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There are 5 ways to get from Delhi to Thar Desert by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Jaisalmer  •  2h 35m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Jaisalmer (JSA) DEL - JSA

₹6,709 - ₹14,120

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Train  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the train from Delhi to Jaisalmer 05014 / ...

₹880 - ₹1,024

3 alternative options

Fly to Jodhpur, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Jodhpur (JDH) DEL - JDH
  2. Take the train from Raika Bagh to Thalyat Hamira

₹4,389 - ₹9,570

Bus  •  20h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Jaipur Super Luxury / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jaipur to Jaisalmer Express

₹1,293 - ₹2,350

Drive  •  11h 8m

  1. Drive from Delhi to Thar Desert 733.3 km

₹5,000 - ₹8,000

Delhi → Thar Desert
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The cheapest way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 17h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert is to fly which costs ₹6,500 - ₹15,000 and takes 2h 35m.

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The distance between Delhi and Thar Desert is 640 km. The road distance is 733.3 km.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert without a car is to train which takes 17h 59m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Delhi to Thar Desert, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert is to fly which takes 2h 35m and costs ₹6,500 - ₹15,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 17h 59m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,400 and takes 20h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Jaisalmer Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Delhi to Thar Desert is 733 km. It takes approximately 11h 8m to drive from Delhi to Thar Desert.

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Spicejet offers flights from Delhi Airport to Jaisalmer Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Thar Desert. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Delhi to Thar Desert.
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  • Distance: 639.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between Delhi, India and Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India?

Spicejet flies from Delhi to Thar Desert 3 times a week. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Delhi to Jaisalmer 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹440 - ₹480 and the journey takes 17h 45m.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Delhi to Jodhpur
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Jodhpur
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Jodhpur
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹9,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raika Bagh to Thalyat Hamira
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹190
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Delhi to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹440 - ₹480
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Delhi to Jaipur
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹300 - ₹1,000
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
Bus from Jaipur to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in

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The best way to get from Delhi to Delhi Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs ₹600 - ₹750.

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