How To Do IRCTC Online Ticket Booking and New IRCTC Account Registration

How To  Do IRCTC Online Ticket Booking and New IRCTC Account Registration

In this article, you will learn about IRCTC online booking and how to do IRCTC online ticket bookings. You will also learn mobile train ticket booking and about online railway reservation through IRCTC E-ticket.

Online Train Booking

Train journeys are the most excited and memorable ones. They are cheap and good for anyone, a group or a solo trip. Online railway reservation has made it easy for travelers to book IRCTC E-ticket with many different options to choose from. IRCTC online booking serves as a hassle-free option and users can book tickets from anywhere in minutes without ever going to the railway station and circumvent those long queues.

IRCTC New Account Registration Online

The first step to online train ticket booking is to register yourself at the IRCTC website. For that, you need to go to the official site of IRCTC and you can various options for your convenience. You can either search for a train directly and log in to your account for online train booking.

If you don’t have an account, you can start by registering yourself. On the top of the page, you can find the option to register yourself. Click on register and you will be directed to the individual registration page.

Enter the user name, password and other required details correctly. Make sure to provide an active phone number which is available with you.

After entering the details, select register at the bottom of the page. Click Ok on the confirmation.
Next, you will be taken to the homepage of IRCTC and here you need to login to verify your phone number and e-mail address. Enter your user name, password and sign in.

Following the above step, verify your phone number and e-mail address after which you will be taken to the home page to log in again.

This completes your registration process.

IRCTC Online Ticket Booking

Following the completion of the registration process, visit the home page of IRCTC and login with your username and password. After successful login, you will find a box saying the left side of the page you can search for the train.

In the box, enter the station from where you want to start and end the journey. Select the date and choose the class (sleeper, AC 2 tier, or 3 tier) of the train you want to travel in and select the option “flexible with dates” to view trains running on other dates and click on find train. Succeeding this, you will be taken to another page. Here, you can find many options for your search. You can modify the search details, refine your results by choosing class, train type, different boarding stations and many more.

At the available trains will be displayed on your journey. Check the class and availability of the train which fits in your schedule and. You can also choose options to book under tatkal or general quota. After choosing the available train, select the “book” option to proceed to enter passenger details.

Here you can choose the preferred coach and opt for Travel insurance. Select the payment mode which can either through BHIM/UPI or through credit/debit card, internet banking, wallets, and pay on delivery.

In the last step, make the payment through the desired method to complete the process. A mail and an SMS will be sent to you confirming the ticket along with PNR number. You can use the PNR number to check the status of your booking.
You can relax now your ticket is now booked and you can go pack your bags and book hotels.

IRCTC E-Ticket

You can also download, print, change the boarding station, or cancel your ticket from the IRCTC website. The point should be noted here is that E-tickets can only be canceled through IRCTC website not over the counter at the railway station.

To look for the above options, log in to your account at the IRCTC site and click on My Account. In the Profile section you can update your profile and change the password.

To look for the options related to your tickets go to My Transactions under My Account. Select booked ticket history and click on your ticket. At the bottom you can find options to cancel, change boarding point, PNR status or print E-ticket. To download your ticket click on print E-ticket.

Hope you find answers to your query.