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How to Book Railway Ticket Online on Mobile

How to Book Railway Ticket Online on Mobile

India has the largest rail network in the world carrying millions of passengers every day. Except for the General/Unreserved class, you need a reservation for all classes to travel on the Indian railway. If you are looking for a convenient way to book train tickets online, then you are in luck. There are a number of apps and websites that will provide you with the opportunity to book your train tickets without having to go to the station or booking office.

Using the following step-by-step guide, you will know how to book train tickets on mobile. In this article, I have answered all the questions regarding train ticket booking with the video guide in Hindi.


2 Ways to Reserve a Train Ticket


1. e-ticket is the online booking option where you can make online advance reservations through a booking agent or using mobile apps like IRCTC, ixigo, Paytm, etc.

2. You can book a ticket physically through the Indian railway booking counter at the railway station.

Here's how you can reserve a train ticket offline at the railway station

1. Visit the nearest railway station and get the reservation form.
2. Fill in all the details including name, age, gender, etc.
3. Check all details carefully and pay the ticket fare.
4. You will receive your ticket with the PNR number.
5. To cancel the ticket, go to the ticket counter or visit the IRCTC website and cancel the ticket.
6. Also, you can call 139 and cancel your train ticket using your PNR number.


How to Book Railway Ticket Online on Mobile


5 Easy Ways to Book Train Tickets Online Using Smartphone Apps

1. IRCTC Rail Connect App - No.1 App to book train tickets online.
2. IRCTC Train App by IXIGO
3. Paytm
4. Google pay
5. PhonePe


What is online railway ticket booking?

Online railway ticket booking is a computerized system of reserving the seats of trains online in advance and delivering tickets via email. This process is advantageous because people can save time and money by not having to stand in line at the train station and buy tickets in person. 


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How to Book Train Tickets Online on Mobile through IRCTC App


Q. How can I create an IRCTC ID?

1. Download the IRCTC app from the google play store
2. In the top right corner, click on login and then click on register user.
3. Enter your mobile number, and email id and create your unique user name. The user name should be between 3 to 35 characters.
4. Create a password using upper case letters like ''SANDY'' and lowercase letters like ''sandy'' And also use numbers. For example ''SANdy1234''.
5. Enter the same password again to confirm.
6. Enter your name, father's name, and surname. Select date of birth, gender, nationality India.
7. Answer the Security questions. In case, if you forget the password then you can answer security questions to recover the password.
8. Your occupation, business, job, and your marital status married or unmarried, and then click on next.
9. Fill in your permanent resident address, street, area, select country India, pin code, select your city, state, post office, and phone number, and click register. You have successfully registered to IRCTC. Now you will get a confirmation message with your user-id.
10. Note the user id and click on ok.
11. Now enter your user-id and password and fill the captcha & click on Login.
12. Now you will get an OTP on your mobile number or email id > enter OTP and click on verify the user.
13. Again enter your user name and password and fill out the captcha and click on Login.
14. Create 4 digit PIN and click submitThis PIN will be your IRCTC Login PIN that you need every time to login into IRCTC.


IRCTC train ticket booking step by step guide

Download IRCTC App

For Android -  Google Play Store
For iPhone - App Store

1. Install and log in to the IRCTC Rail Connect app.
2. On the home page, click on Plan My Bookings.
3. Select departure station and designation station.
4. For handicap, select Divyaang concession then select the date on which you want to travel, and click on Search Trains.
5. Review railway reservation seat availability, the list of trains, and their timing of departure. Availability will also be separated based on classes such as 1st AC, 2nd AC, 3rd AC or Sleeper Class (SPL), and more.
6. To check ticket cost click on Class.
7. Once you've decided on the train and class, click on Passenger Details.
8. IRCTC also asks for the destination address. Fill in the details and accept the terms and conditions by clicking the checkbox.
9. Click Review Journey details.
10. Browse train information, booked class, and passenger information. If all the details is correct, click continue to checkout after entering the captcha code at the bottom of the page.
11. Pay with a preferred payment method like mobile wallet, debit card, credit card, or net banking.
12. Once the payment is made, you can find booked tickets in the transaction history.

Download PDF - UserGuideIRCTC


Frequently Asked Questions About IRCTC Train Tickets Booking


Q. Can we book a train ticket without an IRCTC account?

A. IRCTC registration is required for booking train tickets on any platform or third-party apps and websites including ixigo, Paytm, Google Pay, and PhonePe. Online ticket booking through a private agency is the only way to avoid the IRCTC account requirement.

Q. What is the IRCTC app and is it safe?

A. IRCTC rail connect app which is launched by the Indian railway catering and tourism corporation lets you book train tickets online through their mobile application. IRCTC app mostly supports GPRS/browser-based mobile phones. It is completely safe for Indian Railways passengers who wish to book a ticket for their travel. The app is available for both major devices like Android and iOS. The app is quite popular as it provides the ease of booking a ticket from the comfort of your home or office.

Q. What is the PNR number on the train ticket?

A. PNR stands for Passenger Name Record. It is a 10- digits number assigned by IRCTC's computerized reservation system on every booked train ticket on Indian Railways that contains the personal details of a passenger, the current status of a booked train ticket, etc. PNR Status shows whether the ticket is confirmed, waitlisted, or RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation).

Q. How to Check IRCTC PNR Status?

Here's how you can confirm a train ticket in IRCTC.

A. IRCTC PNR Status is a service that can be used to check the status of your booking, which can be done at irctc.co.in. or the IRCTC app.

To check IRCTC PNR Status, you need to have your PNR number.

1. Once you have this information, go to the IRCTC app or go to www.irctc-PNR-status.com and click on the PNR inquiry option.
2. Enter your PNR 10-digit number and click search.
You will then be able to see the status of your booking.

Q. How to cancel my train ticket in IRCTC?

1. Login IRCTC app and click on My Bookings.
2. Check the date of the ticket and click on the ticket that you want to cancel.
3. In the upper right corner, click on 3 dots and click on Cancel Ticket.
4. Again, select the ticket and scroll down and click on Cancel.
5. Click confirm and you will receive a cancellation SMS.

Q. How do I get a refund from IRCTC?

1. Log in to the IRCTC app.
2. Check your refund history by clicking on the Refund History option.
3. If you haven't received a refund yet, click on My Bookings.
4. Click on canceled tickets.
5. In the upper right corner, click on 3 dots and click on Cancel Ticket.
6. Once you cancel the ticket, your refund amount will be credited to your bank account within 7 days.

Q. How do I download train tickets from the IRCTC app?

1. Log in to the IRCTC app.
2. In the top middle, click on Upcoming Journey.
3. Now click on the ticket that you want to download.
4. Review all your ticket details.
5. In the right corner, click on the Download icon, or to share click on the share icon.

Q. What are the charges for IRCTC ticket booking?

A. IRCTC charges a lesser convenience fee depending on whether you are booking AC or Non-AC class. It charges Rs 10 plus GST per ticket for non-AC class tickets, and Rs 20 plus GST for AC classes.

Q. What are the payment options in IRCTC?

A. IRCTC accepts Google Pay, PhonePe UPI payment and wallet app, and other contactless payment methods including Credit Cards, Debit Cards, e-Wallets, e-Transfer, Demand Drafts, Net Banking, Wallets, Pre-paid Cards and Autopay.

You can book a train ticket in IRCTC by using any of the following convenient payment options:

Credit Cards: The IRCTC accepts credit cards issued by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Diners Club
Debit Cards: The IRCTC accepts debit cards issued by Rupay, Visa Electron, Maestro, MasterCard Debit, and Visa Delta.
e-Wallets: The IRCTC accepts Paytm, Mobikwik, and Freecharge.
Demand Drafts: The IRCTC accepts demand drafts issued by Bank of India, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, and ICICI Bank.

Q. What are the details in the IRCTC e-ticket?

A. Once you book the ticket, you will get a reservation message on your mobile number and email id with complete details of the ticket & personal information -

1. 10- digit PNR number
2. Train name & number
3. Date of travel
4. Source station
5. Destination station
6. Boarding station
7. Booking transaction ID
8. Ticket booking date
9. Train travel class
10. Name, age, and gender of the passenger
11. Booking status
12. Scheduled departure time
13. Ticket fare
14. Travel quota
15. Seat/berth number
16. Coach number
17. Concession
18. Food preference (for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, etc.)
19. Travel policy details, etc.


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How to Book Train Tickets Online on Mobile through the ixigo App


Download ixigo App

For Android -  Google Play Store
For iPhone - App Store

1. Open the ixigo app and click on the plus icon at the bottom.
2. On the home screen, select the IRCTC train option.
3. Enter the origin by station name or station code, destination, and date of travel, and select travel class then click on the search train button. You will see the list of all the available trains. You can also use a filter to simplify the search.
4. Check the available seats and select your seat and click on book.
5. Fill in the details of passengers like name, age, gender, and add more travels if you want then select travelers and click on proceed.
6. Enter your IRCTC user ID and click on save.
On this screen, you can verify the traveler's details or change your boarding station and other details like travel insurance and preferred coach number.
7. Verify your contact details and destination address.
8. Enter your passenger's contact information and tap continue.
9. Check fare breakdown, confirm your booking information and then click on proceed to pay.
10. Select your preferred payment method then tap pay securely.
11. Enter the OTP sent to your registered email or mobile number.
12. Once the payment is successful, ixigo redirects you to IRCTC for ticket confirmation.
13. Enter your IRCTC password, fill in the CAPTCHA, and Tap Submit.
14. Once the ticket is confirmed, the e-ticket will be sent to your registered email id or mobile number.

Frequently Asked Questions About ixigo Train Tickets Booking


Q. Is it safe to book tickets from Ixigo?

A. Yes. ixigo is an AI-based reliable travel website that allows you to book trains, flights, buses, and hotels. It is trusted and similar to IRCTC which provides a secure browsing and payment experience.

Q. What is ixigo money Max?

A. You can make payments through your ixigo Money balance for your flight, bus, or train booking. It's an instant refund option that can be used in case of cancellation or failure of the reservation. You can redeem 100% of this amount for re-booking or for your future reservations. Apart from this, you can also transfer the entire amount to your bank account.

Q. How to Check PNR Status in ixigo?

1. Open the ixigo app and on the home screen click on PNR status.
2. In the top search box, enter your 10-digit PNR number and click on search.
3. Now review your all ticket details.

Q. How can I confirm my train ticket in ixigo?

1. Open the ixigo app and on the home screen click on PNR status
2. In the top search box, enter your 10-digit PNR number & click on search.
3. Here you can find whether your ticket is confirmed, waitlisted, or RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation).

Q. How do I cancel my Ixigo train ticket?

Here's how you can cancel and get a refund for a train ticket in ixigo.

The Ixigo train ticket cancellation process is straightforward and can be done in a few simple steps.

2. Log in to ixigo and go to the PNR status tab. All booked tickets will be there.
3. Select the train ticket that you want to cancel then scroll down and click on the cancel button.
4. Select tickets and click proceed to cancel.
5. Review your ticket cancellation charge and click on cancel now.
6. Your refund amount will be credited to your bank account within 7 days

Q. How do I download train tickets from the ixigo app?

Method 1 - Using ixigo App

1. Once you made the payment, you will be on the next page with the necessary details of your train ticket such as date, time, and destination. From there, click on the download ticket in the left-right corner.
2. Also, the Ticket will be delivered to your email where you can download the ticket.

Method 2 -  Using ixigo website

1. Visit the ixigo website.
2. Click on "PNR Status".
3. Enter your 10-digit PNR number and click on search.
4. Here you can download a ticket with your current status along with the passenger's details.

Q. What are the payment options for train ticket booking in ixigo?

A. The ixigo offers payment options including net banking, credit card, debit card, Paytm, UPI, Amazon Pay, PhonePe, Google Pay, BHIM, imobile pay, and Bhim SBI pay, Samsung pay, and e-Wallet.

Q. Is ixigo and IRCTC the same?

A. No. IRCTC is an extension of Indian Railways. It is popular for train ticket booking. ixigo is an Indian AI-based online travel booking site. Both are reliable booking apps. The ixigo service provides travelers with real-time information about trains, railway stations, and travel plans.


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How to Book Train Tickets Online on Mobile through Paytm App


1. Open the Paytm app, scroll down to the ticket booking section and click on train icon.
2. Enter (source) departure station and designation station information. Also, you can enter a city name or station code and then select the date and click on search train.
3. Choose your train, class like Ac, sleeper, etc, and check seat availability.
4. Click on the Book option and enter your IRCTC Login ID.
5. Fill in all the required traveler details in the form. You can add more passengers by clicking on add passenger button.
6. Fill in your destination address and PIN code then scroll down and click on proceed to book option.
7. Confirm all details or click on edit to make changes in the ticket then scroll down and click on proceed to pay. Also, you can use a promo code to save money.
8. Pay ticket fare with your preferred payment method.
9. Once you made the payment, you can download the ticket. Also, you will receive a confirmation message on your mobile or email id.

Frequently Asked Questions About Paytm Train Tickets Booking


Q. How many tickets can be booked in Paytm?

A. You can book a maximum of 6 passengers under a single booking. For tatkal tickets, only up to 4 tickets are allowed including children and senior citizens traveling together.

Q. Does Paytm charge for train ticket booking?

A. No. Paytm allows users to book tickets without paying any additional charges like service charges, payment gateway charges, or convenience fee.

Q. Is Paytm good for train ticket booking?

A. Paytm is a leading digital wallet that allows users to buy train tickets from IRCTC and make digital payments. Paytm is a third-party ticket booking app while IRCTC is the Indian extension of the Indian railway. You can consider Paytm because it is fast and easy to use. Paytm has all the trains in its database, which makes it easy to find the one you need. The app allows users to track their orders and see the status of their tickets. For those who need help with the process, Paytm has customer service available 24/7.

Q. How to Check PNR Status in Paytm?

A. Here's how you can confirm the train ticket in Paytm.

Method 1 - Using the Paytm app

1. Open the Paytm app and search for the train icon and click on it.
2. On the screen, click on check PNR status.
3. Enter your PNR number in the search box and click search.
4. Now you can review the details of your ticket.

Method 2 - Using the Paytm site

2. In the search box, enter your PNR number.
3. Click on the check PNR status option.
4. PNR status will be displayed on the screen.

Q. How to cancel my train ticket in Paytm?

Here's How you can cancel and get a refund for a train ticket in Paytm.

1. Open the Paytm app and search for the train icon and click on it.
2. Scroll down and click on My Bookings.
3. Click on cancel icon.
4. Click on proceed to cancellation.
5. Again, click on cancellation.
6. Check the success message and click on view booking summary.
7. Now you have successfully canceled your ticket. 
8. Your refund amount will be credited to your bank account within 7 days

Q. How do I download train tickets from the Paytm app?

1. Open the Paytm app and search for the train icon and click on it.
2. Scroll down and click on My Bookings. All your booked, upcoming, and canceled tickets will be there.
3. Click on ''know more''.
4. In the left corner, click on the download option.
5. Click on the downloaded file and it will open in PDF.

Q. What are the payment options for train ticket booking in Paytm?

A. Paytm Train Ticket Booking offers payment options including Paytm Wallet - Credit Cards - Debit Cards - Net Banking - EMI options - ATM Card - UPI payment options and book tickets through Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM) using Paytm QR Code.

Paytm Customer Care Number for Travel & Hotels

0120-4880-880


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How to Book Train Tickets Online on Mobile through Google Pay App


Here's how you can book a train ticket with Google Pay.

1. Go to the Google Pay app and click on the plus icon at the bottom.
2. In the top search box type train, and select the train option.
3. Enter the origin by station name or station code and destination. Select date of travel, and select travel class. If the city has more the one station then select your preferred station. You will see the list of all the available trains.
4. Choose the available class then tap Select.
5. Confirm that the stations & details are correct, then tap OK.
6. Enter your IRCTC User ID.
7. Enter your passenger and contact information and tap continue.
8. Check fare breakdown and confirm your booking information and then tap Continue.
11. Select your preferred payment method then tap Proceed to pay.
12. Enter your UPI PIN. After your PIN is confirmed, Google pay redirects you to IRCTC for ticket confirmation.
13. Enter your IRCTC password, CAPTCHA and Tap SubmitDone.


Frequently Asked Questions About Google Pay Train Tickets Booking


Q. Is Google pay good for train ticket booking?

A. Google Pay is a secure app developed by Google. It is a digital wallet platform and online payment system. You can use google pay to search and book train tickets. But without IRCTC id you can't book tickets. So instead of using google pay, you should you official IRCTC app which is owned by the Indian railway.

Q. How to Check PNR Status in Google pay?

Here's how you can confirm and download train tickets in Google Pay app.

1. Open the google pay app.
2. On the home page, click on explore option.
3. Scroll down and click on train option.
4. Click on view or cancel option.

Here you can find whether your ticket is confirmed, waitlisted, or RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation). You can also view passenger's details and download the ticket.

Q. How to cancel my train ticket in Google Pay?

A. Here's how you can cancel and get a refund for a train ticket in Google Pay.

1. Open the google pay app.
2. On the home page, click on explore option.
3. Scroll down and click on train option.
4. Click on view or cancel option.
5. On the passenger's details page, click on cancel ticket option.
6. Review your ticket cancellation & refund details then click on ''Yes''.
7. You will receive a cancellation SMS & your refund amount will be sent to your bank account within 7 days

Q.What are the payment options for train ticket booking in Google Pay?

A. Google Pay offers a variety of payment options including Google pay, Tez, and many other UPI app like Paytm BHIM UPI, PhonePe, Axis Pay, IRCTC iPay, Razorpay, Airpay, and Chillar UPI app and other provided methods on Google pay app.

Q. Does google pay charge for train ticket booking?

A. Google Pay allows users to search and browse train options, and book or cancel tickets without paying any additional charge with their IRCTC account. You can also easily view details about journey duration, train timing, seat availability, and travel times between stations.


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How to Book Train Tickets Online on Mobile through PhonePe App


1. Open your Phonepe App and click on the switch icon at the bottom.
2. Scroll down and click on the IRCTC train option.
3. Choose source station and designation station information, travel date, select class like AC, sleeper, etc, and click on Search Train.
4. Check seat availability, class, available trains, and choose the train.
5. Review the ticket fare for your preferred train class and click on ticket price.
6. Enter your IRCTC id and click continue.
7. Fill in the passenger details and also you can add more passengers then click the checkbox to agree with the terms and conditions and click on proceed.
8. Review passenger information. If everything is correct, click on proceed to pay.
9. Pay with any provided payment method on the page and click on pay.
10. Enter your UPI pin to complete the payment.


Frequently Asked Questions About Online Train Tickets Booking


Q. How many tickets can be booked in IRCTC?

A. An individual user can book a maximum of 6 tickets in a month. You can book up to 12 tickets per user id in a month if you verify yourself along with at least one passenger also being verified through Aadhaar using Aadhaar KYC option in My Profile. Aadhaar verification will be done by sending an OTP on your mobile number linked with your Aadhaar number.

Q. When online train ticket booking starts in IRCTC?

A. Online booking of train tickets starts from 00:20 AM to 11:45 PM (Indian Standard Time) on all days including Sundays. Advance tickets (Opening day booking) can be booked as early as 120 days in advance only after 8 AM for all classes and all trains excluding the date of journey, with prices that vary depending on when you book. Advance tickets are often cheaper than tickets purchased at the last minute.

Q. Can I book a train ticket at midnight?

A. Except from 11:45 pm to 12:20 am (IST), every night, you can book tickets online from 00:20 AM to 11:45 PM (Indian Standard Time) on all days including Sundays.

Q. How many hours before the train chart is prepared?

A. Indian railway prepares the first chart 4 hours before and 2nd chart 2 hours before the scheduled departure of the train. If seats become vacant due to cancellation, you can book through PRS (Passenger Reservation System) counters at the railway station or online till the preparation of the 2nd chart.

Q. When we can cancel train tickets?

A. If you're not able to travel for any reason, or if you want to change your travel plans, you can cancel your confirmed train ticket within 48 hrs and up to 12 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.

Cancellation costs will be 25% of the base fare + GST. Less than 12 hours and up to 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train until the preparation of the chart, 50% of the fare is paid subject to minimum cancellation charges.

According to IRCTC, if you cancel a confirmed ticket more than 48 hrs before the scheduled departure of the train, the following flat cancellation charges shall be deducted per passenger - 

For AC First Class/Executive Class - Rs.240
For AC 2 Tier/First Class - Rs.200
For AC 3 Tier/AC Chair car/ AC 3 Economy - Rs. 180
For Sleeper Class - Rs.120
For Second Class - Rs.60

Q. What is TDR?

A. TDR stands for Ticket Deposit Receipt. In case you missed the train or were unable to travel on the booked ticket, you can submit a TDR to claim a refund. The refund process will take at least 60 days or more.

Q. What if I miss my train in India?

A. Definity you want a refund but the e-ticket cannot be canceled after chart preparation. You can only file TDR online within 30 minutes to 1 hour before the departure of the train and track your refund status using the tracking service provided by IRCTC.

Q. What is the train current ticket and how many hours before the current booking is available?

A. It is another type of Tatkal ticket booking service. Under this reservation quota, the current ticket can be booked only after the preparation of the chart if some seats are available. Current booking starts 3 to 4 hours before the departure of the train and closes 15 minutes prior to departure.

Q. What is a tatkal (immediately) ticket?

A. When the Indian Railways introduced the Tatkal service, it was initially designed to provide passengers with a chance to book tickets one day in advance (24 hours) excluding the date of journey from the train originating station.

Q. What is the cost of a tatkal ticket?

A. Tatkal tickets are limited and cost 10%–30% more than the normal train tickets. If the normal tickets cost 100 then tatkal costs 130 to 150 rupees. Tatkal tickets are not available for trains that are already full or where the quota has been exhausted.

Q. How many passengers can book in Tatkal ticket?

A. An individual user can book a maximum of 4 tatkal e-tickets per PNR. The web services agents of IRCTC can book only 1 Tatkal ticket per train per day on the internet.

Q. When does tatkal train ticket booking starts in IRCTC?

A. You can book tatkal tickets for selected trains one day in advance excluding the date of journey from the train to its destination city/town.

Tatkal Ticket Booking Timing:

AC Class (2A/3A/CC/EC/3E) - 10:00am
Sleeper Class (SL/FC/2S) - 11:00am

Q. Is the tatkal ticket refundable?

A. If you have booked more than one tatkal ticket, and the reservation hasn't been confirmed then you cancel your waiting list or RAC tatkal ticket 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train. In case of confirmed tatkal tickets, no refund will be granted.

Q. How can I book a Tatkal ticket?

A. Tatkal tickets are available at a higher price and limited seats. You can book Tatkal tickets online, at the station, or through your travel agent.

Q. What if the train ticket is not confirmed?

What happens if a waiting list e-ticket does not get confirmed.

A. If the train ticket is not confirmed, you can book a waitlisted ticket. Therefore, in the case of a train ticket cancellation by someone else, your wait-listed ticket may provide you with a confirmed berth. And if your ticket remains completely on the waiting list after the preparation of the chart, it will be automatically canceled and your money will be refunded to the account that was used at the time of booking.

Q. What is premium Tatkal?

A. Premium Tatkal tickets charge dynamic fare pricing for various classes. Tatkal ticket charges are fixed but advance booking timings are the same for both - 10.00 AM for AC classes and 11.00 AM for non-AC classes.

Q. Is an e-ticket valid in the train?

A. Yes. You can simply show your e-ticket that was sent by IRCTC via email or SMS. You don't need to take a printout of an e-ticket in Indian Railways you can travel without a printout of an e-ticket but keep a valid ID proof with you.

Q. Can I travel with waiting ticket?

A. Passengers can travel with RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation) status but if your tickets remain with fully waitlisted (WL) status after chart preparation, it will be canceled automatically and your full refund money will be transferred into your account from the Railways.

Q. Is PNR number enough to travel in train?

A. PNR number is enough if your ticket is confirmed and it is booked through IRCTC and if you know your seat number and have valid ID proof. If the passenger has booked a ticket on the railway counter then NO. PNR number will no longer be valid once the journey is completed.

Q. Which ticket gets confirmed first?

A. General Ticket gets Confirmed first, and the tatkal ticket has the last priority. There is almost no chance of Tatkal ticket confirmation.

Q. What is RLWL?

A. RLWL is a type of waiting list ticket. Most trains offer a Remote Location Waiting List where trains stop and pick up more passengers along the way. But due to less availability of such seats, several seats will be reserved for these places in each train.

Q. What is the best app for online railway ticket booking?

A. From the above list, IRCTC Rail Connect and IRCTC Train App by IXIGO are the best apps to book train tickets online. These apps are reliable, trusted, and easy to use. These apps let you book your train tickets with a few taps. You can find all train lists, check train schedules, etc. You can even use the app to see live train running status. Plus, you can check the status of your booking and receive confirmation messages. This app is perfect for all your train travel needs.

Q. What to do after booking a train ticket online?

A. After booking a train ticket online, once check the ticket confirmation. Check ticket details, time and place of departure, platform number, PNR number & download ticket, etc.

While traveling, also remember to carry any of these identity cards and documents with you for safety.

1. Adhar card
2. Voter Photo identity card
3. Pan card
4. Passport
5. Driving license
6. Student identity card with photographs
7. A credit card with a laminated photograph
8. Nationalized bank passbook with photographs
9. Photo identity cards having a serial number
10. Central/state government-issued Photo Identity cards.

Q. What are the different types of seats in Indian Railways?

A. The Indian Railways is a state-owned company that owns and operates the largest railway network in the world. It provides passenger and freight transportation and operates more than 13,169 passenger trains daily, on both long-distance and suburban routes, covering 7,325 stations across India.


Air-conditioned Classes on Indian Railways

1. AC Executive Chair Class (EC)
2. AC First Class (1AC)
3. AC 2 Tier (2AC)
4. AC 3 Tier (3AC)

Non-Air-Conditioned Classes

1. First Class (FC)
2. AC Chair Class (CC)
3. Sleeper Class (SL)
4. Second Class (2S)
5. Unreserved/General Class (2S)

Q. Train ticket booking helpline number

TOLL-FREE NUMBERS

1800110139( For Tourist Train, Lounge)
1800 180 1295 (For IRCTC SBI Card users)

ALL INDIA NUMBER

0755-6698 100 (Customer Care)
0755-4090 400 (Another No. For Customer Support)
0755-6610 661 (For E-Ticketing)
0755-4090 600 (Another No. For E-Ticketing)

I hope it helped you to understand all processes on how to book train tickets online using smartphone apps. If you have any difficulties or questions let me know in the comment section below.

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