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How Far Is Taj Mahal From Agra Railway Station?

Discussion in 'North India' started by Natashaa, Oct 5, 2023.

  1. Natashaa

    Natashaa New Member

    If I reach Agra railway station, how far is the Taj Mahal from there?

    What mode of transport will I be able to get from Agra railway station to Taj Mahal?

  2. Dhruv

    Dhruv Member

    The Taj Mahal is located in Agra and is relatively close to the Agra Cantt Railway Station (Agra Fort Railway Station). Here's how you can reach the Taj Mahal from Agra railway station and the modes of transport available:

    Distance from Agra Cantt Railway Station to Taj Mahal: The Taj Mahal is approximately 5 to 6 kilometers away from Agra Cantt Railway Station, making it a short distance to cover.

    Modes of Transport:

    1. Auto-Rickshaw/Tuk-Tuk: Auto-rickshaws are a popular and convenient mode of transport for short distances in Agra. You can easily find auto-rickshaws outside the railway station. Negotiate the fare with the driver before starting your journey.

    2. Cycle-Rickshaw: For a more leisurely and eco-friendly ride, you can opt for a cycle-rickshaw. These are ideal for short distances and can take you to the Taj Mahal at a slower pace, allowing you to take in the surroundings.

    3. Prepaid Taxi: You can also book a prepaid taxi from the designated taxi booth at the railway station. This is a convenient option if you prefer a private and comfortable ride. The fare will be fixed based on your destination.

    4. Local Bus: There might be local city buses or public transport options that connect the railway station to the Taj Mahal area. However, using these buses may require some familiarity with the local routes and schedules.

    5. Walking: If you enjoy walking and the weather is pleasant, you can walk from the railway station to the Taj Mahal. It's a manageable distance, but be prepared for a 30-40 minute walk.
    Once you reach the Taj Mahal, you can explore this magnificent monument and its beautiful surroundings. It's advisable to check the opening hours and ticketing details in advance to plan your visit accordingly. Enjoy your visit to the Taj Mahal!