One of the most important tourist destinations in the country (and in the world), connectivity to Agra has been well developed and is continuously improving over time. Most tourists club Agra with Delhi and/or Jaipur and the road/train network is excellent from both of these places, as well from other places in India. Agra is a place of major historical importance and it is well connected to the other cities in India as well. For people coming from long distance, taking a flight to Delhi and driving from there is recommended.
The nearest airport is Kheria airport (8km) but it has a direct flight only to Gwalior and Khajuraho. If you are coming by flight, the nearest airports are in Delhi (4hrs), Jaipur (3 hours) and Lucknow (7hrs)
Nearest Airport: Agra Airport (AGR)
Tentative return flight prices to Agra from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|New Delhi||₹ 7,194|
Agra is situated on the Golden Triangle of the Tourist Circuit. It is connected to Delhi by NH2.The Taj expressway, one of the best roads in the country, connects Agra to Delhi via Greater Noida, and you can easily drive from Delhi to Agra in 3 hours. The Taj expressway is a great way to reach Agra if you are coming from Delhi. However, during the winter months, you should avoid using the expressway early morning and late night, since it is surrounded by dense fog causing frequent accidents. There are frequent buses from Delhi to Agra - most buses start from Anand Vihar terminus in Delhi.
There are four major railway stations in Agra, the most common being Agra fort and Agra cantt. These stations are very well connected to a lot of major cities, specially other tourist places nearby Agra for eg Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi etc. Taj express and Shatabdi are two of the fastest train on this route, establishing great connectiving with the national capital, and they have a good schedule for visiting Agra.
Getting around the city can be done in tongas, electric buses, and tempo. There are also auto rickshaws and state buses. Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort are quite close to each other, and if it's not too sunny you can just walk between the two. Otherwise, there are a lot of autos and battery-powered rickshaws plying between the two major monuments which charge a minimal amount.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Delhi to Agra||231 km||3 hours 34 mins||View Details|
|Gurgaon to Agra||235 km||3 hours 37 mins||View Details|
|Mathura to Agra||57.3 km||1 hour 29 mins||View Details|
|Jaipur to Agra||239 km||4 hours 1 min||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Agra||1,333 km||20 hours 35 mins||View Details|
|Kolkata to Agra||1,276 km||20 hours 37 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Agra||1,958 km||1 day 6 hours||View Details|
|Bangalore to Agra||1,923 km||1 day 4 hours||View Details|
|Mumbai to Agra||1,385 km||21 hours 39 mins||View Details|
|Varanasi to Agra||605 km||9 hours 9 mins||View Details|
|Amritsar to Agra||664 km||9 hours 54 mins||View Details|
|Udaipur to Agra||632 km||9 hours 50 mins||View Details|
|Chandigarh to Agra||459 km||6 hours 53 mins||View Details|
|Jodhpur to Agra||574 km||9 hours 17 mins||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Agra||916 km||13 hours 52 mins||View Details|
|Pune to Agra||1,372 km||23 hours 17 mins||View Details|
|Manali to Agra||752 km||13 hours 59 mins||View Details|
|Goa to Agra||1,790 km||1 day 7 hours||View Details|
|Jaisalmer to Agra||795 km||13 hours 1 min||View Details|
|Shimla to Agra||558 km||9 hours 56 mins||View Details|
|Srinagar to Agra||1,053 km||18 hours 0 mins||View Details|