How to Book General Ticket online with IRCTC or UTS Mobile App?

You can Book General ticket online with the IRCTC Mobile app as well as other ticket booking application like UTC that allows you to book train tickets online.

With the rise of technology Indian railway is also working toward making the whole ticketing system online, and it has succeeded in almost each and every area. Other than their own offline ticket booking outlets, you can also book a passenger seat with many mobile applications such as the IRCTC app or UTS app.

How to Book General Ticket Online?

Nowadays you don’t have to wait in long queues just for booking your next train ticket. All it can be done online right from your mobile phone.

To book unreserved tickets you can either use IRCTC App or the UTS app. Since UTS offers a much simpler user interface, for this tutorial we will go with How to Book a general ticket with UTS App.

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How to Book General Ticket Online with IRCTC UTS from mobile?

If you want to book a train ticket online right away from your mobile phone, Here is the process you need to follow:

  1. First, Install the UTS app from the Google Play store or iOS app store if you haven’t already.
  2. Tap on the Open button once it is installed, It would ask for permission to allow all.
  3. Click on the Login button in the top right corner.
  4. Enter your Mobile number and password if you already have an account. If not, use the register button to register a new account.
  5. After login, on the main page tap on Change personal, and choose any ID that you have handy with you.
  6. Enter details, and tap to proceed.
  7. Tap on R-Wallet and add some funds to your UTC account.
  8. You will be redirected to your main page once again, Now you are ready to book a train ticket.
  9. Navigate to Book ticket > Normal ticket > choose the first option > choose your nearest railway station > choose station where you want to go and hit on done.
  10. Choose routes, fill up details and pay for the tickets.

Congrats your online ticket booking is successful.

You can also follow this YouTube Video to book tickets online:

Other ways to Buy General tickets online

You can also book train tickets from the IRCTC app and website as well.

There is also another application that allows you to book train tickets online.

Once you book an online ticket there is no need to get an offline copy of it.

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Other FAQs

Are General tickets available at Railway Station?

Yes, after a long pandemic lockdown, Railway finally resumed general train ticket booking in February this year. In the upcoming month, it would be available on more stations.

How to Book Railway general ticket online from mobile?

You can book train tickets online using the official IRCTC app. This application is available for both Android and iOS platforms.

Can I Buy a general ticket online?

Yes, you can buy the general ticket online from authorized sources.

Is General Ticket booking allowed?

Now you can book tickets both online or offline.

Can we take general tickets from any station?

You can book a general ticket within a 5km radius of that station.

Can I book a General ticket in advance?

UTS allows you to purchase unreserved ticket 3 days prior to the journey for a minimum of 200 KM or above.

How many days before I can book a General ticket?

Not including the date of the journey you can book train ticket 3 days in advance.

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