Can I break my journey ?

Can I break my journey at any intermediate station?

If you hold a journey ticket for more than 500 kms, you can break your journey once for two days at any station enroute. This facility can be availed only after traveling 500 kms from the starting station. If your ticket is for
more than 1000 kms, you will be allowed to break your journey twice. The day of departure and arrival must be excluded while calculating the number of eligible days for break of journey. And remember to get your ticket endorsed by the Station Manager/Ticket Collector at the station where you intend to break your
journey. Note:

  • For through passenger, any halt at intermediate station for less than 24 hours to catch a connecting train will not be treated as break of journey.
  • This facility is not available to passengers traveling by Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Jan Shatabdi Express trains.
  • This facility is not permitted short of the station up to which reservation has been done.
  • Intention to break journey is to be advised at the time of original booking and not after obtaining reservation.

What are the rules of Break Journey in Indian Railways?

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Can I extend my journey beyond the original destination?

Yes, Indian Railways allow extension of journey. This can be done by approaching the ticket checking staff either before reaching your destination or after completion of booked journey. The fare for the extended portion of the
journey will be collected without the benefit of telescopic rates.