available only in India!


Investments for Subway: Franchise opening cost & ROI in India

Before opening a Subway franchise in India, cost calculation is essential. for Indian units has not been particularly mentioned by the management. Nevertheless, we can still make some assumptions about investments required for Subway franchise in India, profit margin, ROI and other financial facts. The minimum investment amount is Rs. 25-30 lakhs. The franchise fee is a single time payment of Rs 4.5 lakhs (approximately) for the first franchisee, and Rs 2.25 for the next. The advertising and royalty fees of Subway in India are 3.5% and 8% straight on the net sales.

The minimum area requirements for Subway franchise in India is 170 sq. ft. for a food court, and a minimum of 350 sq. ft. for a non food court, with at least 8 people required. The running cost will be around one lakhs. The anticipated profit or return on investment, we presume, should be not less than 40 to 50% annually.


Steps to open a Subway franchise restaurant in India

You can start Subway franchise in India with just three easy steps. The things you have to do are:
  1. Request a brochure from them. Read all the business details carefully to find out whether you suit to their needs, and vice versa.
  2. Submit Subway franchise application and get the process rolling.
  3. For clearing your doubts, feel free to ask a question to the Franchise Sales Department or Regional Sales Manager.

Subway India Franchise: Contact details with phone numbers

Subway Systems India Pvt Ltd.
B 11/1, Okhla Industrial Area , Phase II
New Delhi -110020
Telephone: 011 41754035, 011 41708082



Janardhan Y said...

Can you provide example with number:

Gross sales
Gross profit
Net profit

Pritam Bhasme said...

resp, sir
I will start to subway franchise in own city how can apply?

Lalit Kumar Gupta said...


Sanjay Bhagat said...

Dear sir,
I will start to subway franchise in my city ( Palghar )401404
can u explain in detail?

alka shah said...

Can you please mail the breakdown of figures eg initial investment, expenses, and net profit. Please mail me on

Varun Nair said...

Do we need to get any license from some Government Department?

sudhakar said...

respected sir / mam,

greetings of the day,

I will start to subway franchise in own city how can apply, initial investment, expenses, and net profit etc
my mail id, will be waiting for your reply

Sameer Chandrakar said...

Hi, This is sameer chandrakar. I am interested to start a new business in our location. I am pleased to get the franchisee for subway. Kindly help me out in getting this and do the needful. Location:bhilai,chhattisgarh Mobile No:7566498312.

Real Estate Gurgaon said...

Gross sales
Gross profit
Net profit
Please email at

Shobhit Jhanwar said...

Interested to open a franchise of subway in my city. So please contact and describe all the details.

Kartik said...

I am interested to open subway in ahmedabad, gujarat
need more information
Gross sales
Gross profit
Net profit
Please email me

Gurinder Wadhwa said...

I have plans to start SUBWAY in corporate offices for number of companies at discounted rates.Please let me know if subway offers the same for corporate offices.
My email id is

Gurinder S.

Utkarsh Sharma said...

Finally it cost me around 65 lakhs, including 3 months operational cost and other expenses.

Harsing Engleng said...

Please help.
Is it necessary for the franchise owner to go through the training program or the appointed manager can alone do it.

Suyash Growth said...

Gross sales
Gross profit
Net profit
Please email at

jaskaran dhillon said...

Do u provide assistance in application process with subway India
Plz email me

Navjot Singh said...

Hi sir
I am navjot Singh from mohali Punjab I am interested in opening a subway franchise and need help how to do it I have my own shop of around 400 sqft so kindly help me out with what to do my email add

Shubham Agrawal said...

I am CA. Shubham Agrawal from Pune. I am interested in opening a subway outlet in Pune. I do not own any shop right now. Kindly give me an idea of investment required, monthly running expenses and expected net profit margins. My email id is

Media Designs said...

Dear Utkarsh,

I am glad to see your comments, I am also looking to put up some investment into this lucrative looking business option. I will appreciate if you can share your real experience related to your venture specially the returns and post establishment support. Also if you can share your contacts.


Tarun Sharma
Mob : 9811968100

jitu surti said...

How I start my own subway sir ?

SUMIT DAS said...

Franchisee require in kolkata(B.T.Road Sodepur)

I have a shop in B.t.Road facing in beside Dhankol bus stand. My shop space will be at around 500 sq.ft. My request that if possible give a franchisee on behalf of Sugar & spice i shall grateful to you.

Please send your Term & condition through mail or call me if approved my application.

my email-

Unknown said...

Good afternoon.

I am interested to evaluate option of Subway franchise in Pune, Maharashtra.

Can I get your contact details so that I can start 1St round of discussion.

Mandar Shidore

Piyush Santhalia said...


I am interested for SUBWAY franchise in my city REWA(M.P.). Kindly share your terms and conditions with me.
contact number - 9424354624
email id -

Jatin Luna said...

im intrested in najafgarh

Unknown said...

Sir, i would like to open Subway in Samastipur. Bihar. I have 2500 sqft bulit space in heart of city. kindly advice me details.

Thanks & regards,
Ajit Chandel
Tel: +91 9308454028

M Sohel said...

Hi, This is sohel. I am interested to start a new business in our location bardoli ( Gujarat). I am pleased to get the franchisee for subway. Kindly send details to my email: /

Manish Chopra said...

Dear sir
I want to open subway restaurant in bhai randhir singh nagar in ludhiana
No one is picking up the phone nu. Bee you have given
Kindly call
Manish Chopra

Rajdeep Soodan said...

i am interested in jammu

Ayush Kapoor said...

Dear sir,
I'm ayush kapoor. I want to open a subway franchise in Varanasi, Uttarpradesh. No one is answering the call on numbers you provided, pls respond to my query.
My details are below

rohit jain said...

i am interested in chhindwara (m.p)

ANUJ YADAV said...

I am anujyadav and sir i really want to open a subway in meerut please send me details on my mail

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