The beautiful Pink City, Jaipur is a major tourist attraction of the country. People flood to this capital city to witness the cultural legacy of the past. The location makes it easier for Jaipur to connect to almost every corner of India through different means of public transport, be it air, railway or road. Millions of travelers are found riding on these transport system each day with various purposes and destinations to travel to. The International Airport in Jaipur is located about 7-10 km from the main city and hence can be easily reached without much trouble. When it comes to bus service, the roads and highways are well constructed without severe bumps on the road. The Indian Railways also give the best service to passengers.
This article is dedicated to make you familiar to the various modes of transportation to help you reach this wonderful city without much trouble.
The Jaipur Airport is situated it the suburbs of Sanganer. The domestic terminal is 7 km and the international terminal is 10 km away from the main city. It connects the city to all the major states of India and also to other countries abroad. The daily domestic flights links to cities like Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Aurangabad, Hyderabad, Goa, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Indore and Pune. The international flights on the other hand connect directly to Sharjah, Muscat and Dubai. Flights to Singapore and Bangkok are also available via Delhi. The airport also offers chartered services to London and Dublin. You may hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the Pink city.
Indian Railways is effectively connected to almost every corner of India for domestic travelers. Varying number of trains connect to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Agra, Kota, Alwar, Jodhpur, Alwar, Ajmer, Kota, Chittorgarh, Bikaner, Udaipur, Barmer, Jammu, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Haridwar, Indore, Gwalior, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Roorkee, and Kanpur. The long-distance trains on the other hand are available for cities like Patna, Ranchi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Vadodara, Banaras, Surat, Bilaspur, Nagpur, Raipur, Puri, Bhubaneswar, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mysore, Mangalore, Goa, Kochi, and Kozhikode. There are three main railway junctions viz. Jaipur, Gandhinagar and Durgapara. You may hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the destination within the city. The Palace on Wheels is the special, luxurious and renowned train that takes off from Delhi and connects to routes like Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Alwar, Udaipur etc.
The National Highways 8, 11 and 12 are a few of the road links through which the city is connected to other parts of the country. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) offer very good bus service between Jaipur and Delhi with buses running every half an hour to and from both the points. There are both non-AC and AC Volvo buses, AC Volvo being comparatively expensive. You may board these buses from Narayan Singh Circle or the main Sindhi Camp bus stand in the main city. From Delhi go to the Bikaner House on Pandara Road next to India Gate for buses to Jaipur. Private buses are available from Dhaula Kuan in Delhi. Also there are various express buses which connect various cities and towns of Rajasthan such as Bundi and Kota to Jaipur. Jaipur is also well connected to Mumbai via Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Udaipur and Vadodara.