How to BookA seat in Taj Express can be booked with the Indian Railways official site - IRCTC. The tickets are in high demand in peak times like summer and winter holidays. It is advisable to book the tickets 3 months in advance during such days.
Taj Express TimingsTaj Express starts its journey from New Delhi Railway Station in Delhi at 6:45 in the morning and reaches Agra at 10:00 in the morning.
Ticket PricesA/c Seat - INR 580 per person.
Non-A/C Seat - INR 160 per person.
These are the ticket prices are for the end to end journey.
Chair Car - 12, AC - 2, Chair Car - 12, General - 4 = 18
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FacilitiesThough short, the journey in Taj Express is very comfortable with AC compartments that offer amenities like newspapers, electricity sockets for charging mobile devices, side slabs and bottle holders. The best option for food while travelling through Taj Express is booking a meal from Travel Khana. Travel Khana is a special food delivery service that delivers tasty and healthy food while passengers are travelling on the train. An order can be placed by calling the number 8800138811.
Places To See After Getting DownAfter getting down from Taj Express at 10:00 AM, travellers have a full day to explore the historic city of Agra. The best things to see in Agra are-
Taj MahalOne of the 7 Wonders of the World, this marble mausoleum is undoubtedly the most extravagant monument in India. The stories and beauty of Taj Mahal attract tourists from across the globe.
Fatehpur SikriFew kilometres ahead of Agra, this abandoned city was once the ruling capital of Mughal King Akbar. The premises of Fatehpur Sikri have many historic structures that render the tales of India's royal past.
Agra FortThis majestic red-sandstone fortress stands on the banks of River Yamuna. Built by the Rajputs and Mughals, the structure is very similar to the Red Fort in Delhi.
Mehtab Bagh GardensDesigned by the Mughals on the banks of River Yamuna, these blissful gardens offer stunning views of the rear façade of the Taj Mahal.
Taj Express offers a comfortable and air-conditioned journey from Delhi to the Taj Mahal at a very minimal cost. It is the best option to travel to this historic city without wasting any time in the road traffic. Reaching early in the day, tourists have a full day to explore the monuments in Agra before they catch the evening train back to Delhi.