Karakoram Express Karachi To Lahore

Karakoram Express

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Contact Info

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General Information

First Service
August 14, 2002
Current Operator
Pakistan Railways
Service Type
Intercity Rail


Distance Travelled
1,241 kilometres (771 mi)
Average Journey Time
17 hours, 45 minutes
Service Frequency
Train Number(s)
1UP (Karachi→Lahore)
42DN (Lahore→Karachi)

Technical Information

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


Sleeping Facility
Seatings Facility
Catering Facility

Online Booking

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Karakoram Express is a Pakistan Intercity rail service, which was established on 14 August 2002. Pakistan Railways is the current owner and the operator of Karakoram Express right now and claiming the total of 5 stops while travelling from Karachi to Lahore. Karakoram Express is known to be the fastest train for travelling from Karachi to Lahore. The trip distance from Karachi to Lahore from Karakoram Express is claimed to be approximately 17 hours and 45 minutes.

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


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

Train Timings, Stops, Arrival and Departure

The average journey time of Karakoram Express is approximately 17 hours and 45 minutes from Karachi to Lahore. Karakoram Express arrives at 3:30 PM on Karachi Cantt Station and departs at 9:55 AM on Lahore Junction. Karakoram Express has 5 major stops which include Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad Junction, Nawabshah Junction, Rohri Junction, Khanewal Junction, Faisalabad Junction, and Lahore Junction.

Ticket Prices and Online Booking

The Karakoram Express Karachi to Lahore ticket price is Rs. 1,750 for Economy class and Rs. 5,200 for AC Business Class. This is the complete list of Karakoram Express train tickets with its station and stops.

Train Station Name Arrival Time Departure Time Fares (Economy) Fares (AC Sleeper) Fares (AC Lower) Fares (AC Business)
Karachi Cantt 3:30 PM N/a N/a N/a N/a
Hyderabad JN 5:35 PM 5:40 PM Rs. 460 N/a N/a Rs. 990
Rohri JN 9:25 PM 9:50 PM Rs. 900 N/a N/a Rs. 2,120
Khanewal JN 3:55 AM 4:15 AM Rs. 1,510 N/a N/a Rs. 4,310
Faisalabad JN 6:35 AM 6:40 AM Rs. 1,680 N/a N/a Rs. 4,760
Lahore JN 9:00 AM Rs. 1,740 N/a N/a Rs. 5,200

Detailed Route Map

Karakoram Express Train Route Map

Source: Wikipedia

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