How to get from Kolkata to Ajanta Caves

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Recommended option

Fly to Aurangabad, taxi  •  8 h 15 min

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

$129 - $573

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  24 h 34 min

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

$42 - $55

4 alternative options

Fly to Indore, bus, taxi  •  11 h 30 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

$105 - $421

Fly to Nagpur, train, taxi  •  11 h 33 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 - $321

Train  •  31 h 55 min

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

$43 - $56

Drive  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Ajanta Caves 951.3 miles

$150 - $230

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Ajanta Caves once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 30 h 44 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 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 Indore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Indore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Nagpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Bhubaneswar, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Nagpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
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 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Bhusaval Junction (BSL)
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $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
$27 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kolkata and Ajanta Caves is 1328 km. The road distance is 1522 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Ajanta Caves is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,800 and takes 24 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Ajanta Caves is to fly and taxi which takes 8 h 15 min and costs ₹8,500 - ₹39,000.

It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Kolkata to Ajanta Caves, including transfers.