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This section provides information about travelling to and from outstations. For city roaming information please visit Roaming Page .

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Airways

Regular flights of Air Deccan connect Gwalior to Delhi and Indore. Fare varies according to rush from Rs. 721 (US$ 16) to 1600 (US$35) per head from Gwalior to Delhi. Please be informed that Air Deccan is a low cost airlines hence you will have to buy snacks on board. For more information please visit Air Deccan Site.

Delhi To Gwalior
Flight Number Departure Arrival Available on
DN-535 13:55 PM 14:50 PM Daily
 
Gwalior To Indore
Flight Number Departure Arrival Available on
DN-536 15:10 PM 16:45 PM Daily
 
Indore To Gwalior
Flight Number Departure Arrival Available on
DN-535 17:05 PM 18:40 PM Daily

Gwalior To Delhi
Flight Number Departure Arrival Available on
DN-536 19:00 PM 19.50 PM Daily
 


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Railways

Brief Description of Railway System in India.

Indian Railway schedule book is called "Trains at a Glance" which costs Rs.25. This book is available on bookstalls of all the important railway stations.

Broadly there are four types of trains in India.
First special luxury trains like "Palace on Wheels", "Fairy Queen" etc. These trains are specifically for tourists who have deep pockets. Most of these trains run from Delhi to Rajasthan.
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Second type covers fastest trains in India. Rajdhani Express provides sleepers for long journeys and Shatabdi Express has chair cars for short ones. These trains are fully air-conditined with pantry car attached to each of them. Rajdhani Express coaches are painted in yellow color with red stripes while Shatabdi coaches are painted in blue color with cream stripes. You will need to tell if you want vegetarian food or non-vegetarian.

Third type covers fast trains called Superfast and Expess trains. Superfast and Express are slower then Shatabdi and Rajdhani. Express trains are similer to Superfast trains but have more halts so will take more time to reach the destination. Both Superfast and Express trains have air-conditioned coaches, sleepers and second class coaches. Most of them have pantry car attached. They are painted in scarlet color.

There are following classes of berths in descending order of their price i.e. 1A is the the most expensive one and || is the least expensive one.

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Class Code Facilities
First class air-conditioned 1A Compartments, food, huge space, free bed and up to 70 Kgs luggage.
Two tier air-conditioned 2A Food, ample space, free bed and up to 50 Kgs luggage.
Three tier air-conditioned 3A Food, just enough space, free bed and up to 40 Kgs luggage.
Executive Chair Car EC Seats for sitting, food, and up to 40 Kgs luggage.
Chair Car CC Vinyl seats for sitting, food, and up to 40 Kgs luggage.
First class FC Compartments, food, huge space, bed (Rs. 20 Extra charged) and up to 40 Kgs luggage.
Sleeper SL Vinyl berths for sleeping, food on request and up to 40 Kgs luggage.
Second class || Unreserved hard wooden seats and up to 35 Kgs luggage. Obviously not recommended for tourists.

Your journey would normally be long in India as trains are not very fast and distances are huge compared to western standards. If you are unsure what type to choose, Sleeper is the best for economy people and three tier AC for upper middle class. You need to get your berths reserved in advance. Bookings are accepted up to 60 days in advance. For more information please visit Indian Railways Site. For reservations please visit IRCTC Site.

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Roadways

Majority of buses are operated by government. Normal coaches have vinyl seats while deluxe buses offer adjustable seats with headrest and facility of television set which normally runs Indian movies. Please be informed that there are no washrooms/toilets in buses. You will have to wait till the bus reaches certain stop so it would be a good idea to relieve yourself before starting journey. Departure points are called "Bus Stand". All bus stands have shops where passengers can buy refreshments or meals. Fares are very reasonable.

Timetable of Gwalior Bus Stand
Destination Departure Fare in Rs.
Agra 7.10, 8.45, 10.50, 12, 13, 13.30, 14.15, 15, 15.30, 16.30, 17.15, 18, 19.30 51
Delhi 5, 6, 6.10, 6.40, 7, 7.30, 7.40, 9.05, 9.20, 9.30, 9.50, 10.30, 12.15, 12.40, 13.45, 19.20, 21.30 139
Indore 4.40, 5.15, 6, 7, 7.50, 8.45, 9.05, 9.30, 12.15, 14.30, 15.45, 16, 17, 18, 18.30, 19, 19.30, 20 (Deluxe), 20.30, 21, 21.30, 22 202
Jaipur 7.15, 10, 11.30, 18.30 (Deluxe) 138
Jhansi 4, 4.30, 5.30, 5.45, 6.15, 7.50, 8.10, 9, 9.30, 10, 10.30, 11, 11.30, 12, 12.30, 13, 13.30, 14, 14.30, 16, 16.30, 17.30, 18, 18.30, 19, 20, 20.30, 21 46
Khajuraho 7.25, 8.30 129
Mathura All the buses that go to Delhi given above 75
Shivpuri 16.15, 17.20, 19.15, 19.45, 20.45 50
Ujjain 5, 6.30, 11.40, 18.15 (Deluxe), 19.30 187

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