Are you planning a trip and looking for the best train booking apps for Android and iPhone? Or maybe the best apps for checking train running status or PNR status? Well, you don’t have to search anymore. In this article, I have covered the list of the 6 best Indian Railways apps for booking train tickets, checking PNR status, and live train status.

Note: All the apps are in random order so you can choose any railway app you find useful.

These are the best apps for booking train tickets in 2022

  1. Ixigo
  2. RailYatri
  3. ConfirmTkt
  4. Goibibo
  5. MakeMyTrip
  6. Yatra

1. Ixigo

Ixigo for Android
Size on Android19.1 MB
Size on iPhone94.2 MB
Downloads100M+
Ratings on Play Store4.5
Ratings on App Store4.7
PriceFree

Ixigo Trains is the most featured pack railway app on this list. It is available for both Android and iPhone devices and comes with tons of features that you might be interested in. Some of those features are train ticket booking, live train running status, PNR status, train coach position, seat availability, train timetable, and much more.

Additionally, there are a few more super cool features that I think you might like:

  1. Station Alarm: What this feature does is it will alert you when you are about to reach your destination. Just enter the station name, set how much Km before you want to get an alert and press Set Alarm.
  2. Refund Calculator: You can calculate exactly how much refund you are eligible for on ticket cancellation with this feature.
  3. Entertainment: There is a separate Entertainment tab where you can read online news, watch videos, listen to radios, or even play online games.

Despite having so many features, the app’s UI (User Interface) looks clean and all the features are easy to access. Also, the Ixigo Train app supports multiple languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada.

Besides that, you can also get information on the local train & Metro lines of Delhi Metro, Mumbai Local Trains, Kolkata Metro, Bengaluru Metro, and so on. With this app, you can even book flights, buses, and hotels.

All in all, Ixigo is one of the best train booking apps and it is my no. 1 recommendation for you people.

Download Ixigo from the Play Store

Download Ixigo from the App Store

2. RailYatri

RailYatri for iPhone
Size on Android20 MB
Size on iPhone118.3 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings on Play Store4.4
Ratings on App Store4.5
PriceFree

RailYatri is another best app for train booking and is available on iOS, Android, and Windows platforms. The design of the app looks minimal and comes with all the amazing features you expect. Things like seat availability, ticket fare, train status, PNR status, and train timetable.

With this app, not only you can book train tickets but also book buses and order food online. Besides that, there is a feature called Medical Emergency that will show you the nearest hospitals to stations on your route.

Download RailYatri from the Play Store

Download RailYatri from the App Store

3. ConfirmTkt

ConfirmTkt for iOS
Size on Android16 MB
Size on iPhone60.7 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings on Play Store4.6
Ratings on App Store4.0
PriceFree

ConfirmTkt is another official IRCTC partner train app. It comes with a clean design and multiple Indian languages (Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, etc) which makes it easy to search or book train tickets online. You can also use this app to check train running status and train schedule.

And just like many other apps on this list, ConfirmTkt also has a PNR Enquiry feature that will keep you informed about PNR status changes through notifications. So if you are looking for a reliable app to book train tickets, then ConfirmTkt is the best railway app for Android and iPhone.

Download ConfirmTkt from the Play Store

Download ConfirmTkt from the App Store

4. Goibibo

Goibibo for Android
Size on Android31.8 MB
Size on iPhone255.3 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings on Play Store4.5
Ratings on App Store4.6
PriceFree

Goibibo is a one-stop destination for all your bookings. Whether you want to book a train, flight, bus, hotel, or even an airport cab, it covers all your traveling needs.

The app also provides a few basic train-related features like PNR enquiry, train live status, train schedule, and platform locator. Well, the app is not much feature-rich as other railway apps on this list, but covers all the basic functions that you need while traveling.

Download Goibibo from the Play Store

Download Goibibo from the App Store

5. MakeMyTrip

MakeMyTrip for Android
Size on Android48 MB
Size on iPhone255 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings on Play Store4.5
Ratings on App Store4.6
PriceFree

MakeMyTrip is another best train ticket booking app for Android and iPhone. Here you can book a train, hotel, flight, bus, and more. You can also use this app to check PNR status, live train status, train schedule, train coach position, etc.

Download MakeMyTrip from the Play Store

Download MakeMyTrip from the App Store

6. Yatra

Yatra
Size on Android25 MB
Size on iPhone171 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings on Play Store4.1
Ratings on App Store4.4
PriceFree

The last app on our list is the Yatra app, which is officially authorized by the IRCTC. Like most of the apps on this list, it is also an all-in-one app where you can book trains, flights, hotels, buses, and so on. The only downside of this app is the lack of many train information services.

Download Yatra from the Play Store

Download Yatra from the App Store

That’s all for now. These were my list of the 6 best apps to book train tickets on Android & iOS devices. Let me know in the comment section which train booking app you’re going to install from this list. Also, if I missed any good train ticket booking apps, then let me know.