Home to the world famous monument, Taj Mahal, Agra is a hot spot for tourists. A large number of foreigners visit time and again to witness the emblem of perfection, majestic Taj. Same day Agra tour is most in demand for the tourists who have little time in hand. To experience the royalty of the city first go through this Agra city guide, which provides you a basic information on how to reach there.
How to Reach Agra
The Kheria Airport, is a military base which is a seasonal commercial airport located at a distance of 12.5 kilometers from the city center. It serves only Air India flights from New Delhi and it normally takes an hour to reach Agra.
The Agra is frequented by travelers through rail mode. It has four major railway stations-the Agra Cantonment, Agra Forto, Idgah Agra junction and Raja ki Mandi. These stations are well connected to major cities in India.
Agra is well connected by bus and accessible from all the major cities of India like Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur and Gwalior etc. The city has two major bus terminals-The Idgah bus stand and the Interstate bus terminus (ISBT). You can also select from self-drive or rent a car option from Delhi.
Transportation In Agra
You can get to the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and the other smaller monuments by Auto Rickshaw. The Agra Municipal Corporation operates local A/C and non-A/c buses connecting the various places of interest in and around Agra City. Prepaid taxi booths are available outside most railway stations, which you can hire for sightseeing.