Tuesday, October 12

Book IRCTC Train Tickets - ixigo

Book IRCTC Train Tickets - ixigo

Book IRCTC train tickets quick and easily on our train app or website using your IRCTC login. You can also check the latest state-wise COVID-19 guidelines and confirm the running status of your train or the special COVID-19 train. Find trains according to your travel destination and preferred date, check seat availability, and complete your ticket booking, since online railway reservation is now easy, swift and secure at ixigo. You will be paying ₹0 payment gateway fee on train booking via UPI. You can also check your PNR status and know the chances of your ticket confirmation.

The confirmation prediction feature also assists in deciding whether to book train tickets or not. If the seat is on the waitlist and you book a waitlisted IRCTC ticket, the PNR auto update feature keeps you updated about availability till your journey date/ticket gets confirmed. Along with online train reservations, an IRCTC Tatkal ticket booking service is also available on the ixigo app and website.IRCTC Live Train Running Status

Tracking of GPS-enabled Indian Railways trains in real-time and determining the current status of your train is known as train running status. It provides information about the last reported location of a train, with an estimated arrival and departure time for the upcoming stations in its route.

IRCTC Seat Availability and Enquiry
The Train Seat Availability feature helps you find out the seat/berth availability in a train and of a particular class whenever you are planning a rail journey. It enables passengers to make train ticket bookings according to their choice of travel facilities and reap their benefits.

You can also use the IRCTC Train enquiry services to seek detailed information about the availability of trains, seats, train timetables, fares, concessions, quotas or anything else you might need for the journey. The service also helps to check trains between two stations and provides a list of all available trains for a particular route. ixigo helps you out in booking train tickets, forwarding train enquiries, and checking the real-time seat availability via its train app or website.

PNR Status Alert & Prediction of IRCTC Train Ticket
Your PNR, or Passenger Name Record, is a unique 10-digitnumber issued by IRCTC's computerised reservation system to every booked ticket. It contains the personal details of a passenger such as age, sex, and contact information, and helps you find out the current status of a waitlisted booked ticket, regardless of whether it is confirmed or not.
Sometimes, booked tickets are upgraded to higher classes depending upon seat availability. Combine this with ixigo’s PNR status prediction, which offers high accuracy in knowing your booking status, for a smooth and trouble-free experience.

How can I book IRCTC train tickets online?
Indian Railways reservation can be done both online and offline.

Online Train Ticket Booking
An IRCTC train booking can be made online effortlessly, since the whole process is carried out at the convenience of a smart device and an internet connection. Use the ixigo trains app or ixigo website for a quick, seamless transaction experience. Here’s how it works:

  • • Visit the train section on ixigo website or train app.
  • Choose the source and destination stations.
  • Select the date of journey and class.
  • Click the ‘Search Trains’ button.
  • A list of trains along with their seat availability and travel fare will show up.
  • Choose any train ticket class from the options, as per your travel requirement
  • Fill in the passenger details.
  • Log in to your account using IRCTC login credentials and complete the payment process.
  • And it’s done! You will now receive a message with your IRCTC train ticket details on your registered mobile number and email address.

The ixigo trains app has a couple of smart features to help you with everything related to your IRCTC train ticket status. We’ve already told you about our IRCTC PNR prediction feature that predicts the confirmation chances of your booked tickets, along with providing a confirmation percentage. But what if your train’s running late?
No worries! Check its Live Running Status through the ixigo trains app. Enter your train details along with the date of journey for precise, live information on your train’s location.

Offline Train Ticket Booking
To book a train ticket through the Indian Railways reservation counter, visit the nearest railway station and follow these steps:

  • Collect a reservation form from the counter.
  • Ask for the train seat availability, fare and other train details from the enquiry counter.
  • Fill in details like passenger name, sex, age, berth preference, etc.
  • Forward the filled form to the booking counter.
  • Complete the payment and get your train ticket from the counter.
  • Verify the train details, journey date, and passenger details mentioned on the ticket.
  • Booked tickets have a unique PNR number, so you may also check its current PNR status.

IRCTC Valid ID Proof
No documents or identity details have to be entered while booking trains on the app. The passengers will, however, have to carry an ID card with them during the journey. The Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) will ask for identification documents while checking passenger tickets in the coach.

Please remember to carry the original versions of all the identification documents, such as:

  • Aadhar card
  • Voter photo identity card
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Pan Card
  • Central/State Government issued Photo Identity card
  • Student Identity Card with photograph
  • Nationalised Bank Passbook with photographs
  • Credit Cards with laminated photographs
  • Photo identity cards having serial numbers.

IRCTC Train Types
The Indian Railways is one of the most popular modes of transportation connecting different cities, towns, and capitals in the country. IRCTC offers train ticket bookings for these trains that include high-speed, fully air-conditioned, long-distance, daily, economy class, seasonal, special and mountain train services.

The different train types under the scope of the IRCTC are: Tejas Express, Vande Bharat Express, Shatabdi Express, Gatimaan Express, Rajdhani Express, Duronto Express, Humsafar Express, AC Express, Double Decker Express, UDAY Express, Garib Rath Express, Yuva Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Sampark Kranti Express, Kavi Guru Express, Vivek Express, Rajya Rani Express, Mahamana Express, Intercity Express, Antyodaya Express, Jan Sadharan Express, Suvidha Express, Superfast Express, Express, Passenger, Mail, Suburban, Mountain Railways and Luxury Trains.