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

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Fly from Delhi  •  5h 51m

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

₹5,118 - ₹18,360

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Train  •  18h 24m

  1. Take the train from Delhi to Jaisalmer 14659 / ...

₹846 - ₹999

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Train to Jaipur, fly  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from New Delhi to Gandhinagar Jpr
  2. Fly from Jaipur (JAI) to Jaisalmer (JSA) JAI - JSA

₹4,196 - ₹13,529

Bus  •  20h 18m

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

₹1,293 - ₹2,400

Drive  •  10h 58m

  1. Drive from Delhi to Thar Desert 754 km

₹5,500 - ₹8,500

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The cheapest way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert is to train which costs ₹800 - ₹1,000 and takes 18h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹19,000 and takes 5h 51m.

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The distance between Delhi and Thar Desert is 640 km. The road distance is 754 km.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Thar Desert without a car is to train which takes 18h 24m and costs ₹800 - ₹1,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m 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 5h 51m and costs ₹5,000 - ₹19,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,000 and takes 18h 24m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,400 and takes 20h 18m.

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There is no direct flight from Delhi Airport to Jaisalmer Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Delhi to Thar Desert is 754 km. It takes approximately 10h 58m to drive from Delhi to Thar Desert.

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AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Delhi Airport to Jaisalmer Airport.

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and four other airlines fly from Delhi to Thar Desert every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Delhi to Jaisalmer twice daily. Tickets cost ₹410 - ₹450 and the journey takes 18h 10m.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Jaisalmer via Surat
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Delhi to Jaisalmer via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹18,000
Flights from Delhi to Jaisalmer via Ahmedabad, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹19,000
Flights from Delhi to Jaisalmer via Jabalpur, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹19,000
Flights from Delhi to Jaisalmer via Jaipur
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹19,000
Flights from Jaipur to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹16,000
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 New Delhi to Gandhinagar Jpr
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹200
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Train from Delhi to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹410 - ₹450
Book at
irctc.co.in
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 - ₹850
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in

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There are 239+ hotels available in Thar Desert. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 19 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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