There are 7 ways to get from Howrah to Ajanta Caves by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Aurangabad, taxi  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Aurangabad (IXU) CCU - IXU
  2. Take a taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves

$129 - $513

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Train  •  31 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Shalimar (SHM) to Pachora Junction (PC) Shm Ltt Kurla T Exp

$39 - $50

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Fly to Indore, bus, taxi  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Indore (IDR) CCU - IDR
  2. Take the bus from Indore to Malkapur
  3. Take a taxi from Malkapur to Ajanta Caves

$109 - $399

Fly to Nagpur, train, taxi  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Nagpur (NAG) CCU - NAG
  2. Take the train from Ajni (AJNI) to Bodwad (BDWD)
  3. Take a taxi from Bodwad (BDWD) to Ajanta Caves

$78 - $317

Fly to Pune, train  •  14 h

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Pune (PNQ) CCU - PNQ
  2. Take the train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Pachora Junction (PC)

$94 - $228

Train, taxi  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Bhusaval Junction (BSL) Hwh-Csmt Geetanjali Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Bhusaval Junction (BSL) to Ajanta Caves

$39 - $50

Drive  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Ajanta Caves 947.1 miles

$150 - $230

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The distance between Howrah and Ajanta Caves is 1323 km. The road distance is 1515.4 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Ajanta Caves without a car is to train and taxi which takes 24 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Howrah to Ajanta Caves, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Aurangabad Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Ajanta Caves is 1515 km. It takes approximately 21 h 46 min to drive from Howrah to Ajanta Caves.

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Jet Lite, IndiGo Airlines, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Aurangabad Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Ajanta Caves. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Howrah to Ajanta Caves.
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  • Distance: 827.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 29 min

What companies run services between Howrah, India and Ajanta Caves, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Ajanta Caves once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 30 h 44 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Indore
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Raipur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Nagpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Nagpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Kolkata to Pune
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Nagpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Indore
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Pune
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Indore
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Nagpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Kolkata to Pune
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Pune
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Pune via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ajni (AJNI) to Bodwad (BDWD)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Pachora Junction (PC)
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Bhusaval Junction (BSL)
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Shalimar (SHM) to Pachora Junction (PC)
Ave. Duration
30 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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