How To Book Train Tickets Online

If you don’t know, how to book train tickets online. Then, you are in the right place. Because Today I will help you with booking your train ticket online. First things First, Inorder to book train ticket online, you should have an account on IRCTC. If you don’t have an account yet, click here to create an account on IRCTC.


Details required to book train tickets online:-  

First of all, Note down Name, Age, Gender of the person of whom you want to book ticket online. For booking a ticket, you need a mobile number & an email-id for updates regarding your train ticket status. 


Step 1:-

Go to your google chrome/Mozilla firefox browser, visit IRCTC.

how to book train tickets online - irctc login page

Click on login and enter your IRCTC username, password and fill the captcha correctly. And if you don’t remember your IRCTC password, you can sign in with One Time Password(OTP). Then, click on Sign In. 


Step 2:-

After signing in, Book Your Ticket page will appear. Enter the name of origin(the place from where you will start your journey) and the name of the destination.  Enter the date of the journey and then click the Dropdown button. Select the class you want to book with(i.e., Second sitting, Sleeper, AC Chair Car, AC 3 Economy, AC 3 Tier, First Class, AC 2 Tier, Executive Chair Car, AC First Class) depending upon the availability and your preference. Then, click on Find trains.

how to book train tickets online - irctc login page


Step 3:-

The next step is to decide, in which train you want to book tickets for. After deciding, click on check availability & fare which is on the right side of the train’s name.



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Step 4:-

Check whether ticket is available or not. If, it’s available, click on book now and if its not available, then look for another train.


Step 5:-

Its time to enter details of the passenger. So, enter the passenger’s name, age, gender. Then select your berth preference(like Lower, upper, Side upper, Side lower as per your preference).

if you want to book ticket for more than 1 passenger, click on add passenger and fill details of the passenger. Then, enter the mobile number on which you want to receive the journey details.

Fill the captcha and Click on continue booking.


Step 6:-

After that, it will redirect you to the payment page. Enter your payment details and proceed to make payment.

Congratulations. 😊

Now, you will be successfully able to book train tickets online.


Limitations to book train ticket online:-

Although you can easily book a train ticket online, but in a single booking, you are not allowed to book tickets for more than 6 persons. If your requirement is for more than 6 persons, you can do it in a separate booking.

I hope, you have properly understood the whole process. if it has helped you, then do share this blog with your friends and family members that will help them in booking tickets properly.

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