How to Reach Ajmer
Ajmer, the fifth largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is a famous pilgrimage centre. Surrounded by the Aravalli mountains, this city is home to the holy shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Some of the city’s must visit tourist places include Taragarh Fort, Abkari Fort & Museum, Ana Sagar Lake, Soniji Ki Nasiyan and Lake Foy Sagar. Being an important pilgrimage destination, Ajmer is well-connected to other major cities of India by air, road and rail.
How to Reach Ajmer by Air
Presently, the nearest airport to Ajmer is the Sanganer Airport or Jaipur International Airport, which is located around 135 km away. There is another nearby airport, the Kishangarh Airport, which will commence operations in October 2016. Once you reach at the Jaipur airport, you can hire a cab in order to reach Ajmer; the journey will take around 2 to 3 hours.
How to Reach Ajmer by Road
Ajmer is well-connected by road as it is located on the Golden Quadrilateral National Highway 8, midway between Delhi and Mumbai. There are regular government as well as private AC and Non AC buses available, which connect Ajmer to nearby cities like Delhi, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer.
How to Reach Ajmer by Rail
The Ajmer Junction railway station comes on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Jaipur-Delhi line. It connects Ajmer to all major Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Allahabad, Kolkata and Lucknow. You can hire either a taxi or an auto-rickshaw from the railway station to reach your hotel or any place in the city.