Sanghamitra Express starts from Bangalore City Junction in Karnataka and concludes at Patliputra Junction in Bihar. The train has been named after the daughter of Emperor Ashoka of Mauryan Empire,who was once the ruler of Patliputra, now known as Patna.
It is a superfast train and is operated under the South Western Railway (SWR) of the Indian Railways. It is the longest superfast train of the SWR zone. The service frequency of Sanghamitra Express is daily.
Initially, the train started running from Chennai Central to Patna Junctionevery Tuesday and Thursday at 1:30 PM. Then in 2005, the train was made available to passengers’daily and the starting point was changed to BangaloreCity Junction, while the last station was changed to Patliputra Junction.
The total distance covered by train number 12295 is approximately 2,721 kms and the average journey time is 48.20 hours. It is preferred by travelers of all types for its ease of travel and quick route between these two popular destinations. As the train passes through several cities and their outskirts, travelers also get an opportunity to witness the country’s scenic beauty.
The train starts from Bangalore at 09:00 AM and reaches PatliputraJunction at 09:20 AM the next morning. It makes 34 halts along the route. The train passes through stations like:
The approximate fare of booking a ticket is:
For the comfort of the traveler, there are facilities like a pantry car, onboard catering, and even e-catering. The train also provides blankets, sheets, and pillows to ensure comfortable sleeping arrangements.
To ensure a hassle-free journey, it is highly advisable to book tickets for this route 45-60 days in advance. Download the Cleartrip app and make your booking on the Sanghamitra Express today!
|No.||Station name (code)||Arrives||Departs||Stop time||Distance travelled||Day||Route|
|1||Bangalore Cy Junction (SBC)||Starts||09:00||0||0 km||1||1|
|2||Bangalore Cant (BNC)||09:10||09:12||2 min||5 km||1||1|
|3||Krishnarajapurm (KJM)||09:21||09:23||2 min||15 km||1||1|
|4||Bangarapet (BWT)||10:13||10:15||2 min||71 km||1||1|
|5||Jolarpettai (JTJ)||11:28||11:30||2 min||149 km||1||1|
|6||Katpadi Junction (KPD)||12:38||12:40||2 min||232 km||1||1|
|7||Arakkonam (AJJ)||13:33||13:35||2 min||293 km||1||1|
|8||Chennai Central (MAS)||15:05||15:40||35 min||362 km||1||1|
|9||Gudur Junction (GDR)||18:03||18:05||2 min||499 km||1||1|
|10||Nellore (NLR)||18:25||18:27||2 min||538 km||1||1|
|11||Ongole (OGL)||19:53||19:54||1 min||653 km||1||1|
|12||Vijayawada Junction (BZA)||22:25||22:35||10 min||792 km||1||1|
|13||Warangal (WL)||01:11||01:13||2 min||1000 km||2||1|
|14||Ramgundam (RDM)||02:32||02:33||1 min||1103 km||2||1|
|15||Sirpur Kagazngr (SKZR)||03:32||03:33||1 min||1175 km||2||1|
|16||Balharshah (BPQ)||05:00||05:10||10 min||1244 km||2||1|
|17||Chandrapur (CD)||05:29||05:30||1 min||1258 km||2||1|
|18||Sevagram (SEGM)||07:12||07:13||1 min||1379 km||2||1|
|19||Nagpur (NGP)||08:20||08:30||10 min||1455 km||2||1|
|20||Pandhurna (PAR)||10:08||10:09||1 min||1559 km||2||1|
|21||Betul (BZU)||11:40||11:41||1 min||1646 km||2||1|
|22||Ghoradongri (GDYA)||12:22||12:24||2 min||1682 km||2||1|
|23||Itarsi Junction (ET)||14:35||14:45||10 min||1752 km||2||1|
|24||Pipariya (PPI)||15:38||15:40||2 min||1820 km||2||1|
|25||Narsinghpur (NU)||16:40||16:42||2 min||1914 km||2||1|
|26||Jabalpur (JBP)||18:10||18:20||10 min||1998 km||2||1|
|27||Katni (KTE)||19:30||19:35||5 min||2088 km||2||1|
|28||Satna (STA)||21:15||21:25||10 min||2187 km||2||1|
|29||Allahabad Junction (ALD)||01:35||02:03||28 min||2364 km||3||1|
|30||Mirzapur (MZP)||03:08||03:10||2 min||2454 km||3||1|
|31||Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS)||05:10||05:25||15 min||2517 km||3||1|
|32||Buxar (BXR)||06:48||06:50||2 min||2611 km||3||1|
|33||Ara (ARA)||07:40||07:42||2 min||2680 km||3||1|
|34||Danapur (DNR)||08:55||08:57||2 min||2719 km||3||1|
|35||Patna Junction (PNBE)||09:20||Ends||0||2729 km||3||1|