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12417 Prayagraj Express Allahabad to New Delhi


12417 Prayagraj Express Allahabad to New Delhi

Prayagraj express is a proud of Prayag, the ancient name of the Allahabad district. The train runs between Allahabad Junction and New Delhi and is a super Fast Train. The average speed of the train has been subsequently tweaked and it now starts at 9:30 PM at Allahabad and reaches New Delhi at 6:55 am covering a distance of 634 kilometers. It is one of the longest train not only in India but also in the whole South Asia with 24 coaches. Prayagraj Express has 7 Aircondition coaches. You need to make advance reservations, especially during summer months from April to Mid July, during October ( in Diwali season).

There is no Pantry car in Prayagraj Express, and you dont need it – because of its timing. It departs at a time when you can have your dinner and board the train.

Prayagraj Express has only 4 stoppages – Fatehpur, Kanpur Central, Aligarh Junction and Ghaziabad. The Fatehpur stoppage was added during the tenure of VP Singh.

You may also like to consider the Allahabad New Delhi Duranto Express and Rewanchal Express for Travel between Allahabad and New Delhi.

There is also an Air India Flight between Allahabad and New Delhi – takes just one and a half hour.

Prior to the 5 digit Train number, the Prayagraj Express had a train number of 2417.

You may also like to see 12418 Prayagraj Express for New Delhi to Allahabad travel.

Train No Train Name Runs From Source Runs On
12417 PRAYAG RAJ EXP ALLAHABAD Junction MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
SNo Stn Code Stn Name Route No. Arrival Time Dep. Time Halt Time (In Minutes) Distance Day Remark
1 ALD ALLAHABAD Junction 1 Source 21:30 0 1
2 FTP FATEHPUR 1 22:48 22:50 2:00 117 1
3 CNB KANPUR CENTRAL 1 00:05 00:15 10:00 195 2
4 ALJunction ALIGARH Junction 1 04:20 04:23 3:00 503 2
5 GZB GHAZIABAD 1 06:08 06:13 5:00 608 2
6 NDLS NEW DELHI 1 06:55 Destination 634 2

Some tips on reservation

– If you do not get reservation from Allahabad, try getting reservation from Fatehpur or Kanpur.
– Booking from Tatkal is also an option, but, in peak times it does not work in normal computers. You will have to be on line in Railway counter and chances are, it will fill within 15 minutes of opening of counter.

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  1. s shukla
    October 4th, 2012 at 20:38 | #1

    it may be conformed no of coaches in the train to my knowledge it has 26 coaches.most of the long distance trains have 24 coaches.

  2. Shiv
    October 5th, 2012 at 03:17 | #2

    Yes, It is the longest train in India and pride of Allahabad.