Delhi to Patna Trains

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Delhi to Patna Train Information

Distance
998 kms
Duration
11h 35m
Trains During Day
9
Trains At Night
7

Online Train Ticket Booking from Delhi to Patna

Looking to book Delhi to Patna trains? Booking a train ticket from Delhi to Patna is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Delhi to Patna trains or find the train seat availability from Delhi to Patna, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Delhi to Patna 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 Patna, 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 Patna train.

There are 16 trains running from Delhi to Patna covering an approximate distance of 998 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Patna from Delhi by train. The first train from Delhi to Patna is MAHANANDA EXP (15484), departing at 06:35 from Old Delhi Junction (DLI). KOLKATA RJDHNI (12306) is the fastest among the Delhi to Patna Trains. It departs from New Delhi (NDLS) at 16:55 and arrives at Patna Junction (PNBE) at 04:30, covering the distance in just 11 hrs 35 mins. The last train from Delhi to Patna is PORVOTR S KRNTI (12502), departing at 23:45 from New Delhi (NDLS). You can get detailed information about Delhi to Patna train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Delhi to Patna

KOLKATA RJDHNI (12306) departs every Friday from Delhi at 16:55 and arrives at Patna at 04:30, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 35 mins.

NDLS SCL PSK EXP (15602) departs every Thursday from Delhi at 23:45 and arrives at Patna at 14:45, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 00 mins.

Daily Trains from Delhi to Patna

SAMPOORN K EXP (12394) departs daily from Delhi at 17:25 and arrives at Patna at 06:50, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 25 mins.

BRAHMPUTRA MAIL (14056) departs daily from Delhi at 23:40 and arrives at Patna at 14:30, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 50 mins.

SHRAMJEVI N EXP (12392) departs daily from Delhi at 13:10 and arrives at Patna at 07:05, covering the entire distance in 17 hrs 55 mins.

MAHANANDA EXP (15484) departs daily from Delhi at 06:35 and arrives at Patna at 00:20, covering the entire distance in 17 hrs 45 mins.

U A TOOFAN EXP (13008) departs daily from Delhi at 07:10 and arrives at Patna at 06:30, covering the entire distance in 23 hrs 20 mins.

RJPB RAJDHANI (12310) departs daily from Delhi at 17:15 and arrives at Patna at 05:00, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 45 mins.

MAGADH EXPRESS (20802) departs daily from Delhi at 20:00 and arrives at Patna at 11:35, covering the entire distance in 15 hrs 35 mins.

DBRT RAJDHANI (12424) departs daily from Delhi at 16:10 and arrives at Patna at 04:20, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 10 mins.

Delhi to Patna Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Delhi to Patna, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Delhi to Patna train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Delhi to Patna on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹510 to ₹3225. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹510.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Delhi to Patna for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹3225
2A₹1910
3A₹1350
SL₹510

Delhi to Patna Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Delhi to Patna. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Delhi to Patna route. The total time taken by different trains running from Delhi to Patna 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 Patna

Patna, or Pataliputra, is located on the southern banks of the river Ganga. From ancient times, Patna has been a storehouse of knowledge and wisdom.

The birthplace of the tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, Patna, is a revered Sikh pilgrimage. It is also a hotbed of religious and spiritual attractions in the country. Home to holy Pilgrimages like Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya, and Pawapuri, flocks of tourists visit these pilgrim centres.

Taking the Delhi to Patna train is the fastest and safest travel option. Both Delhi and Patna are well-connected by railways.

Nearest Metro Stations to these Railway stations

Reaching the Railway Station on time amidst the heavy traffic is always challenging. Commuting to the railway junction by metro can cut short your time, and you can avoid all the traffic. Delhi is well connected by metro rail, whereas the metro is under construction in Patna. Here are a few ways to reach the railway stations in both cities.

For New Delhi

Chandni Chowk Metro Station is the nearest metro to the New Delhi Railway Station. Also known as the Old Delhi Metro Station, it is an underground metro station located on the yellow line. Exit from Gate No.3, and the Old Delhi Railway Station is walkable.

New Delhi Metro Station is also at a walkable distance from the Old Delhi railway station. Also located on the yellow line, the metro station and the Railway station are connected by a skywalk.

For Patna

Patna is well-connected by road and rail to the different parts of the city. You can take public state transport buses when you arrive at the Patna Railway Station. Patna Junction and Karbigahiya bus stops are nearest to the railway station.

You can also hire an auto-rickshaw or a cab from the Patna Railway Station to commute locally. But taking public buses is less expensive compared to other local transportation modes.

Places to Visit in Patna

Patna is an ancient city with a rich history, culture, and monumental architecture. It is one of the oldest cities in India, with a glorious History dating back to 600 B.C. Listed below are some of the must-visit places to visit in Patna.

Patna Sahib Gurudwara

Constructed in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh, it is one of the five Takhts of Sikhism. The birth anniversary of the revered Guru is celebrated every December. This is one of the notable festivals celebrated here.

Gandhi Ghat

Gandhiji's ashes were immersed in Ghats on the banks of the River Ganges. Another major attraction of this Ghat is the Ganga Arti, which happens every day at dusk. Like the Arti in Varanasi and Haridwar, thousands of devotees and tourists attend this Ganga Aarti.

Golghar

The massive, stupa-shaped granary combines natural beauty and architectural charm. The vast storehouse also offers a 360-degree view of the city. Golhar has 145 stairs spiraling upward to the top of the granary.

Kesaria Stupa

The world's largest and tallest Buddhist stupa, built by the Great King Asoka, was discovered recently. The stupa is a perfect example of exemplary Buddhist architecture.

Mahatma Gandhi Sethu

The second-longest river bridge over the Ganges connecting Patna to Hajipur is 5.7 km long. The four-lane roads with pedestrian pathways on both sides are an indispensable part of people's life. You get a spectacular view of the majestic Ganges flowing beneath it.

Major Railway Stations

The New Delhi to Patna train journey takes 11 hours and 30 minutes. Patna lies on the New Delhi - Kolkata rail route, one of the country's busiest. Patna houses five railway junctions.

  1. Patna Junction (PNBE)
  2. Rajendra Nagar Terminal (RJPB)
  3. Danapur Railway Station (DNR)
  4. Patliputra Junction (PPTA)
  5. Patna Sahib Station (PNC)

The major railway stations along the route are jotted below.

  • Ranchi (RNC)
  • Kanpur (CNB)
  • Gaya (GAYA)
  • Itarsi (ET)
  • Varanasi (BSB)
  • Lucknow Charbagh NR (LJN)
  • Bareilly (BE)
  • Moradabad (MB)
  • Gorakhpur (GKP
  • Gonda (GD)

These are significant stations where you can use the amenities. Check the Delhi to Patna train timetable before leaving your train for a break at any of these stations.

FAQs

How many trains run from Delhi to Patna?
There are 16 trains that run from Delhi to Patna 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 Patna.
How can I book a train from Delhi to Patna?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Delhi to Patna 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 Patna?
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 Patna, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Delhi to Patna?
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 Patna?
There are 5 stations in Patna.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Delhi to Patna?
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