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How To Reach Agra ?

Standing on the banks of the river Yamuna it is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World in addition to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Many tourists from all corners of the country and from all over the world visit this beautiful city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is only 204 kilometers far from the capital state of India with three major National Highways running through it - NH-2, NH-3 & NH-11.

    By Flight / Air

    Agra has one and only airport called Kheria that is also a military base and a commercial airport. Only limited airlines like Air India and few flights ply. The shortest is less than an hour’s journey by air to Agra from the state capital Delhi. Kheria Airport is around 13 kilometers away from the main city of Agra. You can hire a cab / taxi to reach your destination in just 10 to 15 minutes.

    By Train / Rail

    There are major rail networks that run through Agra making this city easy to reach from major cities like Delhi and Chennai too. It serves as a railway junction so there are around 40 trains and a luxury train called Palace on Wheels that connect to Agra.

    From Delhi

    Railway Journey to Agra is 2 to 3 hours duration. There are so many trains which are as below

    • Jabalpur – Jammutawi Express
    • Malwa Express
    • Bhopal Shatabdi
    • Bhopal Express
    • Gondwana Express
    • Gatimaan Express

    From Chennai

    Railway Journey from Chennai to Agra is between 24 to 25 hours duration (Express Trains). There are several trains passing through Chennai Central Railway Station stopping at Agra. We have listed famous express trains’ departure at Chennai. Distance is around 1586 kilometers.

    • H Nizamuddin Garib Rath
    • Grand Trunk Express
    • Rajdhani Express
    • Andaman Express (First Train @ 5.15 AM)
    • Tamil Nadu Express (Last Train @ 10.00 PM)

    By Road

    Three major highways run through Agra make it seamless to reach Agra by road. You may hire the services of a taxi or cab or even to self- drive. Bus travel is another option.

    By Bus

    Various Private (Volvo) busses, Scheduled A/C Coach, and Luxury busses that ply to Agra. It takes 4- 6 hours to reach Agra from Delhi by Volvo bus.

    Agra Fort & Idgah Station

    You can reach Agra by bus from various cities:

    • Delhi to Agra :
      Distance by road 200 kilometers.
      Duration of the journey is between 4 hours to 6 hours.

    • Lucknow to Agra :
      Distance by road 334 kilometers.
      Duration of the journey is between 5.5 hours to 6 hours.

    • Jhansi to Agra :
      Distance by road 233 kilometers.
      Duration of the journey is between 4.5 hours to 5 hours.

    • Gwalior to Agra : Distance by road 120 kilometers.
      Duration of the journey is between 2.5 hours to 3 hours.

    • Jaipur to Agra : Distance by road 224 kilometers.
      Duration of the journey is between 5.5 hours to 7 hours.

    By Cab / Taxi

    There are economical, A/C, Non- A/C cabs 7 SUVs available as one way trips to Agra from various cities. There is also affordable Delhi to Agra Taxi Services that ply.

    Self Drive:

    As there are three major NH through Agra it is very easy to self drive. You can also take help of Maps.