Shalimar Express Route, Timing & Fare 2023

Shalimar Express is one of Pakistan’s luxury, fast trains that runs between Lahore, and Karachi. Pakistan Railways controls the commercial management of this train.

Shalimar Express 27UP departure at 6 AM in the morning from Karachi Cantt. Similarly, Shalimar Express 28DN starts its journey at 6 AM from Lahore Station towards Karachi. In this article, we’ll discuss about route, time schedule, fare, and facilities in Shalimar Express, so stay with us.

Shalimar Express 27UP Karachi to Lahore Timings

Stop NameArrival Departure
Karachi Canttstart6:00 AM
Hyderabad Jn8:35 AM8:40 AM
Nawabshah Jn10:15 AM10:17 AM 
Rohri Jn13:10 PM13:30 AM
Ghotki14:11 PM14:13 AM
Rahim Yar Khan16:04 PM16:06 PM
Khanpure Jn16:56 PM16:58 PM
Bahawalpure18:35 PM18:37 PM
Multan Cantt20:00 PM20:20 PM
Khanewal Jn21:10 PM21:12 PM
Toba Tek Singh22:26 PM22:28 PM
Faisalabad23:35 PM23:40 PM
Lahore Jn1:45 AMend

Read More: Karachi to Islamabad Train Detail

Shalimar 27UP Karachi to Lahore Ticket Price

The following fare is for an Adult person, The fare for Children of 3 to 10 year old is half.

Class NameBerth FareSeat Fare
Ac Lower / Standard65506550
AC Business86508650
Economy32503150
Parlor Car81508150

Shalimar Express 28Dn Lahore to Karachi Timings

Stop NameArrival Departure
LAHORE JN.start6:00 AM
FAISALABAD8:10 AM8:15 AM
TOBA TEK SINGH9:15 AM9:17 AM
KHANEWAL JN10:45 AM10:47 AM 
MULTAN CANTT11:35 AM11:55 AM
BAHAWALPUR13:15 PM13:17 PM
KHANPUR JN14:48 PM14:50 PM
RAHIM YAR KHAN15:22 PM15:24 PM
GHOTKI16:55 PM16:57 PM
ROHRI JN.18:25 PM18:45 PM
NAWABSHAH JN21:25 PM21:27 PM
HYDERABAD JN23:45 PM23:50 PM
LANDHI JN2:00 AM2:02 AM
DRIGH ROAD2:28 AM2:30 AM
KARACHI CANTT2:45 AMend

Shalimar 28Dn Lahore to Karachi Ticket Price

The Fare of Shalimar 28Dn from Lahore junction to Karachi Cantt station for AC Business class is 8650, Ac Standard is 6650, Economy Class 3250, and AC Parlor is 8150. The ticket Price is same as from Karachi to Lahore(mentioned in the above table).

Shalimar Express Route, and Distance

Pakistan Railways runs Shalimar Express between Karachi and Lahore via Faisalabad Route. Shalimar Express 27UP do 14 stops on the way from Karachi to Lahore, while 28Dn do 15 stops towards Karachi as Landhi stop is also added. Total distance of this route is 1286km, Shalimar Express runs at speed 233km/hour to 230km/hour, The travel duration between Lahore, and Karachi is approximately 20 to 21 hours.

Shalimar Express Coaches & Facilities

Remember that, there is no coaches of AC Sleeper in Shalimar Express, The following five type coaches are available in this train.

1. AC Business:

Shalimar Express has 2 Business Coaches. These are Luxury coaches to travel in, there are closed cabins of 6 berths of business coaches in Shalimar Express. charging points facility available with each berth and there is a separate washroom with each Cabin.

Shalimar express

2. AC Standard:

There are 2 AC Standard Coaches in Shalimar Express. It is also a better choice to travel in these coaches for long journeys. Open cabins with 6 berths and there are 2 seats for passengers in front of each cabin. washroom facilities on both ends of these coaches are available. charging points are also there in AC standard coaches

Shalimar express

3. AC Parlor:

Shalimar Express has 1 AC Parlor coach. there are seats for passengers to travel in. This Class is not recommended for long journeys as passengers can’t sleep properly in this class. washroom and charging points are available in the AC Parlor class of Shalimar train.

Shalimar express

4. Economy Class:

There are 12 Economy coaches in Shalimar Express. AC is not available in these class but fans are available. charging points and washroom facility are available in Economy class. the ticket price of Economy class is less as compared to other classes.

5. AC Dining Car:

Shalimar Express has an AC Dining car, where you can eat your meal. There are Dining tables and chairs, You can order your breakfast, lunch, and dinner in this coach with payment. Remember that Food is not free in Shalimar Express.

Shalimar express

Final Words

If you have a plan to travel through train in the morning from Lahore to Karachi or Karachi to Lahore, You can book your ticket in Shalimar Express via Pakistan Railways online App, You can also book your ticket at your at Railway station.