IRCTC app: How to book train tickets online on mobile phone

IRCTC, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has many options available on their website. The IR (Indian Railways owned subsidiary) has many options to make your journey easy. The IRCTC app and website offer the ability to purchase train tickets online. The IRCTC mobile app can be downloaded via Google Play Store and on the IRCTC site. This is a quick guide to booking train tickets online with a smartphone.

Book train tickets online using IRCTC mobile

Download the IRCTC Rail Connect App on Google Play Store and Apple App Store. You can also search IRCTC on the smartphone’s browser. The IRCTC link will be displayed at the top of the page. New users will need to sign up before being able to start using the app. Follow these steps after you have completed the registration process and downloaded the app.

Step 1: Once you have downloaded the IRCTC Rail Connect App, login by entering your credentials.

Step 2: After you sign in, you’ll see the option to ‘Play My Bookings’. Below it is ‘Select Favorite Journey List’.

Step 3: Fill out the information including the departure station and designation stations, as well as the travel date, before clicking on Search Trains.

Step 4: The next page will list the trains along that route as well as their departure times and availability. It also lists how many seats are available.

Step 5: Once you have selected the class, click on the price to see the prices. Next, select the option that suits your preferences and click the ‘Book Now’ button. A new page with the Passenger Details will open.

Step 6: The IRCTC App allows you to add up to six people and two children into one booking. Fill in all the details required on the passenger details page. After you have completed the form, click “Review Journey Details” to accept the Terms and Conditions.

Step 7: Cross-check your details and click Proceed to Pay.

Step 8- All information regarding your ticket, payment options such as credit or debit cards and mobile wallets will be displayed. You can choose the mode of payment that suits you best. Once payment has been made, the transaction history will show the tickets confirmed.