We can book Train Ticket from IRCTC app as well as the IRCTC website. Nowadays various applications and their websites are available for booking train tickets online like Paytm, PhonePe, Mobikwik, Google Pay, etc.
But for this, you must have a valid User ID and Password of IRCTC. If you don’t have a valid User ID and Password then doesn’t worry about it you can easily get it from here by creating an account on IRCTC website.
In this post, we can see how to book a train ticket from IRCTC app. So to understand this you need to follow several steps described below. You can also book Tatkal tickets from the IRCTC website & App. So Let’s start this.
Step By Step Guide To Book Train Tickets From IRCTC App
Step 1: Firstly you need to download the IRCTC Rail Connect applications from Google play store or Apple store and after that login your account.
Step 2: Open the app and Tap on Train Tickets.
Step 3: Enter your IRCTC App Pin and then click Login.
Step 4: Now select your Destination, Boarding Point, and Travel Date and then click on Search Train.
Step 5: There will be many Trains to come. Select the train and then select the Class of the train (Sleeper, 3Ac, 2Ac,1Ac). Click on Book Now and move to the next step.
Step 6: After that click on Add Passenger.
Step 7: A form will appear that includes some basic information on a passenger. When the form is filled with a click on Done.
Step 8: Enter your Mobile Number and tap on Book Ticket and then enter the Captcha and click on Proceed To Payment.
Step 9: Select the Payment Methods from which you want to pay the Tickets Fare.
Step 10: Enter the Card Details and tap on Proceed To Pay.
Step 11: An OTP(One Time Password) will come to your Registered Mobile number entered the OTP which you have received on your mobile number and complete the payment.
Step 12: Once the payment was confirmed you will receive a message to your registered mobile number as well as email id. If you did not receive the SMS from IRCTC, then go through this to get SMS from IRCTC.
Note: You can also read this post how we can book tickets from IRCTC Official Website.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
How can I cancel my train ticket?
Indian Railways will allow the customers or passengers to cancel their train ticket if they don’t want to travel before chart preparations. So in some case you don’t want to travel then you have a chance to cancel your ticket by logging into your IRCTC account from which the ticket was booked. Before canceling the train ticket you must be aware of the cancellation charges.
How can I print my train ticket?
It is necessary to show your ticket while traveling to the train. Whether it is in Hard Copy or soft copy (on your phone). Here you can see how to print IRCTC ticket from IRCTC new website. You can also show the message received from IRCTC. You need to follow several steps to print your train ticket.
Can we cancel one seat out of 3 booked seats on the IRCTC site?
Yes, you can cancel one ticket out of 3 booked seats. After the cancellation of the ticket, you will get a refund of your ticket in the same bank account or wallet from which you made the payment for booking the ticket. Normally the banks take time to process the refund in
- For Net- Banking/Wallets/Cash Cards transaction: 3-4 business days.
- For Credit Card/Debit Card transaction: 6-7 business days.