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

One of the most prominent cities of Rajasthan, Udaipur stands as an icon of art, architecture, and rich history. A fine blend of royalty, old-world charm, and modern lifestyle, its heritage has made Udaipur attractive to travellers of all kinds, from within the country and abroad. The city’s legacy reflects in its ancient monuments, in its people and their culture, food, art, and their aesthetics. 

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Why travel from Jaipur to Udaipur?

The roads on this route are smooth, and this has helped connect the two cities as well as other major cities of Rajasthan. Udaipur is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan because of its palaces and beautiful lakes. People from all over visit Udaipur to admire its beauty and to get a taste of its royal culture. The city’s rich history has been kept alive for more than a thousand years through these palaces and forts that stand tall to this day.

You can explore Udaipur with our well-crafted trip guide and take home an enriching experience. This is because we have listed down the best routes, hidden gems, unmissable detours and legendary places to sample the local cuisine. Read on! 

Jaipur to Udaipur by road

Traveling from Jaipur to Udaipur by car

While there are different ways of traveling from Jaipur to Udaipur, a road trip is probably the best. Travelling by road, one gets to experience the rich, vibrant local culture, and of course, the changing landscape. With our completely customizable Jaipur to Udaipur trip packages, you can stop at any of these places and do a quick sightseeing. Let us help you discover the best routes to travel from Jaipur to Udaipur by car.

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Quick Facts about Jaipur to Udaipur

Road Distance from Jaipur to Udaipur 394 kms
Aerial Distance from Jaipur to Udaipur 332 kms
Travel Time for Jaipur to Udaipur by Road 7 hours
Travel Time for Jaipur to Udaipur by Train 8 hours
Travel Time for Jaipur to Udaipur by Flight 4 hours and 30 minutes
Best Routes Jaipur to Udaipur Via NH 58
  Jaipur to Udaipur Via NH 48
Best Time to visit October – March

Best time to take a road trip from Jaipur to Udaipur by car

The best time to take a road trip from Jaipur to Udaipur by car is between October and March. The desert state of Rajasthan is quite pleasant during winters. Monsoons are pleasant too. However, it is best to avoid the summer months as it tends to get too hot, thereby making local sightseeing extremely difficult under the scorching heat.

Some of the best routes which can help you travel to Udaipur from Jaipur and some popular places along those routes are:

Route 1: Distance and Time taken from Jaipur to Udaipur via NH 48 

Jaipur to Udaipur Distance via NH 48

This is the shortest and the best route to travel between Jaipur and Udaipur. It is also the fastest, because the Jaipur to Udaipur traffic on this route is regular and there are no road closures. The distance between Jaipur and Udaipur on this route is somewhere around 396 KM and takes about 6 hours and 48 mins. Always check live maps and instant traffic updates for the latest information on Jaipur to Udaipur road conditions.

Here’s a basic Jaipur to Udaipur road map for this route:

Jaipur – Bagru – Dudu – Kishangarh – Bhilwara – Gangapur – Nathdwara – Udaipur

Popular places along the way:

  • Kishangarh Fort, Kishangarh: The fort was constructed in 1653 by Maharaja Roop Singh. The enormous fort is a timeless representation of grandeur that never ceases to awe visitors to India.
  • Kishangarh Dumpyard, Kishangarh: Here, the landscape is reminiscent of Ladakh and there are mountains of discarded marble slurry everywhere. This is a popular location for pre-wedding photo shoots and many Bollywood films.
Kishangarh dumpyard
Kishangarh Dumpyard

  • Badnore Fort, Bhilwara – A detour from Mandal will help you explore this hidden gem. Towering over a small hill, this seven-storied fort in Bhilwara is an excellent example of medieval Indian architecture.
  • Pur Udan Chatri, Bhilwara – Pur Udan Chatri is about 10 kilometers from Bhilwara city. It is renowned for Udan Chatri and Adhar Sheela Mahadev, where the geographical wonder of a huge rock resting on a small one attracts a large number of tourists.
  • Dhundheshwar, Gangapur – Dhundheshwar is a waterfall situated approximately 5 km from the heart of the city. The waterfall’s location amidst the scenic mountains makes it a perfect stop to take a quick break from the road trip.

Places to eat along the way: 

  • Aapni Ghumar, Kishangarh – If you want to stop for a quick meal, then this food joint is a good option. The fast-food restaurant is known for its amazing preparations of good quality food.
  • Hotel Lazeez & Restaurant, Kishangarh – If you are a non-vegetarian lover, then you should definitely visit this place. Lazeez Restaurant is one of the decent restaurants of Kishangarh where you can enjoy both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines. Their vast menu gives you plenty of options to choose from. 
  • Shri Ram Bhakta Bhojnalaya & Juice Centre, Bhilwara – Multi-cuisine local restaurant serving a variety of meals, beverages, and snacks in a casual setting. 

Jaipur to Udaipur Road Conditions Via NH 48

This is the shortest, fastest, and most recommended route to travel from Jaipur to Udaipur cab. Most tourists and regular travellers use this route since the Jaipur to Udaipur traffic is also not heavy on this highway.

Route 2: Distance and Time taken from Jaipur to Udaipur via NH 52

Jaipur to Udaipur distance Via NH 52

The Jaipur to Udaipur via NH 52 takes about 8.5 hours and covers a distance of 425 km. The road conditions are excellent making it one of the most desirable routes taken by tourists.

Here’s a basic Jaipur to Udaipur road map for this route: – 

Jaipur – Niwai – Tonk – Deoli – Bhilwara – Gangapur – Nathdwara – Udaipur

Popular places along the way: 

  1. Nagarfort, Tonk: Nagarfort is a village known for the fair that is organised here during the Kartik Poornima. The village has a sacred pond and many ancient temples.
Sunehri Koti
Sunehri Kothi, Tonk
  1. Sunehri Kothi, Tonk – Also known as the Sheesh Mahal, the monument is of great historical significance, polished in gold and depicts excellent artworks on diamonds and glasses.
  2. Shahpura Bagh, Shahpura: Picture days filled with scenic boating on the lake and nature walks in the Raja’s garden! Shahpura Bagh is a heritage getaway that doubles as nature, craft and cultural getaway.

Places to eat along the way:

  1. Shree Radha Rani Restaurant, Tonk – If you want to stop for a quick meal, then this food joint is a good option. The restaurant is known for its amazing preparations of good quality food.
  2. Shri Ram Bhakta Bhojnalaya & Juice Centre, Bhilwara – Multi-cuisine local restaurant serving a variety of meals, beverages, and snacks in a casual setting. 

Jaipur to Udaipur road conditions Via NH 52

This is the alternative route to travel from Jaipur to Udaipur. But this is a slightly longer road than the previous one. However, there are more sightseeing options on this route.

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Jaipur to Udaipur 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.

Other means of travelling from Jaipur to Udaipur 

How to Reach Jaipur by Flight:

There are countless Jaipur to Udaipur flight options between the two cities. Both the cities have their own airports and in a week more than 4 flights travel from Jaipur to Udaipur. Jaipur is served by Jaipur Airport (JAI).  Udaipur is served by Maharana Pratap Airport at Dabok, about 22 KM from Udaipur city. The duration of traveling from Jaipur to Udaipur by flight is between 55 minutes to an hour and a half and the flight fare ranges from Rs 4000 to Rs 15,000, depending upon the airline you choose. You can book a cab from Udaipur Airport to travel comfortably to your hotel. For more details, you can visit the online platforms that offer online booking facilities. 

How to reach Jaipur By Train:

The total distance between Jaipur and Udaipur is 430 km. The nearest railhead in Jaipur is Jaipur Junction, 3KM from the city centre. There are two railway junctions in Udaipur – Udaipur City and Rana Pratap Nagar, at about 3KM from the city centre. The nearest railhead in Udaipur is 09721 Jaipur Udaipur City Superfast Special is the fastest train that will take you from Jaipur to Udaipur. It takes only 7 hours and leaves Jaipur at 06:45. For more details of the Jaipur to Udaipur train timings, you can visit the IRCTC website for the latest updates.  

Explore Udaipur like a local

If you have never been to Venice, then Udaipur can be your closest alternative. Popularly known as the Venice of the East or the City of Lakes, Udaipur’s abundance of natural beauty, mesmerizing temples and breathtaking architecture makes it a must-visit destination in India.

People like to describe Udaipur as the crown jewel and a boat ride through the serene waters of Lake Pichola will explain why it is the pride of Rajasthan. Therefore if you are planning to visit Udaipur anytime soon, here is our guide to some of the best destinations in Udaipur that should not be missed out on. 

Savaari recommends: Popular attractions in Udaipur for local sightseeing

  • Some of the most spectacular places in Udaipur which should never be missed out are – 
  • The very famous Lake Pichola built by Pichhu Banjara in 1362 AD. Flanked by lofty hills, heritage buildings and bathing ghats, it is a dream come true for peace and nature lovers. Enjoy a boat ride here at dawn.
  • City Palace is a magnificent heritage building built on the banks of Lake Pichola. This regal monument served as the seat of power for the Rajput kings. The city palace now serves as a museum showcasing some of the finest elements of Rajput arts and culture. This includes everything from colourful paintings to the typical architecture found in Rajasthani palaces. The architecture of this palace is quite noteworthy. The reason for this is it is a mix of European, Rajput and Mughal influences. 
  • Monsoon Palace is another popular tourist attraction and is a must-visit. Monsoon Palace displays a fascinating Rajput architecture, complete with high towers, turrets, balconies and pillars. Located just on the outskirts of the city of Udaipur and perched on a hilltop, Monsoon Palace offers a splendid view of the city of lakes. 
  • Enjoy a laid-back afternoon boating in the sparkling waters of Fateh Sagar Lake.  This popular tourist spot in the city offers stunning views of the Aravalli Hills along with the peace and tranquility experienced here is unmatched. 
  • You can also enjoy one of the sunsets at Doodh Talai Musical Garden. 
  • Visit the Bada Mahal which is a 17th Century Rajput and Mughal architectural wonder sure to mesmerise one with its regal interiors.
  • Finally, for the shopaholics, Hathi Pol Bazar is a must visit. One can find a variety of branded and local items including intricately embroidered and colourful block-printed apparel, ethnic silver jewellery, accessories, traditional home decor items, textiles, etc     
  • Jheel’s Rooftop Restaurant – North Indian, Italian 
  • Upré By 1559 AD – Rajasthani, Continental 
  • Jaiwana Haveli Rooftop Restaurant – Fast food
  • Charcoal By Carlsson – Continental 
  • Natural View Restaurant – Chinese, North Indian 

Hotels and resorts – accommodation in Udaipur 

Hotel NameAddress
Radisson Blu UdaipurB-1, Ambamata Scheme – A Rd, Opp. Aravali Hospital, Malla Talai, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Swaroop Vilas HotelNo 6 Ambavgarh Opposite Lake Swaroop Sagar, Rajasthan 313001
Trident UdaipurTrident Road, Haridas Ji Ki Magri, Near, Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001
Taj Lake PalacePichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

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