Cancellation of tatkal e-ticket

An e-ticket is booked online by the passenger and then the ticket can be printed from any computer / printer available. Tatkal-e-ticket can be booked anytime two days in advance of scheduled journey date till the preparation of charts which is generally 2 to 3 hours before scheduled departure of train

A general quota Tatkal e-ticket booked online can be cancelled online only at the e-ticket booking website of IRCTC / associate website.

Cancellation charges for confirmed tatkal e-ticket

  • In case the confirmed e-ticket has been booked in the tatkal quota then a total flat refund of 25% of the ticket amount is returned excluding the tatkal charges if the e-ticket is cancelled up to 24 hrs before scheduled departure time of train.
  • If the e-ticket is cancelled within 24 hours of the scheduled train departure, no refund is made on the cancellation of a confirmed tatkal e-ticket

Cancellation charges for waitlisted Tatkal e-ticket

If the ticket is left in the waitlist the cancellation charges will be deducted as per existing Railway rules for all waitlisted tickets.

Content updated in January 2020

9 comments to Cancellation of tatkal e-ticket

  • sabitu

    my e-ticket is cancelled within 24 hours of the scheduled train departure
    will i get any refund please reply

  • hasan

    my e-ticket under tatkal quota is waitlist..aftr the chart preparation …will i get the refund automatically cuz they are showing “cannot canel e-ticket after chart preparation”…please reply

  • Hrishi

    I have a confirmed tatkal e-ticket of three persons, can i cancell two persons ticket.

    Reply please soon…

  • when irctc web site are close then how can cancle e ticket

  • nishikant gupta

    my tatkal e-ticket is witting & i cancelled tatkal e-ticket of the scheduled train departure
    will i get any refund please reply

  • Sanjeev

    This is old info. If the confirmed Tatkal tickets are cancelled, then there is no refund as per the latest IRCTC rules.

  • bharat barve

    my Tatkal tickets is booking but in the waiting list and not confirmed it then will i get refund automatically

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