Shirdi To Ajanta & Ellora

(Ajanta & Ellora To Shirdi)

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Total distance 94 km
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The distance between Shirdi and Ajanta-Ellora is just 145 km. Ajanta-Ellora is near Aurangabad, which takes around three hours to reach, from Shirdi. The road is excellent and one can reach very fast. The only disadvantage, is that there are no places to stop and eat, before Aurangabad. There are many places to see in Aurangabad as well; so it is not an bad idea to spend an extra day in Aurangabad.

Transport options from Shirdi to Ajanta & Ellora

Shirdi to Ajanta & Ellora By Car: Hire a cab or take a car from Shirdi to Ajanta Ellora, which is situated near Aurangabad. It takes around 3 hours to reach Ajanta Ellora from Shirdi. The cost of cab ranges from INR8 to INR25 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Recommended for families with kids and seniors as well as for group travellers.

Shirdi to Ajanta & Ellora By Bus: Take a direct bus from Shirdi to Aurangabad, which takes around 3 hours. Ajanta Caves is located at a distance of 100 km from the city centre, while Ellora Caves is 30 km away from the city centre. The distance can be covered by a taxi or bus in an hour. Travelling by bus is ideal for backpackers and individual travellers.

Shirdi to Ajanta & Ellora By Train: There is a direct train from Sainagar Shirdi to Aurangabad, which takes 3 hours. Aurangabad Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Ajanta Ellora. Train is suitable for seniors, kids and group travellers.

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Shailendra Tokas
  • Shailendra Tokas
  • Lives in Delhi
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  • 6 Reviews
7/7 Posted 3 months ago
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We took a taxi from Shirdi and headed towards Ellora; halting for a while at Shani Shingnapur. The weather was cool and the journey was smooth! Me and my family enjoyed listening Hindi hits in Marathi language. The driver of taxi was a very nice and honest person. All in all, a very good and safe journey.
This route has:
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Trip Includes:  Kailas Hotel | Ajanta & Ellora
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Shirdi to Ajanta & Ellora By Train (158 Km)

Shirdi ––› Nasik
By Taxi 76 Km
Nasik ––› Aurangabad
By Train 162 Km
Aurangabad ––› Ajanta & E..
By Taxi 86 Km
Nasik to Aurangabad by Train (162 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Shirdi Aja... M T W T F S S
12071 Mumbai Aurangabad Jan Shatabdi Nasik Road 17:10 20:35 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
11401 Nandigram Express Nasik Road 20:00 23:40 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
17057 Mumbai-Secunderabad Devagiri Express Nasik Road 00:43 04:05 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
17617 Tapovan Express Nasik Road 09:50 13:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Aurangabad to Ajanta & Ellora by cab (86 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Optra 26 2236
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 12 1032
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 1548
Ford Ikon A/C 15 1290
Honda Accord 47 4042
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Road/Route Map For Shirdi To Ajanta & Ellora

Driving directions from Shirdi to Ajanta & Ellora
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:158 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by car
  • Bus
    • Total distance:158 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by Bus
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Tapovan Express (17617), Mumbai-Secunderabad Devagiri Express (17057)
    • Last station:Aurangabad
    • Total distance:158 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:158 km
    • Nearest Airport:Aurangabad
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 2 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 66
    • Awards: 2 of 4 hotels won Best of 2012 award

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