Transportation In Rajasthan

For travelers travelling in the state of Rajasthan is easy. Economy of Rajasthan depends on tourism therefore it is important for the State to have a good network of Transportation. Rajasthan has an impressive transportation system. If the visitors happen to have a short time they will not face a problem visiting the State in the little time they have due to the good transport system of Rajasthan.

In order to sustain investments in large scale, Rajasthan, has superb transportation infrastructure.

Among the Indian dominion the State of Rajasthan is the largest one. Therefore flight is the best option if one wants to travel from one city to another like Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaipur. Rajasthan is also well connected to the other parts of the world by means of air. Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan has an international airport.

The most famous railway entity in Rajasthan is the 'Palace on Wheels.' It provides the most luxurious means to view the beautiful monuments of the past. Royal background of the train's coaches is responsible for its current name.

Heritage on Wheels is another famous train that takes you through Rajasthan. This train makes it possible to see small cities that one cannot view while travelling in Palace on Wheels. The small cities form a part of ethnicity of Rajasthan. Ramgarh, Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Gajner, Shekhawati, and Bikaner can be viewed by means of this train.

The Fairy Queen Train can be boarded in the winter season. For the ease of tourists local transport system is also developed. Regular tours are also available from cities like Agra, Delhi along with many other neighboring cities.

Man touring packages are available for visitors keen on visiting the State. They can also avail tours of the local cities. Many travelling agencies as well as RTDC organize such tours. Tours include places like Barmer, Kota, Chittorgarh, Mount Abu, Ajmer, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur along with other places including religious sites and national reserves.


Rajasthan is the largest of all the Indian dominions. So, flights are the best choice to travel within the State between cities such as Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur. Rajasthan has a good connectivity by air to the entire world. Jaipur has an international airport.

Regular flights are run from Mumbai and Delhi to Rajasthan by Jet Airways and Indian Airlines. Foreign tourists land either at Mumbai or New Delhi and then fly to their destination by means of a connecting flight.

Directs flights to Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Singapore and Dubai are available from Jaipur International Airport. An air-cargo complex is also there at the Jaipur airport.


Rajasthan has a good railway network across the State with Indian Railway (world's largest railway service) extending its services there. There is a good connectivity of the four metro cities (Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi) of the country with the major towns and cities of this State. All the major cities of India are connected to Rajasthan via the rail network.

There are plans for setting up a novel Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Delhi to Mumbai.

Palace on Wheels is the most famous railway entity. It gives a luxurious way to view the magnificent monuments of the glorious past. The derives its name from the coaches' royal background.

Heritage on Wheels is another famous means of viewing Rajasthan. It lets the tourists witness the State's small cities, unlike Palace on Wheels, which are inseparable part of the State's ethnicity. Ramgarh, Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Gajner, Shekhawati, and Bikaner can be viewed by means of this train.

During the winter season the Fairy Queen train can be availed. For the convenience of touring the local transport system has been improved. Tours from cities such as Delhi, Agra and other neighboring places are also organised.


Bus services are abundant in Rajasthan with its wide network. Admirable bus services are made available by private operators of buses and the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation in the State. A good connectivity is available between New Delhi and Bikaner. Every 15 minutes  a bus leaves for New Delhi.

The condition of Rajasthan's road is good. The most comfortable way of travelling in Rajasthan is by means of coaches and buses. They're a fairly large range of buses in the State of luxurious air conditioned buses to the mundane buses that link the entire State. Generally passengers purchase the tickets at the departure time but if one wishes to obtain the seats in the first row tickets must be booked in advance.

Taxicabs: One can easily hire cabs and taxis from all the major destination of tourism in Rajasthan. It includes the utility ones to the luxurious chauffeured ones.

Cycle rickshaws and Auto rickshaws: Auto rickshaws are ideal for travelling over short distances. Basically they are an extension of scooter having a canvas roof and can carry 3-4 passengers along with luggage. They ply on basis of meter.

There are these manually driven Cycle rickshaws which are a bit larger than the auto rickshaws but run slower than the engine driven vehicles. They are ideal vehicles for sightseeing apart from being the non-polluting environment friendly vehicle.

Tempos: These are noisy vehicles that are a bit larger than the auto rickshaws. They ply on fixed rate basis. The rates they charge are variable and according to the distance covered.

Tongas: They are carriages which are horse driven. They are a  great means to enjoy the glory of the era lost in time. Motors have no doubt become popular transport means but foreign people still like to ride a Tonga. Apart from being a favorite among the foreigners it is also used as a means to transport vegetables from one place to another.

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