The historic city of Jaipur is visited by tourists from every nook and corner of the world. There are numerous transportation options to reach the city. Unlike yester years, you can find comfort in all forms of transportations. Jaipur is linked with numerous cities and destinations through air, rail and road. During tourism season, the frequency of trains, buses and planes to Jaipur increases. The tourism season starts in October and ends in March.
By Air :
The nearest domestic airport is located in Jaipur. The Sanganer airport is just 10 kilometer away from the city center. You can find cabs and pre-paid taxis from the airport to the city. The nearest international airport is in Delhi and Mumbai. Delhi and Mumbai are connected with numerous important international destinations. Sanganer airport is connected with almost all states of the country.
By Road :
There are government and private buses running from top cities and destinations in the country like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and others. You can hire cabs from major cities to reach Jaipur. The availability of the cabs changes from time to time. Government buses run frequently from cities near Jaipur and there are daily buses from other parts of the country to the city.
Jaipur has well laid road network and is connected to major cities through national highways. NH 11, 12 and 8 link Jaipur with other cities. You can find budget buses and luxury deluxe coaches to reach Jaipur from other cities.
By Rail :
The Jaipur railway line is connected with all major railway heads in the country either through direct train or through connecting train. Direct trains are not very common. All railway heads are connected with Delhi and one can easily find trains from Delhi to Jaipur. The nearest railway junction of Jaipur is located inside the city limit. If you expect a luxury experience, you can ride in the luxury trains like Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Maharajas’ Express and others.
Distance between top cities and Jaipur :
Mumbai to Varanasi : 2:30 hours
Hyderabad to Varanasi : 2:10 hours
Delhi to Varanasi : 1:25 hours
Kolkata to Varanasi : 1:20 hours
Chennai to Varanasi :more than four hours (through Hyderabad)