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Pre Booking Train Travel in India

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Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Hi can anyone tell me the best way to pre- book train Tickets for India? I have been many times but always struggle getting train tickets. I want to book them on line from the UK so that when I get there I already have them. It used to be really easy to buy tickets in India but now it's changed. Thank you so much Julie

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1. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Hi Julie, you can book tickets via cleartrip.com and official railway website is www.indianrail.gov.in, hope this helps you or you can book it through some local agent , just you will have to pay service charge..

Good luck

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2. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Hi thank you so much I have tried but it asks for my zip code and when I try to put it in it wont accept it. I am in the UK at present and am trying to book online.

Thank you

Julie

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3. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Have one of the India destination experts recommend a reputable travel agent ( they certainly do exist ) in the city you will depart from and deal direct with them.

I recently had the same problem as you but ended up stumbling on the site of an overseas train booking specialist in Brisbane however the end cost of a $20 fare ended up about $80.

Hope this helps.

Geoff

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4. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

You are welcome julie, you can either try yatra.com or local travel agent. Good luck.. booking train is nuts when not in india.

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5. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

go with tour operator/DE in order to book the train tickets.

Rashid Agra

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6. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Hi Geoff thank you so much for your kind message I will consider this however the cost seems very steep compared to what I would usually pay.

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8. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Thank you so much I will contact them

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9. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

You can also contact www.holidayindiatravel.com they can also help you in buying those tickets.

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10. Re: Pre Booking Train Travel in India

Hi everyone Im still struggling to book train tickets in India online.

I will be traveling in March and of course I want to book them in advance. I want to travel from Haridwar to Chakki Bank but cant seem to find any availability. I know the trains run because I have boarded them before. Can anyone help? I have been on Cleartrip.