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Questions tagged [irctc]

irctc is the official platform provided by Indian Railway to Book Tickets for Train. It also support book food in railway stations and support flight booking too

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What is the purpose of Boarding Points on Indian railways tickets?

In most of the world, if you want to travel from A to B, you buy a ticket from A to B and that's it. However, in India, it's possible to buy a ticket from X to B, designate a Boarding Point in A ...
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How can I register for IRCTC internationally (without a +91 mobile number)?

When I try to register for the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation website (IRCTC) https://www.irctc.co.in/, it is mandatory to provide a +91 country code phone number. How can I register ...
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Forgot to add one year old child's details while booking an Indian Railways ticket

I had booked a ticket for travel through Indian Railways using IRCTC and got a confirmed ticket. While booking, I forgot to mention the details of a one year old child who will also be traveling. ...
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Change Boarding Point of a CKWL ticket

I booked a tatkal ticket today from IRCTC and got CKWL 2. I wanted to change the boarding point of the journey, so I tried to change boarding point option on the IRCTC website.Unfortunately, I was ...
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Can I book a train ticket on IRCTC as a non-Indian citizen?

It seems like you're required to have an Indian identity card or something. Is it possible, if you don't have one, or must you use another site?
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How to buy IRCTC tickets outside of India if “International Cards” does not appear in the list?

I'm trying to book a ticket a month in advance with a foreign credit/debit card. All the existing options do not work. The system says: All international Debit/Credit cards can also be used for ...
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Can I board the train before the specified boarding point if I have a reservation?

In Indian railway reservation, while reserving tickets, we can select a particular station as boarding point (we can chose a from, a to and an optional boarding point). The boarding point indicates ...
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How many days before the journey 2S type railway tickets are available online?

How many days before the journey date, 2S (second sitting) type railway tickets are available in the online IRCTC website?
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Can I board my train from booking point which is one station before my boarding point?

I booked my ticket from A - C and kept my boarding point B just one station after A between A - C. If I'm boarding from A, will I be considered as no ticket between A-B. The TTE said that I have to ...
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How to combine two Tatkal tickets booked using one account?

As per Indian railways rule on Tatkal, a total of 4 adult passengers are allowed to book on one train ticket. Using my registered IRCTC ID, I have booked one ticket for me and my wife, and booked a ...
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Child's name not reflected on train ticket (Indian Railways)

I booked an e-ticket with IRCTC for my family. There was a form to fill in the children's details and I gave the information about the 1-year-old child who is going with me. Once the booking was done, ...
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How to apply for an IRCTC Refund?

I needed to book a Tatkal Ticket for Indian Railways using IRCTC website today. During the booking process, the website showed 242 seats as available. However, due to slower than usual payment gateway,...
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Is it possible to get same Side Lower(Same Seats for sharing) for single PNR of two passengers in IRCTC - RAC ticket?

I have booked a ticket for two passengers and the current status of the PNR are RAC161 and RAC 162. Our travelling date is 12-28-2018 from NCJ to MSB. I'm sure that we will not get confirmed tickets ...
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How many passengers can be booked under a single Premium Tatkal ticket of Indian railways?

How many passengers can be booked under a single ticket purchased using the premium tatkal scheme of Indian railways? Is it only two or more than two?
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Restoring a cancelled IRCTC ticket

We have booked a ticket online from IRCTC for five members. 1st has cancelled his ticket. But due to unavoidable situation last 2 members have to cancel their tickets. Is it possible that the 1st ...
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Anyone done ticket booking in IRCTC with “Connecting Journey Booking” option?

Has anyone used "Connecting Journey Option" from IRCTC? If so, can you please provide/share following details: Does it calculate telescopic distance? What things must be kept in mind when booking the ...
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How can I change the name in irctc eticket?

I booked a irctc ticket online for my friend, now I misspelled the name by one alphabet, so is there any way to change the name here....
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Kids below 12 years of age with general ticket in sleeper coach in Indian Rail

Can we take a 8-year old child in a rail sleeper coach with a general ticket? If so what extra charges do we need to pay if we do not require extra berth?
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How do I make a reservation via IRCTC in indian railway now (Paytm fails)

IRCTC accept payment via net banking or wallets like Paytm, mobiqwik,etc. I booked a ticket from Chennai to Tanur ( Place doesn't matter). Then in the payment screen, wallets are there and also ...
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How can I register in IRCTC without ISD field when residing in INDIA

As per the discussion in the following community thread, I have tried selecting INDIA, still, ISD option is available and not allowing me to register without entering valid ISD nos. Since this ISD ...
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Is it a problem if IRCTC booking doesn't have child's information? [duplicate]

I forgot to add the detais for my 4-year-old child in IRCTC ticket booking. Will this be a problem. I will take with me my child's birth certificate.
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Forgot to add 10 year old kid into passenger list for Indian train

I forgot to add my 10 year old kid to passenger list while booking a ticket on Indian railways. What should I do now? Is there any other option to pay for half ticket without berth? I can't travel ...