New Delhi Dehradun Shatabdi Express train

Shatabdi Express trains are a series of superfast passenger trains operated by Indian Railways to connect Metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business. Shatabdi Express are day-trains and they return to the station of origin the same day.

The Shatabdis are among the fastest trains in India and the Indian Railways considers them as prestigious.

The Shatabdi Express trains run over short to medium distances and they have a running speed upto 130 kilometers per hour. All the Shatabdi Express trains have one coach of first class air-conditioned seating. These coaches have wider leg room and offer better food compared to the normal Air conditioned seating (CC). New on-board entertainment systems have also been installed on some of these trains where the passengers can view movies and television serials directly via satellite.

New Delhi to Dehradun to New Delhi Shatabdi Express train runs on all days of the week, and it halts in Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Muzaffar Nagar, Saharanpur, Roorkee, Haridwar on its course of journey from both destinations.

This train has two classes of journey namely First AC Tier and air conditioned Chair Car Tier. Comprehensive details such as train name, their numbers, days and other related information are provided underneath in the table.

New Delhi – Dehradun – New Delhi Shatabdi Express Train

Details New Delhi to Dehradun Shatabdi Express Dehradun to New Delhi Shatabdi Express
Train Number 12017 12018
Train Name DEHRADUN SHTBDI DEHRADUN SHTBDI
Days of Run All Days of the week All Days of the week
Originating station New Delhi Railway Station Dehradun Station
Departure Time 0650 Hrs 1700 Hrs
Destination Station Dehradun Station New Delhi Railway Station
Arrival time 1240 Hrs 2245 Hrs
Average Running Speed 46.26 Kilometers per hour 46.26 Kilometers per hour
Time taken 5 Hrs and 50 Minutes 5 Hrs and 45 Minutes
Distance covered 315 kilometers 315kilometers
Fare AC 1 Tier Rs 1090 Rs 1205
Fare AC CC Tier Rs 525 Rs 545

Dehradun Railway Station

Station Code DDN

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Dehradun then prefix it with the STD Code of Dehradun which is 0135. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 0135131.

Dehradun is the capital city of north Indian state of Uttaranchal. Situated in the Doon valley, at the foothills of Himalayas, Dehradun is one of the most picturesque hill resorts of India. Dehradun is a favoured destination for tourists and the pilgrims alike. One of the oldest cities of India, Dehradun has its connection with great epic Ramayana. Legend has it that Lord Rama and his brother Lakshman did penance at Dehradun to kill demon king Ravana. Developed by the British as en elite town, Dehradun is home to many important institutions like Forest Research Institute, Survey of India and Indian Military Academy. Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Robber’s Cave, Dakpathar Barrage, Malsi Deer Park, Tapovan and Sahasradhara are some of the popular places of tourist interest in and around Dehradun. The highly popular and Elite Doon School is located in the Valley of Dehradun.

Dehradun railway station situated just 2 km away from the city centre. The railway station is under the administrative control of the Northern Railways. Dehradun railway station is connected by express trains with Delhi and other parts of North India. Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Mussoorie Expresss and Dehradun express are some trains running between Delhi and Dehradun. The Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) is located at a short distance from the railway station. Just one km from the railway station is the old bus terminal and main taxi stand. For accommodation, hotels are available at a short distance from the railway station.

Amenities at Chandigarh railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation offices
  • Tourist information centres
  • Medical and general shops
  • Restaurants both vegetarian and non vegetarian
  • Book stall and STD / PCO booths
  • Wheel Chairs and stretchers

Distances of major landmarks in & around Dehradun from Dehradun Railway station

The Airport is 24 kilometers, Tapovan 5 kilometers, Forest Research Institute 5 kilometers, Indian Military Academy 6 kilometers, Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple 6 kilometers, Robber’s Cave 8 kilometers, Malsi Deer Park 10 kilometers, Sahastradhara 14 kilometers, world famous hill station of Mussoorie 33 kilometers, Chandigarh 172 kilometers, Meerut 174 kilometers, Haridwar 52 kilometers, Rishikesh 41 kilometers, and Delhi is 245 kilometers from this railway station.

New Delhi Railway Station

Station Code NDLS

General Enquiry 131

Reservation Enquiry 132

Train Arrival & Dep 133

It may please be noted that if you are calling these numbers from outside of Delhi then prefix it with the STD Code of Delhi / New Delhi which is 011. For example if you are calling 131 then please dial it as 011131.

The New Delhi Railway Station, station code NDLS, is the main railway station in Delhi. New Delhi Station is the second busiest, and one of the largest, in India. It handles over 300 trains each day, from 16 platforms. The New Delhi station holds the record for the largest route interlocking system in the world. The station is about two kilometres north of Connaught Place, in central Delhi.

Amenities at New Delhi railway station

  • Waiting rooms
  • Retiring rooms
  • Computerized reservation office
  • Tea stalls
  • Refreshment room both vegetarian and non vegetarian
  • Book stalls
  • STD / PCO booth
  • G.R.P office
  • Cyber cafe
  • Wheel chairs and stretchers

Distances of major landmarks from New Delhi railway station

Indira Gandhi International Airport is 22 kilometers, India Gate 5 kilometers, Connaught Place 2 kilometers, Karol Bagh 3 kilometers, Red Fort 4 kilometers, Parliament House 4 kilometers, Rashtrapati Bhawan 5 kilometers, Qutub Minar 15 kilometers, Mehrauli 16 kilometers, NOIDA 15 kilometers, Ghaziabad 27 kilometers, Gurgaon 29 kilometers, and Faridabad 28 kilometers from this railway station.

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1 comment to New Delhi Dehradun Shatabdi Express train

  • s k gupta

    Dear Sir/Madam
    Please let me know the procedure to avail wheel chair facility at New Delhi Railway Station.
    Name of the contact person and his mobile/telephone number.
    I have to travel by tomorrow early morning

    I look forward for your early response
    Thanks and regards
    S K GUPTA