Jodhpur, on the edge of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, is often called ‘Gateway to the Thar.’ It is also called the Blue City, as most of the buildings in the old city are in shades of blue. Built as the capital of the state of Marwar, the ruins of the old city, temples and havelis, a booming handicraft sector, and locally available spices and fabrics attract tourists. Travelers flock to Jodhpur to visit the Mehrangarh Fort, the Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal and the Chamunda Mataji Temple. People dressed in period costumes playing traditional musical instruments, add to the festive air and ambience of these sites. The best time to visit Jodhpur is between the months of November and February, essentially the winter months.
Jodhpur Airport is about 5 km away from the city and has a single terminal. The nearest International airport is at Jaipur, 311 km away. Jaipur can be reached by train in about 4 hours.
Flights from Jodhpur to major Indian cities
Jet Airways, Air India and SpiceJet are the leading domestic airlines with flights from Jodhpur. You can easily commute to all major Indian cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai either on direct flights or hopping connections. If you wish to travel to Delhi, you can reach your destination in about 1 hour 40 minutes on a direct Jet Airways flight. The hopping flights on these domestic airlines have stopovers at Indore, Pune, Coimbatore, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi. Meals are complimentary on all Air India flights and the on-board temperature control system ensures a pleasant flying experience. Now, travel from Jodhpur to major Indian cities on cheap tickets, which you can find by using our Lowest Fare-Finder.
Flights from Jodhpur to major International cities
You have to travel to the Jaipur International Airport to avail international flights on the multiple international airlines which serve the city. From Jaipur, travel to New York on Air India, Emirates
, Lufthansa and Jet Airways. Airlines such as Jet Airways, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airlines, Lufthansa
and Air India will take you to London for your next vacation. Singapore, is a popular destination on Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, and Etihad Airways. Travel to Sydney on Air India
, Etihad Airways
, Emirates, and Jet Airways
. The stopovers are at Abu Dhabi, Brisbane, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Zurich, Munich, Toronto, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur.
The gourmet meals on-board are prepared with the freshest of produce. Alcoholic beverages are served on most of these flights. The in-seat entertainment options include games, TV shows, movies, music channels and documentaries.
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