Jaipur, popular as the 'Pink City', is one of the most historic and colourful cities of India. Serving as the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is home to some architectural marvels like City Palace and Amer Fort and people from all over, visit the city to witness these beauties. Jaipur is well-served by a range of flights trains and buses; therefore getting here is not an issue. The city has its own airport and railway station, namely Sanganer Airport, (approximately 15 km away) and Jaipur Railway Station (about 5 km away), respectively. Moreover, a range of roadways and state buses ply from nearby cities like Delhi, Agra, Kota and Alwar.
The Sanganer Airport is the nearest domestic and international airbase to Jaipur. The airport has one terminal, namely Terminal 2 that serves both domestic and international carriers. Carriers such as Air Asia India, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, IndiGo and Jet Airways operate regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai for Jaipur. International airlines like Air Arabia, Air-India Express, Ethihad Airways and Oman Air have flights for Sharjah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat. After reaching the airport, travellers can hire a taxi or cab to reach anywhere in the city.
One of the most easy and reasonable ways of reaching Jaipur is by bus. The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) provides regular Volvo and deluxe buses between Jaipur and neighbouring cities. Buses link Jaipur with several cities like Kota (257 km), Delhi (296 km), Udaipur (410 km), Ahmedabad (675 km) and Ajmer (135 km). Those driving from Delhi can reach Jaipur in about 5 to 6 hours, via NH 8 route.
The beautiful city has its own railhead, Jaipur Railway Station, which is well linked with major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Patna, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Bhopal, Lucknow, Hyderabad and Goa, among others. Some of the prominent trains from Delhi to Jaipur include, Ajmer Shatabdi and Kathgodam Ranikhet Express. Apart from this, visitors must also try the very famous luxury train, Palace on Wheels.