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How To Reach Delhi

Delhi is well connected by air, rail and road. The world admiring Indira Gandhi International Airport was recently modernised with all up-to-date gadgets and facilities for air travellers. New Delhi and Old Delhi Railway Stations connect the rest of the country via rail transportation. Road transport is very convenient with many comprehensive bus stands in Delhi which are linked to major highways of the nation.

How to Reach Delhi by Air

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport  connects all the important destinations of the world serviced by all major international airlines, many of them operating from this Airport as their main hub, while another airport Palam Domestic Airport also connecting  Delhi with few of the cities in India.

The airline companies which operate globally have their take offs and landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport, some of them being

  • British Airways , having its main hub at London’s Heathrow Airport
  • Air France, with its base hub at Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris
  • China Airlines, from  Rome Fiumicino
  • Japan Airlines, operating from Tokyo
  • Sri Lanka airlines from Colombo

Many other International Airline companies do patronise Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Domestic airlines of India that connect New Delhi from other Indian Cities include:

From Mumbai

  • Air India
  • Jet Lite
  • Jet Airways Konnect
  • Indigo Airlines

From Kolkata

  • Go Air
  • Indigo Airlines
  • Spice Jet

From Bengaluru

  • Indigo
  • Spice Jet
  • Go Air

How to Reach Delhi by Rail

The rail linkage to Delhi is through its well-maintained railway stations, which are New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. These railheads connect all the destinations in the South and North of Delhi, also East and West.

Indian Railways have organised large number of train services which include Superfast trains and Express trains to long distances, and passenger trains to local distances helping travellers for their daily routines, while there are trains branded as Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto carrying special attributes of full air conditioning, on-board food services and non-stop for long distances, which assist speedy and comfortable reach to Delhi.

Railways also run trains from Delhi, especially for the tourists, such as Fairy Queen, Palace on Wheels and Royal Orient Express which take passengers giving luxury comforts, enabling visits to heritage rich areas of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh states and few other locations.

The trains that reach Delhi from other Important  Indian cities are listed below:

From Mumbai
  • Ernakulum- HazratNizamuddinDuronto Express
  • Paschim Express
  • Kerala SamparkKranti Express

From Kolkata

  • Kalka Mail
  • Janata Express
  • New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express

From Bengaluru

  • Karnataka SamparkKranti Express
  • Bangalore HazratNizamuddinRajdhani Express
  • Kongu Express

How to Reach Delhi by Road

The City of Delhi houses three important bus stands, which are

  • Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Kashmere Gate
  • Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Sarai Kale Khan
  • Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Anand Vihar

Besides these, there are a number of bus stands which are destination specific to the cities in the nearby states, while all the bus stands of Delhi are well connected by road to various destinations in the neighbouring cities as well as through National Highways touching the extreme southern end of the country.

How to Travel in Delhi

Within Delhi, Metro rail is of major help connecting all the important centres, running the most sophisticated train services. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) runs buses in all parts of Delhi, which are cheapest modes of local transport, a number of Taxis and Auto Rickshaws will be available for engagement at specified stands, most of them metered, although fare bargaining is a practice throughout the country.


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