Since 1727 when Jaipur was established, Delhi to Jaipur have been knotted into an unbreakable bond. From ancient times Delhi has been center of administration, trade, culture, politics and business.
And Delhi is now national capital and thousands of people travel everyday from Delhi to Jaipur and vice versa.
On this single page, I’ve shared all possible ways to commute between the two cities including my years of knowledge to comment on best way to get from Delhi to Jaipur.
Important Delhi to Jaipur Facts
Before we start with the details, let’s catch up with some cool facts, which will also answer some commonly asked questions.
Question – Delhi to Jaipur distance by road?
Answer – The connecting highway, NH 48 will cost you approx 260 KMs, considering you start from India Gate to the Hawa Mahal inside walled city.
Question – What are the transports option for travelling from Delhi to Jaipur?
Answer – All three transport options are available, i.e., flight, train, and bus. You can easily get tonnes of cabs or private taxi options too.
Must read: Places to Visit in Jaipur
Question – Is it safe to drive at night with family from Delhi to Jaipur?
Answer – Using my experience of traveling to almost every National Highway in India, NH48 between Delhi and Jaipur is clearly the busiest highway in India. You will find more traffic during night hours than day. So, unless you go off-roads and make stops at least crowded places during night, the journey will be done safely.
Question – Current condition of Delhi-Jaipur highway NH8?
Answer – Firstly, the former NH8 is now renamed to NH48 under the new naming scheme by NHAI. In last two years, the highway have become way better than before and it’s currently in the best condition, compared to old times. NHAI is constructing new flyovers at spots receiving massive rush like Manesar and at few other places.
Question – Metro between Delhi to Jaipur, ever?
Answer – It will never be constructed, at least, not in coming 20 years, as Metro trains are clearly for intercity connectivity. However, Alwar and NCR will be connected in future under the Regional Rapid Transit System.
How to Travel from Delhi to Jaipur?
Now, let’s come to the primary topic. Jaipur and Delhi are very well connected via Roads, Trains and Flights.
Delhi to Jaipur by Flight
There are more than 12 flights everyday from Delhi to Jaipur. It is the fastest commute way between the two cities, fastest flight taking just 40 min of travel time.
Apart from direct flights, there are many options with one-stop, two-stops, or even more stops.
Jaipur Airport location – Jaipur’s Airport Sanganer is 13 KMs away from walled city.
Following is a table featuring Delhi Jaipur direct flight details. Kindly cross-check the timing and other details on flight provider official website.
|Delhi Jaipur Flight provider||Departure Time||Delhi to Jaipur Flight Time Duration|
|SpiceJet||06:00 - 06:55||55 minute|
|Hahn Air||06:00 - 06:55||55 minute|
|Jet Airways||06:05 - 07:05||1 hour|
|Jet Airways||07:45 - 09:00||1 hour 15 minute|
|IndiGo||07:45 - 08:40||55 minute|
|Jet Airways||08:20 - 09:40||1 hour 20 minute|
|IndiGo||09:00 - 09:50||50 minute|
|IndiGo||09:05 - 09:45||40 minute|
|Air India||17:15 - 18:10||55 minute|
|Jet Airways||18:40 - 19:50||1 hour 10 minute|
|Air India||19:00 - 20:00||1 hour|
|Jet Airways||20:35 - 21:40||1 hour 5 minute|
|IndiGo||21:00 - 21:50||50 minute|
Top service providers are Indigo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways, Air India, and Hahn Air. Jaipur Airport is very connected to every part of town by buses and cabs. You can easily book Uber or Ola or get traditional taxis.
Now, let me answer some FAQs related to Delhi Jaipur flight queries.
Question – How much is the Delhi to Jaipur aerial distance?
Answer – New Delhi to Jaipur flight distance is 231 KMs.
Question – What is the duration of Delhi to Jaipur flight?
Answer – Jaipur is 1 hour away from Delhi via flight.
Question – When is the earliest flight to Jaipur from Delhi?
Answer – Earliest flight from Delhi to Jaipur is of SpiceJet at 06:00 AM.
Question – When is the last flight from Delhi to Jaipur?
Answer – Last flight from Delhi to Jaipur is of Indigo at 09:00 PM
Delhi to Jaipur by Train
Indian Railways are correctly called the lifeline of the nation. 14300 Trains carry over 23 million passengers everyday in India. It is said that if you want to see real India then go to villages or travel in Indian trains.
How far is Jaipur from Delhi via Train? – Distance is approx 308 KMs and average travelling time is 5:15 hours.
That being said, here is a full list of Trains from Delhi to Jaipur:
|Train no||Delhi to Jaipur Train Name||Travel Time|
|19610||HW - UDZ Express||5:20 hours|
|12414||JAT – All Pooja Express||5:35 hours|
|15014||Ranikhet Express||6:15 hours|
|12015||NDLS – All Shatabdi Express||4:35 hours|
|19404||SLN – ADI Express||4:55 hours|
|19408||BSB – ADI express||4:55 hours|
|19264||DEE- PORBNDR Express||4:50 hours|
|12515||DEE – BDTS Garibrath||4:50 hours|
|14311||ALA-HAZRAT EXP||5:35 hours|
|14321||BE-BHUJ EXP||5:35 hours|
|19602||NJP – UDZ Express||6:25 hours|
|19270||PBR Express||5:20 hours|
|19580||DEE – RJT Express||5:05 hours|
|19566||Uttaranchal Express||5:30 hours|
|15715||Gareeb Nawaz Express||5:20 hours|
|12916||Ashram Express||5:05 hours|
|12986||Jp – Double Dcker||4:30 hours|
|14659||DLI – JSM||6:00 hours|
|12958||ADI – SI Rajdhani||4:25 hours|
|12461||Mandor Express||5:20 hours|
|12463||Rajasthan S. Kranti||4:40 hours|
|19032||Yoga Express||5:40 hours|
Now, let’s get answers to few more common questions.
Question – Which is the fastest Train from Delhi to Jaipur?
Answer – The fastest Train from Delhi to Jaipur is ADI – SI Rajdhani which takes around 4 hours 25 mins to complete its journey.
Question – Which is the earliest Train from Delhi to Jaipur?
Answer – Earliest Train from Delhi to Jaipur is Haridwar – Udaipur Express (19610) which leaves from Delhi station at 00:40 hours.
Question – Which is the last Train from Delhi to Jaipur?
Answer – Last train from Delhi to Jaipur is Yoga Express (19032) which leaves from Delhi Cantt.
For foreign tourist’s assistance a separate Foreign Tourist Quota has been provided in Trains. Tourists can avail ticket reservations from New Delhi Railway Station.
To check seat availability and bookings check IRCTC’s official website or mobile app.
New Delhi to Jaipur by Road
Distance between Jaipur and Delhi is 270 kms by road. If the preferred choice of travel is by road there are many options for travelers, namely:
Government Bus service from Delhi to Jaipur
Rajasthan Roadways and other State Roadways have have a regular service from Delhi to Jaipur and further.
Most of the government run Roadways Buses commence their journey from Maharana Pratap Inter State Bus Terminal in Delhi or popularly known as ISBT.
Buses to Jaipur are available frequently from ISBT. Total travelling time by bus is around 6 hours depending up on the traffic. Government buses could be boarded at ISBT or Dhaula Kuan.
RSRTC luxury buses operate from Bikaner House in Delhi to Sindhi Camp Bus stand in Jaipur. Yes, this is the Delhi to Jaipur Volvo bus you’re looking for which costs approx 900 INR per person and takes about 6 hours.
Here is a time-table for the bus route, bus type and related information. RSRTC has mixed of Super Luxury buses from Volvo and Scania brands.
|Bus Time||Route||Delhi to Jaipur route via||Bus Type|
|06:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|07:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|08:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|09:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|10:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|11:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|11:45||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|13:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|13:30||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|14:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|15:45||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|18:30||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|19:30||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|20:15||Delhi to Ajmer||Jaipur||Non AC Sleeper|
|21:30||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|22:30||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|23:00||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
|23:15||Delhi to Ajmer||Jaipur||Super Luxury|
|23:58||DLH to JPR||Kotputli||Super Luxury|
Note – The source of this Delhi to Jaipur bus time-table is official RSRTC document.
Now, you must be interested in knowing the Delhi to Jaipur Volvo price and other cost details. Check the following table for the reference. I’ve added the bus ticket cost for even services like Delhi to Manali or Delhi to Shimla under the RSRTC.
|Route||Bus Category||Male Tariff - INR||Female Tariff |
(30% Discount) - INR
|DLH to JPR||Super Luxury||900||746|
|DLH to JPR||AC Deluxe||625||520|
|DLH to JPR||Non AC Deluxe Sleeper||400||335 + 50 (SL)|
|DLH to Ajmer||Non AC Deluxe||582||466 + 50 (SL)|
|DLH to Ajmer||Super Luxury||1184||948|
|DLH to Bhilwara||Super Luxury||1429||1119|
|DLH to Chittorgarh||Super Luxury||1542||1119|
|DLH to Udaipur||Super Luxury||1766||1357|
|DLH to Ahmedabad||Super Luxury||2328||1840|
|DLH to Beawar||Super Luxury||1296||1027|
|DLH to Jodhpur||Super Luxury||1595||1236|
|DLH to Haridwar||Super Luxury||617||617|
|DLH to Haridwar||AC Sleeper||445||445 + 50 (SL)|
|DLH to Dehradun||AC Sleeper||522||522 + 40 (SL)|
|DLH to Shimla||Super Luxury||899||899|
|DLH to Manali||Super Luxury||1428||1428|
|DLH to Chandigarh||Super Luxury||551||551|
One can also get Delhi to Jaipur Haryana Roadways buses which cost approx 280 INR and is the fastest bus service between the two cities. A typical Haryana roadways can do this journey in record 5 hours.
The fleet of government buses includes air conditioned, deluxe and multi excel buses. The ordinary Rajasthan roadways Delhi to Jaipur bus costs about 270 INR per person.
Seat availability, timings, fare and bookings could be checked either online or physically at Bus Stand. One can easily get onboard from IFFCO Chowk or Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram or from Delhi Cantt or Dhaula Kuan.
Private Bus service from Delhi to Jaipur
Many privately owned Buses are operated from Delhi to Jaipur. Total travelling time is 6 hours including halt time for refreshments.
One can easily get the bus during night hours, even at 2AM during midnight.
These private buses include deluxe, sleeper and multi excel buses. Private buses could be boarded at company site offices or Dhaula Kuan. Seat availability, timings, price and booking could be checked either online or physically at site office.
Drive to Jaipur from Delhi by Car
It is clearly the best way to commute between the two cities as the connecting national highway 48 is in good condition and you get tonnes of restaurants and dhabas in between. Let’s explore the available options, after all we all love road travel.
Self Drive Cars from Delhi to Jaipur
Self drive cars give freedom to travelers to go anywhere, whenever and however. All one needs is a valid Driving License. Fares may vary with service providing company, car type etc.
These Cars usually have National Permit and toll taxes are payable by the hirer. These cars could be booked on Company websites or their mobile apps. One good provider is ZoomCar which is popular and have decent reputation.
And there is an option to drop Car in Jaipur if required. These companies offer on road assistance, insurance etc. These could be booked at any point available in Delhi.
Delhi to Jaipur by Own Car
A long drive of 5-6 hours to Pink City seems good idea unless you’re stuck due to any accident which is very common on this route due to rush.
On the way one can make stops at Highway Dhabas of Delhi – Jaipur. There are four toll tax collection points on highway, which is going to cost you approx 300 INR (single side).
Starting from INR 12 per KMs a lot of Taxi cabs are available for one way trip or round trip to Jaipur from Delhi. Depending upon the requirements of the trip any taxi could be booked.
Fleet of Cars includes Sedan, SUV, MUV, Traveller, hatchback Cars etc. The drivers are known to Indian roads, traffic conditions and important places to visit thus easing your trip experience.
Riding A Bike
For adventure lovers a road trip from Delhi to Jaipur on Bike is like a wish granted. Many Motorcycling Groups organize long road trip from Delhi to Jaipur regularly.
If you own a bike then its fine or cruiser bikes could be hired from Delhi. All one need is valid driving license and valid documents of the motorcycle (RC, insurance and pollution).
The gates to mighty Rajputana opens from Jaipur and then bike would take you further into Rajasthan.
Best part – Bikers need not to pay toll taxes and have lesser chance of getting stuck in traffic jams.
Best Food on Delhi Jaipur Highway
There are dozens of Delhi to Jaipur highway eating joints which I can tag among the popular category, judging from the fact of staying crowded during most of the hours.
Following is the list of Delhi-Jaipur highway dhabas or restaurants I personally recommend. Yes, I’ve tried all of them along with many others which failed to impress me.
|Delhi Jaipur Dhaba-Restaurant||Location||Contact Number|
|Old Rao Hotel||Sidhrawali (Haryana)||099923 17800|
|Haldiram's||Gurugram (Haryana)||0124 477 1400|
|Mannat Dhaba||Sidhrawali (Haryana)||099922 39001|
|Hotel Highway Prince||Kotputli (Rajasthan)||073000 71444|
|Hotel Highway Xpress||Behror (Rajasthan)||099290 66805|
|Sagar Ratna||Behror (Rajasthan)||095874 77444|
|Rajwada - The Food Court||Dharuhera (Haryana)||098118 83124|
|Hotel Highway King||Neelka (Rajasthan)||098288 31555|
|Hotel Highway Orbit||Bahdoda (Rajasthan)||070623 50004|
|Just Desi||Kotputli (Rajasthan)||098714 66065|
|Spice N Space||Keshwana Rajput (Rajasthan)||085292 42435|
|Vanchari Dhaba||Kairli (Rajasthan)||078917 75771|
|Bhavani Restaurant||Manoharpur (Rajasthan)||098877 61821|
|Neelkanth Punjabi Dhaba||Kotputli (Rajasthan)|
|Yadav Hotel||Sidhrawali (Haryana)||098134 19462|
|Cafe Coffee Day (Delhi-Jaipur CCD)||Rewari (Haryana)||1800 102 5093|
|Kuuraku Japenese Restaurant||Neemrana (Rajasthan)||098750 01031|
|Maharani Midway Hotel||Behror (Rajasthan)||072978 07822|
|Sharma Pavitra Bhojnalaya||Kotputli (Rajasthan)||094142 37006|
The restaurants and dhabas I’ve mentioned above are in an order that the one mentioned on top is better than the below ones.
Best Resorts on Delhi Jaipur Highway
Finally, here is a list of resorts near to Delhi to Jaipur highway. You should check preferred online booking portals to avoid any inconvenience.
Do share your personal reviews and experiences at these resorts in the comment section below.
|Delhi-Jaipur Resort Name||Location||Contact Number|
|Heritage Village Resort & Spa||IMT Manesar (Gurugram)||0124 287 1500|
|Umaid Haveli||Kukas (Jaipur)||01426 400 106|
|Aravali Resorts||Dharuhera||081999 72526|
|Manglam Safari Resort||Mordha Village (Behror)||011 3959 5455|
|Rajasthali Resort and Spa||Kukas (Jaipur)||01426 660 100|
|Shiva Oasis Spa Resort||Neemrana||098103 78421|
|Shiv Vilas Resort||Kukas (Jaipur)||0141 253 1100|
|Sunrise Health Resort||Chandwaji-Ajmer Bypass Express||098285 90094|
|JaiBagh Resort||Kukas (Jaipur)||095491 23477|
|Lohagarh Fort Resort||Kukas (Jaipur)||080033 95964|
|Achrol Niwas||Amer (Achrol - Jaipur)||098290 52270|
|Shakti Resort||Patel Nagar (Behror)||01494 220 774|
|The Tree of Life Resort & Spa||Kukas (Jaipur)||096020 91000|
|Treehouse Raj Mahal Resort||Hamjapur (Neemrana)||070237 95444|
I’ve arranged these resorts in table above in an order that the one mentioned on top is better than the below ones.
Hotel Booking Tip – If you’re traveling during night hours, then make sure you book hotel before 12 AM in the midnight. After midnight, you won’t be able to book room using the hotel booking apps. Only option being left is to contact the hotel directly.
This is all I’ve to share on this topic for now. Let me know if I’ve added any wrong information or if you’ve any helpful information to be added in the list above.
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