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    Default Night Coach Express fare and timings

    Cheap and Comfortable travel by Night Coach Express

    Karachi - Lahore Fare

    Economy Class
    Rs 1,500 , AC Lower Rs 3,500 and AC Sleeper Rs 5,500

    Train Timings
    Karachi - Lahore Up train

    Station
    Arrival Departure
    Karachi Cantt 18:00
    Hyderabad Jn 20:10 20:15
    Nawabshah 21:39 21:41
    Rohri jn 00:15 00:35
    Bahawalpur 04:53 04:55
    Multan Cantt 06:20 06:40
    Faisalabad 10:00 10:05
    Lahore Jn 12:00

    Lahore - Karachi Down train
    Station
    Arrival Departure
    Lahore Jn 18:00
    Faisalabad 19:50 19:55
    Multan Cantt 22:50 23:10
    Bahawalpur 00:32 00:34
    Rohri Jn 05:10 05:30
    Nawabshah 07:47 07:49
    Hyderabad Jn 09:35 09:40
    Karachi Cantt 12:00

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    The Karachi-Lahore (and vice versa) Economy fare is not 1200 but it is 1500.

    I traveled via Night Coach on 10th February from Karachi to Lahore in Economy class. The window of our cabin was not closing and despite of repeated calls to management, they didn't do anything about it. It was very freezing night because of the malfunctioned window. However, It reached Lahore at 11:55 AM (5 minutes before). There were so many people traveling on open tickets making it too much crowdy. Its management should only allow seat by seat traveling.

    I had to return back to Karachi this Thursday (21st February). I reached Lahore station at around 5:30 PM but train wasn't there. The support counter people told that its late by half hour. Then they continued adding up half hour until it was 8:30 PM. The train didn't come yet so I cancelled my ticket. Now I will be traveling back to Karachi on 25th via Pak Business Express (Smart package 3000 Rs).
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    Hi I want to know how can I get tickets/book tickets for Night coach? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeerakzubdah View Post
    Hi I want to know how can I get tickets/book tickets for Night coach? Thanks.
    You can book your tickets for Night Coach Express from following places in Karachi.

    1) Cantt Railway Station
    2) City Railway Station
    3) Drigh Road Railway Station
    4) Jinnah International Airport (PRACS agency)
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    Great thank you so much. I want to know one Last thing if I May ask. Is there any train that goes from karachi to RAhim yaar khan, and I want to know if it'd be safe since I'll be traveling alone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeerakzubdah View Post
    Great thank you so much. I want to know one Last thing if I May ask. Is there any train that goes from karachi to RAhim yaar khan, and I want to know if it'd be safe since I'll be traveling alone?
    In private sector, Shalimar Express has a stop at Rahim Yar Khan. It leaves Karachi at 6 AM and reach RYK at 2:45 PM. They have AC-Lower and AC-Parlor classes.

    In public sector, following trains have stop at RYK:
    Khyber Mail (Khi: 10 PM, RYK: 8 AM), 2nd priority in public sector
    Awam Express (Khi: 7 AM, RYK: 6 PM), NOT Recommended
    Tezgam (Khi: 5:30 PM, RYK: 12 AM), 1st priority in public sector
    Allama Iqbal (Khi: 2 PM, RYK: 11:45 PM), NON-AC
    Hazara Express (Khi: 6:15 AM, RYK: 4:35 PM), NON-AC
    Pakistan Express (Khi: 1 PM, RYK: 10:15 PM), NON-AC
    Zikria Express (Khi: 7 PM, RYK: 5:20 AM), NON-AC

    Apart from trains, another option is to catch Daewoo Bus for Karachi to Rahim Yar Khan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xoofi View Post
    In private sector, Shalimar Express has a stop at Rahim Yar Khan. It leaves Karachi at 6 AM and reach RYK at 2:45 PM. They have AC-Lower and AC-Parlor classes.

    In public sector, following trains have stop at RYK:
    Khyber Mail (Khi: 10 PM, RYK: 8 AM), 2nd priority in public sector
    Awam Express (Khi: 7 AM, RYK: 6 PM), NOT Recommended
    Tezgam (Khi: 5:30 PM, RYK: 12 AM), 1st priority in public sector
    Allama Iqbal (Khi: 2 PM, RYK: 11:45 PM), NON-AC
    Hazara Express (Khi: 6:15 AM, RYK: 4:35 PM), NON-AC
    Pakistan Express (Khi: 1 PM, RYK: 10:15 PM), NON-AC
    Zikria Express (Khi: 7 PM, RYK: 5:20 AM), NON-AC

    Apart from trains, another option is to catch Daewoo Bus for Karachi to Rahim Yar Khan.
    Great Information Xoofi, both the times. Thanks so much, you've been a great help! Next time you guys have a group/troupe trip open for anyone, let me know! Cheers!

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    plz. share the latest fares of SHALIMAR EXPRESS !!!
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    "Mistakes" are painful, when happened.....but after some time...a collection of Mistakes are called "Experience" which leads to "SUCCESS".

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    you guys are lucky traveling across the country, look at me never went outside the city of mine ever

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    Quote Originally Posted by ism1 View Post
    plz. share the latest fares of SHALIMAR EXPRESS !!!
    1500 for economy
    3000 for AC Lower
    3500-3800 for AC Parlor (not confirm)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xoofi View Post
    1500 for economy3000 for AC Lower3500-3800 for AC Parlor (not confirm)
    Thnx Sufian dear
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    Quote Originally Posted by zamza View Post
    you guys are lucky traveling across the country, look at me never went outside the city of mine ever
    Dont you worry bro. I was also facing the similiar situation as you are in since two years from now. Never stepped outside Karachi in my whole life. Then Allah blessed me with a very good job in Islamabad. And since then I have seen almost all of the Pakistan in just two years cuz my job demand some travelling to all major cities of Pakistan.

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    salam,
    how is the AC sleeper of night coach?
    Can anybody give suggestion, which is the best train to travel with family?

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    xoofi please give me the fare from peshawar to rahim yar khan.and give ur mobile number.

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    Quote Originally Posted by farrukh6179 View Post
    xoofi please give me the fare from peshawar to rahim yar khan.and give ur mobile number.
    Bro, Night coach express only operates between Lahore and Karachi. If you want to travel from Peshawar to Rahim Yar Khan, the best train for you would be Khyber Mail.
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