Humsafar trains are long distance superfast trains that traverses overnight journeys. This is a new concept by the Indian Railways. Some Humsafar trains also run for more than 24 hours. Keeping in mind the middle class travellers, Humsafar was launched last year by the Former Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu. It has only Third AC class coach and have optional meal service. This train follows dynamic pricing meaning fare increases as the seat availability decreases. However, these trains hold lesser priority than Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. Humsafar trains are equipped with modern day amenities and enhanced safety features. There are CCTV cameras fitted in every coach of Humsafar trains and there are charging points for each berth. One can also see current running speed of train on the LEDs fitted above doors. These trains are characterized by beautiful graffiti paint with vibrant sky blue color on outer surface of coaches. 2 humsafar trains run from Hubli to Vadodara - Palace Queen Humsafar Express (19668) and Tiruchchirappalli Shri Ganganagar Humsafar Express (22498).
Hubli to Vadodara Palace Queen Humsafar Express (19668) departs from Hubli Jn station (UBL) at and arrives Vadodara Jn station (BRC) at . This train has 6 stoppages. Hubli to Vadodara humsafar fare is Rs.1270 in Chair Car, Rs.1570 in Third AC and Rs.580 in Sleeper for this train.
Hubli to Vadodara Tiruchchirappalli Shri Ganganagar Humsafar Express (22498) departs from Hubli Jn station (UBL) at and arrives Vadodara Jn station (BRC) at . This train has 12 stoppages. Hubli to Vadodara humsafar fare is Rs.1620 in Third AC for this train.