IRCTC: Book A Ticket On IRCTC By Following These Basic Steps

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How to book a ticket on IRCTC when you are in a hurry? The basic steps have been mentioned below. IRCTC ticket booking is simpler and faster. Read the steps

Written By Alifiya Shaiwala | Mumbai | Updated On:

Have you ever had a day when you need to book a ticket urgently? If yes, then it is time for you to learn the basics of IRCTC online ticket bookings. This article will help you to understand how you can book a ticket online using the IRCTC website. IRCTC ticket booking takes less than ten minutes, and you are done with your work.

How to book a ticket on IRCTC?

Please note: For IRCTC ticket booking, it is compulsory for the user to login to the website. It will ask you for your email id and mobile number for further details. Please create an account and then move ahead with the necessary task.

  • Visit the official website of IRCTC at
  • There are two options (To and from). Type the station you are at, and where you wish to go.
  • Now select the class you want to travel in. There are various options available here.
  • Select a concession if need be and then click on find trains.

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After the IRCTC ticket booking basics are done, here's what to do next

When you click on ‘Find Trains’, it takes you to a page that shows you the number of trains available according to your preferences. When you click on an option that is suitable for you, it will ask you to create an ID. As mentioned before, it is important for you to log in for this process. Now click on ‘Check availability’. After finding your train, click on the ‘Book now’ option. It takes you to another page and will again ask for details again.

Note: Here, all the details asked will be personal, and you cannot use autofill.

It will then ask you to reconfirm. If you want to make any changes, you can do it at this stage. There are various payment options available to you. Once done, the website will take you to a new page where you will be able to see your final booked ticket.

As soon as your process is done, you will get a confirmation mail and also a text message on your phone. Thus, as you can see, ticket booking is a very simple process and can be done through the website or the official IRCTC mobile application.

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