Indian Railway Train Fare Calculator by Distance
Looking for a reliable Train Fare Calculator by Distance? Indian Railways have revised the train fare rates effective from January 1st, 2020. The fare for Non-AC classes in Non-suburban trains has increased by 1 paise per kilometer and by 2 paise per kilometer for Non-AC classes in Mail/Express trains. For AC classes, the fare has risen by 4 paise per kilometer from January 2020. The revision of train fare rates is due to the increase in salaries and allowances for Railway employees as per the 7th Pay Commission.
To calculate the train fare, use the Train Fare Calculator by Distance available on the IRCTC website. Child fare is charged as an adult fare for seat/berth. There is no discount for senior citizens on Tatkal tickets. Payment through credit cards incurs a charge of 1.8% + Service Tax, while international cards have a charge of 4%. Net banking and debit card payment incur a charge of Rs 10 + Service Tax.
Indian Railways operate different types of trains, such as Humsafar Express, Tejas Express, Rajdhani Express, Garib Rath, and Express/Mail. The Humsafar Express provides comfortable long haul routes with 3 AC sleeper class trains on board at a slightly cheaper fare than first class and AC 2 tier. The Tejas Express is India’s first semi-high speed fully AC train with 14 non-executive chair cars. The Rajdhani Express is a series of express passenger train services that connect New Delhi with different states. The Garib Rath is an air-conditioned train for those who cannot afford the regular fares of AC class in other trains. The Express/Mail stops by at small numbers of stops across the country, providing fast transportation.
Find the fare for different trains, such as 22986 Humsafar Express, 22119 Tejas Express, 12423 Rajdhani Express, 12187 Garib Rath and 13257 Express Mail, on the IRCTC website. To get the fare, make sure you are logged into the IRCTC website. If you are not getting the fare, try closing all tabs of IRCTC and try again.