How to Reach Jodhpur
How to Reach Jodhpur by Air
Jodhpur is connected by flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Udaipur at least thrice a week. The airport is 5 km from the city centre and auto rickshaw or taxis are available for the ride into town. Fix the price before getting into the auto/taxi and bargain hard! You could also have your travel agent to get a car to meet you on arrival or have your hotel send you a pick up.
How to Reach Jodhpur by Rail
Jodhpur has direct rail connections with many important cities, notably Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Varanasi. The city is connected directly or indirectly to many places in the state and to important destinations in the neighbouring states of Gujarat and Delhi. Trains available are in the express, superfast and mail categories.
How to Reach Jodhpur by Bus
The national and state highways that connect Jodhpur to Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer and Ahmedabad are well maintained. Almost all rented cars and jeeps in India come with a chauffeur, so if you want to see the country and the weather is right, coming in to Jodhpur by road may be a good idea. State roadways buses and private bus services run air-conditioned coaches and regular buses on most routes. But the roads connecting Jodhpur to smaller destinations like Barmer and Pokhran may not be very good. Key distances – Delhi - 597 km; Udaipur – 260 km and Jaipur – 335 km.
Getting Around Jodhpur
Transport inside the city could be a big problem as the public transport system is not all that great, and the few city buses are erratic and crowded. Do rent a vehicle - it makes it very convenient to see both the city and its environs. Auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and private taxis are the other ways of getting around the city.