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How to Reach Bikaner

How to Reach Bikaner by Air

Travellers who wish to fly in to Bikaner will have to use the nearest airport at Jodhpur (253 km). Taxis, tourist buses and state roadways buses available outside the airport provide transportation from Jodhpur to Bikaner - approximately 7 hrs driving time. You could rent a car or jeep through a reliable travel agent or tour operator.

How to Reach Bikaner by Rail

Bikaner is well connected to Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Bhatinda (Punjab), Kalka (Himachal Pradesh) and Calcutta (West Bengal) by regular train services in both fast and mail train categories after the Western Railway’s conversion to broad gauge rail.

How to Reach Bikaner by Bus

Bikaner is linked by good, all weather roads that are part of the state and national highways linking the major cities of north India like Delhi (458km), Jaipur (354 km), Jodhpur (249km) and Jaisalmer (333km). State Roadways and private bus owners operate air-conditioned and ordinary bus services from Bikaner to all parts of Rajasthan as well as to destinations in the neighbouring states of Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. Rented cars and jeeps and conducted tours are available from Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur for Bikaner.

Getting Around Bikaner

Transport inside the city can be a big problem as buses are few and far between and the ones that are, aren't too good. For sightseeing, rental vehicles, tourist taxis and Rajasthan Tourist Development Corporation conducted tours are available. Auto rickshaws are convenient and more economical than cabs but be sure to fix fares beforehand or insist on the use of the meter. A cheaper mode of travel around the city would be a cycle rickshaw.


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