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How to Reach Dwarka

Firstly, Dwarka is amongst the seven Sapta Puris in India. Secondly, Dwarka is one of the famed attractions of the Bada Char Dham Yatra. Thirdly, it has Blue Flag beaches like Shivrajpur. As a result, thousands of tourists flock to this holy abode of Hindus to take a sneak peek into the legendary capital of Lord Krishna's adulthood. If you are amongst one of them, update yourself regarding how to reach Dwarka from metro towns.

Scroll on to read the way to get to Dwarka for spiritual enlightenment, along with satiating your penchant for watersports. 

The city of Dwarka has its own railway station by its town name. But there is no airport, either international or domestic, in the town. Road travel anywhere across Gujarat is suggested because of the excellent road connectivity. Keen or controlling your eagerness to know about what are the ways to reach Dwarka from your initial destination? You better give this entire section a read, then decide which way you should swing, either by road or train or air travel.

Here's is how do you get to Dwarka

How to Get to Dwarka by Air

Air travel to Dwarka from metro towns of India is smooth, quick, and stress-free if you have the cash to splash. Even though, as we mentioned, there is no airport in Dwarka city, there is a domestic one in Jamnagar. The same airport has only one terminal for domestic flights from Rajkot, Mangalore, Auraganzebad, Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, etc. 

Suppose if tourists come from international destinations, they should arrive at Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, where international airports are located. Some of the famed flagship carriers for travel are Air India, Spice Jet, and Indigo fly.

Travel by Flight (To and From)

Air Travel Time (approx.)

Aerial Distance (approx.)

Boarding Airport

Delhi to Dwarka 

4.5 hours 

1,620 kilometers 

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Mumbai to Dwarka 

1 hours 15 minutes

477 kilometers 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport 

Jaipur to Dwarka 

1 hour 25 minutes

761 kilometers 

Jaipur International Airport

Hyderabad to Dwarka 

3 hour 50 minutes

1,045 kilometers 

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Kolkata to Dwarka

3 hours 20 minutes

1,883 kilometers 

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International

Bangalore to Dwarka 

2 hours 50 minutes 

1,321 kilometers

Kempegowda International Airport

How to Get to Dwarka by Train 

Indian Railway operates India's national railway system and so in Dwarka also! As a result, Dwarka has its own railway station with the same name as the city. Dwarka Railway Station is well connected to the metro towns of Gujarat along with Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa, and more! 

Train travel is smooth, and some trains are superfast, lowering the travel time from long-distance locations. If you don't have the cash to splash, train travel to Dwaraka is one of the safest, affordable, but more time taking choices for tourists. Decide for yourself if you wanna get to Dwarka either by train or prefer another alternative. 

Travel by Train (To and From)

Train Travel Time (approx.)

Train Distance (approx.)

Railway Junction

Delhi to Dwarka

25 hours

1,089 kilometers 

New Delhi Railway Station

Mumbai to Dwarka

17 hours

538 kilometers 

Mumbai Central Railway Station

Jaipur to Dwarka

21 hours 

863 kilometers 

Jaipur Junction Railway Station

Hyderabad to Dwarka

33 hours

1,132 kilometers 

Hyderabad Decan Railway Station

Kolkata to Dwarka

38 hours 

2,556 kilometers 

Kolkata Railway Station

Bangalore to Dwarka

22 hours 

1,380 kilometers

Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station

How to Get to Dwarka by Road

In order to reach Dwarka by road, your initial location must be within approximately 1,000 kilometers. Consequently, a self-driven car should not be the option if you are not a novice driver. Instead, buses ply the routes to Dwarka from the surrounding states like Mumbai, Rajasthan, and Delhi with multiple halts. 

However, road travel to Dwarka from long-distance locations like Chennai, Bangalore, and North East India is not suggested. In conclusion, road-tripping to Rajasthan, Mumbai should be considered only after calculating the average distance between the initial location and the final destination. 

Travel by Road (To and From)

Road Travel Time (approx.)

Road Distance (approx.)

National Highway

Delhi to Dwarka

25 hours 

1,301 kilometers 

NH 48

Mumbai to Dwarka

18  hours

961 kilometers 

NH 48

Jaipur to Dwarka

15 hours 

1,031 kilometers 

NH 27

Hyderabad to Dwarka

30 hours

1,612 kilometers 

NH 48

Kolkata to Dwarka

48 hours 

2,397 kilometers 

NH 19

Bangalore to Dwarka

33 hours 

1,930 kilometers

NH 48

Getting Around in Dwarka (4 Local Commute Ways)

Unlike the Chota Char Dham in Uttarakhand, one of the Bada Char Dham abodes, Dwarka, is located on the Gomti River and the Arabian Sea cusp. Therefore, Dwarka enjoys a cutting-edge advantage over the Chota Char Dham, which is mountainous terrain. It goes without saying that road connectivity flanked around the seabed is better than that of the mountains. 

As a result, local travel in Dwarka is as smooth as butter. Depending on tourists' budget, local commuting in Dwarka comes in a variation like auto, cabs, rickshaw. Apart from the Taxis or cabs, the other local commute ways in Dwarka town are inexpensive. 

How to Commute Within City

Per Kilometer Charges (approx.)

Best For

Taxi - Ola, Uber,

25 kilometers (approx.)

Couples, and leisure travelers

Local Municipal City Bus

₹ 150

Budget travelers


₹ 15


By Foot



Dwarka by City Bus 

One of the best ways to explore Dwarka like a local Dwarka native is embarking on any of the two shifts of Local Municipal of Dwarka as they conduct Dwarka Darshan by AC bus. Tourists can avail of tickets either online or at Bhadrakali Chowk and Vegetable Market. Make sure you inquire about the shift timings as it might change on your arrival. 

Dwarka by Auto-Rickshaw

Choose cab over auto-rickshaw commute in Dwarka for the same comfort but at a more affordable price. Approximately there are around 500+ auto-rickshaws in Dwarka that operate throughout the city. Fare starts at ₹ 25 (approx.) onwards before 11 PM. After 11 PM to 5 AM, fares increase to 25% more through India and so in Dwarka for any mode of commute. 

Dwarka by Ola and Uber 

It goes without saying that Dwarka enjoys the benefit of being in the developed state of Gujarat. As a result, Ola and Uber rides are available in abundance. So hop the city for leisure travel in an Ola and Uber taxi. Ride price starts at ₹ 25 (approx.) onwards before 11 PM. Afterward, night charges of 25% are common in Dwarka also! 

Dwarka by Foot

Foot journey in and around the Dwarkadhish Temple and Bet Island is a must-do thing in Dwarka. It is a great idea to explore Dwarka on foot if you want to skip the crowded street markets of Dwarka and local bazaars. The best time to meander in Dwarka on foot trail is early morning, evening. 

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