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Transportation Options from Delhi Airport to Agra

Agra is a city in western Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, best known for its archaeological wonders, including the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is served by Agra Airport but if you’re flying to Delhi, you can make plans to get from Delhi Airport to Agra directly. The Delhi Airport to Agra distance is approximately 235 km so be prepared for a long trip.

The most convenient transportation option to reach your accommodation in Agra is by taking an airport taxi or pre-booking a private transfer for 24/7 service and a hassle-free travel experience. The trip takes around 4 hours and you can expect to pay around €50 (INR 4,500) for up to 4 passengers.

Another option is to get from Delhi Airport to Agra by bus, only this requires getting from Delhi Airport to the city first. The are many bus service providers to choose from with tickets starting at €3.30 (INR 295) for a one-way trip. The average travel time duration is 4 hours but this may also vary depending on the route each operator follows.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Delhi at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Welcome Pickups €67 240min 24/7
Taxi €50 240min 24/7
Bus €9 240min 03:10–23:55

How to get from Delhi Airport to Agra by taxi

The most convenient transportation option to get from Delhi Airport to Agra and reach your destination directly is taking an airport taxi. Traditional black and yellow cabs, radio taxis, and app-based services are all available for hire at Delhi Airport 24/7.

The best option for a smooth and stress-free arrival is to pre-book an airport taxi with Welcome Pickups. You’ll save time by having a driver waiting for you in the Arrivals Hall and ensure reliable, top-rated service.

What's the fare from Delhi Airport to Agra by taxi

The average fare for a regular taxi from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Agra is around €50 (INR 4,500) for up to 4 passengers but this is only an estimate; the operator, type of taxi, and time of day are only some of the factors affecting the total fare.

For a fixed, competitive fare without any hidden fees, you can pre-book your ride with Welcome Pickups and enjoy a personalised private transfer from Delhi Airport to Agra. You will pay for your ride online in advance but that’s not restrictive even if your plans haven’t been finalised yet; Welcome’s flexible cancellation policy allows you to amend your booking up to the last minute.

Cost

€50

Trip Duration

4 Hr.

*Fares will vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available at Delhi Airport 24/7.

Where do I take a taxi from?

You will find taxis at Delhi Airport providing both on-demand and pre-booked services around the clock; relevant signage inside the Arrivals Hall will guide you to the official taxi rank and the pick-up area for pre-booked services.

Convenience

A private transfer with a modern, air-conditioned vehicle and a professional, trained driver is the most convenient transportation option to cover the long Delhi Airport to Agra distance seamlessly and comfortably. That’s all guaranteed when you pre-book your ride, along with personalised service, flight monitoring, and 24/7 customer support.

On-demand taxis at Delhi Airport are also a great value-for-money option; just keep in mind that you may need to wait a bit at the taxi rank during peak hours or ask around to find a driver who is willing to drive from Delhi Airport to Agra and back.

Editor’s Note

Although you will find taxis providing on-demand services at Delhi Airport, it may be difficult to find a driver who is willing to accept the hire for such a long trip. To ensure reliable service and have a driver waiting for you instead of looking for one, the best option is to pre-book your ride for your peace of mind.

Useful Tips

Make sure to negotiate and agree on the fare with your driver upfront, before setting off, even if a taximeter is installed in the vehicle.
The Delhi Airport to Agra trip is long so make sure to check that the taxi is air-conditioned for a comfortable ride.
You can pay for your taxi in Delhi using either cash or a credit/debit card.
A 10% tip is common in India for a longer journey and if the driver helps you with your luggage.
You can use a GPS or map app on your mobile to ensure your driver is following the shortest route to your destination.

How to get from Delhi Airport to Agra by bus

Although there is no direct Delhi Airport to Agra bus service, numerous bus operators provide services from Delhi to Agra so you first need to make your way from Delhi Airport to the city. There are public sector passenger road transport corporations like UPSRTC providing services in the state of Uttar Pradesh and RSRTC in Rajasthan. Also, there are multiple private bus companies to choose from.

Finding information on getting from Delhi Airport to Agra by bus may be challenging, however, as some websites aren’t accessible to regions outside India. To make your research easier, you can use a platform like redBus to find information on multiple operators.

The average travel duration is 4 hours but this may vary depending on where each operator departs from and how many stops are scheduled on each route.

How much does it cost to get from Delhi Airport to by Agra bus?

Bus tickets from Delhi to Agra start at €3.30 (INR 295) and can go as high as €12.80 (INR 1146); it depends on your chosen operator. However, if you’re planning a trip from Delhi Airport to Agra by bus, you need to take into account additional expenses for getting from Delhi Airport into the city where most bus operators depart. The cheapest option is the metro from Delhi Airport, with a single ticket at €1.20 (INR 108) and the most convenient option is an airport taxi, with an average fare of €5 (INR 450) for up to 4 passengers.

Cost

From €4.50

Trip Duration

4 Hr.

The average waiting time between scheduled bus departures is 30 to 60 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The earliest bus from Delhi to Agra departs at 03:10 and the last bus at 23:55.

Where do I take the bus from?

Most bus operators depart from central metro or bus stations in Delhi or nearby cities like Noida so you first need to get from Delhi Airport to ISBT Kashmere Gate or from Delhi Airport to Noida. The easiest choice would be to take an airport taxi but Delhi Metro also serves the airport with convenient connections to the city.

Convenience

Getting from Delhi Airport to Agra by bus is a convenient option if you’re travelling on a tight budget as it’s the cheapest option and good value for money. However, the fact that there is no direct bus service from Delhi Airport to Agra means that you need additional transportation, increasing both the cost and travel duration.

The most convenient option overall for a smooth experience is an airport taxi; you will ensure a quiet, direct ride to Agra with a private, air-conditioned vehicle at an affordable price and enjoy peace of mind.

Editor’s Note

The bus is a good option for solo travellers or small groups but it's not worth the hassle if you're in a larger group. The cost of a taxi is very low given the total Delhi Airport to Agra distance and it will ensure a much more convenient and comfortable experience.

Useful Tips

Air-conditioned buses are usually more expensive but a higher fare is worth it to ensure a comfortable trip.
Delhi to Agra is one of the most visited routes in North India so it's best to pre-book your bus ticket online to secure a seat on board.
Each operator may have a different luggage policy; most operators allow one carry-on and one checked baggage per traveller free of charge.

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Frequently asked questions

How can I get from Delhi Airport to Agra?

Getting from Delhi Airport to Agra by cab is the most convenient transportation option to reach your destination directly. Due to the longer distance of this route, we recommend pre-booking your airport taxi with Welcome Pickups rather than hoping to find a driver willing to go this far upon landing. Another option is to cover the Delhi Airport to Agra distance by bus. Bus tickets can range from €3.30 (INR 295) to €12.80 (INR 1146) or more and the average travel duration is 4 hours, not including up to an hour of wait time. There are several operators to choose from but they depart from bus or metro stations in the city so keep in mind that you need to reach Delhi first.

What’s the Delhi Airport to Agra taxi fare?

The average Delhi Airport to Agra cab price is around €50 (INR 4,500) for up to 4 passengers. For such a long trip, the driver won’t use the taximeter as usual, so it’s advised to negotiate and confirm the fare before you get in the taxi. A better option is to pre-book your ride with Welcome Pickups to ensure a fixed competitive fare that you’ll know in advance.

What is the distance from Delhi Airport to Agra by road?

The Delhi Airport to Agra distance is approximately 235 km south and driving there by private transfer or taxi takes around 4 hours in average traffic conditions.

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