Delhi to Kanpur Trains

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Delhi to Kanpur Train Information

Distance
440 kms
Duration
04h 08m
Trains During Day
25
Trains At Night
23

Weekly Trains from Delhi to Kanpur

BUBNESWR RJDHNI (20818) departs every Sunday from Delhi at 17:05 and arrives at Kanpur at 21:42, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 37 mins.

NDLS SCL PSK EXP (15602) departs every Thursday from Delhi at 23:45 and arrives at Kanpur at 06:05, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 20 mins.

BBS DURONTO EXP (12282) departs every Thursday from Delhi at 12:55 and arrives at Kanpur at 17:48, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 53 mins.

NDLS BGP EXPRESS (12350) departs every Tuesday from Delhi at 23:45 and arrives at Kanpur at 06:05, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 20 mins.

KOLKATA RJDHNI (12306) departs every Friday from Delhi at 16:55 and arrives at Kanpur at 21:32, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 37 mins.

JALIANWALA B EX (12380) departs every Sunday from Delhi at 19:05 and arrives at Kanpur at 01:30, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 25 mins.

Daily Trains from Delhi to Kanpur

BIHAR S KRANTI (12566) departs daily from Delhi at 14:15 and arrives at Kanpur at 20:10, covering the entire distance in 05 hrs 55 mins.

KALKA MAIL (12312) departs daily from Delhi at 04:58 and arrives at Kanpur at 14:20, covering the entire distance in 09 hrs 22 mins.

PURSHOTTAM EXP (12802) departs daily from Delhi at 22:25 and arrives at Kanpur at 03:55, covering the entire distance in 05 hrs 30 mins.

SAMPOORN K EXP (12394) departs daily from Delhi at 17:25 and arrives at Kanpur at 22:20, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 55 mins.

PRAYAG RAJ EXP (12418) departs daily from Delhi at 21:20 and arrives at Kanpur at 03:37, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 17 mins.

MAHANANDA EXP (15484) departs daily from Delhi at 06:35 and arrives at Kanpur at 15:12, covering the entire distance in 08 hrs 37 mins.

KALINDI EXPRESS (14724) departs daily from Delhi at 21:50 and arrives at Kanpur at 11:35, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 45 mins.

U A TOOFAN EXP (13008) departs daily from Delhi at 07:10 and arrives at Kanpur at 18:45, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 35 mins.

DBRT RAJDHANI (12424) departs daily from Delhi at 16:10 and arrives at Kanpur at 21:02, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 52 mins.

SHRAM SHKTI EXP (12452) departs daily from Delhi at 23:55 and arrives at Kanpur at 06:30, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 35 mins.

NDLS MUV SF EXP (12582) departs daily from Delhi at 22:35 and arrives at Kanpur at 04:35, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 00 mins.

JAT SBP EXP (18310) departs daily from Delhi at 04:10 and arrives at Kanpur at 12:40, covering the entire distance in 08 hrs 30 mins.

UNCHAHAR EXP (14218) departs daily from Delhi at 20:40 and arrives at Kanpur at 05:05, covering the entire distance in 08 hrs 25 mins.

VAISHALI EXP (12554) departs daily from Delhi at 19:50 and arrives at Kanpur at 02:20, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 30 mins.

GORAKDAM EXPRES (12556) departs daily from Delhi at 20:25 and arrives at Kanpur at 03:05, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 40 mins.

MAHABODHI EXP (12398) departs daily from Delhi at 12:10 and arrives at Kanpur at 17:30, covering the entire distance in 05 hrs 20 mins.

RJPB RAJDHANI (12310) departs daily from Delhi at 17:15 and arrives at Kanpur at 21:52, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 37 mins.

MAGADH EXPRESS (20802) departs daily from Delhi at 20:00 and arrives at Kanpur at 02:30, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 30 mins.

GOMTI EXPRESS (12420) departs daily from Delhi at 12:25 and arrives at Kanpur at 19:50, covering the entire distance in 07 hrs 25 mins.

LJN SWRAN SHTBD (12004) departs daily from Delhi at 06:10 and arrives at Kanpur at 11:18, covering the entire distance in 05 hrs 08 mins.

BRAHMPUTRA MAIL (14056) departs daily from Delhi at 23:40 and arrives at Kanpur at 05:50, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 10 mins.

ASR KIR EXPRESS (15708) departs daily from Delhi at 14:42 and arrives at Kanpur at 22:45, covering the entire distance in 08 hrs 03 mins.

KAIFIYAT EXP (12226) departs daily from Delhi at 19:10 and arrives at Kanpur at 01:37, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 27 mins.

SHIV GANGA EXP (12560) departs daily from Delhi at 18:55 and arrives at Kanpur at 01:00, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 05 mins.

SEALDAH RJDHANI (12314) departs daily from Delhi at 16:25 and arrives at Kanpur at 21:12, covering the entire distance in 04 hrs 47 mins.

SWATANTRTA S EXP (12562) departs daily from Delhi at 20:40 and arrives at Kanpur at 02:40, covering the entire distance in 06 hrs 00 mins.

Online Train Ticket Booking from Delhi to Kanpur

Looking to book Delhi to Kanpur trains? Booking a train ticket from Delhi to Kanpur is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Delhi to Kanpur trains or find the train seat availability from Delhi to Kanpur, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Delhi to Kanpur are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Delhi to Kanpur, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Delhi to Kanpur train.

There are 48 trains running from Delhi to Kanpur covering an approximate distance of 440 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Kanpur from Delhi by train. The first train from Delhi to Kanpur is JAT SBP EXP (18310), departing at 04:10 from Sabzi Mandi (SZM). VANDE BHARAT EXP (22436) is the fastest among the Delhi to Kanpur Trains. It departs from New Delhi (NDLS) at 06:00 and arrives at Kanpur Central (CNB) at 10:08, covering the distance in just 04 hrs 08 mins. The last train from Delhi to Kanpur is SHRAM SHKTI EXP (12452), departing at 23:55 from New Delhi (NDLS). You can get detailed information about Delhi to Kanpur train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail. 

Delhi to Kanpur Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Delhi to Kanpur, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Delhi to Kanpur train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Delhi to Kanpur on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹180 to ₹2130. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹180.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Delhi to Kanpur for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹1815
2A₹1085
3A₹775
SL₹300
EC₹2130
CC₹1115
2S₹180
EA₹1970

Delhi to Kanpur Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Delhi to Kanpur. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Delhi to Kanpur route. The total time taken by different trains running from Delhi to Kanpur can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Delhi is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Delhi

Delhi is India's capital and a thriving metropolis home to many Indians. Its historical sites, diversified culture, and happening life make it a microcosm of the country that believes in Unity in Diversity. Recently, Delhi hosted the host of the G20 Summit. Aside from being India's political capital, the city is also a major commercial and cultural centre.

About Kanpur

Kanpur, the industrial capital of Uttar Pradesh, offers a rich fusion of architecture, dining, and theatrical art. The city is also packed with history, having played an essential part during the British colonial era and the freedom movement. You can visit many pilgrimage sites, ghats, and historical sites and shop for luxury cotton and leather products.

Major Railway Stations between Delhi and Kanpur

When travelling by train from Delhi to Kanpur, you will cross only a handful of stations. Depending on the train you choose, you will start your journey either from New Delhi Railway Station or Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Once the journey begins, you will make your way to Ghaziabad Junction and then to Aligarh Junction. As you reach closer to Kanpur, you will cross Tundla Junction (TDL) before the train reaches Kanpur Central (CNB). You will encounter These prominent railway stations during your train journey from Delhi to Kanpur.

Popular Places to Visit in Kanpur

Kanpur can delight you with the wide variety of options to choose from as a tourist exploring the city. We would suggest you to visit these locations:

  1. Blue World Theme Park: On your visit, you can enjoy exciting thematic rides, laser shows, 7D shows, musical fountains, and more.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi Park: For a relaxing day surrounded by lush green bushes, you can spend your time at the Mahatma Gandhi Park, Kanpur.
  3. Kanpur Sangrahalaya: Here, you can find handwritten books by freedom fighters, their dresses, shoes, and more.
  4. Moti Jheel: Located in Benajhabar, about 3 Km from the city. Moti Jheel is the perfect place to spend a quiet afternoon boating.
  5. Kanpur Memorial Church: It is home to some eye-turning Gothic architecture and history. This church was built to commemorate the British soldiers lost in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
  6. Jain Glass Temple: This temple is not just for Jain devotees but also for architecture enthusiasts. Made with glass and mirrors, you can enjoy the beauty of this temple best during the early morning hours or the sunset.
  7. Valmiki Ashram: Believed to be where saint Valmiki lived and composed the Ramayana, the Ashram grounds hold great significance for devotees.
  8. Shri Radhakrishna Temple (JK Temple): A stunning marble temple known for its architectural beauty and spiritual significance
  9. Kanpur Zoo: If you are a nature lover, you will enjoy the variety of animal species and exotic birds at the zoo. Alternatively, you can plan a quiet picnic by the lake or stroll through the 190 acres of lush greenery.
  10. Kanpur Sangrahalaya (Kanpur Museum): An informative museum showcasing artefacts related to the history and culture of the region.

Connectivity from Kanpur

Since Kanpur is located near two major highways, NH 2 (Delhi-Agra-Allahabad-Kolkata) and NH 25 (Lucknow-Jhansi-Shivpuri), you can travel by car from Kanpur to other locations. The city's 6 bus terminals are used by the Kanpur Metropolitan Bus Services to transport passengers on 27 long- and short-distance routes. Regular buses connect Kanpur with adjacent cities, including Lucknow, Agra, Varanasi, and Allahabad. You can also travel by air through the Kanpur Airport.

Nearby Airports

For flights out of the city, go to the Kanpur airport. It is around 12 km away from the Kanpur train station, making it the closest airport to the station. Regular flights between the airport and Mumbai, Bangalore, and New Delhi are run by IndiGo and Spicejet.

Nearby Stations

Kanpur is well-connected to other major cities in Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, Varanasi, and Allahabad (Prayagraj) by train. Kanpur has two main railway stations - the Kanpur Central (CNB) and the Kanpur Anwarganj (CPYZ). Other than these, there are some more minor junctions near Kanpur's periphery, such as Unnao Junction, Etawah Junction, Fatehpur Junction, and Tundla Junction. Even though Kanpur has many stations in and around it, it receives many travellers daily. So to avoid any hassles with trains, we advise you to book your tickets in advance using redRail. It is an IRCTC-authorised partner through which you can book train tickets and check schedules through the website and the mobile app.

Nearest Metro Station

The nearest metro station is the Kanpur Central Railway Station metro station. However, since the station is currently under construction, you cannot use it for travel.

Best Time to Visit Kanpur

The best time to visit Kanpur is during the winter months, from October to March, when the weather is pleasant and suitable for outdoor activities. Summers (April to June) can be hot, and the monsoon season (July to September) brings heavy rainfall.

FAQs

How many trains run from Delhi to Kanpur?
There are 48 trains that run from Delhi to Kanpur route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Delhi to Kanpur.
How can I book a train from Delhi to Kanpur?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Delhi to Kanpur by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Delhi to Kanpur?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Delhi to Kanpur, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Delhi to Kanpur?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Delhi?
There are 19 stations in Delhi.
How many railway stations are there in Kanpur?
There are 4 stations in Kanpur.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Delhi to Kanpur?
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