Agra is well-connected with all the major cities in India like Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai and Cochin. The main airline company connecting these cities to Agra is Air India. There is no international airport in Agra, so tourists traveling to this city from abroad are advised to head to any of the major cities in India like Delhi or Mumbai and catch a flight to Agra from there. Airlines operating between Delhi/Mumbai and other cities like Dubai, London, Paris, New York, etc. include Jet Airways, Indigo, Emirates, Etihad Airways, British Airways, etc.
Nearest Airport: Agra Airport or Kheria Air Force Station is only 13Km away from Taj Mahal and is a part of the military airbase at Agra.
Safety Suggestion: There is no need to have any safety concerns while travelling to Agra by flight.
There are many national highways connecting Agra to other parts of India. There is also an expressway that originates in the city. The Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) and Idgah Bus Stand are two major bus terminals here. A few of the major bus operators connecting the major cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur etc. to Agra are Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), Falcon Tours and Travels, Shatabdi Travels, Kalpana Travels etc.
Journey Suggestion: The express way and other national highways to Agra are in prime condition, so you can be assured of an easy travel. But most of these routes are liable to heavy traffic, especially close to the city, so be prepared to be on the road for a while.
Agra is easily accessible from all the major cities in the country, by train. There are many railway stations in Agra like the Agra Cantonment Railway Station, Agra Fort Railway Station, Agra City Railway Station, Idgah Railway Station etc. Various trains operate between Agra and cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai etc.
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The International Day for Monuments and Sites is on April 18, 2019. We take a peek into Agra’s unique heritage to mark this day.
We bet you didn’t know so many things about Agra and its rich heritage!
Interested in art and culture of a place? Agra will be a perfect host to fulfill your artistic pleasures!
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