Jaipur Railway Station in the North Western Region of India (Station Code: JP) is considered as the gateway to the Rajasthan for train commuters. Read all you need to know about Jaipur junction.
Jaipur Railway Station (Code: JP)
Pink city is renowned for its Rajasthani art and culture, monuments, forts, scriptures and its rich heritage which attracts millions of tourist across the globe.
state welcomes Tourists by their charming Rajasthani gesture “Aao Ji, Padharo Mhaare Desh”( Welcome To Rajasthan).
The best time to pay a visit to this magnificent metropolis is from October to February so that you can explore every bit of the city without getting parched.
- Number of Originating Trains: 40
- Number of Halting Trains: 132
- Number of Platforms: 7
- Number of Terminating Trains: 39
It has clinched the 1st place for being the cleanest railway station in India as per ratings released by ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ on 2nd October 2019. Another railway station of Jaipur, Durgapura is also amongst the top three clean stations in India. The quality check was conducted by the Quality Council of India (QCI).
Every day approx 35,000 passengers arrive at Jaipur railway station. It is one of the busiest railway stations as it is linked by broad gauge lines. The number of broad gauge trains is 88 which make it a dynamic stop of Rajasthan. Being a terminus many trains terminate here.
Jaipur Junction incorporates 7 platforms which have trains scheduled for major cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Ajmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, etc.
The main lines from Jaipur include Delhi – Ahmadabad, Jaipur – Sikar and Sawai Madopur – Jaipur route. You can check our detailed guide on ways to travel from Delhi to Jaipur.
Jaipur Jn Facilities
- VIP IRCTC Waiting Lounge
- Free Google Tez Wi-Fi
- Clean Toilets and AC/Non-AC Restrooms
- Paid Parking for Car and Two-Wheeler
- RPF Help Center
- Rajasthan Tourism Tourist Help Center
- Quick ticket vending machines
- Accelerators to Change Platforms
- Fresh Water and Food
- Coolie/Porter Facility
- CCTV Camera
- X-Ray Baggage Check Post
- Metal Detectors
Amongst trains mentioned above total 26 major trains pass through Jaipur junction and have a stoppage here. The station is modernised and equipped with all facility such as CCTV camera, Wi-Fi broadband, Metal detectors, X-ray baggage check post, and Railway police counters.
Additionally, it has AC as well as Non AC retiring rooms that have separate seatings for men and women. Refreshment area serving fresh local as well as continental delicacies is there along with cloakrooms, baby feeding room and separate rooms for VVIPs. These facilities can be easily accessible by disabled persons too.
Jaipur Jn has a huge area for two and four wheelers paid parking. Reserved and non-reserved ticket counters are available to help you with the ticket booking.
For inquiry, separate counters are available nearby reservation counters. You can get help from assistance booths available on platforms about train arrival. However digital display banners will show you all train arrivals.
Escalators and elevators are installed at the platform for convenience. You can hire a “Coolie” (Porter) at platform also.
Q: How many platforms in Jaipur junction?
A: There are total 7 platforms.
Q: Where is Jaipur railway station junction?
A: Barodia Scheme, Gopalbari, Jaipur Rajasthan.
Q: What is Jaipur Junction pin code?
Q: How much are the Jaipur Junction Parking charges?
A: 10 INR for two-wheeler and 40 INR for four-wheeler.
Q: What is Jaipur Jn Enquiry Number?
A: Railway Enquiry – 131
Railway Record Enquiry – 132
PNR Enquiry – 135
Restaurants near Jaipur Railway Station
There is N number of restaurants close to the locality that offers you Indian food, Continental, Italian, Chinese and especially local delicacies like Dal Bati Churma, Lal Maans, Ghevar, Pyaaz Kachori etc.
Many restaurants near station area are open 24 hours to serve you anytime. Few best restaurants nearby are listed below:
- Santosh Bhojanalaya (200INR for two persons)
- Chotiwala Restaurant (200INR for two persons)
- Kanha Restaurant (300INR for two persons)
- Rawat Mishthan Bhandar* (200INR for two persons)
- Pizza Hut (400INR for two persons)
- The Thali House (250INR for two persons)
- The Forresta Kitchen and Bar (800INR for two persons)
*Note – Rawat is popular for its Pyaaz Kachori which is the perfect option for quick bites.
Also read: Best Romantic Restaurants in Jaipur
Jaipur Railway Station near Hotel
There are many hotels close to the vicinity of the junction that offers you a comfortable stay. They are widely ranged from 600INR to 10,000INR a day. You can choose as per your taste and preferences. Some budget-friendly to luxurious hotels near Jaipur Jn are:
- Hotel Classic Inn
- Hotel Holiday Home
- Hotel Abhiraj Inn
- Hotel Abhijeet Palace
- Hotel Ginger Jaipur
- Hotel Orion Jaipur
- Hotel Arco Palace
- Hotel Paradise Jaipur
- Hotel Royal Orchid Central
- Park Inn by Radisson Hotel
If you’re looking for just luxurious ones then I recommend checking our list of 5 star hotels in Jaipur.
Tourist Places near Jaipur Jn
Many tourist spots such as Hawa Mahal is 2kms, Jantar Mantar 4kms, City Palace 5kms, Amer Fort 13kms, and Airport is 13kms from Jaipur Railway Station. Jaipur metro has also introduced for the convenience of people which has a stop here.
The most luxurious train “Palace on Wheels” can be boarded from Jaipur station. Check the complete list of places to visit in Jaipur.
Popular Trains arriving at Jaipur station are:
- Jaipur Agra Fort Shatabdi Express (12035)
- New Delhi Ajmer Shatabdi Express (12015)
- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express (12215)
- Dayodaya Express (12181)
- Howrah Jodhpur Express (12307)
- Jaipur Duronto Express (12239)
- Ziyarat Express (12395)
- Ananya Express (12315)
- Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Express (12463)
- Mandore Express (12461)
- Jaipur Superfast Express (12955)
- Ashram Express (12915)
Other than main Junction, following railway stations are also within the city boundaries,
- Durgapura Railway Station
- Gandhi Nagar Railway Station
- Kanakpura station
- Bais Godam station
- Gator Jagatpura station
- Khatipura station
- Sanganer station
- Dehar Ke Balaji station
Durgapura Railway Station (DPA)
Durgapura Railway Station (Code – DPA) is situated 8kms from main Jaipur Railway Station and is elevated 401.38 meters above from sea level. Many major trains like Dayodaya Express and other Superfast Express pass through this line and have a halt of few minutes.
Gandhi Nagar Railway Station (GADJ)
Gandhi Nagar Railway Station (Code – GADJ) is situated in Bajaj Nagar area and has an elevation of 428.63 meters above sea level. It is close to Tonk road and JLN Marg (Jawahar Lal Nehru).
Mainly Delhi route trains have a stoppage here. The station has parking and reservation facilities and does not have a cloakroom or kiosk facility.
Kanakpura Railway Station (KKU)
Kanakpura Railway station is a small railway station in the outskirt area of the city which has two platforms. Many major trains that have a stop here like Jaipur Bhopal Express, Jabalpur Indore Express and Jaipur Nagpur Weekly Express etc.
Also read: How to Be Safe in Jaipur
Gator Jagatpura Railway Station (GTJT)
This is also a small railway station in Jagatpura area having two platforms. A few major trains have halt for a couple of minute like Jaipur Hisar Passenger, Amritsar Ajmer Express, Agra Ajmer Intercity Express etc.
Jaipur Junction Railway Station History
Jaipur Railway station was constructed in the year 1875, making it age over 100 years old. Its elevation is 434 meters above from sea level. It falls under the North Western Railways (NWR) zone.
Jaipur Railway Station Address: You can reach here through Local transport like bus, auto rickshaw or via private cab. It is amidst the city which is nearby to Inter Bus Terminal i.e. Sindhi Camp where you will get a bus for many cities and small towns.
This was all from our side for the Jaipur railway station. If you are planning for a Jaipur India trip and you have any queries regarding the city write to us in the comment section.
Jaipur junction is now so much better. It definitely looks clean now.
Jaipur railway station was nice and clean.