Delhi is well connected connected in terms of Air, Road and Railways.
Delhi, one of the busiest and the most sought after destination attracts tourists in galore all around the year. The capital city of the country has emerged as an important tourist attraction, owing to its historical beauty, hub of administration and prominent neighborhood, like Gurgaon and Noida. Anybody who wants to travel down to Delhi should not worry at all as the city is well connected in terms of Air, Road and Railways.
The biggest airport Indira Gandhi International Airport is situated in Delhi. All the chief cities of the country and the world are well-connected to Delhi. The airport of Delhi is segregated into 2 terminals ie Terminal 1D and Termoinal3. The flights to all the domestic destinations take off from the Terminal 1D. There are frequent flights from Delhi to cities like Mumbai, Kolkatta, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bangalore and the chief airlines operate from this airport are Spice Jet, Go Air, Indigo to name a few. T3 is normally for International flights, but there are few domestic flights as well. Both the airports offer extraordinary facilities like coffee shops, cafeteria, duty free shops, eating outlets with a variety of cuisines, branded clothes and much more. You can plan your journey from any part of India and can have a hassle traveling experience. A free of charge shuttle service moves in between the terminals after every 20 minutes.
The Indira Gandhi International Airport is nearly 22 kilometers from the City center and there are regular DTC buses plying from the main airport road. The Delhi Airport Metro also takes the passengers travelling by train to the airport. After every 20 minutes there is a metro train commuting from the station to the airport. You can also travel by hiring a pre-paid taxi from registered counters arranged by the government at the airport, which are pretty safe.
Delhi is well-connected to different cities across the country by state bus service and Delhi Transport Corporation. It has a massive fleet of well maintained buses. These CNG buses connect Delhi with other neighboring cities like Jaipur, Alwar, Agra, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Shimla, Dharamsala, Agra, Dehradun, Mussorie and even Kathmandu. The chief bus terminals in Delhi are ISBT at Kashmiri Gate, Sarai Kale-Khan Bus Terminus, Anand Vihar Terminus, and from here the buses ply on different routes.
The Bikaner House bus terminal has regular buses plying to famous destinations of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, etc. The Majnu Ka Tila bus terminal has frequent buses for Dharamshala. All these bus stands are conveniently travelled through auto-rickshaws and e- rickshaws.
Delhi is the headquarters of the Northern Railways and is a chief railway junction as per the railway map of the country, India. The two main Railway Terminals in the capital town of India are-New Delhi Railway Station and the other one being Old Delhi Railway Station. They connect the town with the leading cities in the country. Besides these main railway terminals there are others like Sarai Rohilla, Nizamuddin Railway Station and Anand Vihar Railway terminal. From the New Delhi Railway Station you can board the Rajdhani Express that links the metro cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Patna and Indore. Trains commuting are running full all round the year. For this reason prior reservation is recommended to avoid any last minute hassle. Super fast trains like Shtabdi Express are also available at regular intervals that takes you to different cities like Amritsar, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Haridwar and several other cities. Delhi is also well connected to its neighboring places like Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon through the superb technology of Metro, which have trains plying at regular intervals.
Delhi is well linked by an amazing network of well maintained highways and you can travel from city to the other and enjoy a comfortable journey. There are several eating joints on the highways that serve lip-smacking food to the travelers. Delhi- Jaipur are connected via NH 8 and NH2 connects Delhi-Agra. Delhi as also connected to cities like Dehradun, that is approximately 243 kilometers, Chandigarh 240 kilometers, Ludhiana 300 Kms, Amritsar (448 kilometers) and Alwar is 168 kilometers to name a few.
Every person with wanderlust has Delhi on their list and for the right reason. This culturally diverse city is known for it’s ancient heritage, colorful noise and rich background. Plan your visit soon, for this city has a lot to offer.