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Nearest metro station to Paharganj

Discussion in 'North India' started by RaviMetha, Jul 8, 2017.

  1. RaviMetha

    RaviMetha New Member

    I need to meet up with someone at Paharganj an area I have not been to before. I would be traveling using the Metro and would like to know which is the nearest metro station to Paharganj?

    Please also mention what metro line I need to get.

  2. briannagodess

    briannagodess Well-Known Member

    Hello, welcome to the forum!



    Paharganj is one of the oldest areas of Delhi, having been established as early as the 18th century as one of the main market areas of the city. It is an ever bustling area, filled with hotels, restaurants and shops, catering to the every need of the tourist. The best part is that it offers all of this is budget prices that can be hard to find in posh areas of Delhi. It is a favorite amongst backpackers who can avail of greater discounted rates when staying in this locality. It is comparable to Thailand's Khao San Road in Bangkok or America's Manhattan in New York. In this guide, we would highlight the nearest metro station to Paharganj so you can plan your trip to the city more conveniently.

    Metro Stations Near Paharganj

    Paharganj is located close to the city centre of Delhi, merely a few kilometers to the north. It is around three kilometers away from Old Delhi where attractions like the Red Fort and Chandni Chowk are located. It is also under three kilometers away from the posh commercial hub known as the Connaught Place. Paharganj is a very busy area and it can be confusing to find your way around it during the first few days. You can always use guides or ask around but if you're wondering which is the best transportation option around it, that would be via the Delhi Metro. Below are the nearest metro stations to Paharganj which you can easily reach by foot or by auto rickshaw.

    List of Metro Stations Closest to Paharganj ⬿

    Metro StationLineDistance from PaharganjWalking Time
    New Delhi Metro StationYellow1.4 Kilometres20 Minutes
    Ramakrishna Ashram Marg Metro StationBlue1.6 Kilometres22 Minutes
    Jhandewalan Metro StationBlue1.8 Kilometres25 Minutes
    Chawri Bazar Metro StationYellow1.9 Kilometres26 Minutes
    There are four metro stations that can be considered as walking distance from Paharganj. The nearest is the New Delhi Metro Station (Yellow Line), at around 1.4 kilometers from Paharganj or around 20 minutes of walking away. You can find the railway station on the southeastern side of the locality. Next is the Ramakrishna Ashram Marg Metro Station(Blue Line), at around 1.6 kilometers from Paharganj or around 22 minutes of walking away. It is located at the southern side of the locality. The Jhandewalan Metro Station (Blue Line) is around 1.8 kilometers away, or 25 minutes of walking, from Paharganj, found on its western side. And finally, you have the Chawri Bazar Metro Station (Yellow Line), which is 1.9 kilometers away or 26 minutes of walking from Paharganj. This metro station is located on the eastern side of the locality.

    Nearest Metro Station to Paharganj

    As you can decipher from the table above, the New Delhi Metro Station on the Yellow Line is the nearest metro station to Paharganj, going by the distance. The New Delhi Metro Station is also directly connected to the New Delhi Railway Station hence easily accessible for those who have trains stopping at this railway station. So if you're coming from another part of the city, let's say, Rohini West (Red Line), simply board a metro train going to Kashmere Gate, take the interchange at this station for the New Delhi Metro Station and you're good to go. From the New Delhi Metro Station, reach the Platform 1 where the Paharganj Gate is located. Avoid the Platform 16 area as this would take you to the Ajmeri Gate instead.

    Rohini West Metro Station (Red Line) to New Delhi Metro Station (Yellow Line) ⬿

    NumberStation NameLineNumberStation NameLine
    1Rohini WestRed9Shastri NagarRed
    2Rohini EastRed10Pratap NagarRed
    3Pitam PuraRed11Pul BangashRed
    4Kohat EnclaveRed12Tis HazariRed
    5Netaji Subhash PlaceRed13Kashmere Gate Red/Yellow (Interchange)
    6Keshav PuramRed14Chandni ChowkYellow
    7Kanhaiya NagarRed15Chawri BazarYellow
    8Inder LokRed16New DelhiYellow
    You can also utilize the other metro stations if you know exactly where you're going in Paharganj. For example, if you're going to Ramakrishna Mission in Paharganj, which is located at its southern side, then you can opt for the Ramakrishna Ashram Marg Metro Station instead, since they are just 22 minutes of walking from one another. If you're going to the Chawri Bazar, then opt for the Chawri Bazar Metro Station, which is just a three-minute walk from one another. And if you have places to go in the western side of Paharganj, opt for the Jhandewalan Metro Station instead. But generally, the New Delhi Metro Station is considered as the closest metro station to the commercial areas of Paharganj.


    The New Delhi Metro Station is the nearest metro station to Paharganj, which is located at the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro. There are also other metro stations close to Paharganj within walking distance from the commercial areas of the locality. However, you need to know exactly where in Paharganj you're going as these railway stations are located in the western, southern and eastern sides of the locality. But if you just want to be close to the central area of Paharganj, opt for the New Delhi Metro Station instead.

    Good luck and I hope this helps you!:)

  3. BadBoy

    BadBoy Active Member

    RK ashram metro station is the nearest metro station to pahar ganj...

    its on the blue line..
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