Train Fare

Check you train fare fast and easily here:
Checking train fare lets you estimate the cost of tickets in a particular coach and train for desired location. It has multiple options to check your train fare like for senior citizens, childs below 12 years old, etc. Before online booking at IRCTC one should check the train fare that should cost them and should update their bank account balance accordingly in order to, pay their online ticket price hassle free. Else, bank will reject the transaction.
Train fares Indian Railway

Train fares are different for different type of categories:

General Category - This category has very low fare.
Sleeper Class- This class has normal fare
3 AC - This coach has fare generally greater than normal fare.
2 AC - This coach is expensive
1 AC - This coach is for everyone but very much expensive =, mostly used by executive class family.

How can I board a train in the reserved coach if I am not able to get a waitlisted ticket?

Yes. If you don’t have any ticket, you may approach the Train Superintendent/TTE after purchasing an unreserved ticket from the booking office as specified in the following table. The TTE will allot the accommodation, subject to availability.

Min. Class of Ticket required for boarding

Category of Train Class of Travel the train at originating and intermediate Stations

i) Rajdhani/Shatabdi IA, FC, 2A, 3A, 1st Class Ordinary


ii) Jan Shatabdi ACC, 1st Class Ordinary

25 2nd Mail/Express

iii) Mail/Express FC, IA, 2A, 3A, 1st Class Ordinary

CC, SL, 2S 2nd Mail/Express

iv) Garib Rath Express 3A, CC 2nd Mail/Express

However, in case you have a second class ticket and could not get reservation in sleeper class and desire to travel in any upper class, you may approach the on-board ticket checking staff, who can upgrade your ticket accordingly subject to availability of accommodation except in Rajdhani/Shatabdi Express trains.

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