Thursday, May 10, 2007

I-TICKET BOOKING ON THIS SITE - A GUIDE

  • Register as an individual. Registration is FREE.
  • Login by entering your user name and password.
  • The "Plan my travel and Book tickets" page appears.
  • Use “HELP” option for any help required to book tickets.


  • Fill in the details, by following the guidelines given below.
  • Select your train from the list that appears on the screen
  • If the "From/To" station selected by you
    are correctly in the route of the train then :
  • a.
    If you wish to know the route and the timings, click on "Show Route".

    b.
    If you want to know the availability of seats/berths, click on "Show Availability".

    c.
    To get the fare, click on "Get Fare" button. The fare appearing is for a single adult Passenger excluding the service charges charged by IRCTC and by the Bank(Credit Card/Direct Debit).

    d.
    To book tickets, click on "Book Ticket" button.

    e.
    If you wish to select other train, click on "Select Other Train" button.

  • If the "From/To" station selected by you is/are not in the route of the train, then the correct route of the train is displayed. Please select the correct "From/To" station from this list. Thereafter, you can proceed as mentioned above


  • Ticket reservation page appears; check whether the train name and the station names displayed on the top of the page are same as desired by you.
  • If you want to select a different "Boarding Point", select the required station as done earlier. You will be allotted berths earmarked for boarding point.Check for availability of berths from boarding point before proceeding
  • Enter the names of the Passengers, age, sex and berth preference for each Passenger. The maximum length of names should be restricted to 15 characters. If the Passenger is a senior citizen (60 yrs and above) and wants to avail Senior Citizens' concession (30%), click the box provided. Senior citizens are requested to carry some proof of age during their journey. A sample form is reproduced below. (The allotment of your required berth depends on the availability)
  • Please select the address where you want the ticket to be delivered.




  • The ticket details, availability of tickets at the particular time and the fare, including the service charge, appear on the screen, along with the payment option. Follow the instructions.
  • Click on the button "Make Payment" and a pop-up window will give the list of payment options. Please choose one of the mode of payment. Please click on the payment option below for help regarding the payment procedure through each of these options
  • 1. ICICI 3 monthly installments scheme
    2. Gateway No.1 (Operated by ICICI Bank)

    3. Gateway No.2 (Operated by Citibank)
    4. Citibank 3 monthly instalment Scheme

    5. American Express Bank Payment Gateway
    6. HDFC Payment Gateway
    7. ICICI Bank Direct Debit
    8. HDFC Bank Direct Debit
    9. IDBI Bank Direct Debit
    10. Citibank Debit card
    11. Bank Of Punjab Direct Debit
    12. Oriental Bank Of Commerce Direct Debit (At select branches of OBC)
    13. UTI Bank Direct Debit
    14. State Bank of India Direct Debit
    15. Centurion Bank Direct Debit
    16. Punjab National Bank Direct Debit
    17. ABN Amro Bank Direct Debit
    18. Corporation Bank Direct Debit
    19. Federal Bank Direct Debit
    20. Syndicate Bank Direct Debit
    21. ITZ Cash Direct Debit
    22. Union Bank Of India
    23. IndusInd Bank
    24. Andhra Bank
    25. Icashcard
    26. Karnataka Bank
    27. Done Card

    28. State Bake of India Debit Card

    29. HDFC BANK DEBIT CARD

    30. Bank of Rajasthan

    31. Bank of India
    Once your payment is authorised the ticket booking will be processed and you will see the confirmation of your booking as follows.

  • You are requested to note down the transaction ID and PNR number displayed on this page for future reference.
  • Tickets will be delivered, to the shipping address that you have chosen on the reservation form.
  • If you are not available to collect the ticket, you may authorize any person to receive the ticket on your behalf. Person receiving the ticket should produce an authorisation letter to receive the ticket on your behalf and also, should mention the PNR Number and Transaction ID to the courier.

    If, for any reason, the reservation does not materialise, the entire amount debited from your credit card account will be credited back to your card account. If you want to try for the same reservation again, it will be treated as a fresh booking.

    After pressing the “Buy” button, if the “Ticket reservation page” is not displayed due to power failure or Internet link failure, please click the “Booked Tickets” menu on the left side of the screen. This page contains all the details of the tickets booked by you. If the reservation desired by you finds a place in the above page, you can note down the transaction id, PNR and other details. The tickets will be delivered as desired by you. You are also advised to check your e-mail or contact IRCTC, if necessary.

  • If you require to book another ticket, click "BOOK ANOTHER TICKET” and you will be taken again to "Plan my Travel and book tickets” page.
  • 5 comments:

    Mohammed said...

    I have booked the i-tickets , does that mean that the tickets are confirmed and i can get a seat. I am travelling from Hyderabad to Trivendrum.

    Anand said...

    How to change the age in a confirmed e-ticket booked

    Neeraj said...

    How can I change the place of delivery of my I-ticket..?

    vivek said...

    To change the place and age you have to cancel your ticket. If you want to cancel your ticket you can visit http://www.indiantrains.org/

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