Fastest Trains

Trains are a very important source of transport in India near about 23.12 million people travel by train daily. India has the fourth largest railway network in the world; this is because not everyone can afford to travel in-plane or expensive buses. There are 13.523 trains available in India in working condition, for common Indian, trains are the essential mode of transport. Indian railways have different fare and coaches for each and every class of society. In this blog, we have mentioned some of the significant and popular trains from the capital city New Delhi. 

List of Rajdhani Trains from Delhi

1. Howrah Rajdhani Express

Howrah Rajdhani Express is one of the most famous trains in India. It runs between New Delhi to Howrah, West Bengal. Currently, the train number of Howrah Rajdhani is 12305 and 12306. This train has nine major stoppages between New Delhi to Howrah that is Kanpur central, Prayagraj Junction, Barddhaman Junction, Madhupur Junction, Jasidih Junction, Patna Junction, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction. It runs on a weekly basis.

2. Patna Rajdhani

Patna Rajdhani is also called Rajendra Nagar Patna Rajdhani express. This Patna Rajdhani originates from New Delhi to Patna or visa versa. It is the fastest train in Patna and the fifth-fastest Rajdhani, all the other Rajdhani. It is also included in India's ten fastest trains. Patna Rajdhani has a route via Prayagraj. There are only four stoppages between the origin and destination. You can travel on this train daily as it runs daily.

3. Mumbai Rajdhani

Mumbai Rajdhani is said to be a super-fast express on the Indian railway. And second-fastest Rajdhani train. There are six stoppages between Mumbai and New Delhi. In 2011 three coaches caught fire, but there was no causality. It runs daily with train number 12951/12952. There is a useful review of this train that it is clean and hygienic and always on time.

4. August Kranti Rajdhani

August Kranti is also known as August Kranti Maidan, and earlier, it was called Gowalia Tank Maidan, which started in August 1942 from the place where the 'Quit India Movement' started. This train has six stoppages between Mumbai Central and Hazrat Nizamuddin. It gives daily service to passengers. 

5. Jammu Tawi Rajdhani

This train connects Jammu Tawi and New Delhi in a minimum of nine hours and fifteen minutes. Earlier it used to run weekly, but now it runs daily. It operates with train number 12425/12426. Jammu Tawi Rajdhani has only three stops, and that is Kathua, Pathankot, and Ludhiana. If you plan to visit Vaishno Devi, you can get your reservation done from online travel sites like Ixigo at a discounted price; you need to apply Ixigo Offers and coupon codes for discounts. This will be the best train for you at an affordable price. 

Some Other Significant Trains from Delhi

Vande Bharat Express aka Train 18

This train was made under the Make in India initiative and took only eighteen months to complete that is why it is also called Train 18. An Indian railway operates two Vande Bharat Trains. There are only two types of classes on this train: an AC chair car and another one is an Executive Ac chair car. There is no sleeping arrangement on this train. Talking about this train's new facilities that others do not have is a fire alarm, automatic door, CCTV camera, sensor-based water tap, and many more. It runs on the Delhi-Varanasi route via Kanpur and Prayagraj. And it takes around eight hours to reach Varanasi Junction.

Gatimaan Express

Gatimaan Express runs on the route of Delhi to Jhansi. It is currently the fastest train in India, which runs with a semi-high speed of 160km/h. there are only two stops between New Delhi and Jhansi, and that is Gwalior and Agra. Gatimaan Express has ten coaches, including chair car, and all others are AC coaches. You can book your tickets from online websites and by visiting the railway station too.

Howrah Duronto Express

Howrah Duronto Express operates from the capital of West Bengal, Kolkata, to New Delhi. This train belongs to eastern zone railways. In between this long distance of Kolkata to New Delhi, there are only five stops. Duronto is also called the most beautiful train because of its colourful coaches. This train takes only 10 hours to reach New Delhi to Kolkata. Stops are Patna, DDU junction, Asansol, Kanpur, and Jasidh. The train provides Bi-weekly service to the passengers. As it covers a long distance, operates with train number 122773/122774.

Bhopal Shatabdi Express

New Delhi Bhopal Habibganj Shatabdi Express, operated by Northern Indian railways, runs between New Delhi to Habibganj sub-urban railway station in Bhopal city. Bhopal Shatabdi was the first-ever Shatabdi train introduced in 1988. The average time that this train takes to reach the destination is nine hours. That name Shatabdi means 'Century' in Sanskrit. There are few stops between origin and destination: Mathura Junction, Agra Cantonment, Morena railway station Gwalior, Jhansi, and Bhopal. This is the best train to travel from New Delhi to Bhopal.

Maharashtra Sampark Kranti Express

Sampark Kranti means contact revolution; this train is a Bi-weekly train that runs from Bandra Terminus to Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi. There are six different types of coaches on this train for passenger's convenience. This train has only three stops between Mumbai and New Delhi. Sampark Kranti is running for the last 16 years. It takes approx. Nineteen hours to complete its journey from New Delhi to Mumbai and operates with train number 12907/12908.


Trains are a major part of Indian life. It is one of the most convenient and affordable modes of convenience for traveling from one state to another without trains. It would be challenging for local people of the country to travel. Not everyone can afford flights and Volvo buses that is why trains are essential in our country. Many trains take significantly less time to reach your destination, and you can easily afford that. In this blog, we have talked about some popular trains from Delhi to major cities in India.