How To Reach Bikaner

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By Air

Though Bikaner does not have its own airport, the closest airport will be the Jodhpur Airport, which is 251 kilometres away from the city. Some of the Indian cities which have a direct flight from Jodhpur Airport are Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Goa, Indore, Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Jammu, Chennai and others. The airport also have flights from major international sectors like Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong and Zurich.

Located in a suburb called Sanganer, the second nearest airport to Bikaner is Jaipur International Airport which is 330 kilometres away. It has two terminals where Terminal 1 caters to both international and domestic sectors; Terminal 2 caters to domestic sector only. Like Jodhpur, even Jaipur airport is well-connected with major cities across the globe. Some of the popular carriers that run to and from Jaipur Airport are Indian Airlines, Air Deccan, Jet Airways, Air Sahara and Go Air.

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By Bus

Bikaner is well-connected with plenty of bus services. Depending upon your budget and the time taken to travel from one city to another, you can choose a particular bus service that ranges from the premium coaches like volvo, luxury, air-conditioned, non-air-conditioned and deluxe buses to other state-owned government buses. In case you plan to take an overnight journey to Bikaner, it is advisable that you opt for a sleeper coach for a comfortable journey.

A lot of inter-city buses also connect Bikaner with its neighbouring cities. Most popular routes that operate from Bikaner are for Delhi, Ganganagar, Pali, Jodhpur, Agra, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and Kota.

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By Train

Bikaner has two railheads- Bikaner Junction and Lalgarh Railway Station. Both the stations are approximately 6 kilometres away from each other and are located within the city, a reason why, train is widely preferred by most of the travellers. Bikaner has a proper and well-linked rail system that is connected to most of the Indian cities like Delhi (via Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Express Slip and Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Bikaner Intercity Express), Jodhpur (via Kalka Barmer Chandigarh Express), Punjab (via Adi Jat Express), Hyderabad (via Secunderabad Bikaner Express), Ahmedabad (via Jammu Tawi - Ahmedabad Express) Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and other cities.

However, the two most common trains that operate daily and are linked to major cities’ railheads are Bikaner Express and Bikaner Mail. Other train routes are Suratgarh Junction-Jaipur Junction Passenger, Hanumangarh - Kota Special, Abohar Jodhpur passenger, Shri GangaNagar - Surat Special (Weekly) and Haridwar-Barmer Link Express.

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Road/Self Drive

Backed by a wide network of roads, you can opt for a comfortable road trip to Bikaner. Popular national and state highways like NH 11, 15 and 89 link Bikaner with other major Indian cities and metros. It takes approximately 4 hours (251 kilometres) to reach Bikaner from Jodhpur and 6 hours from New Delhi (approximately 445 kilometres).

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