Mathura to Delhi Road Trip – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

Delhi, India’s political and administrative capital and the City of Cities, is also home to numerous notable landmarks and delectable cuisines. From the sophisticated amenities of New Delhi to the history-laden Old Delhi to the political heart of Central Delhi, tourists and visitors are spoiled for choice.

Table of Contents

  1. Why travel from Mathura to Delhi?
  2. Traveling from Mathura to Delhi by Road
  3. Best time to take a road trip by car
  4. How to Reach Delhi By Train
  5. How to Reach Delhi By Flight
  6. Attractions in Delhi for Sightseeing
  7. Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Delhi
  8. Hotels and resorts – Accommodation in Delhi

Why travel from Mathura to Delhi?

Delhi is vibrant and has much to offer including temples, monuments, museums, pubs and great nightlife. You can make your Delhi experience more interesting when you drive from Mathura in a Savaari cab. With our customizable trip plans and itineraries, you can do more than just a regular road trip, and enjoy a comfortable ride, while making your journey interesting at the same time with our Delhi cabs .

A road trip from Mathura to Delhi can be as significant as the destination. Book a cab from Mathura to Delhi with Savaari and enjoy a completely customizable trip that suits your budget and your needs and turn the drive into something memorable.

Mathura to Delhi

Travelling from Mathura to Delhi by Car

The road from Mathura to Delhi cuts through smaller towns and rural areas of Uttar Pradesh and NCR, before you enter the charming metro city. With our Mathura cab service, you can be rest assured of a comfortable, safe, and hygienic ride while you enjoy a scenic drive. Depending on the route, you will pass through different towns on your way, like Javara, Hodal, Noida and Faridabad. You can personalize the itinerary for traveling from Mathura to Delhi, and stop at any of these places for a break.


Best Time To Visit

November to March is the best time to visit Delhi from Mathura by car. The weather is pleasant around this time of the year. Avoid travelling in summers because Delhi tends to get extremely hot from April to June. The ruthless heat and unbearably hot temperatures are best avoided, for Delhi is a place that deserves all of your time and certainly all of your attention. Let us help you discover some routes which can take you to Delhi from Mathura and back, and also spot popular places along the way.

Popular Routes from Mathura to Delhi

Route 1: Distance and Time taken from Mathura to Delhi via Yamuna Expressway

This is the best route to travel from Mathura to Delhi. It is the fastest route because the Mathura to Delhi traffic on this route is regular and you can avoid road closures. The distance between Mathura to Delhi on this route is somewhere around 183 KM and takes a little over 3 hours. Always check live maps and instant traffic updates for the latest information on the road conditions from Mathura to Delhi.

Here’s the basic route map from Mathura to Delhi –

Mathura — Javara — Sikanderpur — Hamidpur — Dankaur — Noida — Delhi
Mathura to Delhi Route 1

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

  • Stellar Children’s Museum, Greater Noida – Local science and museum hosting exhibits and displays for children with hands-on educational activities related to basic science topics.
  • Okhla Bird Sanctuary – The greenest patch of Noida with protected wetlands and popular for birding expeditions, good for sunrise views also. Visit in late winter for the best experience.
  • Botanic Garden of Indian Republic – A state-run conservatory with sprawling gardens showcasing a wide variety of endemic floral, medicinal, and other plants, in a lush environment.
Delhi Okhla Bird Sanctuary
Okhla Bird Sanctuary

Places to eat along this route:

  • Shiva Dhaba, Jewar – A highway dhaba serving delicious Kulhad Chai, Paneer Pakoras and different types of Kulfis.
  • Highway Masala, Jewar – This South Indian restaurant is a great place to grab a breakfast of idli and piping hot sambar.
  • Radhika Fast Food and Confectionary, Bajna – Local eatery serving Indian and Chinese meals and fast food.
  • Haldiram, Noida – A confectionary retail outlet serving sweets, savories, meals, snacks, beverages, and baked goods, good for big groups, families with kids.

Mathura to Delhi Road Condition via Route 1:

The road conditions from Mathura to Delhi via Yamuna Expressway are excellent. It is the fastest route with light traffic, some tolls on the way, but no road closures. In fact, Yamuna Expressway happens to be one of the best highways in the country and a road trip on this route is an experience to remember.

Route 2: Distance and Time taken from Mathura to Delhi via NH19/NH 44

This is an alternative route for travelling from Mathura to Delhi. Although this route is shorter, it takes more time to travel than the previous route. This route also has tolls on the way. The distance from Mathura to Delhi on this route is about 160 KM and takes over 3 hours and 45 minutes. Always use live maps to check for road closures or check for other traffic updates while traveling on highways.

Here’s the basic route map from Mathura to Delhi along this route:

Mathura — Akbarpur — Palwal — Sikri — Faridabad — Badarpur — Delhi
Mathura to Dlehi Route 2

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

  • Ashrafpur Kichhauchha, Akbarpur – A village where you can find the shrine of the illustrious 13th century Chisti Sufi saint Ashraf Jahangir Semnani.
  • Panchwati Mandir, Palwal – This is a temple dedicated to the Pandavas. According to legend, the Pandavas spent their exile days here. Later, a temple was built here.
  • City Park, Faridabad – This park is a great place for a quick stop-over. It is peaceful and well-maintained with beautiful green spaces.
  • ISKON, Faridabad – Sprawling center for the Hare Krishna movement, with flower-bedecked idols & a prayer hall.
  • Raj Ghat, Delhi – Set in lush parkland, this black marble platform marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Raj Ghat, Delhi
Raj Ghat

Places to eat along this route:

  • Yaariyan Restaurant, Hodal – A family restaurant serving authentic North Indian and Chinese delicacies.
  • Anand Family Dhaba, Palwal – A highway dhaba serving delicious north Indian meals, good for families and big groups.
  • Sahil Restaurant, Faridabad – Local diner serving North Indian and Chinese cuisines, good for families.
  • Shikha Maggie Station, Faridabad – Fast-food chain serving a variety of noodles, good for quick stops and families with kids.
  • D.K Fast Food, Badarpur  – Local eatery serving snacks, quick meals, and beverages, good for groups.

Mathura to Delhi Road Condition via Route 2:

The road conditions on this route from Mathura to Delhi are also quite good. But it takes more time than the previous one and can have some traffic.

Mathura to Delhi Best Route

Both the above routes have interesting pit stops, including sightseeing and food options. So, both are good for traveling from Mathura to Delhi. However, we recommend the Yamuna Expressway for an unmatched road trip experience.

Other means of travelling from Mathura to Delhi

By Train

You can also travel from Mathura to Delhi by train. There are regular trains to Delhi from all major towns and cities in Uttar Pradesh and other parts of India. The fastest train from Mathura to Delhi is Ghaziabad Mathura Emu (64904) which takes about four hours to reach. 

The time taken to travel from Mathura to Delhi by train can vary from four to eight hours, depending on the train you take. For Mathura to Delhi train booking, you can visit any online travel portal or check the Indian Railways website to get the best deals. For the latest and most accurate information on Mathura to Delhi train timings, always check the timetables of IRCTC before you book.

By Flight

There is no airport in Mathura so the town has no flight connectivity to Delhi. The nearest airport is in Agra, at Kheria Airport, which is approximately 60 km away from Mathura. From Mathura, you have to take the local buses, book a cab, or rent a car to reach Agra by road. So, the best option to travel from Mathura to Delhi is by road or railway.

Explore Delhi Like a Local: A Handy Guide

India Gate
India Gate

From popular historical monuments, bustling Chandni Chowk lanes, to prayers reverberating through the speakers in Bangla Sahib to the enormous shopping malls; Delhi has it all! Your time in Delhi will be nothing short of amazing. 

  1. Take some time out to explore the busy lanes of Chandni Chowk. Sample the street food here. It is one of the best in India. This place is also known among shoppers of all kinds.
  2. Visit the historical monuments here. They are the face of Delhi. The Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and Purana Qila take you back in time. 
  3. Other equally interesting places you must include in your itinerary are Rashtrapati Bhawan on Raisina Hill, the Rajpath, and the India Gate. The best time to visit these monuments is in the evening when the buildings are lit up beautifully. 
  4. Savour the peace and serenity at Bangla Sahib and Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib. 
  5. Try the umpteen number of cafes and restaurants at Hauz Khas Village. 
  6. Shop till you drop at Khan Market. It is a shopper’s paradise. 
  7. Popularly known as CP among locals, Rajiv Chowk is another place famous for good food and shopping.
 Bangla Sahib
Bangla Sahib

Savaari Recommends – Popular Places to Eat in Delhi

Delhi is known for its finger-licking snacks. From kachoris, Kheer, meat gravy to nihari and Aloo Tikki – Delhi is also the capital of street food. You will get the best of North Indian cuisine on the streets of Delhi. Whether it’s the delicious Chole Bhature or the satiating Rabdi-Jalebi, Delhi is no less than heaven for foodies.

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

  • For the best Chole Bhature – Chache di Hatti (Kamla Nagar), Sitaram Diwan Chand Paharganj), Kakke di Hatti (Chandni Chowk)
  • Best chaat – Atul Chaat (Rajouri Garden), Natraj Dahi Bhalle Wala (Chandni Chowk), Bishan Swaroop Chat Corner (Chandni Chowk), Ashok Chaat Bhandar (Chawri Bazaar), Daulat ki Chaat (Chandni Chowk), 
  • Sweets – Juneja (Amar Colony), Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners (Chandni Chowk), Bengali Sweet House (Mandi House)
  • Kulfi – Roshan di Kulfi (Karol Bagh), Kakke di Hatti (Chandni Chowk), Kuremal (Chawri Bazaar), Siya Ram Nannumal (Ajmeri Gate), Ravi Raj di Kulfi (Karol Bagh),  Jain Kulfi Bhandar (Shahdara) 
  • Aloo Puri – Shyam Sweets, Gopal foods, Gujarat Bhawan restaurants, Bille di Hatti, Chaina Ram Sindhi confectioners.

Hotels and Resorts in Delhi

Hotel Name Address
The Polo RetreatSkyWaltz Asagarpur Jagir, Sector 127, Noida, 201313
The Roseate National Highway 8, D Block, Samalka, NewDelhi, Delhi 110037
Blue Sapphire Motel& Resort G.T Karnal Road, Alipur, opposite Shani Mandir,Delhi, 110036
Petite Homestays 4A, Flag Staff Marg, Civil Lines, New Delhi,Delhi 110054
Royal Arches resort Bakhtawarpur Rd, Bakhtawar Pur Village, Delhi

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