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Ranthambore National Park is one of the finest wildlife attractions in India. Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan. Ranthambore is well connected to all major cities of India by rail and road.
However, the train is the easiest way to reach Ranthambore National Park. The nearest town and railway station of Ranthambore is Sawai Madhopur which is about 14 kilometers from Ranthambore Park. Sawai Madhopur railway station is connected to all major cities like Jaipur, Agra, Bharatpur, Mumbai, Vadodara and Delhi.
If tourists want to reach Ranthambore by air, Jaipur is the nearest airport and is connected to all major cities of India. Many popular airlines have daily domestic flights to Jaipur from other major cities in India. Jaipur Airport is also an international airport where foreign tourists can board their flights directly to Jaipur or Delhi. Ranthambore is connected by railway line and road from Delhi and Jaipur.
To reach Ranthambore National Park, take a taxi or train. How to reach Ranthambore National Park? For this, complete information about reaching Ranthambore by air, railway and national highways is given here.
By Air: Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport to Ranthambore National Park, which is located in Sanganer, Jaipur. The distance between Jaipur Airport and Ranthambore is about 160 km. Jaipur to Ranthambore can be reached by road or train.
Jaipur is connected by air to all major cities of India and there are regular domestic flights to Jaipur from all major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore etc. Jaipur Airport is an international airport, due to which it is also connected by air to many foreign cities. Direct bus and cab service to Ranthambore is also available at Jaipur Airport.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Ranthambore National Park is Sawai Madhopur which connects Ranthambore to other major cities of India by rail. The rail route is the easiest route to reach Ranthambore. There are many direct trains to Sawai Madhopur station from major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Jaipur and other cities.
Sawai Madhopur railway station is located at a distance of about 14 km from Ranthambore National Park. Tourists visiting Ranthambore can easily take an auto rickshaw or taxi from Sawai Madhopur station to reach Ranthambore Tiger Safari Booking Center or Park.
Sawai Madhopur railway station of Ranthambore is a heritage railway station, awarded for the best tourist friendly station in India. The code of Sawai Madhopur Junction railway station is SWM. It is a major railway station located on the main line of New Delhi-Mumbai in the Western Railway zone.
Many luxury trains make a scheduled stop at Sawai Madhopur railway station during their eight-day tour. These luxury trains include Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Maharaja Express and Deccan Odyssey.
The other nearest railway station of Ranthambore National Park is Jaipur. The distance of Ranthambore by road from Jaipur railway station is about 180 kilometers. Taxis are easily available on rent from Jaipur to Sawai Madhopur where Ranthambore National Park is located.
By Road: Ranthambore National Park is well connected to all major cities and towns in India by road. Ranthambore Park can be reached through state bus service, private buses and taxis. Tourists can easily reach Ranthambore National Park by road from cities like Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer and Ahmedabad.
National highways and state highways pass through this popular national park in India, making it quite easy to reach Ranthambore. National Highway NH8 and NH 11A connect Ranthambore to Delhi, while NH 76 National Highway connects Ranthambore Park to Udaipur and Ahmedabad. NH 3 is the national highway that connects Mumbai to Ranthambore.
The Rajasthan State Highway connects Ranthambore National Park to several cities. State Highway SH24 connects Ranthambore to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, and SH1 connects Ranthambore to Agra and Bharatpur.
Road distance between Ranthambore and other cities –
The distance from Delhi to Ranthambore is about 381 km. (Approx. 6 hours journey via NH8 and NH 11A)
The distance from Jaipur to Ranthambore is about 180 km. (Approx. 3 hours journey via Rajasthan State Hwy 24)
The distance from Agra to Ranthambore is about 239 km. (Approx. 4 hours journey via RJ SH 1)
The distance from Bharatpur to Ranthambore is about 202 km. (Approx. 3 hours 37 min journey via RJ SH 1)
The distance from Udaipur to Ranthambore is about 388 km. (Approx. 6 hours 10 min journey via NH 76 and RJ SH 29)
The distance from Ahmedabad to Ranthambore is about 640 km. (Approx. 9 hours 47 min journey via NH8 and NH 76)
The distance from Mumbai to Ranthambore is about 1031 km. (Approx. 16 hours 51 min journey via NH 3)