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How To Reach Mathura

By Air: Agra Air Force Station also known as Kheria Airport of Agra based at the distance of about 59 kilometers from Mathura is the nearest airfield that apart from being a military airdrome also serves Agra and the surrounding areas as a public airport. Even though, commercial flights are not scheduled from the Agra Airport on a regular basis. The new airport which is being constructed on the Mathura Agra Road near Farah will provide connectivity with Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi and Ujjain Airports via air. Indira Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi situated about 162 kilometers from Mathura is the nearest major and completely functional airport. This airport being India’s busiest, largest and most prominent aviation hub provides extremely good connectivity with almost all the major destinations of India and abroad.
Most of the domestic and international airlines cater services here and all the chief destinations viz. Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Port Blair, Visakhapatnam, Moscow, Sharjah, Beijing, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Frankfurt, Kathmandu, London-Heathrow, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Amsterdam, Tehran, Singapore, Doha etc can be reached from Delhi via air. To reach Mathura from New Delhi tourists can either avail a cab which would charge between 2500 and 3000 INR or get into a state transport bus.
By Rail: The city of Mathura being served by four different railway stations is very well connected with all the major destinations of India by train. Most of the trains running between Delhi and Agra stop at Mathura while most of the south and west bound trains also halt at Mathura Junction. Moreover, Mathura Junction is also a leading stopover on the Mumbai – Delhi and Chennai – Delhi rail route. The four railway stations of Mathura are; Mathura Junction, Mathura Cantonment, Bhooteshwar and Krishnajanmabhoomi. Mathura Junction being the biggest of them all provides connectivity to various destinations of West, North and Southern India. Mathura Cantonment establishes link between Mathura and eastern Uttar Pradesh. The local trains plying to Delhi, Agra, Bharatpur and Alwar are operated by Bhooteshwar Station while Krishnajanmabhoomi connects Mathura to Vrindavan via rail bus.
Some of the worth mentioning trains that stop at Mathura Junction and other railway stations of Mathura are; Karnataka Exp, Grand Trunk Exp, Andaman Exp, Bhopal Shatabdi, Punjab Mail, Jhelum Exp, Intercity Exp, Sarvodaya Exp, Gujarat Smpark Kranti, Golden Temple Mail, Swaraj Exp, Dehradun Exp, Kongu Exp, Amritsar Exp, Mangala Ldweep Exp, Dakshin Exp, Chambal Exp, Nizamuddin Exp, Taj Exp, Paschim Exp, Swarna Jayanthi, Utkal Exp, U A Toofan Exp, Kerala Exp, Goa Exp and so on. Almost all the chief metropolis of India namely New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Rewa, Varanasi, Amritsar, H Nizamuddin, Howrah, Puri, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Hubli, Kota, Mysore, Trivandrum, Visakhapatnam, and many others can be accessed from Mathura via rail.

By Road: Mathura, parked along the Delhi Agra National Highway No 2 is very well connected with rest of the state and country via a well established road network of National and State highways and expressways. NH 2 that passes through Mathura later intersects the National Highway No 3 and thus links Mathura with Mumbai. NH 11 and NH 93 that meet at Agra can also be used to reach Mathura. The Yamuna Expressway is connected to Mathura via State Highway no 80 which also joins Mathura with Delhi. Moreover, Taj Express Highway and Mahatma Gandhi Marg are two another routes to reach Mathura via road. Various local, intra state and inter state buses operated by UPSRTC, JnNURAM and Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, MP, DTC, etc state transport corporations ply at the Mathura bus depot. About 120 buses ply at Mathura Bus Depot and direct public and private buses from Mathura are available to Delhi, Agra, Chandigarh, Indore, Gwalior, Meerut, Bhopal, Lucknow, Jaipur, Ajmer, Udaipur, Kanpur, Haridwar and many other destinations. An intercity bus facility is provided by JnNURAM which operates between Mathura and Delhi and Mathura and Agra. Mathura is located about 59 km from Agra, 158 km from Delhi, 182 km from Gwalior, 192 km from Meerut, 220 km from Jaipur, and so on.