Planning A Trip From Delhi To Ayodhya? From Buses To Trains To Flights, Here Are All The Options

Here's a guide on options for modes of transportation to travel from Delhi to Ayodhya.

by Shreya Ghosh
Planning A Trip From Delhi To Ayodhya? From Buses To Trains To Flights, Here Are All The Options

We all can anticipate the massive influx of tourists in Ayodhya. With the grand inauguration of Ram Mandir, the tourism sector of this holy town is witnessing a tremendous boost. And this humongous footfall of visitors has also led to the announcement of luxury stays, resorts, restaurants, and more in the city. If you are also planning to visit the Ram Mandir from Delhi and explore Ayodhya, here’s the perfect travel guide for you.

These Are Different Ways To Travel From Delhi To Ayodhya

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The distance between Delhi and Ayodhya is about 670 km. To cover this distance, there are several modes of transportation starting from travelling on the road to catching a train to even air routes. Based on the travel budget and the overall time of the trip, tourists can choose their mode of transportation from the national capital to reach the holy town.

1. Travelling On Flights

The quickest mode of transportation is flight and you can board flights from two airlines and land directly at the Maharishi Valmiki International Airport in Ayodhya. As of now, only Air India Express is operating a flight on this route and IndiGo is running two flights. In comparison to other travel modes, air travel is indeed far more expensive.

2. Travelling By Trains

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There are quite a few options for trains running between Delhi and Ayodhya. Depending on the budget and availability, travellers can book tickets.

  • Board Vande Bharat Express (22426) from the Anand Vihar Station at 6:10 AM.
  • Tourists can book tickets for Amrit Bharat Express (15558). The train departs from Anand Vihar at 3:10 PM on Tuesdays and Fridays, according to a report by Times Now Navbharat.
  • Ayodhya Express (14206) leaves Delhi station at 6:20 PM and takes around 13 hours to reach Ayodhya.
  • Next is Farakka Express (13484) departing from Delhi at 9:40 PM.
  • The last option on this list is Kaifiyat Express (12226). Tourists can catch the train leaving the Delhi station at 8:25 PM.

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3. Travelling By Buses

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There are a few bus options when it comes to travelling to Ayodhya from Delhi. Travellers can catch buses on the UP Roadways either from the Anand Vihar bus stand or the Kaushambi bus stand purchasing tickets for ₹1,359 each. In addition to all these, there are also private bus options. Visitors can book tickets for private buses costing ₹1,800 each using the platforms of Paytm and Red Bus. To travel on these buses, passengers will need to be at the Kashmiri Gate and catch them.

4. Travelling By Cars

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Tourists can even visit Ayodhya by travelling in their cars. There are proper routes connecting both cities. Calculating the fuel cost and all the toll taxes coming on the way, the journey will be quite expensive.

Also read: After Pran Prathishta, Ram Mandir In Ayodhya May Attract 50 Million Tourists Per Year, Says Jefferies

Are you planning a trip to Ayodhya from Delhi?

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