Agra is located at about 197 km from Delhi. Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh and is well-connected to Delhi by roadways and railways. However, the best way to travel from Delhi to Agra is by car, a journey of over 2 hours via the new Yamuna Expressway. The six-lane expressway covers 165 km. Some of the important places covered on the way are Delhi - 30km -> Faridabad - 60km -> Hodal - 55km -> Mathura - 52km -> Agra. On the route, several petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and HP, apart from hospitals and pharmacies, ATMs and road-side dhabas are located.
Transport options from New Delhi to Agra
New Delhi to Agra By Car: Hire a cab from Delhi to Agra, which takes around 3 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges between INR 9 and INR 100, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families and group travellers.
New Delhi to Agra By Bus: Take a direct bus from Delhi to Agra, which takes around 3 hours. State operated A/C buses and private A/C buses are available. Ideal for backpackers, individual travellers and youngsters.
New Delhi to Agra By Train: Take a direct super fast train from H Nizamuddin station, Delhi to Agra cantonment or Tundla junction that takes over 3 hours. From the station, you can take auto-rickshaw to reach the city centre. Ideal for families with kids and senior citizens.
Bus operator was very good, bus is in excellent condition. Guide provided is good and knowledge. Very good price and having several pick up points in Delhi, so it is comfortable for people coming from different locations. Timing of picking-up and reaching destinations is good.
I love the beauty of Taj. It's totally a heritage place. I have travelled from evening from New Delhi and itís was an amazing experience. Since the weather conditions were fine and cozy. The view of roadside was excellent and slow music in the bus could turn your mood on. The beauty was flourished and enjoyed very much. All in all "truly amazing and love to travel sooner or later". :)
What a highway !!!! Wow such an awesome connectivity to Taj city by Taj Expressway, one of the best road including the stopovers where you can have coffee, food and relax. Surroundings are beautiful and no problem in night driving as well. Everything easily approachable and convenient too.
Agra is a place where you can witness the work of the architects who worked under the Mughals. It is a good historical place. One who are curious to know about the medieval period can visit Agra. I took my own SUV, Tata Safari 4x4 from Delhi to Agra by Greater Noida express-way to Yamuna express-way which is a nice road and is easy to reach Agra from Delhi as it's 265 km non-stop. It takes 3 hrs and you are at Agra.
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