How to book train tickets on the IRCTC website
To book tickets through the IRCTC website, you must first have an IRCTC account. To do this, open irctc.co.in and click on the register button, which is displayed at the top of the web page. After the page opens, enter your details here such as username, password, security question and eligible language etc. Enter your name, gender, date of birth, mobile number, email address, home address, office address, etc. If you agree goes with the terms and conditions, click the Register button.
Those who already have an account or have just created an account should click on the red colored Login button. Here you need to log in by entering your captcha code along with your email address and password.
After logging in, type your destination in the Book your ticket box. Now select the travel date and bus class. However, when booking tickets, keep in mind that there are currently only 15 trains running from Delhi and going to the above 15 places.
Now the list appears in front of you. The Ministry of Railways has said that there will be only AC carriages on the train. Now click on Check availability and you will also see the train availability. If seats are available, proceed to book your tickets by clicking Book Now.
A new web page will now appear, where you can see the passenger related information such as name, age, gender and date of birth etc. Here IRCTC also gives you other options such as booking only when confirmed berths are assigned, automatic upgrade, coach preference etc. Here you will get also the option of travel insurance. Now scroll down and click Continue after entering your mobile number and captcha code.
Now you can view your booking, including name, train, berth and other information. Then click Continue booking.
A new page will now appear where you will be given the option to pay for the ticket. Here you can choose your preferred medium such as Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI and others. On the right side of the screen you will see your ticket price. After making the payment, you will see your ticket related information including train name, bus number and berth number, etc. You can download the ticket, the option of which is available to you there. In addition, you will also receive information about this ticket on your registered mobile number.
How to book train tickets on the IRCTC mobile app
Booking tickets via the mobile app is also very easy, for this you have to click on the login button like on the website. Here you need to log in by entering your captcha code along with your email address and password. If you do not have an account, you can also create a new one by clicking the Register button, entering the same information as above.
After logging in, click on Plan my journey and then search for train by entering station name, destination and date. You can select your bus type by tapping Train name. After that, you will see the available list of trains on the selected date. If the seat is available, proceed with the ticket booking. On the next page, you will need to fill in the passenger’s name, mobile number and other information.
Finally, you will be given the option to make the payment, choosing your preferred medium. After that, complete the payment by entering the captcha code. Now you get all the information regarding your ticket.