Wednesday , July 24 2024

Indian Railways: Railways charges for canceling confirmed tickets, know here how much penalty will have to be paid

Indian Railways: Lakhs of people travel by Indian Railways every day. Many times it happens that we book a ticket and then the journey gets cancelled. You cancel your confirmed ticket. Do you know how much charge is deducted for canceling a confirmed ticket? How much money will be deducted from your account and will IRCTC refund you the full amount? Here we are telling you about the rules of Railways and how much charge will have to be paid for canceling a confirmed ticket.

Cancellation charge is charged on cancellation of train ticket.

If you book tickets online. After this, if you cancel the ticket on the IRCTC website, the money is automatically returned to the account from which you have made the payment. Here you do not have to pay cancellation charge, rather the cancellation charge is deducted from your account and returned. There are also rules for canceling tickets.

This much is charged for canceling railway tickets before 48 hours

  • AC First Class/Executive Class – Rs 240
  • AC 2 Tier/First Class – Rs 200
  • AC 3 Tier/AC Chair Car/AC3 Economy- Rs 180
  • Sleeper class – Rs 120
  • Second class – Rs 60

48 hours to less than 12 hours

If the confirmed ticket is canceled between 48 hours to 12 hours of train journey, 25% of the total train ticket plus minimum flat rate will be charged. If the confirmed ticket is canceled in less than 12 hours then 50 percent ticket refund is available.

When is a canceled train ticket not refunded?

If your ticket is confirmed and the journey is suddenly cancelled, then you will have to keep in mind the rules of ticket cancellation charge. Timing is important to cancel train tickets here. No refund will be given if the ticket is confirmed and is not canceled 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train. If you cancel your train ticket after chart preparation, you will not get a refund. Similarly, refund will not be given even if confirmed Tatkal ticket is cancelled. When you buy a ticket in Current. If it is confirmed then you will not get any refund on cancellation.

Rules for Waiting List and Refund of RAC Train Tickets

If your ticket is still in RAC and waiting list even after charting. You must cancel your ticket 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the train. Then you will have to pay a cancellation charge of Rs 60 in sleeper class. At the same time, Rs 65 will be deducted in AC class and the remaining money will be refunded.