Delhi to Agra

Delhi to Agra

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Delhi to Agra Schedule

Delhi to Agra Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Jai Shree Ganesh Yatra AC Sleeper 00:44 - 04:15₹ 3,233
Jai Shree Ganesh Yatra AC Sleeper 03:00 - 07:00₹ 1,154
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 05:50 - 08:40$ 12.82
Travel Zap India A/C Semi Sleeper 06:05 - 11:35₹ 692
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 08:15 - 10:45$ 12.61
Indian Railways 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper 11:20 - 14:25$ 8.75
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 12:20 - 16:10$ 14.87
Taj Express Bus Non A/C Semi Sleeper 14:00 - 17:00₹ 347
Indian Railways 2S - Second Sitting Class 17:40 - 21:30$ 2.38
Northern Travels A/C Semi Sleeper 19:30 - 23:45$ 23.74
Highway Star Travel Cargo AC Seater 21:15 - 00:05$ 10.23
City Land Travels AC Seater 23:59 - 03:30₹ 1,487

How to get from Delhi to Agra

To get from Delhi, India’s capital city to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, there are several means of transport. One can take a bus, a private taxi or a train which takes an hour less than travelling by road. All three travel options offer different experiences and amenities.

How far is Agra from Delhi?

The distance by road from Delhi to Agra is 217 kilometres while by rail it is slightly less at 195 kilometres.

What is the fastest transport to travel between Delhi and Agra?

Taking a train, therefore takes the fastest time; from two hours to four hours. Travelling by road takes a duration of four to five hours depending on the type of vehicle one choses.

How much does it cost to get from Delhi to Agra?

Bus tickets from Delhi to Agra costing between INR 500-900. One can get train tickets for as cheap as INR 150, but these are for general, non-air conditioned seats that make for an uncomfortable journey. Train tickets in air conditioned compartments are similar to bus tickets priced from INR 500-1000. Meanwhile, private taxis are a more expensive option, priced between INR 1200-3000.

How to get from Delhi to Agra by train

Trains are arguably the most popular way to travel from Delhi to Agra. Trains depart from either the New Delhi Railway Station or the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station and arrive at the Agra Cantt. Railway Station. The station at Agra is out of the city centre, but there is transport readily available from the station to other parts of the city.

How long does a train journey from Delhi to Agra take?

The train journey takes from two hours to four hours. The fastest train is the Gatimaan Express which takes one hour and forty minutes from Delhi to Agra. It has both executive and general air conditioned compartments as well as bio toilets and other amenities.

How much do train tickets from Delhi to Agra cost?

The price of train tickets varies according to the class and train one chooses. A ticket for a non-conditioned compartment will cost between INR 75-200 while a ticket price for an air-conditioned compartment will start from INR 450-1000.

Is it necessary to book train tickets from Delhi to Agra in advance?

Train tickets from Delhi to Agra are in demand all year round, so it’s best to book them at least two weeks in advance – especially if you travel during high season or holiday periods.

Delhi-Agra train travel tips

There are no dining cars on most trains, but one can buy snacks from stations or vendors on the train.

While there are toilets on board, they can get dirty as the journey progresses, so be sure to carry along santisiter, toilet paper and other toiletries.

How to get from Delhi to Agra by bus

Depending on the operator chosen, buses from Delhi to Agra depart from different bus stops in Delhi. Common departure points are the Kashmiri Gate and the Mahamaya bus stops. Meanwhile, most buses stop at the Idgah bus stand, where one will find transport to hotels around the city.

When do buses from Delhi to Agra depart?

Most buses’ departure time is in the late evening or night. Popular AC bus operators one can travel by include the Raj Kalpana Travels and Falcon Tours and Travels. The Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation (UPSTC) also operates several bus trips per day from Delhi to Agra. Check online for buses’ schedule.

How long does a bus ride from Delhi to Agra last?

It takes approximately four hours from Delhi to Agra; the shortest route is by taking the Taj Express Highway and the Yamuna Express. A longer route is via the NH19 and NH44.

What is the bus ticket price for Delhi-Agra route?

A bus ticket costs between INR 500-900.

Which type of the bus to choose?

While there are non air-conditioned buses, air-conditioned buses are the best option as temperatures in the area can get extreme. There are no toilet or bathroom facilities on board but there will be a few stops along the way. At these stops, one can use the washroom and pick up snacks and drinks.

How to get from Delhi to Agra by private car or taxi

Another way to travel from Delhi to Agra is to hire a private taxi. Expect to pay at least INR 1800-3000.

Transportation from Delhi to Agra

Delhi to Agra Destination Reviews

JS
Quick and comfortable. First I accidentally boarded the wrong class and the tier 3 seemed fine as well.
Train #12191 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Dec 2, 2022
TM
Train was on time and clean
Train #12406 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Nov 1, 2022
RP
Train was over booked and a fight broke out in the carriage behind ours. The service left on schedule, but arrived over an hour late
Train #14212 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Oct 25, 2022
CD
Everything was clean, it was a very quick and easy ride.
Train #12050 CC - AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Oct 19, 2022
BS
Clean and on time
Train #22692 3A - AC 3-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Oct 9, 2022
J
Everything works fine, we can really recommend the first class
Train #12724 1A - AC First Class Sleeper, Indian Railways, Oct 6, 2022
DP
please use less plastic
Train #12050 EC - Extended AC Chair Class, Indian Railways, Sep 27, 2022
MP
It was a 3.5 hour train ride from Delhi to Agra. It’s not fast but was comfortable and there were no issues at all during the trip. Only thing is we could only book a sleeper seat even though it was the middle of the day but it was fine.
Train #12191 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Sep 19, 2022
JL
The ticket was honoured with no issues at all.
Train #20806 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper, Indian Railways, Sep 13, 2022
CD
Everything worked smooth with the reservation. No need to print and really comfortable ride.
Train #12191 1A - AC First Class Sleeper, Indian Railways, Sep 9, 2022
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