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Bus

Government-run buses leave from the main bus stand in Ajmer, from where buses to Pushkar (₹20, 30 minutes) also leave throughout the day. In addition to these buses, there are less-frequent ‘deluxe’ coach services running to major destinations such as Delhi and Jaipur. There is a 24-hour cloakroom at the bus stand (₹20 per bag per day).

Buses from Ajmer

Agra

Fare (₹)

392

Duration (hr)

10

Ahmedabad

Fare (₹)

556

Duration (hr)

13

Bharatpur

Fare (₹)

330

Duration (hr)

7

Bikaner

Fare (₹)

267

Duration (hr)

7

Bundi

Fare (₹)

184

Duration (hr)

5

Chittorgarh

Fare (₹)

195, AC 348

Duration (hr)

5

Delhi

Fare (₹)

400, AC 1182

Duration (hr)

Jaipur

Fare (₹)

148, AC 300

Duration (hr)

Jaisalmer

Fare (₹)

464

Duration (hr)

11

Jodhpur

Fare (₹)

205, AC 441

Duration (hr)

6

Udaipur

Fare (₹)

301, AC 537

Duration (hr)

9

Train

Ajmer is a busy train junction. To book tickets, go to booth 5 at the train station’s reservations office. Services include the following:

Agra (Agra Fort Station) sleeper/AC chair ₹265/570, 6½ hours, at least seven daily (1.35am, 2.10am, 3.40am, 6am, 12.50pm, 2.55pm and 11.55pm)

Chittorgarh sleeper/3AC ₹180/560, three hours, at least six daily (1.25am, 2.15am, 1pm, 4.10pm, 8.30pm and 9pm)

Delhi (mostly to Old Delhi or New Delhi stations) 2nd-class seat/sleeper ₹175/290, eight hours, at least 11 daily around the clock

Jaipur 2nd-class seat/sleeper/AC chair ₹100/150/325, two hours, at least 24 throughout the day

Jodhpur sleeper/3AC ₹170/510, four to five hours, two direct daily (1.35pm and 2.25pm)

Mt Abu (Abu Road) sleeper/3AC ₹245/550, five hours, 12 daily

Mumbai sleeper/3AC ₹500/1320, around 19 hours, at least three daily (11.10am, 4.40pm and 7.20pm)

Udaipur sleeper ₹235, five hours, four daily (1.25am, 2.15am, 8.25am and 4.10pm)

Major Trains from Ajmer

Agra (Agra Fort Station)

Train

12988 Ajmer–SDAH Exp

Departure

12.45pm

Arrival

6.50pm

Fare (₹)

265/675 (A)

Delhi (New Delhi)

Train

12016 Ajmer Shatabdi

Departure

2.05pm

Arrival

10pm

Fare (₹)

905/1725 (B)

Jaipur

Train

12991 Udaipur–Jaipur Exp

Departure

11.30am

Arrival

1.30pm

Fare (₹)

85/325/495 (C)

Jodhpur

Train

15014 Ranighat Express

Departure

1.35pm

Arrival

5.35pm

Fare (₹)

170/510 (A)

Udaipur

Train

09721 Jaipur–Udaipur SF SPL

Departure

8.25am

Arrival

1.15pm

Fare (₹)

140/590/995 (C)

Fares: (A) sleeper/3AC, (B) AC chair/1AC, (C) 2nd-class seat/AC chair/3AC

Taxi

For those pushing on to Pushkar, haggle hard for a private taxi – ₹350 to ₹400 is a good rate.