Rajasthan is a state of rich ethnicity and grandeur. The state is dotted with hauntingly-beautiful forts, with immaculate details. Every inch of Rajasthan spills royalty with its simplicity equally embraced. The cultural music, art, dance and costumes of the state further add on to its charisma. A trip to this effervescent state makes the travelers attain nirvana. The flourishing growth in tour and travel activities has lead to introductions of many features which make the state easy to explore. Rajasthan has easy transportation and connectivity options, read further to get details about the same.
To reach Rajasthan, train is a good option. The state as a whole has 4600 Km of railway track, which means that it is evenly spread throughout the region. This wide railway network enables the state to get easily connected with the rest of the country. However, there are direct links from major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Bangalore.
If you want to experience extraordinary leisure tour across the most significant tourist destinations in Rajasthan, you should also check out Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels and Maharajas Express. These luxury trains offer 3 to 7 night all inclusive tour in Rajasthan.
Rajasthan has good connectivity with many cities around the globe and has three major airports. For domestic / international flights, there is an airport in Jaipur. Another international airport closest to reach destinations in Rajasthan by air is at Delhi 260 kilometers away from Jaipur. Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur have domestic airports connected from major cities in India.
The state has well connected state and national highways. There are twenty National Highways that snake around the state covering an area of 6373 Km. The most famous National Highway is NH8, which passes through Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Vadodra, Mumbai and many others. Others nineteen National Highways are NH 11, NH 3, NH 11B, NH 11A, NH 14, NH 12, NH 65, NH 15, NH 79, NH 76, NH 89, NH 79A, NH 112, NH 90, NH 113, NH 116, and NH 114.
Also, for those travelling from bus: The state has appreciable bus services by the government, with the name of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) and has been serving since 49 years. There are more than 5000 buses and 56 depots in the state, three of which have buses that travel to other neighboring states. Some of the major neighboring states from Rajasthan are, Haryana, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
The amazing landscapes of Rajasthan makes up for a road trip to savor. Listed below are major neighboring states/cities and their distance from Jaipur and Udaipur (Depended upon which is closer).
- New Delhi- Jaipur: Distance 274 Km. Time: 4 hours.
- Haryana- Jaipur: Distance 303 Km. Time 4 hours 36 minutes.
- Agra-Jaipur: Distance 235 Km. Time 4 hours 11 minutes.
- Ahmedabad- Udaipur: Distance 256 Km. Time 3 hours 44 minutes.
- Vadodra-Udaipur: Distance 355 Km. Time 4 hours 56 minutes.
- Surat-Udaipur: Distance 509 km. Time 6 hours 58 minutes.
- Mumbai- Udaipur: Distance 775 km. time 10 hours 53 minutes.