Bolan Mail Train Ticket Fare, Timings & Schedule

Bolan Mail is the only train of Pakistan Railways which passengers can use for travelling between Quetta and Karachi at affordable fare or ticket prices.

It is an old train running from a long period with continuity carrying passengers from Karachi to Quetta and vice versa. The train started its services in 1947 and despite 72 years it still running on the route from Karachi to Quetta with minimal changes.

Ticket Prices:

Bolan Mail express offers two types of classes for passengers which are AC Standard and Economy for which the ticket prices & fares are as follows:

AC Standard: Rs. 2200
Economy: Berth Rs. 900, Seat Rs. 800

Passengers can get their tickets from stations or can use the online booking facility from the official website of Pakistan Railways. Another option is e-ticketing through the official mobile app of Pak Railways which can be downloaded from Google Play Store.

Timing & Schedule:

The train departs from Karachi and Quetta daily to reach its destination, from Karachi the departure timing is late in night while from Quetta it departs early in the morning.

The departure and arrival timing of Bolan Mail from Karachi to Quetta, including all stations is as follows:

StationArrival TimingDeparture Timing
Karachi1 AM
Radhan2:04 AM2:06 AM
Larkana Junction3:35 AM3:45 AM
Shikarpur5:55 AM5:57 AM
Jacobabad Junction7:00 AM7:10 AM
Dera Allahyar7:25 AM7:27 AM
Dera Murad Jamali7:48 AM7:50 AM
Bakhtiarabad Comki8:40 AM8:42 AM
Sibi Junction10:10 AM10:40 AM
Ab-i-Gum12:40 PM12:50 PM
Mach13:20 PM13:35 PM
Kolpur14:44 PM14:52 PM
Quetta15:40 PM

The stay timing of Bolan Mail at different stops and stations in the route is as follows:

StationArrival TimingDeparture Timing
Quetta11:00 AM
Kolpur11:44 AM11:52 AM
Mach1:00 PM1:15 PM
Ab-i-gum1:44 PM1:46 PM
Sibi Junction3:40 PM4:10 PM
Bakhtairabad Domki5:04 PM5:06 PM
Dera Murad Jamali6:04 PM6:06 PM
Dera Allahyar6:45 PM6:47 PM
Jacobabad Junction7:10 PM7:20 PM
Shikarpur8:00 PM8:02 PM
Larkana Junction9:30 PM9:40 PM
Radhan11:06 PM11:08 PM
Dadu12:55 AM1:05 AM
Sehwan Sharif1:57 AM2:07 AM
Sind University 5:01 AM5:03 AM
Kotri Junction5:25 AM5:40 AM
Braudbad6:30 AM6:32 AM
Jungshahi7:06 AM7:07 AM
MYP7:37 AM7:38 AM
Landhi Junction7:54 AM7:56 AM
Drigh Road 8:12 AM8:14 AM
Karachi Cantt8:30 AM8:40 AM
Karachi City8:50 AM

The stops from Quetta to Karachi are greater in number and the train takes approximately 21 hours to cover the distance of 857 kilometers between both cities. It consists of 9 passenger cabins from which 8 are economy while 1 is AC Standard.

As it is the only train which travels between both provincial capitals many people prefer the bus services from Karachi to Quetta which offer services at different timings at affordable price.

For other details, information and complaints contact at Pakistan Railways helpline at 117.

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  1. fareed January 2, 2017

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