There are 5 ways to get from Kota to Jaisalmer by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train via Jodhpur Junction (JU)  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) to Jodhpur Junction (JU) Ranthambore Exp
  2. Take the train from Jodhpur Junction (JU) to Jaisalmer (JSM) Ranikhet Exp / ...

$15 - $35

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Train  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) to Jaipur (JP) Ranthambore Exp
  2. Take the train from Jaipur (JP) to Jaisalmer (JSM) Dli - Jsm Exp / ...

$14 - $35

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kota to Jaisalmer 401.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Kota to Jaisalmer 401.9 miles

$65 - $95

Train, fly  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) to Jaipur (JP)
  2. Fly from Jaipur (JAI) to Jaisalmer (JSA) JAI - JSA

$54 - $242

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kota to Jaisalmer is to train which costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,600 and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kota to Jaisalmer is to train and fly which costs ₹3,900 - ₹18,000 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kota to Jaisalmer. However, there are services departing from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) and arriving at Jaisalmer (JSM) via Jodhpur Junction (JU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kota and Jaisalmer is 529 km. The road distance is 643 km.

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The best way to get from Kota to Jaisalmer without a car is to train which takes 16 h 30 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,600.

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It takes approximately 16 h 30 min to get from Kota to Jaisalmer, including transfers.

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Kota to Jaisalmer train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) station.

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The quickest flight from Jaipur Airport to Jaisalmer Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 330.9 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 30 min

What companies run services between Kota, India and Jaisalmer, India?

You can take a train from Kota to Jaisalmer via Jodhpur Junction (JU) in around 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Jaipur to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) to Jodhpur Junction (JU)
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jodhpur Junction (JU) to Jaisalmer (JSM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dakaniya Talav (DKNT) to Jaipur (JP)
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jaipur (JP) to Jaisalmer (JSM)
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kota to Jaisalmer
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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