How to Reach

By Air

Gwalior Airport is a domestic airport which has regular flights to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Indore and Bhopal, via Air India. Tourists from other cities and towns in India, as well as from other countries, can board a connecting flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, which is 335 kilometres from Gwalior. It is a world-class airport that has daily flights to and from various cities in India such as Mumbai, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Kochi. Domestic airlines operate here. Some of these airlines are Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways.

Nearest Airport: Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal, also known as Gwalior Airport, is a civil enclave at Maharajpur Air Force Station, which is 10 km from Gwalior.

By Rail

Gwalior is very well connected to major cities across India by direct train links. You can reach Gwalior from India’s capital New Delhi, in 3 hours by New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express(India’s fastest train). This city is directly connected to Jammu, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari, Vishakhapattnam, Patna, Kolkata, etc.Gwalior railway station is a major Railway station and comes under the jurisdiction of Jhansi Rail Divison. Train ticket reservation is fully computerized and can be done at railway station itself. Another convenient way of getting reservation is online reservation facility provided by the site of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. Auto Rickshaw and Tempos (Shared Auto Rickshaw) are available from the station to most parts of the city 24 hours. There is a pre-paid booth at railway station for hiring Auto-Rickshaw. It is advised to negotiate fare before hiring one. Taxis are also available at railway station.

By Road

Gwalior is well connected by roads.The place is connected to all the major towns of madhya pradesh and the adjoining areas.Gwalior is linked to Agra which is at a distance of 118 kms. It is well connected to Mathura and Jaipur which is at a distance of 350 kms. Delhi lies at a distance of 321 kms, Lucknow and Bhopal are just 423 kms away and Chanderi is at a distance of 239 kms.

The city is also connected with good quality roads to places like Indore lying at a distance of 486 kms. Jhansi is just 101 kms away from Gwalior, Khajuraho lies at a distance of 275 kms, Shivpuri and Ujjain are placed at a distance of 114 km and 455 kms respectively.


Gwalior’s public transport system mainly consists of tempo, auto rickshaw, taxis, and small buses. The Municipal Corporation’s “Gwalior City Bus” has included some routes in the city. The local administration has planned to replace the vehicles running on liquefied petroleum gas. The 35km cycle track in Gwalior has been built recently.