How to Reach Bikaner

Bikaner is in the middle of the desert, but you can easily reach Bikaner using road and rail transport that connect it easily with the rest of the world.

How to reach Bikaner by road

How to reach Bikaner by Air

Bikaner city does not have an airport; the nearest airport to Bikaner is Jodhpur International Airport. The distance from Jodhpur airport to Bikaner is 250 kilometers and would need you to travel for 4 hours and 30 minutes by road or 5 hours and 30 minutes by the fastest available train.
To know more about Jodhpur, see the best places to visit in Jodhpur.

How to reach Bikaner by train

Bikaner has two major railway stations; Bikaner Junction (BKN) and Lalgarh Junction (LGH) railway station. Both of these stations are approximately 6 km away from Bikaner city. You can easily get a train from most of the Indian cities. As per the latest COVID-19 advisory from the Government of India, not all the trains are running at this time. We have listed here some of the trains that are currently running from major Indian cities.

Delhi to Bikaner trains

Train No.Train NameDeparture Station and TimeArrival Station and TimeTravel TimeRunning Days
05909DIBRUGARH - LALGARH Avadh Assam Covid SpecialOld Delhi (DLI) 16:10LALGARH JN (LGH) 05:4513 H 35 MEvery day
02457DELHI SARAI ROHILLA - BIKANER Festival SpecialDELHI SARAI ROHILLA (DEE) 23:35BIKANER JN (BKN) 07:307 H 55 MEvery day
04739DELHI S ROHILLA - BIKANER Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Covid SpecialDELHI SARAI ROHILLA (DEE) 22:25BIKANER JN (BKN) 10:3012 H 5 MWed Fri Sun

Mumbai to Bikaner trains​

Train No.Train NameDeparture Station and TimeArrival Station and TimeTravel TimeRunning Days
02490MUMBAI DADAR WEST - BIKANER Festival Special ( Via Bhildi )BORIVALI (BVI) 15:06BIKANER JN (BKN) 13:1022 H 4 MWed Sun
06587YESVANTPUR - BIKANER Covid SpecialKALYAN JN (KYN) 07:50BIKANER JN (BKN) 06:5023 HFri Sun
02474MUMBAI BANDRA T - BIKANER Festival SpecialMUMBAI BANDRA TERMINUS (BDTS) 14:35BIKANER JN (BKN) 12:2521 H 50 MTue

How to reach Bikaner by road

National and State Highways connect Bikaner is connected with other cities of India. Based on your budget and luxury requirement, you can book a Volvo, luxury, AC, non-AC, sleeper, or deluxe buses. If you prefer to drive or a private ride, you can also hire a private taxi.

The frequent bus routes operating to/from Bikaner are connecting Delhi, Jodhpur, Agra, Ajmer, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Kota.

Buses operated by Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) are cheaper and you can easily book a ticket online

  • Jodhpur to Bikaner – 250 Km (5 hours)
  • Jaipur to Bikaner – 335 Km (7 hours)
  • Delhi to Bikaner – 450 Km (8 hours)
  • Udaipur to Bikaner – 490 Km (10 hours)
  • Agra to Bikaner – 580 Km (13 hours)
  • Kota to Bikaner – 587 Km (11 hours)
  • Ahmedabad to Bikaner – 690 Km (14 hours)

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