Chhath Puja 2022: Difficult to go home! Airfare increased by 3 times, Delhi-Darbhanga ticket most expensive
The fare from New Delhi to Darbhanga on October 29 has been Rs 17,431.
At the same time, in November, the same ticket is available from Rs 4,353 to Rs 6,500.
Air India, Spice Jet and Indigo Airlines fly from New Delhi to Darbhanga.
New Delhi. The four-day Chhath Mahaparv (Chhath Puja 2022) has started from today. The crowd is increasing continuously in trains going from Delhi to East. While people wanting to go home on Chhath are not getting space in the trains, in view of the huge demand, the airline companies have also increased the prices of their tickets. For going to Patna, Darbhanga, Gaya or Banaras, now passengers have to pay up to three times more fare.
During Chhath festival, the number of travelers going to Bihar and Jharkhand increases very much. During this, people from every corner of the country go to their homes to celebrate Chhath. At present, most of the trains going to Bihar are completely full. The difficulty for the people is that now the prices of plane tickets have also increased unintentionally.
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Sky ticket prices
According to a report by Moneycontrol, tickets for flights going to Bihar are getting very expensive due to Chhath. The airfare from Delhi to Darbhanga today i.e. 28 October has reached Rs 17,500. The highest fare hike has happened on the Delhi-Darbhanga route. According to the report of MakeMyTrip.com, today’s cheapest fare from New Delhi to Darbhanga is Rs 17,500. At the same time, in November, the same ticket is available from Rs 4,353 to Rs 6,500. The fare from New Delhi to Darbhanga on October 29 has been Rs 17,431.
4 flights a day
Air India, Spice Jet and Indigo Airlines fly from New Delhi to Darbhanga. There are 4 flights daily between Delhi and Darbhanga. The lowest airfare for flying New Delhi to Darbhanga is in first week of November.
Delhi-Darbhanga Route Fare
- Friday, October 28 – Rs 17,530
- Saturday, October 29 – Minimum Rs 12,070 and maximum Rs 17,431
- Sunday, 30 October – Rs 11,026
- Monday, October 31 – Rs 6,571
- Tuesday, November 1 – Rs 6,716Wednesday, November 2 – Rs 6,392256 special trains will run
Indian Railways has announced to run 256 special trains from various stations of Central Railway in Maharashtra to other parts of the country on Diwali and Chhath Puja. Central Railway spokesperson informed news agency ANI about this. Central Railway has also increased the ticket prices to control the crowd at the railway stations of the state. CPRO of Central Railway told ANI, “In order to control the crowd, the price of platform ticket at CSMT, Dadar, Kalyan, Panvel stations has been reduced to ₹50 and in Pune to ₹30.”
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 28, 2022, 17:59 IST