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IRCTC Authorised Partner - Train Booking

Book IRCTC or Indian Railway train tickets online quickly and easily on ixigo's train mobile app or website using your IRCTC user ID and login password. You will be paying ₹0 payment gateway fee on train booking and reservation via UPI. We are an IRCTC authorised partner and we offer Tatkal ticket booking service online on our mobile app and website. You can also book special trains online on our mobile app.

Once you have booked your ticket online, you can check your PNR status, know the chances of your ticket confirmation and check your train's live running status.

The ixigo app has multiple offers on UPI, credit card, debit card and CRED (train ticket booking cashback) for all Indian Railway passengers and users. Book a train ticket via ixigo and avoid paying any payment gateway charges if you pay via CRED Pay for train ticket booking.

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Indian Railways Ticket Reservation

Use our train seat availability feature to find out the seat or berth availability in your train and check ticket lowest prices. Make online train ticket reservations according to your preferred options - date of travel, train halt in minutes and train route. Enjoy other Indian Railway reservation facilities on our app and website.

IRCTC Train Ticket Booking Online

Here's how to book IRCTC tickets online:

  • Open the ixigo website or download the mobile app and go to the homepage under the trains section.
  • Select the source and destination Indian Railway stations from the list.
  • Pick a date of departure and click on search trains.
  • Also, select your travel class from the available classes - AC First Class, Sleeper Class, Second AC, Third AC or AC Chair car.
  • Choose your Indian Railway train and travel class based on arrival time and travel time (in hours).
  • Fill in the passenger details (including children, adults and senior citizens) and choose your berth preferences.
  • Log in using your IRCTC user ID and password. Create a new IRCTC username if you don't have one.
  • Complete the payment and reservation process using your IRCTC login details. You will be redirected to the IRCTC website.
  • You will then receive a confirmation on your registered email ID and SMS on mobile number.

IRCTC Next Generation Ticket Booking

ixigo offers the same features and benefits as that of IRCTC next generation ticket booking process.

Planning a trip anytime soon? If yes, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is the newest and the most hassle-free way to book train tickets. It's an extended arm of the Indian Railways that provides ticketing, catering, and tourism services to the passengers. You can also book your seats using the ixigo trains app and avail great deals. Seat availability, PNR status checking, cancellation of tickets can also be easily done on the IRCTC authorised ixigo trains app. So, avoid standing in a queue at the railway counter and instead browse for trains and book your tickets according to your budget on ixigo.

IRCTC Train Ticket Prices/Fare as per Travel Class

Travel Class Minimum Distance for Charge Basic Fare at Min Dist Res Fee Supp Charge for Superfast Trains
Second Class 50 Kms ₹30 ₹15 ₹15
Sleeper Class 200 Kms ₹124 ₹20 ₹30
AC Chair Car 150 Kms ₹211 ₹40 ₹45
AC 3 Tier 300 Kms ₹470 ₹40 ₹45
First Class 100 Kms ₹232 ₹50 ₹45
Executive Class N/A N/A ₹60 ₹75

IRCTC Authorised Partner - Train Ticket Booking Timings

IRCTC Train Ticket Booking Timings 00:20 AM to 11:45 PM
IRCTC website's shut down timings for maintenance 11:45 PM to 12:20 AM
Tickets for how many passengers per PNR can be booked for IRCTC Tatkal e-tickets (including children)? 4 Passengers (max.)
Senior Citizen Quota in IRCTC Yes
Senior citizen concession in IRCTC Tatkal Quota Not Allowed
IRCTC Tatkal Booking Timings For AC berth 10:00 to 10:10 AM
IRCTC Tatkal Booking Timings For Non AC berth 11:00 to 11:10 AM
Maximum ticket booking allowed per user in a month for Indian Railways
24 for users with Aadhaar number linked and 12 for others.
Maximum tickets that can be booked from one user ID in a day Maximum two tickets can be booked from 1 user ID in a day.

Easy & Fast IRCTC Login

On ixigo, you can register on IRCTC, navigate IRCTC’s next-generation login process, reset your IRCTC password and more.

Create Your IRCTC Login ID and Password

Having an IRCTC ID and password is the first step towards your booking process. Create IRCTC login ID and password by following the below steps:

  • Open the ixigo trains app.
  • Tap on the profile icon at the bottom right of the page.
  • Now, tap on 'Link your IRCTC Account'.
  • You will see 'IRCTC username'. Tap on it.
  • A pop-up will appear. Click on 'Register' located at the bottom right.
  • Now, fill up the required details and proceed to get an OTP.
  • Please enter the OTP and verify your email ID and mobile number.
  • Your IRCTC account will be successfully created.

Recover Your IRCTC Login ID

You can easily recover your IRCTC login ID by following the below steps:

  • Open the ixigo trains app.
  • Tap on the profile icon at the bottom right of the page.
  • Now, go to 'Link your IRCTC Account'.
  • Then, click on 'Forgot your IRCTC User ID'.
  • Enter your IRCTC registered email ID or mobile number and proceed.

Register as a New User on IRCTC

Here are the steps to register as a new user on IRCTC:

  • Open the ixigo trains app.
  • Tap on the profile icon at the bottom right of the page.
  • Now, go to 'Link your IRCTC Account'.
  • Then, click on 'Register on IRCTC'.
  • Enter your details and proceed.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How can I create an IRCTC account login ID?

A: To create a new IRCTC login ID, visit the official home page of IRCTC. Right below the login box, there is an option to sign up. When you click on it, a registration box will open. Now enter your user ID, password, security question, and preferred language, followed by personal information like name, gender, Aadhaar card number, PAN card number and your residential address. After you enter all the information, click on submit. For the verification of your IRCTC login account, a link will be sent to your registered email ID. Once the registration process is complete you can use your IRCTC account. Watch this video to see all the steps described above.

Q. Can I change my IRCTC login ID?

A: Creating your IRCTC login ID is a one-time registration process. Once you have registered, you cannot change your username or the login credentials for the registered email address.

Q. How can I log into my IRCTC account?

A: For IRCTC login, open the ixigo app and just log in using your registered username. Next, select the departure and arrival destinations, date of travel, the class you want to travel in, and your traveller details. Then, click on 'Pay Now' to complete the payment. Once it is successful, the app will ask you to enter your password to complete your booking.

Q. What is the maximum number of IRCTC train tickets one can book at a time?

A: As per IRCTC, up to 12 bookings are allowed per month and up to 6 seats/berths can be booked per ticket. So, up to 36 tickets can be booked in a month from a single IRCTC User ID.

Q. How can I recover my IRCTC user ID and password?

A: You can find your login details in the IRCTC welcome message sent to your registered email. To locate this mail, use search terms like 'iRCTC' or '[email protected]' in your inbox. If you don't have this mail and wish to reset your password, go to the IRCTC website, then log in and then click on Forgot Password. Submit the required details and enter the OTP received via email/SMS to be led to a new page. Enter your new password here, and click on 'Update Password'to complete the process. Your username can be recovered similarly, by visiting irctc.co.in. Then Login and click on Forgot User ID. The existing user ID will be sent to your registered email. Watch this video to follow all the steps described above.

Q. How can I book railway tickets by mobile?

A: You can book railway tickets from mobile using the ixigo trains app, or by visiting the official website. Simply choose your route, date and preferred seat; update passenger details (including the IRCTC user ID); and make the payment to book your ticket.

Q. How do I cancel the IRCTC train ticket after the train has departed?

A: If a railway booking is confirmed, it can be cancelled up to 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train. As per the IRCTC website, tickets booked online cannot be cancelled after the chart has been prepared.

Q. Are children charged for IRCTC train ticket booking?

A: Children under 5 years of age are not charged for a train journey. Children between 5 to 12 years of age are charged fully if you have opted for a berth separately. However, if a berth/seat is not required for a child between 5 to 12 years of age, then only half of the adult traveller fare will be applicable.

Q. What is TDR in your IRCTC train ticket?

A: TDR refers to the ticket deposit receipt. Passengers who have a ticket but have not travelled, and want to apply for a refund, can file for a TDR. The IRCTC provides facilities to file TDR online. If the train chart is not prepared, users can cancel their ticket online. It is only after a chart is ready that a TDR needs to be filed for a refund. Some different scenarios where an IRCTC TDR can be filed are:

  • AC failure in train coaches.
  • No room for passengers after chart preparation.
  • Change in reservation status from confirmed to Waitlisted/Part Waitlisted/RAC after chart preparation.
  • Fare difference if the passenger travelled in a lower class.
  • Fare difference in case a proper coach is not attached.
  • Passenger could not cancel because the chart was prepared at the originating station or a previous remote location.
  • Partially Confirmed/Waitlisted tickets, but all passengers did not travel.
  • Partially Confirmed/Waitlisted tickets and waitlisted passengers did not travel.
  • Passengers partially travelled, before the journey was terminated short of destination.
  • Passenger did not travel as reservation was provided in a lower class.
  • Passenger did not travel due to the RAC ticket after chart preparation.
  • Train being diverted, so it cannot touch the boarding station.
  • Train being diverted, so it cannot touch the destination station.
  • Train was more than 3 hours late and the passengers were not travelling on it.
  • Train missed as the connecting train was late.
  • Train terminated before the destination.
  • Incorrectly charged by the TTE.
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