The Karnataka Express 12627 is a superfast train that operates on the South Western Zone of the Indian Railways. This train operates on a daily basis and runs between Bengaluru City (SBC) and New Delhi (NDLS).
It is a popular train as it connects the South to the North. The Karnataka Express also has a reputation of being one of the most punctual trains.
The Karnataka Express made its inaugural run on July 20, 1976. Initially, it ran on a bi-weekly basis and then changed to tri-weekly. This train was initially merged with Kerala Express for a portion of the week and with Andhra Pradesh Express for two days. However, in 1987, the Karnataka Express was separated from the Kerala Express and operated via Secunderabad. Finally, the train now runs the route of Daund, Wadi and Bhopal.
The Karnataka Express covers a distance of 2,406 km in 39 hours and 10 minutes. The train departs from Bengaluru Junction at 19:20 PM and reaches New Delhi Railway Stations at 10:30 AM on the third day.
During its journey, the Karnataka Express traverses many states, including Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
In the course of its 39-hour journey, this train makes 33 halts. Some stations of interest along the route are:
The average prices of the tickets are:
The tatkal ticket prices for the Karnataka Express are:
This train has high cleanliness standard. For passengers’ comfort, there is a pantry car, on-board catering with excellent food choices and an e-catering facility. The travelers are even provided with the pillows, sheets, and blankets for sleeping arrangements.
The ticket availability for this train is generally good. During peak travel season, such as in the months of April to June and September to November, tickets may be difficult to obtain. It is advisable to book your tickets at least 60 days in advance during this time.
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|No.||Station name (code)||Arrives||Departs||Stop time||Distance travelled||Day||Route|
|1||Bangalore Cy Junction (SBC)||Starts||19:20||0||0 km||1||1|
|2||Bangalore Cant (BNC)||19:30||19:32||2 min||5 km||1||1|
|3||Yelhanka Junction (YNK)||19:58||20:00||2 min||27 km||1||1|
|4||Hindupur (HUP)||21:14||21:15||1 min||111 km||1||1|
|5||Sai P Nilayam (SSPN)||22:03||22:05||2 min||168 km||1||1|
|6||Dharmavaram Junction (DMM)||22:53||22:55||2 min||201 km||1||1|
|7||Anantapur (ATP)||23:29||23:30||1 min||235 km||1||1|
|8||Gooty (GY)||00:29||00:30||1 min||292 km||2||1|
|9||Guntakal Junction (GTL)||00:55||01:00||5 min||320 km||2||1|
|10||Adoni (AD)||01:39||01:40||1 min||372 km||2||1|
|11||Manthralayam Road (MALM)||02:38||02:40||2 min||413 km||2||1|
|12||Raichur (RC)||02:59||03:00||1 min||441 km||2||1|
|13||Yadgir (YG)||04:00||04:02||2 min||510 km||2||1|
|14||Wadi (WADI)||04:55||05:00||5 min||549 km||2||1|
|15||Gulbarga (GR)||05:39||05:40||1 min||585 km||2||1|
|16||Solapur Junction (SUR)||07:40||07:50||10 min||698 km||2||1|
|17||Kurduvadi (KWV)||08:50||08:51||1 min||777 km||2||1|
|18||Daund Junction (DD)||10:27||10:30||3 min||886 km||2||1|
|19||Ahmadnagar (ANG)||11:57||12:00||3 min||970 km||2||1|
|20||Belapur (BAP)||12:56||12:57||1 min||1037 km||2||1|
|21||Kopargaon (KPG)||13:39||13:40||1 min||1081 km||2||1|
|22||Manmad Junction (MMR)||14:45||14:55||10 min||1123 km||2||1|
|23||Jalgaon Junction (JL)||16:39||16:40||1 min||1282 km||2||1|
|24||Bhusaval Junction (BSL)||17:10||17:20||10 min||1307 km||2||1|
|25||Burhanpur (BAU)||18:04||18:05||1 min||1361 km||2||1|
|26||Khandwa (KNW)||19:30||19:35||5 min||1430 km||2||1|
|27||Itarsi Junction (ET)||21:50||21:55||5 min||1613 km||2||1|
|28||Bhopal Junction (BPL)||23:25||23:30||5 min||1705 km||2||1|
|29||Bina Junction (BINA)||01:30||01:32||2 min||1843 km||3||1|
|30||Jhansi Junction (JHS)||03:33||03:45||12 min||1996 km||3||1|
|31||Gwalior (GWL)||04:54||04:59||5 min||2093 km||3||1|
|32||Agra Cantt (AGC)||06:40||06:45||5 min||2212 km||3||1|
|33||Mathura Junction (MTJ)||07:35||07:37||2 min||2265 km||3||1|
|34||H Nizamuddin (NZM)||09:58||10:00||2 min||2399 km||3||1|
|35||New Delhi (NDLS)||10:30||Ends||0||2406 km||3||1|