Traveling to Delhi

Traveling to DelhiDelhi is India’s favorite holiday destinations and the main gateway into the country. From within India, there are a number of ways to reach Delhi including bus, self drive, air and train. Most international travelers fly into the Indira Gandhi airport that caters to many international airlines.

By Air

Delhi is serviced by two airports: Indira Gandhi is the International Airport and Palam is the Domestic Airport. The airport is the main gateway into the country and sees millions of passengers pass through its gates each year. Destinations include many major worldwide cities as well as many domestic towns and cities.

By Train

Traveling to Delhi by train is possible from almost anywhere in India as virtually every state capital is connected by the country’s extensive railway system. There are several classes available including first class which is air-conditioned, second and third class. Each class denotes the seating facilities, price and comfort. There are three railway stations in Delhi: New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station, and the very important Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station.

By Bus

India has an interstate bus system that links almost every major city. Delhi is well connected to all the capitals via the interstate bus system. However, it is advisable to use a private bus, as they are air-conditioned and fairly comfortable, making the long road journeys from one state to another bearable. The bus rides in India are rather picturesque.

By Road

Delhi is well connected through a network of national highways and state roadways to various towns and cities. The roads may not always be in the best of condition and there are long stretches where there are no street lights, making it advisable to drive during the day. Distances between states in India are long and journeys often arduous, so always remember to take adequate breaks