How To Reach Pushkar
By Air: Jaipur International Airport, located in the southern suburb of Sanganer approximately 142 kilometers away is the nearest major airport from Pushkar. This airbase, honored to be the only international airport in the state of Rajasthan owns two terminals, one for the domestic flights and the other for the international operations. Some of the major airlines that cater their services at the Jaipur International Airport include Air India, Air India Express, IndiGo, GoAir, Jet Airways, JetLite, SpiceJet, Kingfisher Airlines, Air Arabia, Oman Air etc. Some of the leading domestic as well as international destinations accessible from Jaipur Airport via air include Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Indore, Raipur, Jammu, Udaipur, Goa, Pune, Sharjah, Dubai, Muscat, etc. To reach Jaipur from Pushkar, the tourists can either hire a cab that would cost about 1500 to 2000 INR or use the state transport buses.
By Rail: Ajmer Junction, located approximately 14 kilometers from Pushkar is the nearest railway station that links Pushkar to rest of the country via rail route. Ajmer Junction is an important halt on the Delhi-Mumbai Broad Gauge railway line that is connected with almost all the major cities of Rajasthan as well as other states via a well established railway network. Some of the worth mentioning trains that originate and/or run on the Broad Gauge and Meter Gauge route linking Ajmer include Ajmer Bhopal Exp, Ajmer Indore Link Exp, Ajmer Ratlam Exp, Ajmer Jammu Tawi Pooja Exp, Ajmer Chandigarh Exp, Ajmer Shatabdi Special, Ahmedabad Sj Rajdhani, Agra Fort Ajmer Intercity, Swarna J Raj Exp, Ashram Exp, Dee Garibrath, Bareilly Bhuj Exp, Ajmer Express, Uttaranchal Exp, Chetak Exp, Maru Sagar Exp, Gwalior Udaipur Exp, Haridwar Ahmedabad Mail, Indore Ajmer Sp, Aravali Exp, Jammu Ajmer Exp, Jodhpur Ajmer Fast Pas, Garib Nawaz Exp, and many more. The chief destinations accessible from Ajmer via rail route incorporate New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Indore, Ratlam, Jabalpur, Pune, Nagpur, Lucknow, Patna, Agra, Chandigarh, Jammu, Bareilly, Gwalior, Haridwar, Jodhpur, Udaipur, and so on and so forth.
By Road: Pushkar, positioned at the distance of just 14 kilometers from Ajmer via Pushkar Road is connected to rest of the state through National Highway No 89. Ajmer lies on the ‘Golden Quadrilateral National Highway No 8 that connects Delhi with Mumbai. Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, other states road transport corporations and a number of private transport companies operate regular AC, Non AC, Volvo, Luxury, Semi Luxury and General buses from Ajmer to various destinations of the state and country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Banswara, Baroda, Himmatnagar, Rajkot, ISBT Kashmere Gate, etc. High class comfortable low floor intercity buses ply between Pushkar and Ajmer every 15 minutes. From the Ajmer Bus Stand that is situated close to the Jain temple, regular buses ply to Pushkar. Moreover, Pushkar is also linked with the state capital Jaipur via National Highway No 48. Extremely comfortable deluxe buses run by Rajasthan Roadways can be availed to reach Pushkar from Jaipur and a trip between Pushkar and Jaipur calls for a drive of about 2:30 hours. One can also hire a cab to reach Pushkar from Jaipur or Ajmer by road. Pushkar is located about 14 km from Ajmer, 142 km from Jaipur, 211 km from Jodhpur, 218 km from Kota, 248 km from Bikaner, 284 km from Udaipur, 402 km from Delhi, 541 km from Ahmedabad, and 1018 km from Mumbai.