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Cancellation charges for confirmed train ticket

Cancellation charges for confirmed train ticket

Train ticket cancellation charges

The amount deducted is based on the time of cancellation and the status of your ticket. Detailed explanations are given below:-

(a) If the ticket is presented for cancellation more than forty eight hours in advance of the scheduled departure of the train, a minimum per passenger cancellation charges shall be deducted at the flat rate:-

Class of your ticket Flat Cancellation charges per passenger
AC First / Executive Class Rs.240 plus GST
First Class / AC 2 Tier Rs.200 plus GST
AC Chair Car / AC 3Tier / AC 3 Economy Rs.180 plus GST
Sleeper Class Rs.120
Second Class Rs.60

(b)

If the ticket is presented for cancellation between forty eight hours and upto twelve hours before the scheduled departure of the train 25% (twenty five) percent of fare subject the minimum of the cancellation charge referred to in clause 1 (a) plus GST applicable for all AC Classes

(c)

If the ticket is presented for cancellation within twelve hours before the scheduled departure of the train and upto four hours before the scheduled departure of the train irrespective of distance 50% (Fifty) percent of fare subject to a minimum of the cancellation charge referred clause 1 (a) plus GST applicable for all AC Classes

(d) No refund of fare shall be admissible on the ticket having confirmed reservation in case ticket is not cancelled or TDR not filed online upto four hours before the scheduled departure of the train

(e) No refund of fare shall be admissible on RAC e-tickets in case the ticket is not cancelled or TDR not filed online upto thirty minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.

Source: http://contents.irctc.co.in

Sl. No. Indian Railway Refund Rules For More Information
1 Cancellation Charges for Confirmed Tickets Click Here
2 Cancellation Charges for RAC or Wait listed Tickets Click Here
3 Cancellation Charges for Partially Confirmed Tickets Click Here
4 Cancellation Charges-Full Wait list Ticket Click Here
5 Cancellation Charges-Cancellation of Train Click Here
6 Train Running More than Three hours Late and passenger not travelled Click Here
7 Cancellation of E-tickets -Refund Rules Click Here
8 Cancellation of I-tickets-Refund Rules Click Here
9 Cancellation of tickets where railway administration is unable to provide accommodation Click Here
10 Refund on partially used tickets Click Here
11 Refund of certain fare on failure to provide air-conditioning facility in air-conditioned coaches Click Here
12 Refund of fare when passenger are made to travel in lower class for want of accommodation Click Here
13 Cancellation of Ticket Booked in Premium Special Trains Click Here
14 Tatkal Ticket Cancellation Refund Rules Click Here

Ministry of Railways extends time limit beyond six months for cancellation of PRS counter tickets and refund of fare across reservation counters for the journey period 21.03.2020 to 31.07.2020

This is applicable only for cancelled regular time tabled trains

Ministry of Railways has decided to extend the time limit beyond six months and upto nine months from the date of journey for cancellation of PRS counter tickets and refund of fare across reservation counters for the journey period 21.03.2020 to 31.07.2020. It is applicable only for regular time tabled trains cancelled by Railways. In case of ticket cancelled through 139 or through IRCTC website, the time limit for surrendering of such ticket for the above mentioned period across reservation counter upto nine months from the date of journey.

After lapse of six months from the date of journey, many passengers may have deposited the tickets to Claims Office of Zonal Railways through TDR or through general application along with original tickets, full refund of fare on such PRS counter tickets shall also be allowed for such passengers.

Earlier, comprehensive guidelines for cancellation of tickets and refund of fare, due to COVID-19 situation have been issued. As per instruction for trains cancelled by Railways, relaxation has been given for submission of PRS counter tickets upto six months from the date of journey (instead of 3 days excluding day to journey) and in case the PRS counter tickets cancelled through 139 or through the website of IRCTC, refund across the counter upto six months from the date of journey.