You can travel to Agra in Uttar Pradesh in North India from any part of India. New Delhi, the capital of India is a convenient starting point to begin your journey to Agra. From Delhi you can travel to Agra by air, rail or road.
How to Reach Agra By Air
Agra is connected by an Indian Airlines / Alliance Air's flight from Delhi (35 min, four times a week), which continues onward to Khajuraho and Varanasi. Kheria airport at Agra, is located 6 km from downtown Sadar Bazaar.
How to Reach Agra By Road
For those planning a road journey, Agra is only 200 km from Delhi. The national highway is a four-lane double carriageway for most of the way and the journey time from Delhi to Agra is around four hours. Good midway facilities are available at Dabchick complex and at Country Inn.
How to Reach Agra By Rail
Train is the most convenient mode of travel to Agra. The airconditioned Shatabdi Express leaves New Delhi at 0600 hrs everyday, and takes just 2 hours to Agra Cantt. Railway Station. Another convenient option is the Taj Express (leaves Hazrat Nizamuddin Station,New Delhi at 0715 / 0945 hrs). Both trains return to Delhi in the evening, making even a day excursion to Agra possible.
Local Transport in Agra
You can travel to different parts of Agra using different modes of transport like taxi, tempo, auto-rickshaw and cycle rickshaw from the Taj Mahal area. Prepaid taxis and autos from the railway station are available. Prepaid transport is also available for excursions in and around the city limits. It is to be remembered that no diesel or petrol vehicle are allowed to ply in the Taj Mahal area. Battery-operated buses, horse-driven tongas, rickshaws and other pollution-free vehicles are allowed to conserve the beauty of this great monument.