Agra is one of the perfect gateways to architectural excellence. It is situated on the banks of the Yamuna river in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh and has a rich history and the wonderful allure of the Taj Mahal attracts people from around the World. Here are some of the best ways to travel from Delhi to Agra.
A road trip from Delhi to Agra is one of the best ways to experience the roads that connect the busy metro to the ancient city. There are two routes to reach Agra.
It takes 3-4 hours to reach Agra through Yamuna Expressway and 4-5 hours if you travel through NH19 and NH44. So, it is advised to choose Yamuna Expressway as it is faster. (Rent Bike in Delhi)
You will find enough bus services from Delhi to Agra. You can choose from Volvo, ac bus, and non-ac transport buses depending on your budget. It takes around 3-4 hours to reach Agra by bus.
There are multiple options for boarding points in Delhi like Kashmiri Gate Metro, Akshardham, etc, and around 6 dropping points in Agra like ISBT and MG Road.
There are a lot of trains that go from Delhi to Agra. But the time is taken can be from 2 hours to 6 hours depending on the speed of the train and the number of stops. However GATIMAAN EXPRESS is the fastest and the most preferred train to go to Agra.
There are two railway stations in Delhi with trains to Agra, New Delhi Railway Station, and Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station. Agra Cantt is the main arrival station in Agra.
There are multiple daily flights from Delhi to Agra that leave from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport and arrive at Agra’s Kheria Airport. Air India Airlines offers the maximum number of flights from Delhi to Agra.
Flying may seem easier but don't forget to consider the time it takes to get to and from airports. In the end, it might not be as convenient and faster as you think.
So, these are the ways to travel from Delhi to Agra. The best choice depends upon your budget and comfort preferences. No matter which mode of transport you choose, Agra is sure a fascinating city to visit.