The beautiful city of forts, palatial residences, royal gardens, and much more, Jaipur is the best weekend getaway destination. With a welcoming Rajasthani hospitality and culture, this city is an oasis of colours in the midst of a desert. Get to see the pink city and visit the royal palaces on your trip to Jaipur.
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. This city has a heart-warming positive vibe to it. With a rich cultural heritage, it has an intriguing past which can be heard from the locals of the town. Make sure to look at this entire article before you plan your next trip to Jaipur.
● Distance: 295 – 325 km (Delhi => Jaipur)
● Modes of Transport: Car, Bus, Train & Flight
● Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport
● Nearest Railway Station: Jaipur Junction Railway Station
● Languages Spoken: Hindi, English, Rajasthani, Dhundhari & Marwari
● Best Time to Visit: November to February
● Quickest Mode of Travel: Flight
● Cheapest Mode of Travel: Bus
● Most Adventurous Mode of Travel: Car
You could reach Jaipur through several modes of transport, and all of them are mentioned below.
Let us take a look at the different modes of transport to reach Jaipur. It will help you choose the best suitable travel option.
Travel to Jaipur by Car
If you like to go on long drives and you do not mind spending a little extra time on the road then choose this mode of transport. You can hire a cab or drive your car to reach Jaipur as it is well connected to all major national highways. The travel time will vary according to the route that you choose. It will take approximately 5 to 7 hours.
There are two alternative ways to reach the pink city:-
Delhi to Jaipur via NH 48: Delhi – Gurugram – Majra Gurdas – Bawal – Neemrana – Santera – Pragpura – Shahpura – Manpura Macheri – Jhotwara – Jaipur.
Delhi to Jaipur via NH 21: Delhi – Gurugram – Bhiwadi – Chikani – Alwar – Rajgarh – Baswa – Somara – Mitrapura – Dausa – Kanauta – Jaipur.
Stop by Places for Refreshment
1. Hotel Highway King, Shahpura.
2. Old Rao Restaurant, Gurugram.
Hospitals on the Way
1. Jaipur Golden Hospital (Delhi, Rohini)
2. Fortis Escorts Hospital (Gurugram)
3. Rajnish Hospital (National highway 8, Shahpura)
4. Sachkhand Hospital (Neemrana)
5. Bharat Hospital (Jaipur)
Petrol Pumps / CNG Stations
1. Yadav Petrol Pump
2. Sawai Ram Singh Petrol Pump
3. Neemrana CNG Pump
4. Indian Oil Petrol Pump (Pragpura, NH-8)
5. Indian Oil Petrol Pump (Alwar)
Travel to Jaipur by Train
Several trains operate every day between Jaipur and Delhi. Some of them are Shatabdi Express, Ajmer Shatabdi, Jaipur express and Adi SJ Rajdhani.
The fare ranges from Rs. 800 to Rs. 3500, depending on the choice of train and coach.
All major cities of India like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Goa, Bhopal, Lucknow, Ludhiana and Chennai are well connected to Jaipur Railway Station.
Travel to Jaipur by Flight
Airways is the most convenient and fastest mode of transport. The airfare will range from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 5000, depending upon the time of booking and various other factors will contribute to the airfare too.
The airport is 12kms away from the city centre, and you can take a cab from the airport which will cost approx. Rs. 200 to Rs. 300. All primary flight service providers like Air India, Indigo, Oman Air, Spice Jet, and many other operators provide daily flights to and from Jaipur.
Many international flights have a direct connection to the Jaipur airport, so it is internationally accessible to reach.
Best Places to Visit in and around Jaipur
1. Amer Fort (Most Popular)
3. Sheesh Mahal (popular)
4. Jantar Mantar
5. Birla Mandir Temple
6. Govind Devji Temple
7. Moti Dungari Temple
8. Elephant Joy
9. Nahargarh Fort
10. Abert Hall Museum
11. Anokhi Museum
12. Panna Meena ka Kund
13. Jal Mahal (popular)
14. Monkey Temple
15. Ganesh Pol Gateway
Enjoy the weekend getaway in a royal style and live the enriching history of the Pink city.
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