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Transportation in Agra

Agra is a wonderful city that is well connected to other cities in India by air, rail and road. The transportation in this city is quite well developed and tourists can make use of several state-of-the-art facilities available here that are bound to make transportation in Agra really convenient. Agra is a very popular tourist destination in India and because of this it remains well connected to major cities like Varanasi, Delhi, Khajuraho, Mumbai and Bangalore by air. The Kheria airport is around 6 km from the central part of the Agra city.

Agra is also well connected to the major cities of India by train. Agra Cantonment Railway Station is the main railway station in the city. From Agra, you can avail services of fast trains and express trains that can help you reach important cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Varanasi and others.

Agra is well connected to the cities like Mathura, Chandigarh, Delhi, Kanpur, Varanasi, Lucknow, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, etc. Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation runs several buses to these cities to make transportation in Agra smooth and convenient. Various private luxury buses are also available for transportation. Idgah bus depot is the main bus-stand in the city.

AC as well as non AC taxis are available at the Agra railway station, airport, and the hotels. Un-metered auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws also can also take you to different locations in the city at negotiable rates. Autos and taxis run on share basis here, making them the most affordable transportation in Agra. They are cheap but crowded. Rickshaws are the best modes of transportation to move around in the city, and are also the chief transport option in Agra.

Cycle rickshaw is another popular and cheaper mode of transportation in Agra. This non-fueled vehicle is the bigger version of a kid's tricycle, in which two people can sit on an elevated seat at the back. The driver will pedal from the front portion. This is probably the cheapest mode of transportation in Agra, especially for travelling short distances. They are also quite slow, so they are perfect for sight seeing. However, fix the fare in advance and bargain for a proper price.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/16