Ujjaini Express is a train that has been named after the old name of the city of Ujjain. Ujjain is one of the seven holy cities in Hinduism and numerous pilgrims travel to and from Ujjain for visits to holy spots.
This train connects Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh to Dehradun in Uttarakhand. Ujjaini Express No. 4309 runs from Ujjain to Dehradun. This train runs just twice in a week. This train runs on Wednesdays and Thursdays only. This train leaves at 3 PM and reaches at 7 PM on the next day. In all, the journey takes 28 hours. The train consists of 2nd AC, 3rd AC, Sleeper berths. The total distance traveled by the train is 1245 kms. Being a mail express train, the Ujjaini Express makes 26 stops in course of its journey.
Some important stops include Bina. Jhansi. Gwalior. Agra. Mathura. Faridabad, Nizamuddin, Ghaziabad, meerut, muzzaffurnagar. Roorkee and Haridwar. The tickets are affordable enough considering the distances involved. Fare for 2nd AC is Rs.1410, for 3rd AC is Rs.1024, for Sleeper is Rs.375.
Ujjaini Express No. 4310 runs from Dehradun to Ujjain. This train too runs twice in a week. This train runs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only. This train leaves at 6 AM and reaches at 9.25 AM on the next day. This means that the entire journey is covered in 27 hours and 25 minutes. This train too runs 1245 kms and makes 26 stops.