Best Trains from Delhi to Jaipur
Delhi is connected to almost all major destinations in the country. Jaipur is another important destination and a major city of Rajasthan. Delhi and Jaipur are connected every day via several trains. It takes roughly four and a half hours to reach Jaipur from New Delhi. Read More A Complete Guide on Indian Railways.
Where to Board?
There are numerous train stations in New Delhi and the most popular one is the New Delhi Railway Station located closer to Paharganj (NDLS). You can find trains to Jaipur very frequently from this station. You can also find trains from other Delhi stations like Old Delhi Railway Station (DLI) located in Old Delhi near Chandhni Chowk and the Delhi Sarai Rohilla Station (DEE), which is located in North Delhi.
1. Palace on Wheels
If you are not planning on halting your journey at Jaipur, you can choose luxury trains. Many luxury trains starts from Delhi station and run through different destinations including Jaipur. The best of all is the iconic Palace on Wheels train, which starts from Delhi station every Wednesday. Know More Top 15 Reasons to Choose Palace on Wheels to Experience India.
If you are planning to ride in Palace on Wheels, remember that the demand for the train is very high and the tickets have to be booked at least two to three months prior to the departure date. If you are looking forward for a vacation with Palace on Wheels, than book the Palace on Wheels train online to get started.
Complete Guide of Palace on Wheels:
- Tariff of Palace on Wheels
- Iconic Route map of Palace on Wheels
- Palace on Wheels Facilities
- Palace on Wheels Information
- Palace on Wheels history
2. 12015 Ajmer Shatabdi Express
As the name ‘Shatabdi’ indicates, it is one of the fast moving trains and it a very convenient option too. This train starts at 6:05 AM from New Delhi station and reaches Jaipur by 10:40 am. This train has varying price according to the availability.
Cost of Executive Chair car ticket – INR 1303 per head
Cost of AC chair ticket – INR 800 per head (Can go as low as INR 600 per head)
Meals are included in the tariff. The train will be clean and punctual. There is also foreign tourist quota in this train.
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3. 12215 Delhi Sarai Rohilla – Bandra Garib Rath Express
This train is also considerably a fast moving train but, not as fast as the previous one. This is a cheaper option for budget travelers. The Garib Rath trains are economic class but, are quite decent and clean. The train starts at Delhi Sarai Rohilla Railway station at 9:20 AM and reaches Jaipur by 2:10 PM. The train runs only on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of every week. Only third class AC is available and the cost is INR 453 per head.
4. 14321 Ala Hazrat Express
This morning train starts from Old Delhi Station at 11:45 AM and reaches Jaipur by 5:20 PM. This train does not start from Delhi. Thus, there are chances that the train runs off the clock by several minutes. It is not an ideal option for those who have a deadline to keep. The train is at average when it comes to cleanliness and food. Foreign tourist quota is available in this train. The train runs on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Cost of 2A ticket – INR 780 per head
Cost of 3A ticket – INR 548 per head
Sleeper class ticket – INR 205 per head
Afternoon and Evening Trains
5. 12916 Ashram Superfast Express
This train starts from Old Delhi Station at 3:20 PM and reaches Jaipur by 8:25 PM. The train has excellent cleanliness and food. Ticket availability is higher, mainly because of the high cost. The train also provides foreign tourist quota.
Cost of first class AC – INR 1,382 per head
Cost of second class AC – INR 830 per head
Cost of sleeper class – INR 315 per head
6. 12986 Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Jaipur Double Decker AC
This train starts at New Delhi at 5:35 PM and reaches Jaipur by 10:05 PM. When it comes to afternoon and evening trains, this is the fastest option. This train has high quality food and is punctual. This train has foreign tourist quota.
Cost of Executive chair ticket – INR 1193 per head
Cost of AC chair class ticket – INR 487 per head
7. Jayanti Rajdhani Express
Cost of first class AC – INR 1,733 per head
Cost of second class AC – INR 1,502 per head
Cost of third class AC – INR 1,059 rupees
The train runs seven days a week and is very clean and punctual. The train has foreign tourist quota.