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Delhi to Raipur Train Information

Distance
1391 kms
Duration
18h 20m
Trains During Day
5
Trains At Night
2

Weekly Trains from Delhi to Raipur

JAT DURG EXP (18216) departs every Friday from Delhi at 19:05 and arrives at Raipur at 18:10, covering the entire distance in 23 hrs 05 mins.

Online Train Ticket Booking from Delhi to Raipur

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

There are 7 trains running from Delhi to Raipur covering an approximate distance of 1391 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Raipur from Delhi by train. The first train from Delhi to Raipur is CHHATISGARH EXP (18238), departing at 04:30 from Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM). BILASPUR RJDHNI (12442) is the fastest among the Delhi to Raipur Trains. It departs from New Delhi (NDLS) at 15:45 and arrives at Raipur Junction (R) at 10:05, covering the distance in just 18 hrs 20 mins. The last train from Delhi to Raipur is JAT DURG EXP (18216), departing at 19:05 from New Delhi (NDLS). You can get detailed information about Delhi to Raipur train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail. 

Daily Trains from Delhi to Raipur

CHHATISGARH EXP (18238) departs daily from Delhi at 04:30 and arrives at Raipur at 09:45, covering the entire distance in 29 hrs 15 mins.

Delhi to Raipur Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Delhi to Raipur, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Delhi to Raipur train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Delhi to Raipur on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹620 to ₹5055. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹620.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Delhi to Raipur for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
3A₹2960
1A₹5055
2A₹4065
SL₹620

Delhi to Raipur Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Delhi to Raipur. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Delhi to Raipur route. The total time taken by different trains running from Delhi to Raipur 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, the famed national capital of India, is known for its historical significance and political might. Serving as the seat of the Indian Parliament, Delhi is the nucleus of Indian democracy. This historic city has remained the stronghold for power through dynasties and empires. Today, as a bustling cosmopolitan metropolis, the city offers travellers a taste of the ancient dynastic relics and modern city life. As a shopper and foodie’s paradise, the city is famed for the bustling street markets of Sarojini Nagar and Chandni Chowk and lip-smacking Chaat Galis.

About Raipur

Raipur is the capital city of Chattisgarh and also holds the distinction of being the largest city in the state. The city serves as a commercial hub for the state while also being one of the country's largest producers of iron and steel. Once part of the Southern Kosala Kingdom and then the Mauryan Empire, Raipur is a treasure trove of ancient relics and temples dating back to the 15th century. The city is also steeped in natural beauty with lush green forests, enchanting waterfalls, and spectacular lakes, creating an allure for tourists.

Information About Raipur Railway Station

Raipur Junction Railway Station (R) is the chief railway hub serving the city of Raipur. Operating under the South East Central Railway zone, the Station is a Grade A-1 station, as one of the few non-suburban stations with over Rs. 50 Crore annual revenue. Raipur Junction falls on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai rail line and is also the originating point for the Raipur-Vizianagaram line. Equipped with 8 platforms, the Station offers multiple amenities to ensure convenient travel for passengers. If you travel during the summers, you can avail of AC waiting rooms, dormitories, and retiring rooms. You can also enjoy facilities like computerised ticket booking, paid parking, and budget-friendly food stalls.

Major Railway Stations between Delhi to Raipur Trains

Raipur-bound trains from Delhi stop at variable stations along the way to board and deboard passengers. Some of the major halt points along this route include the Mathura Station (MTJ), Agra Cantt (AGC), Gwalior Station (GWL), Jhansi Junction (JHS), Nagpur Station (NGP), and Durg Station (DURG). You should note that this list of stations can vary depending on the train you board. Thus, checking the train’s route and halt points through the redRail by redBus app before booking your tickets will be prudent.

Popular Places to Visit in Raipur

  • Swami Vivekananda Sarovar: Also known as Budha Talaab, this is the oldest lake in Raipur. A 37-ft. statue of Swami Vivekananda, along with colourful foundations, lush green bushes, and bright flowers, grace the lake's centre, making it a scenic and peaceful site.
  • Dudhadhari Temple: Built by Kalachuri ruler Jalit Singh, this ancient Temple is dedicated to Lord Ram. Apart from its mesmerising architecture, the Temple is also home to original Ramayan-era sculptures.
  • Mahamaya Temple: Located on the banks of the Kharun River, this 900-year-old Shakti Temple is famous among devotees and archaeologists. Dating back to the 11th century, this Temple is one of the 36 Shakti Peeths or seats of the Goddess's power.
  • Nandanvan Zoo: Located in Naya Raipur, Nandanvan Zoo is home to different types of flora and fauna. The zoo also offers lion, bear, tiger, and herbivore safaris for visits so that you can enjoy the animals in their natural habitats.
  • Budhapara Lake: A famed picnic spot among locals, the Budhapara Lake dates back to the 15th century. The quaint surroundings of the lake give it a strong appeal among travellers seeking to get away from the bustling city.
  • Ghatarani Waterfall: Situated 85 Km away, a visit to the Ghatarani Falls is well worth the time. Nestled in the midst of a forested area, the hike to these cascading falls is a truly delightful and serene experience.
  • Solar Energy Park: This one-of-a-kind park is built to educate visitors on the importance of renewable energy. The park has indoor and outdoor exhibits, interactive games, solar-powered boating, and more.
  • Kevalya Dham: The Dham complex has 26 temples and attracts hundreds of Jain devotees annually. The white marble architecture of the temples, coupled with the depiction of the 24 Tirthankaras, makes it one of the chief tourist spots in Raipur.
  • Purkhauti Muktangan: Built as an ode to Chhattisgarh's rich cultural heritage, this garden displays folk arts, tribal dance forms, and more.
  • Mahant Ghasi Memorial Museum: This famed museum was established by King Mahant Ghasidas in 1875 to display the valuable collections of Queen Jyoty Devi. The museum's two floors and five galleries display an impressive collection of tribal artefacts, coins, carvings, and paintings.

The best time to visit Raipur is between November and January. Temperatures during these winter months vary from 14-28 degrees Celsius, making travelling comfortable.

Connectivity from Raipur

Raipur is located on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line and offers extensive railway connectivity with the rest of the country. As for roadways, Raipur is linked by NH 30, NH 53, and NH 130 to Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Orisha. Several State Highways and district roads connect the city to places within Chhattisgarh. Daily buses depart from the ISBT Bhatagaon bus station to cities like Nagpur and Kolkata.

FAQs

How many trains run from Delhi to Raipur?
There are 7 trains that run from Delhi to Raipur 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 Raipur.
How can I book a train from Delhi to Raipur?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Delhi to Raipur 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 Raipur?
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 Raipur, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Delhi to Raipur?
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 Raipur?
There are 2 stations in Raipur.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Delhi to Raipur?
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