Mathura does not have its own airport but it’s close enough to Delhi and Agra so tourists can visit the town by flying to either of these cities. The Agra Airport is a domestic airport with flights connecting it to Goa, Mumbai, Bangalore and more. The airlines that operate here are JetLIte, Air India, etc. For international flights and flights to and from other cities, the Delhi airport can be used. The Indira Gandhi International Airport connects to city to global cities like Toronto, Dubai, Seoul, Rome, Tokyo, etc. It is served by all the major Indian and international airlines such as GoAir, IndiGo, Emirates, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Lufthansa, etc.
Nearest Airport: The closest international airport to Mathura is Delhi airport which is 147km away and the nearest domestic airport is Kheria airport, Agra, just 49km away. Taxis are available from both these airports.
Safety Suggestion: Flights to and from the Delhi airport sometimes get delayed or cancelled due to fog during the winters.
Mathura is situated about 150km south of Delhi and 50km north of Agra on National Highway 2, which is one of the best highways in the country. Mathura is well connected to Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur, Kanpur and all major cities by road. Many state transport departments operate buses that run through Mathura. There are also ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminal) buses that leave Delhi Sarai Kale Khan every 25 minutes.
Journey Suggestion: The highways leading to Mathura are in a good condition. However, being one of the major pilgrim destinations, Mathura sometimes experiences traffic congestion problems during the peak seasons and festivals.
Mathura is a key railway junction. Most trains travelling between Delhi and Agra make a stop at Mathura. Most of the south and west-bound trains also stop at Mathura. It is also well-linked with the other main cities of India like Kolkata, Lucknow, Jaipur, Hyderabad, etc.
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