After this fair hike, a passenger travelling from Delhi to Mumbai in AC class has to shell out on an average 150 rupees more in any express and superfast train. However, if one goes via Rajdhani Express to the same destination he has to shell out on an average 200 rupees more. Fare of the first class AC in Rajdhani on this route has witnessed maximum increase to 3,357 rupees. The prevailing average economy air fare for one way Delhi-Mumbai route is around 4000 rupees.
Boarding a train from Delhi to Patna in first class AC coaches will cost 100 rupees more on an average. One has to now pay 2,520 rupees to travel in first class AC on this route. The one way air fare on Delhi-Patna route currently is around 6,600 rupees.
Similarly, a passenger travelling from New Delhi to Chennai by the Tamil Nadu or G.T. Express will have to pay an additional 91 rupees for a second class ticket, Rs. 132 for a sleeper ticket, Rs. 312 for AC-3 tier, Rs. 132 for AC 2-tier, and Rs. 223 for AC first class. The present average AC fare is 2,500 rupees on this route. The average economy class one way air fare from New Delhi to Chennai is around Rs 4,500 currently.