Ghaziabad to Agra

Agra is one of the most popular and exciting places to be visited from Ghaziabad district for a small weekend trip. Ghaziabad is surrounded by Meerut on the north and Bulandshahar on the south and as a result, Ghaziabad - Agra are not located at a great distance. The Ghaziabad - Agra journey by road is an interesting one, as there are many exciting views on the journey as well which makes the journey a remarkable one.

The journey from Ghaziabad to Agra by road merely takes about 2:30 hours and it is one of the quickest means of reaching Agra from Ghaziabad. One can avail the buses, which are operated by the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. These buses operate from Ghaziabad to Agra via Yamuna Expressway . The buses depart from Ghaziabad at 8.00 in the morning and reach Agra at 10.30 am and again, leave from Agra at 4.00 pm and reach Ghaziabad at 6.30 pm. The total distance from Ghaziabad to Agra by road is merely 251 km.

On reaching Agra, one will find a wide variety of tourist attractions including the world famous Taj Mahal. Other popular sites include Agra Fort, Shish Mahal, Chini ka Rauza, Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Salim Chisti Tomb, Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri. The city of Agra is an absolute shopper's paradise where one can find different types of handicrafts and marble works. Zardozi saris and suits are also very popular in the markets of Agra.

On an excursion to Agra from Ghaziabad, Tourists can book rooms at any of these following hotels:
  • Hotel Holiday Inn Agra
  • Hotel Taj View
  • Hotel The Trident
  • Grand Hotel
  • Jaypee Palace Hote

Last Updated on 28 September 2012