Jan Shatabdi express as the name indicates is the shatabdi express for Jan (common mass). Basically these trains are an affordable version of Shatabdi trains in India. Therefore Jan Shatabdi trains have either seating arrangements as air-conditioned Chair Car (CC) or non air-conditioned Second Seating (2S) coaches. These are very pocket friendly compared to other trains on same route. These trains are for short distances and does not run overnight just like Shatabdi trains. It does not have onboard catering services which is there in Shatabdi trains. In general these trains are painted in white and blue combination with window panes painted either white or blue. 1 jan-shatabdi train runs from Varkala to Shoranur Jn - Thiruvananthapuram Central Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Special (12076).
Varkala to Shoranur Jn Thiruvananthapuram Central Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Special (12076) departs from Varkala station (VAK) at and arrives Shoranur Jn station (SRR) at . This train has 8 stoppages. Varkala to Shoranur Jn jan-shatabdi fare is Rs.495 in Chair Car and Rs.150 in Second Seater for this train.