Lucknow Delhi Lucknow Duronto Express train

The Lucknow New Delhi Lucknow Duronto was introduced in the year 2009.

The Lucknow New Delhi Duronto express is a super fast non-stop train and takes less time than other express trains on this route. The train starts / terminates at Lucknow NR Station and at New Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi. This train runs from Lucknow on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and from New Delhi station on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

The train has new interiors and the length of the coaches is also more than traditional coaches to accommodate more passengers. The new Duronto express coaches are made of stainless steel coaches having several superior features, including control discharge toilet system, improved and superior thermal and sound insulation and centre buffer coupler to ensure that the coaches are derailment Proof. However unlike the long distance Duronto Trains, this train does not provide catering as the train is running over a short distance.

This train has four types of coaches AC first class, AC second class, AC third class and AC third class economy. Second class sleeper coaches are not there in this train.

Lucknow NR New Delhi Station Duronto Express

Details Lucknow New Delhi Duronto New Delhi Lucknow Duronto
Train Number 12271 12272
Train Name NDLS Duronto Exp LKO Duronto exp
Days of Run Mon, Thurs, Saturday Tues, Fri, and Sunday
Originating station Lucknow NR (LKO) New Delhi Railway Station
Departure Time 2330 Hrs 2330 Hrs
Destination Station New Delhi Railway Station Lucknow NR (LKO)
Arrival time 0730 Hrs 0710 Hrs
Average Running Speed 64 Kilometers per hour 64 Kilometers per hour
Time taken 8 Hrs 7 Hrs and 40 Minutes
Distance covered 493 kilometers 493 kilometers
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1750 Rs 1750
Fare AC 2 Tier Rs 1065 Rs 1065
Fare AC 3 Tier Rs 750 Rs 750
Fare AC 3 Tier E Rs 550 Rs 550


  • The train is from source to destination with no stops in between
  • There is no concession allowed on this train including senior citizen concession
  • Food is not served in this train (This facility is only available in long distance trains)

Lucknow NR Railway Station

Station Code LKO

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Lucknow then prefix it with the STD Code of Lucknow which is 0522. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0522131.

Situated towards the south-west of Lucknow city, Lucknow NR Junction Railway Station is an important railhead served by the Northern and North Eastern Railways. It is well connected with most of the cities and towns in the northern part of India.

Amenities at Lucknow railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centres
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants
  • Book stall and std / pco booths
  • Internet browsing centers

Distances of major landmarks in Lucknow from Lucknow NR Railway station

Many landmark locations of Lucknow are quite close by. Just a few hundred meters from the station is the Charbagh Railway Station. Just 3 kms from the station is Hazratganj, a place renowned for its shopping centers. Amausi Airport of Lucknow is 14 Kms from this station. Kanpur is 79 km from Lucknow.

Content updated in January 2020

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