The Azad Hind Express 12130 is a superfast train operated by the Central Railways of the Indian Railways. It is a daily train that runs between Howrah Junction in West Bengal and Pune Junction in Maharashtra. It is one of the most popular trains as it provides travelers a comfortable and economical option, and is sought by both the business and leisure travelers.
The Azad Hind Express departs from Howrah Junction at 21:50 PM and arrives at Pune Junction at 6:50 AM. This train covers a distance of 2,020 kms in 33 hours.
During the journey, the Azad Hind Express crosses numerous beautiful states such as West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.
During its 33-hour journey, the Azad Hind Express stops at 27 stations. Some of the stations of interest are:
The average cost of an adult ticket on various coaches is:
Travelers can even book tatkal tickets. The average price to book a tatkal ticket on the Azad Hind Express is:
As there is a pantry car attached to the train, travelers need not worry about their meals throughout the long journey. Also, there is onboard catering provided to the travelers. The price for the food is not included in the ticket, and passengers can buy food as per their convenience. The other facilities offered are sleeping arrangements, and mobile and laptop chargers.
As it is a popular train amongst businesspersons, IT professionals and tourists, the ticket availability for this train is average. During peak travel season, such as the summer holidays and festival seasons, tickets may be difficult to get. It is advisable to book your tickets at least 60 days in advance during these times.
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|No.||Station name (code)||Arrives||Departs||Stop time||Distance travelled||Day||Route|
|1||Howrah Junction (HWH)||Starts||21:50||0||0 km||1||1|
|2||Kharagpur Junction (KGP)||23:30||23:35||5 min||116 km||1||1|
|3||Tatanagar Junction (TATA)||01:25||01:32||7 min||250 km||2||1|
|4||Chakradharpur (CKP)||02:28||02:33||5 min||312 km||2||1|
|5||Rourkela (ROU)||03:55||04:05||10 min||413 km||2||1|
|6||Jharsuguda Junction (JSG)||05:50||05:52||2 min||515 km||2||1|
|7||Raigarh (RIG)||06:47||06:49||2 min||588 km||2||1|
|8||Champa (CPH)||07:47||07:49||2 min||668 km||2||1|
|9||Bilaspur Junction (BSP)||09:00||09:15||15 min||720 km||2||1|
|10||Raipur Junction (R)||10:45||10:55||10 min||831 km||2||1|
|11||Durg (DURG)||11:40||11:45||5 min||867 km||2||1|
|12||Raj Nandgaon (RJN)||12:06||12:08||2 min||897 km||2||1|
|13||Gondia Junction (G)||13:37||13:39||2 min||1001 km||2||1|
|14||Tumsar Road (TMR)||14:11||14:13||2 min||1051 km||2||1|
|15||Bhandara Road (BRD)||14:29||14:30||1 min||1069 km||2||1|
|16||Nagpur (NGP)||15:40||15:50||10 min||1131 km||2||1|
|17||Wardha Junction (WR)||16:43||16:46||3 min||1210 km||2||1|
|18||Badnera Junction (BD)||18:25||18:28||3 min||1305 km||2||1|
|19||Akola Junction (AK)||19:22||19:25||3 min||1384 km||2||1|
|20||Shegaon (SEG)||19:49||19:50||1 min||1421 km||2||1|
|21||Malkapur (MKU)||20:24||20:25||1 min||1474 km||2||1|
|22||Bhusaval Junction (BSL)||21:20||21:30||10 min||1524 km||2||1|
|23||Jalgaon Junction (JL)||21:54||21:55||1 min||1548 km||2||1|
|24||Manmad Junction (MMR)||23:50||23:55||5 min||1708 km||2||1|
|25||Kopargaon (KPG)||01:29||01:30||1 min||1750 km||3||1|
|26||Belapur (BAP)||02:19||02:20||1 min||1794 km||3||1|
|27||Ahmadnagar (ANG)||03:27||03:30||3 min||1861 km||3||1|
|28||Daund Junction (DD)||05:05||05:20||15 min||1944 km||3||1|
|29||Pune Junction (PUNE)||06:50||Ends||0||2020 km||3||1|