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Railway Booking Policy

The train you've booked has some rules you should know about:

  • The total price displayed includes all applicable government taxes.
  • You are required to pay the entire amount prior to the confirmation of your booking.
  • Meal and berth preferences are on request-basis only and are subject to Railway's confirmation.
  • is not responsible for any schedule change by the Railways. It is advisable to reconfirm your train timings 24 hours prior to your train departure. For train departure schedule and other railway enquiries, dial 139 from your landline, mobile and CDMA phones or call IRCTC on these numbers: 011-23340000 / 23344787 / 23344773 / 23345500 / 23345800. You can also send an email to
  • The Railways rules and regulations may change from time to time. Please refer to for the latest rules and regulations. will try to keep the rules and regulations updated during all times but should not be held responsible for the same.
Boarding the train
  • Passengers with a confirmed e-ticket are permitted to board the train. Their names will appear on the chart.
  • Names of passengers with partially confirmed/waitlisted/RAC PNRs will appear on the chart (including the waitlisted passengers).
  • PNRs with a fully waitlisted status will be dropped and names of the passengers will not appear on the chart. They are not allowed to board the train. If fully waitlisted passengers are found travelling, they'll be treated as without-ticket and charged as per extant Railway rules.
  • The accommodation booked is not transferable and is valid only against the photo identity card provided at the time of booking.
  • On demand by the ticket-checking staff, the passenger should produce the identity proof provided at the time of booking along with the electronic reservation slip (e-ticket) printout. In case the passenger does not carry the e-ticket, a minimum charge of Rs.50/- per ticket shall be recovered by the ticket checking staff and an excess fare ticket will be issued in lieu of it.
  • Amendments are not supported by
  • Amendments can be made by approaching the nearest railway reservation counter with your e-ticket printout and the photo identity proof mentioned in the e-ticket.
  • Only change in boarding station and passenger name (except master passenger) is permitted. Please visit for more information.
  • Amendments are allowed till 24 hours before the scheduled departure of train.
  • Amendment can be made only once per ticket.
Cancellation Policy
  • service fee and processing fee are non-refundable.
  • Every booking made on is subject to cancellation charges levied by the Railways, which may vary depending on the time of cancellation and the booking quota (general/tatkal).
  • The e-tickets can be cancelled by logging into your user account before the chart preparation. The chart is normally prepared 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train, from the train-originating station. For trains starting up to 12 noon, the chart is normally prepared on the previous night.
  • Fully waitlisted e-tickets will be cancelled by Railways after chart preparation and the refund shall be automatically credited to account.
  • After chart preparation, refunds for partially waitlisted/confirmed/RAC e-ticket will be processed on a receipt of mail from customer at It would then be processed offline and refund sanctioned by Railways would be credited back to
  • To claim your refunds for offline cancellations, please contact customer support by writing an email with your PNR and trip details to
  • Processing times for cancellation and refund requests shall vary.
  • For fast processing of refunds, we strongly urge you to cancel online through 12 hours prior to the departure of the train.
  • It may take 3-4 days to process your refund if the ticket is cancelled online through
  • For cancellations done after the chart preparation (offline cancellations), you need to write an e-mail to It would then be processed offline and refund sanctioned by Railways would be credited back to
  • To claim your refunds for offline cancellations, please contact customer support by writing an email with your PNR and trip details to
  • IRCTC usually takes around 60 days to process the refunds for offline cancellations is a leading online travel services provider in India, US and UK. We offer best deals on flight bookings, hotel bookings, bus tickets, irctc train tickets, fly and stay and holiday packages. Find cheap domestic flights to destinations in India or book cheap international flights within minutes. You can also easily book/cancel IRCTC train tickets on Yatra. With over 14,000 hotels in India and more than 430,000 hotels associated with us worldwide, rest assured, we'll get you an appropriate hotel no matter the budget. Creating happy and satisfied travellers is our motto!

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