Jaipur to Ajmer by Road – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

Home to the popular Dargah or shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the base for visiting the ancient pilgrimage town of Pushkar, and surrounded by Aravalli Hills, Ajmer is a beautiful city in Rajasthan. Also known as the education center of Rajasthan, Ajmer is the perfect place to experience the warm Rajasthani hospitality and treat your taste-buds to some delectable dishes.

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Why travel from Jaipur to Ajmer?

To explore a city like Ajmer, you need an expert chauffeur who knows the right spots and locations in and around the city. Book a Savaari taxi for a comfortable Jaipur to Ajmer trip and travel around in zero discomforts.

Traveling from Jaipur to Ajmer by Car

Road trips are one of the perfect ways of traveling from one city to another. Jaipur to Ajmer distance is between 135 and 155 kilometers. The travel time can vary anywhere between 2.5-3 hours. 

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When you travel from Jaipur to Ajmer by car, you can expect a beautiful drive with well-maintained roads and some amazing places to see along the way. What is a road trip without eating at a local road-side eatery? The route between Jaipur and Ajmer offers many options to satiate your taste buds. You can make the most of this road trip with Savaari Car Rentals and their expertise.

Thus, experience the joy of being on the road by booking a cab from Savaari.

Best time to take a Road trip from Jaipur to Ajmer by Car

In India, winters are usually the best time to visit Jaipur to Ajmer by road is May, June, and July will be too hot and while monsoon is also a good time to visit Ajmer, a road trip must be planned only after checking the state of the roads.

If you are planning a road trip from Jaipur to Ajmer, then here are 2 different routes to travel the distance between Jaipur and Ajmer along with some interesting places to see and eateries to enjoy the local cuisines.

Route 1: Jaipur to Ajmer Via NH 48

Jaipur to Ajmer Distance Via NH 48

The Jaipur to Ajmer distance via this route is approximately 139 KM and takes over 2 hours 45 mins to travel. Before you travel, always check for traffic updates and use live maps to get real-time information on Jaipur to Ajmer road conditions.

Jaipur to Ajmer Road Conditions Via NH 48

This is the shortest, fastest, and most recommended route to travel from Jaipur to Ajmer. Most tourists and regular travellers use this route since the Jaipur to Ajmer traffic is also not heavy on this highway. Here’s a basic Jaipur to Ajmer road map for this route:

Jaipur — Theekariya — Dudu — Kishangarh — Ajmer

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Popular Places along the way: 

  1. Pink Pearl – The Fun City – On NH 48, near the Mahapura Mod. Pink Pearl – The Fun City is an amusement and water park. If you are planning a weekend trip with kids, then this can be a good place to stop for a while and relive your childhood days.
  2. Gundolav Lake – Located just off the highway in Kishangarh, near Ajmer, lies the Gundolav Lake. After driving for around 100 km, this can be a great spot to take a break, especially during winters as migratory birds make it their home and you can see spot amazing species. You can also go boating and fishing on the lake.
  3. Kishangarh Fort – While Rajasthan is famous for its palaces, the Kishangarh Fort near the Gundolav Lake is an interesting site to visit. Featuring the remains of what was once an imposing fortress towering high above the lake, this is a place of great historical significance.
Kishangarh Fort
Kishangarh Fort

With a Savaari cab, you can also take a slight detour and visit Pushkar before heading to Ajmer.

Places to eat along the way: 

  1. Hotel Highway King, Bagru – On the NH48 highway, at a distance of around 30km from Jaipur, you can find Hotel Highway King, Bagru. With safe parking, clean toilets, and quick service at the restaurant, this is a preferred pit-stop of many travelers. 
  2. Kanha – Almost halfway between Jaipur and Ajmer, Kanha is a vegetarian restaurant offering South Indian snacks like Idli and Dosa too. A part of the famous Kanha chain of restaurants, this outlet lives up to its reputation. 

Route 2: Jaipur to Ajmer Via NH 48 and MDR85

Jaipur to Ajmer Distance Via NH 48 and MDR85

The Jaipur to Ajmer distance via this route is approximately 150 KM and takes over 3 hours 30 mins to travel. Before you travel, always check for traffic updates and use live maps to get real-time information on Jaipur to Ajmer road conditions.

Jaipur to Ajmer Road Conditions Via NH 48 and MDR85

This is the alternative route to travel from Jaipur to Ajmer. But this is a slightly longer road and takes an hour more than the previous one. However, there are more sightseeing options on this route. Here’s a basic Jaipur to Ajmer road map for this route:

Jaipur → Bagru → Sawarda → Roopangarh → Kishangarh → Ajmer

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Popular places along the way:

  1. Roopangarh – A nice place to take a break and experience the authentic Rajasthani countryside. You can visit the Marwa Fort and Roopangarh Fort which have been converted into heritage hotels to marvel at the architecture. 
  2. Gundolav Lake – Located just off the highway in Kishangarh, near Ajmer, lies the Gundolav Lake. After driving for around 100 km, this can be a great spot to take a break, especially during winters as migratory birds make it their home and you can get to see some amazing species. You can also go boating and fishing on the lake.
  3. Kishangarh Fort – While Rajasthan is famous for its palaces, the Kishangarh Fort near the Gundolav Lake is an interesting site to visit. Featuring the remains of what was once an imposing fortress towering high above the lake, this is a place of great historical significance.
Roopangarh
Roopangarh

With a Savaari cab, you can also take a slight detour and visit Pushkar before heading to Ajmer.

Places to eat along the way:

Hotel Highway King, Bagru – On the NH48 highway, at a distance of around 30km from Jaipur, you can find Hotel Highway King, Bagru. With safe parking, clean toilets, and quick service at the restaurant, this is a preferred pit-stop of many travelers. 

Kanha – Almost halfway between Jaipur and Ajmer, Kanha is a vegetarian restaurant offering South Indian snacks like Idli and Dosa too. A part of the famous Kanha chain of restaurants, this outlet lives up to expectations.

Marwa Fort – A great place for a pit-stop between Jaipur and Ajmer. With mesmerizing views and delicious food, Marwa Fort is a must-visit. 

Jaipur to Ajmer Best Route

While you can take any of the two routes, we recommend Route 1 Via NH 48. The road conditions are excellent and the time taken is less. However, it is advisable to check live traffic updates before leaving for your trip.

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Other means of traveling from Jaipur to Ajmer

How to reach Ajmer by Train

Traveling from Jaipur to Ajmer by train takes about 2 to 4 hours.  There are numerous trains that run between the two cities. Overall, 58 trains run between Jaipur and Ajmer. 

The Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express is the fastest, as it reaches the destination in 1 hour 55 minutes. It runs daily between Jaipur and Ajmer. This train can be boarded from Jaipur at 12.30 am which reaches Ajmer at 2.25 am. The Jaipur – Ahmedabad Passenger train is the slowest train for this route reaching the destination in 3 hours 45 minutes.

Should you wish to book your trains tickets, it is advisable to check various online portals and the Indian Railways website for accurate updated information.

How to reach Ajmer by Flight

Traveling from Jaipur to Ajmer by flight takes very long. Ajmer does not have an airport. However, in 2017, a new airport was inaugurated in Kishangarh at a distance of around 35 kilometers from Ajmer.  However, the fastest flight takes 7.05 hours since it flies from Jaipur to New Delhi and connects to Kishangarh after a 5.05-hour wait.

For more details, check online portals and official websites of airlines for accurate fares and real-time updates. 

Explore Ajmer like a Local: A Handy Guide

Ajmer gets its name from the term ‘Ajay Meru’ or ‘Invincible Hill’. The city is a potpourri of cultures and communities that have inhabited it for centuries. While Ajmer shot to fame as a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims, it is also home to the Mayo College that was India’s first school that followed the British style of education. Surrounded by the Aravalli Hills, Ajmer offers a lot to nature lovers as well. Here’s a comprehensive guide to traveling around Ajmer and taking home only the best experience. 

Attractions in Ajmer for Sightseeing

  1. The Ajmer Sharif Dargah – The maqbara or grave of Garib Nawaz, the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti is a must-visit in Ajmer. Built in the thirteenth century, people from all faiths visit the Dargah and seek blessings. 
  2. Anasagar Lake – An artificial lake built in 1150 AD, the Anasagar Lake is a treat for the eyes. Many years after the lake was built, Mughal emperor Jahangir built the Daulat Bagh Gardens near the lake adding to its scenic beauty. 
  3. Ajmer Government Museum – This museum is the most visited destination in Ajmer. It was made in the fortified palace of the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1570. There is a vast collection of archaeological artifacts and amazing paintings of the maharajas of Bharatpur. 
  4. Adhai Din ka Jhonpda – A great blend of Indo-Islamic architecture, the Adhai Din ka Jhonpda was originally a Sanskrit college and was later converted into a mosque. The name in English means ‘A Hut for Two and a Half Days’ based on a fair that was held for 2.5 days in the 18th century. 
  1. Mango Masala – A multi-cuisine restaurant at Sardar Patel Marg (vegetarian). The sizzlers and Indian Thali are a must-have.
  2. Ambrosia – A roof-top restaurant at the Ambassador Hotel. The must-try dishes are Bhutte ki Sabji, Kebabs on a Grill, smoked Chaach, and Tanatan Chaat.
  3. Honeydew – A famous restaurant in Ajmer, Honeydew has been serving lip-smacking food for nearly three decades. You must try its Chicken Kalimiri and Mutton Seekh. Vegetarians must give their Veg Kadhai a go.
  4. Rasoi – If you have never eaten an authentic Rajasthani Thali, then Rasoi is the best place to go. Built on the model of Maglev train of China with metro styled cabins and revolving tables, eating here is an experience that you will never forget.
  5. Street Food – Any ancient city has street food to die for. While in Ajmer, don’t miss the Samosas, Kachoris, Kadi-Bhujjes, Chaat, Bhel, Panipuri, and Pav bhaji.

Hotels and Resorts – Accommodation in Ajmer

Hotel NameAddressPhone Number
 The Westin Pushkar Resort & Spa Khasra No. 1242 1243, 1196/1726, Village Surajkund, Motisar Rd, Pushkar, Rajasthan 305022 0145 277 4400
 Ananta Spa & Resorts


Ajmer Pushkar Road, Village – Leela Sevri, 4 Kms Before, Pushkar, Rajasthan 305022

0145 305 4000

The Ambassador



Ashok Marg, Mali Mohalla, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001


0145 242 5095

Gulaab Niwaas Palace



Parikarama Marg, Pushkar, Rajasthan 305022

0145 277 2357

Ramada by Wyndham


Sushant City By Ansal Api, N.H.8, Kishangarh Rd, Ajmer -Jaipur Highway Gegal, Ajmer, Rajasthan 305001

080034 93024

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