Focus Delhi

How to Reach Delhi

New Delhi being the capital city of India is one of the major centers of activity in India. It is frequented by lakhs of visitors-both national and international all across the year. The accessibility to the city is very easy and convenient. You can reach the city possibly from almost all the parts of India and most of the countries abroad.

Here is how you can reach the city of Delhi:

From abroad: All International flights in Delhi land at Indira Gandhi International Airport which is the busiest airport in the country in terms of flights and passenger traffic. The airport is located in West Delhi and one can easily find taxis and buses outside the airport that can take you to different parts of the city. Following are the international airlines that run flights to and from New Delhi on a regular basis:

  • Air France- from Paris (Charles De Gaulle Airport)
  • Oman Air-from Muscat
  • British Airways - from London (Heathrow Airport)
  • Air Arabia-from Sharjah
  • Air China- from Beijing
  • Nepal Airlines-from Kathmandu
  • China Airlines- Rome-Fiumicino
  • Emirates- from Dubai
  • Japan Airlines- Tokyo
  • Sri Lanka airlines- Colombo
  • Aeroflot-from Moscow

Reaching Delhi from other states of India

By Air: As many as 17 Indian States have a domestic airport from where flights head to New Delhi. Flights from Mumbai to New Delhi:

Air India
Flight Number: AI688
Kingfisher Airlines
Flight Number: IT302
Flight Number: SG131
Note: A flight between Mumbai and New Delhi will cost you somewhere around 3500 to 17000 Indian Rupees depending upon the class you choose to travel in.

Flights from Kolkata to New Delhi:
Air India
Flight Number: AI401
Kingfisher Airlines
Flight Number: IT607
Flight Number: 9W922
Note: It will cost you between 3600 to 19000 Indian Rupees to travel New Delhi from Kolkata.

Flights from Bangalore to New Delhi:
Air India
Flight Number: AI803
Kingfisher Airlines
Flight Number: IT201
Spice Jet
Flight Number: SG501
Note: The cost of a ticket between New Delhi and Bangalore ranges from 5000 to 24000 Indian Rupees.
By Train Trains from Mumbai to New Delhi:
Kerala Sampark Kranti Express
Train Number: 12217
Punjab Mail
Train Number: 12137
August Kranti Rajdhani Express
Train Number: 12953
Cost of a ticket from Mumbai to New Delhi: 400-4200 Indian Rupees

Trains from Kolkata to New Delhi:
Kalka Mail
Train Number: 12312
Janata Express
Train Number: 13040
Kolkata Rajdhani Express
Train Number: 12306
Cost of a ticket from Kolkata to New Delhi: 450-4500 Indian Rupees
Trains from Bangalore to New Delhi
Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express
Train Number: 12650
Bangalore Rajdhani Express
Train Number: 12494
Kongu Express
Train Number: 12648
Cost of a ticket from Bangalore to New Delhi: 550-6000 Indian Rupees

Reaching Delhi by Road:
Government and private bus services are provided from various states of India to the city of Delhi. The three major bus terminals in Delhi are:

ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminus) at Kashmiri Gate
Sarai Kale-e-Khan Bus Terminus
Anand Vihar Bus Terminus

National highways connecting New Delhi to rest of the country are:

  • National Highway 1
  • National Highway 2
  • National Highway 8
  • National Highway 10
  • National Highway 24