Jaipur travel guide

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You're Going to Love Jaipur

With a population of 2.71 million, Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan, India by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Jaipur deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Activities & attractions in Jaipur

When to visit Jaipur

Jaipur in May
Estimated hotel price
£34
1 night at 3-star hotel
Jaipur in May
Estimated hotel price
£34
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Jaipur in June, when the average temperature is 34 °C, and the highest can go up to 40 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 8 °C, with an average temperature of 15 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 200 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Jaipur, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Jaipur

Plane

When flying to Jaipur, you’ll arrive at Jaipur Sanganeer (JAI), which is located 7 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Jaipur from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 31h 05m.

Train

The train station in Jaipur is called Jaipur Train Station, and is located 0.0 miles from the city centre.

Bus

Jaipur’s bus station is located 4 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Jaipur, you’ll arrive at Jaipur Sanganeer (JAI), which is located 7 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Jaipur from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 31h 05m.

Train

The train station in Jaipur is called Jaipur Train Station, and is located 0.0 miles from the city centre.

Bus

Jaipur’s bus station is located 4 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Jaipur

Airlines serving Jaipur

KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,557 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (406 reviews)
Air India
Okay (2,236 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (548 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,789 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (497 reviews)
Vistara
Good (172 reviews)
Air Arabia
Excellent (32 reviews)
Air India Express
Good (3 reviews)
AirAsia
Good (149 reviews)
Thai AirAsia
Good (148 reviews)
SpiceJet
Okay (66 reviews)
Oman Air
Excellent (64 reviews)
Air India Express
Good (20 reviews)
Salam Air
Good (11 reviews)
IndiGo
Good (339 reviews)
Alliance Air
Good (4 reviews)
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Where to stay in Jaipur

From 5-star hotels such as the Hotel Royal Orchid Jaipur to great affordable options like the Pearl Palace Heritage Boutique Hotel, Jaipur offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around £24 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £80 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Jaipur

Most booked hotels in Jaipur

Fairmont Jaipur
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
£131+
ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£65+
Jaipur Marriott Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£56+
Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre
5 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£39+
Hilton Jaipur
5 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£47+
Umaid Residency - A Regal Heritage Home
3 stars
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
£18+

Hiring a car in Jaipur

Hiring a car in Jaipur costs £35 per day, on average, or £69 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

Expect to pay £0.99 per litre in Jaipur (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £11.80 and £15.73. The most frequently booked car type in Jaipur is Standard (Class Standard Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Class Economy Car or similar) is, on average, 28% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Jaipur costs £35 per day, on average, or £69 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

Expect to pay £0.99 per litre in Jaipur (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £11.80 and £15.73. The most frequently booked car type in Jaipur is Standard (Class Standard Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Class Economy Car or similar) is, on average, 28% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.