Agra to Jaipur Road Trip – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a fine blend of royalty, old-world charm, and modern lifestyle. Also called the Pink City, its charming landscape is dominated by red sandstone and marble structures. With its artistic heritage and rich history, Jaipur has become one of the most popular tourist cities in Rajasthan.

Table of Contents

  1. Why travel from Agra to Jaipur?
  2. Traveling from Agra to Jaipur by car
  3. Best Time To Visit
  4. How to Reach Jaipur By Train
  5. How to Reach Jaipur By Flight
  6. Places to eat along this route
  7. Attractions in Jaipur for Sightseeing
  8. Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Jaipur
  9. Hotels and Resorts – Accommodation in Jaipur

Why travel from Agra to Jaipur?

Jaipur is located 268 KM from the national capital of New Delhi. With a population of 3.1 million+, it is also the 10th most populous city in India. In 2019, the pink city was inscribed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. When you take a road trip from Agra to Jaipur, you can enhance your experience by enjoying everything that lies on the way. With a Savaari, you can turn your drive into a fun-filled journey and also customize the trip to your liking, travel time, and budget.


Traveling from Agra to Jaipur by car

The road from Agra to Jaipur cuts through the smaller villages and towns of eastern Rajasthan and into the western border of Uttar Pradesh. With our completely customized Agra to Jaipur trip package, you can enjoy a drive through the rustic countryside and away from the concrete jungle. Along the way, you will pass towns like Hindaun, Gangapur City, Bharatpur, Mehendipur, Dausa. With our completely customizable trip packages, book our cab from Agra to Jaipur, so you can stop at any of these places and do a quick sightseeing. Let us help you discover the best routes to travel from Agra to Jaipur by car.

Agra to Jaipur by cab

Best time to visit

Being in the heart of the state, the city experiences a warm, semi-arid climate. Summers are extremely harsh while the winters are quite pleasant when the temperature is perfect for exploring the outdoors. Hence, the best time to visit the city is between November and February or till mid-March when the weather is mild. You can also visit during the monsoon, but look up the weather forecast in Jaipur during July and September.

Peak: November to February

Optimal: March

Avoid: April to June

Popular routes from Agra to Jaipur

Route 1: Distance and Time taken from Agra to Jaipur via Bikaner-Agra Road

This is the shortest and the best route to travel from Agra to Jaipur. It is also the fastest route, because the Agra to Jaipur traffic on this route is very minimal and there are no road closures, despite toll ways. The distance between Agra and Jaipur on this route is somewhere around 240KM and takes a little over four hours. Always check live maps and instant traffic updates for the latest information on Agra to Jaipur road conditions. 

Here’s the basic route map from Agra to Jaipur- 

Agra > Fatehpur Sikri > Bharatpur > Madoli > Amoli > Mahwa > Mehandipur > Dausa > Bassi > Jaipur

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route:

  • Fatehpur Sikhri – a spiritual township built by Akbar in the 16th century in honor of legendary saint Salim Chisti. 
  • Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary – India’s biggest avifauna reserve and popular for birding expeditions, good for day treks, birding tours, best seen in winter during migration of birds.
  • Abhaneri Stepwell/Chand Baori, Abhaneri – built in the 8th and 9th centuries, this is an ancient stepwell with 3500 steps, also a site for the annual Abhaneri Cultural Festival.
  • Kesar Village Waterpark and Resort, Bassi – a locally popular water-themed amusement park with rides, stay options, and restaurants, good for a stay over or day tour.
  • Sisodia Rani ki Bagh, Jaipur – a 18th century palace with landscaped gardens, fountains, temples, and pavilions, overlooking lush hills, good for a day tour. 
Fatehpur Sikhri

Places to eat along this route:

  • The Courtyard, Bharatpur – Themed restaurant with outdoor and indoor seating, near the bird sanctuary, good for a pitstop, family friendly.
  • Khandelwal Dhaba, Mahwa – Standard highway side restaurant with lodging options, with meals, snacks and beverages, good for quick stops or meal breaks.
  • Weiroots, Weir – Contemporary Indian restaurant serving North Indian, South Indian, and local delicacies, offering views of open fields, good for a lunch, dinner, big groups, familes.
  • Jodhana Restaurant, Dausa – Casual eatery serving vegetarian dishes, meal plates, and snacks, good for lunch and dinner, groups.
  • Bandhawala Pavitra Bhojnalay, Paldi Meena – Highway side eatery serving pure vegetarian dishes and meal platter in a casual setting, family and kid friendly. 

Agra to Jaipur Condition via route 1:

This is the shortest and fastest route to travel from Agra to Jaipur and is used by most travelers. This route has standard highway tolls and the road conditions are better since there are no road closures as of June 2022.

Agra to Jaipur  best route

Since this is the only highway route to travel from Agra to Jaipur that is used by most travelers/interstate drivers/commuters, this is also considered to be the best route. While there may be other service roads and inner roads that connect these two destinations, it is better to avoid unknown roads in such areas. 

Other means of traveling from Agra to Jaipur 

By Train 

You can also travel from Agra to Jaipur by train. There are a total 24 trains that ply between Jaipur and Agra. The fastest train is JAIPUR – GOMTI NAGAR EXP (19715), which takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes to reach Jaipur from Agra. For all train bookings from Agra to Jaipur, visit any online travel portal or Indian Railways’ website for latest information. You can reach Jaipur and book a car rental from the railway station to explore the city.

By Flight 

You can also travel from Agra to Jaipur by flight. Agra Airport is in the state of Uttar Pradesh and the nearest airport in Jaipur is the Jaipur Airport (JAI). It takes about an hour to fly to Jaipur from Agra and costs somewhere between INR 6000 to INR 8000 depending on the airline, booking window etc. For all flight bookings from Agra to Jaipur, visit any online travel portal or airline website for the best deals and discounts. You can hire a reliable airport taxi in Jaipur for a convenient ride to your hotel in the city.

Attractions for Sightseeing in Jaipur

The Pink City of Jaipur embodies a classic charm and an air of royalty in its every frame. With a fine blend of history and heritage, the city is like an art on stone and marble, fused with the quirks of modern urban trappings, so the millennial traveller feels right at home. From explorers and travelers to artists and literary minds, Jaipur tourism welcomes all. There are a lot of things to do in Jaipur and to get started check out the list below –

  • Palaces and Forts: Some of the finest and renowned places to visit on your Jaipur tour are the Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jaipur Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, and Nahargarh Fort.
  • Albert Hall Museum: The oldest museum of Jaipur, Albert Hall Museum is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture.
  • Choki Dhani Village: A well-known tourist attraction in Jaipur, the Chokhi Dhani resort is a themed village designed to give the tourists a full experience of the Rajasthani culture. 
  • Patrika Gate: World’s most colourful door, Patrika Gate is a riot of colours stretching up to 9 arches, all painted in pastel colours and decorated with hand painted murals. The structure oozes excellence and royalty and is a shining example of India’s stunning fine art. 
  • Shopping: Go shopping in any of the innumerable bazaars of Jaipur, notably Johari bazaar, Chandpol bazaar and Tripolia bazaar.

Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Jaipur

Being a cosmopolitan city and a popular tourist destination, Jaipur’s food culture is a melting pot of various cuisines from home and abroad. Discover the delicious cuisine of Rajasthan from the iconic Dal-Baati-Churma to succulent, falling-off-the-bone, laal maas.

To sample the best of classic and contemporary, Indian and international flavors, explore these places in Jaipur.

  • Indian Coffee House, Ajmeri Gate.
  • Padao, Nahargarh Fort, Nahargarh Road, Brahmapuri.
  • Rajput Room, Bhavani Singh Road.
  • Jaipur Adda, 4-D Villa, Khasa Kothi Circle, Station Road.
  • Marble Arch, Jai Mahal Palace, Jacob Road.

Hotels and Resorts in Jaipur

Hotel NameAddress
Pearl Palace51, Hathroi Fort, Hari Kishan Somani Marg, Ajmer Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001. Ph: 0141 237 3700 or 0141 237 3752
Umaid MahalC-20 / B-2, Bihari Marg, Opp. Lane of K.P. Automotives, Bani Park, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302016. Ph: 0141 220 1954
Nahargarh HaveliNahargarh Road Near Nahargarh Fort, Purani Basti, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302001 Phone No: 094144 42373
ITC RajputanaPalace Road, Gopalbari, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302006. Ph: 0141 405 1600

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