Tips for Tatkal

Payment Services with Maximum Success

Highest Success rate (90%)

App >> eWallets >> PayTM

Website >> NetBanking >> S.B.I.

App >> Gateways >> PayTM 

App >> e-Wallets >> Mobikwik

Website >> Services >> PayTM

App >>Gateways >> Mobikwik

Website >> Wallets >> PayTM

Website >> Debit >> Axis Bank     

Website >> Debit >> Union Bank 

Good Success rate (75%)

Website >> NetBanking  >> ICICI

Website >> Debit  >> S.B.I.

Website >> UPI >> BHIM

Website>> Gateways >>HDFC

App >> eWallets>>IRCTC Wallet

App >> eWallets>>Airtel Money

Website >> Paylater >> ePayLater

App >> eWallets >> Ola Money

App >> Gateways >>  RazorPay

Website >> Wallets >> Mobikwik

Website >> NetBanking  >> HDFC

Website >> Debit >> HDFC

Normal Success rate (50%)

Website >> Wallets >> Airtel Money

Website >> Debit  >> Canara 

App >> eWallets >> Jio Money

Website >> Gateways >> CITI

Website>>Debit>>Indian Overseas

Website >> NetBanking  >> AXIS 

App >>  Paylater >> Pay on delivery 

Website >> Debit  >> Indian Bank 

Website >> NetBanking  >> IDBI 

Website >> NetBanking  >> Kotak 

Website >> Gateways >> ICICI 

Website >> Wallets >> Freecharge

Note:  The above banks are mostly used by users for booking their tickets on our App. Choose any of the above banks only for booking your tatkal. As the other payment methods might not give good success rate.




Q1: What are the fastest payment services during Tatkal ?

Ans:  Check ‘Tatkal Tips‘ in the ‘Navigation menu’ for the fastest payment services listed based on analysis of the successful bookings done through AutoTatkal by thousands of users.

Q2: Is UPI payment supported in IRCTC App?

Ans:  Please see, UPI payment is supported in IRCTC App autofill by Razorpay Gateway. Go to App >> Gateways >> Razorpay >> UPI.

Q3: How to close the notification bar (chat head) of AutoTatkal app ?

Ans:  Press on the chat head & drag it to the trash icon that appears on long pressing it. Please check below.



Q4.  Do you charge any extra commissions during checkout ?

Ans: Autotatkal do not charge any extra commissions for booking tatkal / general tickets.

Q5: What is Rail Connect PIN ?

Ans:  Rail Connect PIN is a ‘4 digit PIN’ you set when you login to IRCTC Rail Connect App on your phone for the first time. We need this PIN to auto-login to IRCTC account on your phone.


Q6.  How to stop autofilling on IRCTC App everytime ?

Ans: Please disable “Accessibility” for Autotatkal in “Settings” to stop the background service filling on IRCTC app.

1. Go to  “Settings >> Accessibility >> AutoTatkal”

2. disable accesibility for autotatkal as shown below.

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Q7. Which is the best way to book “IRCTC App” or “IRCTC Website” ?

Ans: Both IRCTC Website & App can be used to book tatkal in less than a minute.  Do a trial with both the methods on app and choose which suits you better. Use Netbanking or Mobile Wallets (SBI, Paytm Wallet, BHIM, ICICI, Axis etc.,) for quicker checkout on the app.

Q8.  Are the details saved to the app secure ?

Ans: Your details are stored in encrypted form on your phone itself. We do not save your details on our servers. They are 100% secure.

Q9. My money has been deducted from the a/c but no confirmation on ticket has been received. Please tell what to do ?

Ans:    Please see if amount does not reach IRCTC / the ticket is not booked on Payment, bank will refund amount in 2-3 working days. Please do not panic. Please check  below for “refund rules” of failed transaction as per IRCTC rules at the below links