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Hyderabad to Agra

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Hyderabad to Agra

Has anyone made the trip from Hyderabad to the Taj Mahal? What is the best way to travel there?

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1. Re: Hyderabad to Agra

Hi, Hyderabad is not close to the Taj Mahal...it's in Andhra Pradesh (south india) and Agra is about 3 hours south of Delhi. The best way to get there is via a domestic airline to Delhi or even to Jaipur (Air Sahara flies direct to both), and then take the train to Agra. Jaipur is as close as Delhi to Agra. I believe a train from Hyd to Agra would at the very least be an overnight train and most likely a good bit longer than that.

You can check Air Sahara, Jet Airways, Indian Airlines, and Air Deccan (the original cheapo airline, but don't book them if you have a tight schedule or hate delays). I'm not sure if SpiceJet or Kingfisher Air are flying HYD to Delhi yet.

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2. Re: Hyderabad to Agra

Just to clarify on the train journey, its much longer than overnight :) Takes a complete day by the SuperFast train(AP Express), and even longer in the regular express train(Dakshin Express-30hrs). The Rajdhani from Hyderabad to Delhi too, should touch Agra. You can get more info on www.indianrail.gov.in

But if you're on a short visit, you'd be better off flying...not too much costlier on the low cost carriers, than an A/C train ticket


- JK