Purana Qila - How to Reach?


Purana Qila or Old Fort is situated in Delhi which is connected to all parts of India through air, rail, and road transport. Let’s take a look at the nearby cities with their approximate distance.

  • Delhi to Kanpur

    • By air – 393km

    • By rail – 440km

    • By road – 468km

  • Delhi to Lucknow

    • By air – 417km

    • By rail – 512km (via Kanpur) 490km (via Bareilly)

    • By road – 558km

  • Delhi to Agra

    • By air – 180km

    • By rail – 195km

    • By road – 217km

  • Delhi to Jaipur

    • By air – 241km

    • By rail – 288km

    • By road – 268km

  • Delhi to Bareilly

    • By air – 217km

    • By rail – 258km

    • By road – 259km

  • Delhi to Moradabad

    • By air – 154km

    • By rail – 154km

    • By road – 166km

  • Delhi to Gwalior

    • By air – 285km

    • By rail – 313km

    • By road – 329km

Purana Qila Map

By Air

Delhi is connected to most of the major cities of India and abroad through air transport. Indira Gandhi International Airport is situated at Palam a place 16km away from Delhi. Both domestic and international flights land here. There are separate terminals for catching domestic and international flights.

By Air Purana Qila

By Rail

Delhi is connected to almost all parts of India except Nagaland, Manipur, and Mizoram by rail. There are many railway stations in Delhi from where many trains originate, terminate or have stoppage. The main railway stations of Delhi are as follows −

  • New Delhi
  • Old Delhi
  • Hazrat Nizamuddin
  • Delhi Sarai Rohilla
  • Delhi Cantt
  • Delhi Safdurjung

There are other stations where only local trains have stoppage.

By Rail Purana Qila

By Road

Delhi is connected to many cities by road transport. Tourists can catch buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, ISBT Anand Vihar, and ISBT at Sarai Kale Khan. Tourists can catch buses for Kanpur, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Udaipur, Agra, and many other cities. AC and non-AC buses run from these terminals. Some long distance buses also have sleeper coach.

Local Transport

Tourists can visit Old Fort through various modes of local transport. They can use auto rickshaws, taxis, and local buses to reach the fort. Metro trains also run in the city and the nearest metro station to the fort is Pragati Maidan.