How to Print Trains Tickets by Using PNR Number?


Technologies have developed a lot these days. Indian Railways have used technology to upgrade themselves. One does not have to stand in a line for hours to book train tickets. Usually one has to follow a simple procedure so that one can avoid the tedious job of standing in a line to travel by train. Booking an online ticket for Indian railways has always saved our time. Once you have confirmed and paid for your ticket you can easily download it with the help of your PNR number that you receive while booking. PNR is the shorter version of Passenger Name Record. This PNR number is given all passengers booking their train travel. It is 10 digits which is unique to all passengers. In this article, we are going to tell you how to print train ticket using PNR number via official IRCTC website IRCTC, Indian Railways Catering, and Tourism operation Ltd is the subsidiary of Indian railways. You can print your e-tickets only if you have booked it online through the IRCTC website or the official app. However, there are also other such relevant sites and apps you may refer to. Note that, you will not be able to print or download your tickets online if you have booked through the railway booking counter. You can also very easily check your live PNR status online, whether it is confirmed or is on the waiting list.

These are the few simple steps you need to follow to get your e-ticket printed by using your PNR number:

• Open the official IRCTC website. Open your desired web browser and enter the URL

• Log on to the website. For logging into the IRCTC e-ticketing system you will need to fill up some of the credentials. Enter the details one by one.

Username: write-in your registered username.

Password: enter the password for your IRCTC account

Captcha: enter the captcha as per image instructions. (It is case sensitive as well)

• Login and booking with OTP: if you are facing any inconvenience you can also use to get an authorized OTP on your registered phone number

• Once you have to fill up all these details, click on the sign-in button to log in to the system. Once you are successful in doing it, the home page of IRCTC pops up.

• Click on My Account. You will several other options like your profile, transactions, option to link your Aadhar Card, the option to provide feedback, and finally the option to logout.

• Directly, click on My Transactions. 

• You will be provided with numerous options like Booked Ticket History, Failed Transaction History, Ticket Refund History, Ticket Cancellation History, TDR history and so on. Out of all, click on Booked ticket History.

• On the page of Booked ticket history page by IRCTC. You will be shown a list of all your booked tickets. You can easily identify your required train or the train ticket using the PNR number.

In case, you are not able to see your required train booking, contact the customer care team of IRCTC.

• To print your IRCTC train ticket, you first need to identify the appropriate ticket by using the PNR number or by date and click on it. Once you have done that, you will get a set of following options from where you can print the train ticket.

At the below of ticket, several options will be provided to you like to cancel the ticket, to change boarding point, to get PNR status, print E-ticket, and get SMS.

• You can easily get your printed ticket from here. Press the “print E-ticket” option and choose the relevant printer to print the e-ticket directly from the respective website.

Another easy way to request an e-ticket is by sending the PNR number of your required train to 139 from your registered phone number on Android or IPhone devices. You will receive the details of your ex ticket within a few minutes.

The printout of the e-ticket by IRCTC is very valuable as it provides you with a piece of detailed information about your boarding point, date of departure, departure time, reservation point, coach number and arrival time.