Akbar Express

Akbar Express

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Contact Info

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General Information

First Service
August 05, 1974
Current Operator
Pakistan Railways
Service Type
Pakistan railways


Distance Travelled
1,225 kilometres (761 mi)
Average Journey Time
24 hours 20 Minutes
Service Frequency
Train Number(s)
23UP (Quetta→Lahore)
24DN (Lahore→Quetta)

Technical Information

Track Guage
1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)


Sleeping Facility
Seatings Facility
Catering Facility

Online Booking

From Website
From APP

Akbar Express is a Pakistan Intercity rail service, which was established on August 5, 1974. Pakistan Railways is the current owner and the operator of Akbar Express right now and claiming the total of 30 stops while travelling from Quetta to Lahore. Akbar Express is known to be the fastest train for travelling from Quetta to Lahore. The trip distance from Quetta to Lahore from Akbar Express is claimed to be approximately 24 hours 20 Minutes.

In this post, you can find complete information about Akbar Express trains such as its ticket prices, fares, stops timings and routes.


If we talk about the facilities of Akbar Express train then it is quite impressive, Akbar Express has peaceful sleeping arrangements along with separate seating facility. You can convert your seat into a sleeping birth in Akbar Express train when you want to sleep. The food and catering environment in Akbar Express is pure hygienic, you can also find the local food retailers in Akbar Express as well.

Train Timings, Stops, Arrival and Departure

The average journey time of Akbar Express is approximately 24 hours 20 Minutes from Quetta to Lahore. Akbar Express arrives at 10:20 PM on Quetta Cantt Station and departs at 10:00 AM on Lahore Junction. Akbar Express has 30 major stops which include

  1. Quetta
  2. Kolpur
  3. Mach
  4. Aab-e-Gum
  5. Sibi
  6. Bakhtiarabad Domki
  7. Dera Murad Jamali
  8. Dera Allah Yar
  9. Jacobabad Junction
  10. Shikarpur
  11. Sukkur
  12. Rohri Junction
  13. Pano Akil
  14. Ghotki
  15. Mirpur Mathelo
  16. Sadiqabad
  17. Rahim Yar Khan
  18. Khanpur Junction
  19. Liaquatpur
  20. Dera Nawab Sahib
  21. Bahawalpur
  22. Jahanian
  23. Khanewal Junction
  24. Shorkot Cantonment Junction
  25. Toba Tek Singh
  26. Gojra
  27. Faisalabad
  28. Sangla Hill Junction
  29. Qila Sheikhupura Junction railway station
  30. Lahore Junction

Ticket Prices and Online Booking

The Akbar Express Quetta to Lahore ticket price is Rs. 1,040 for Economy class and Rs. 1,950 for AC Business Class. This is the complete list of Akbar Express train tickets with its station and stops.

Train Station NameArrival TimeDeparture TimeFares (Economy)Fares (AC Sleeper)Fares (AC Lower)Fares (AC Business)
Lahore Junction5:00 PMN/aN/aN/aN/a
Qila Sheikhupura5:40 PM5:42 PMRs. 80Rs. 230N/aN/a
Sangla Hill6:22 PM6:24 PMRs. 150Rs. 260N/aN/a
Faisalabad7:10 PM7:18 PMRs. 200Rs. 400N/aN/a
Gojra7:58 PM8:00 PMRs. 270Rs. 460N/aN/a
Toba Tek Singh8:25 PM8:27 PMRs. 280Rs. 480N/aN/a
Shorkot Cantt Junction9:15 PM9:20 PMRs. 330Rs. 530N/aN/a
Khanewal Junction10:15 PM10:35 PMRs. 380Rs. 710N/aN/a
Jahanian11:03 PM11:05 PMRs. 390Rs. 790N/aN/a
Bahawalpur12:10 AM12:15 AMRs. 460Rs. 910N/aN/a
Dera Nawab Sahib12:58 AM1:00 AMRs. 570Rs. 1,080N/aN/a
Liaquatpur1:35 AM1:37 AMRs. 590Rs. 1,130N/aN/a
Khanpur Junction2:25 AM2:30 AMRs. 600Rs. 1,160N/aN/a
Rahim Yar Khan3:03 AM3:05 AMRs. 670Rs. 1,260N/aN/a
Sadiqabad 3:25 AM3:27 AMRs. 670Rs. 1,280N/aN/a
Mirpur Mathelo4:17 AM4:19 AMRs. 720Rs. 1,350N/aN/a
Ghotki4:43 AM4:45 AMRs. 740Rs. 1,370N/aN/a
Pano Akil5:10 AM5:12 AMRs. 770Rs. 1,380N/aN/a
Rohri Junction6:10 AM6:35 AMRs. 770Rs. 1,470N/aN/a
Sukkur6:45 AM6:50 AMRs. 770Rs. 1,470N/aN/a
Shikarpur7:30 AM7:32 AMRs. 780Rs. 1,540N/aN/a
Jacobabad Junction8:30 AM8:45 AMRs. 800Rs. 1,580N/aN/a
Dera Allah Yar9:00 AM9:02 AMRs. 860Rs. 1,580N/aN/a
Dera Murad Jamali9:23 AM9:25 AMRs. 870Rs. 1,590N/aN/a
Bakhtiarabad Domki10:15 AM10:17 AMRs. 920Rs. 1,660N/aN/a
Sibi Junction11:35 AM12:05 PMRs. 1,000Rs. 1,770N/aN/a
Aab-e-gum2:40 PM2:50 PMRs. 1,010Rs. 1,820N/aN/a
Mach3:20 PM3:35 PMRs. 1,010Rs. 1,860N/aN/a
Kolpur4:40 PM4:50 PMRs. 1,010Rs. 1,880N/aN/a
Quetta5:35 PMRs. 1,040Rs. 1,950N/aN/a

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