Jaipur Railway Station: A detailed look at Jaipur Junction

Jaipur Junction is the way to explore the most favorite tourist destination of the country, Rajasthan. Read all you need to know about Jaipur Railway Station


One of the most widespread rail networks in the world, Indian Railways serves millions of people every day being the most convenient and economic way of transportation having very low fares and better connectivity to remote places. Jaipur the capital city of the state of Rajasthan is the most popular tourist destination and Indian Railways provides the best services for not only Indians to travel but also foreign tourists visiting Jaipur. With this more and more people are eager to know all about the Jaipur railway station.

There are more than seven railway stations in Jaipur. Two of them are commonly used: Jaipur Junction Railway Station and Gandhinagar Jaipur Railway Station.

Jaipur Junction Railway Station

Jaipur Railway station is the main station of Jaipur constructed in 1875 and is situated in Jaipur city. It falls under the North Western Railways (NWR) zone of Indian railways and serves as headquarter for this division.

Jaipur Junction Railway Station is Jaipur’s major station as well as one of the city’s busiest transport hubs. The elevation of Jaipur railway station from the sea level is 428 meters. It is a terminus railway station and many trains terminate here.

Located in the western region of the city, about 3 kilometers from the Old City, Jaipur Junction code is JP. It serves train lines to most of the main cities in India.

There are seven platforms at the station and trains departing for all the major cities of the state and country such as Udaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, etc. There are twenty-six trains that pass from Jaipur station or have a major stoppage.

Not just this, Palace of Wheels, India’s most luxurious train running on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit (Delhi Agra Jaipur) passes through the station. Tourist information center and a separate reservation counter for foreign tourists are set at the railway station.

The Jaipur railway station is connected with other parts of the country with the meter gauge and broad gauge rail lines. Daily around 35000 passengers arrive at Jaipur station. The number of broad gauge trains arriving at the station is 88 and the number of meter gauge trains arriving at the station is 22 trains, which makes it the busiest station in the entire Rajasthan.

It has clinched the 1st place for being the cleanest railway station in India as per ratings released by ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ on 2nd October 2019.

Features and facilities at railway station Jaipur junction

The Jaipur railway station is equipped with all the modern security systems such as metal detectors, CCTV surveillance, X-Ray Baggage checking and railway Police Force. Escalators and elevators are installed at the platform for convenience. You can hire a “Coolie” (Porter) at the platform also.

IRCTC Executive lounge at Jaipur junction
IRCTC Executive lounge at Jaipur junction

Apart from that, it has both AC and Non-AC restrooms and separate jaipur junction waiting rooms for ladies and gents. Refreshment area serving fresh local as well as continental delicacies is there along with cloakrooms, baby feeding room and separate IRCTC Executive lounge at Jaipur junction, VIP IRCTC Waiting Lounge. These facilities can be easily accessible by specially-abled persons too.

Facilities like tourist information center, tea stall, book stall, telephone booth, Free Wi-Fi, RPF Help Center, Rajasthan Tourism Tourist Help Center, and Quick ticket vending machines are also there. There is a fully functional computerized reservation counter and unreserved ticket counter along with an enquiry booth and railway assistance booth.

Major trains at Jaipur junction

Direct trains to other major cities of India as: Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Indore, Kota, Hyderabad, Gandhinagar, Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Varanasi, Chandigarh, Nagpur, etc.

Meter gauge lines to: Churu, Sikar and Sri Ganganagar.

There are three major lines that pass through Jaipur which are:

Delhi-Ahmedabad Line,
Sawai Madhopur Line
Jaipur–Sikar line.

Note: The Sawai Madhopur- Jaipur line terminates at Jaipur.

The Major Trains at railway station Jaipur junction:

  • 12035- Jaipur Agra Fort Shatabdi Express
  • 12015- New Delhi Ajmer Shatabdi Express
  • 12215- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express
  • 12181- Dayodaya Express
  • 12307- Howrah Jodhpur Express
  • 12239 -Jaipur Duronto Express
  • 12395- Ziyarat Express
  • 12315- Ananya Express
  • 12463- Rajasthan Sampark Kranti Express
  • 12461- Mandore Express
  • 12955-Jaipur Superfast Express
  • 12915-Ashram Express
  • Originating Trains: 36
  • Halting Trains: 172
  • Platforms: 8
  • Terminating Trains: 36

Rajasthan Tourist Development Corporation also runs an information bureau and a separate reservation counter for foreign tourists. The counter number is 769.

Trains to Metros Cities: On a daily basis, there are almost 13 Train Between Stations which connect JP railway station to Delhi, 4 trains to Mumbai, 8 trains to Kolkata and 6 trains weekly to Bangalore.

Q: What is Jaipur Junction location?
Junction Pt. For BKI/FL/SWM/RGS, Station Road/Ram Mandir Road, Gopalbari, Jaipur, District – Jaipur.

Q: What is the Jaipur Junction pin code?

Q: What is the Jaipur Junction Contact Number?
0141 – 2204536

Q: Is Jaipur railway station safe?
Yes, it is safe to travel through Jaipur Railway station.

Q: How to go Jaipur railway station?
Jaipur Junction Railway Station is located close to the Inter-state bus terminal Sindhi Camp bus terminal. The newly-built Jaipur Metro Corridor 1 passes through the station. From the Jaipur Junction Railway Station, the airport is 13 kms away.

Q: How many railway stations are there in Jaipur?
There are more than seven railway stations in Jaipur. Two of them are commonly used: Jaipur Junction Railway Station and Gandhinagar Jaipur Railway Station.

Q: How many platforms are in Jaipur junction?

Connected by meter and broad gauge lines, Jaipur junction has total 7 platforms, 88 broad gauge, 22 meter gauge trains where around 35000 passengers travel each day

Q: What are the reservation timings?

Reservation Timings are : Monday to Saturday – 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and 2:15 pm to 8:00 pm and on Sunday- 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Q: How much are the Jaipur Junction Parking charges?

It also has a paid parking for over one thousand two and four wheelers. The jaipur junction parking charges are 10 INR for a two-wheeler and 40 INR for a four-wheeler.

Q: What is the Jaipur Junction Helpline Number?

Customer care – 139
Enquiry – 131
Railway Record Enquiry – 132
PNR Enquiry – 135

Restaurants near Jaipur Junction

Restaurants near Jaipur Railway Station

It is lined with many restaurants close to the locality that offer you Indian food, Continental, Italian, Chinese and especially local delicacies. Many restaurants near station area are open 24 hours to serve you anytime. Few best restaurants nearby are listed below:

  • Santosh Bhojanalaya (200INR for two persons)
  • Chotiwala Restaurant (200INR for two persons)
  • Kanha Restaurant (300INR for two persons)
  • Rawat Mishthan Bhandar* (200INR for two persons)
  • Pizza Hut (400INR for two persons)
  • The Thali House (250INR for two persons)
  • The Forresta Kitchen and Bar (800INR for two persons)

Hotel near Jaipur junction

There are many hotels near Jaipur junction offering comfortable stay to guests thus making travel easier for tourists and also safe getaways. They range from 600 INR to 10,000 INR a day. You can choose as per your taste and preferences. Some budget-friendly to luxurious hotels near Jaipur Jn are:

  • Hotel Classic Inn
  • Hotel Holiday Home
  • Hotel Abhiraj Inn
  • Hotel Abhijeet Palace
  • Hotel Ginger Jaipur
  • Hotel Orion Jaipur
  • Hotel Arco Palace
  • Hotel Paradise Jaipur
  • Hotel Royal Orchid Central
  • Park Inn by Radisson Hotel

If you’re looking for just luxurious ones then I recommend checking our list of 5 star hotels in Jaipur.

You can also check: Top 5 Oyo Hotels near Jaipur Railway Station

Tourist Places near Jaipur Junction

Many tourist places to visit near Jaipur junction are :
Hawa Mahal – 2 kms away
Jantar Mantar – 4 kms away
City Palace – 5 km away
Amber fort – 13 km away

Sub-Stations Under Jaipur Railway Station

Other than Jaipur Junction, following railway stations are also within the city boundaries,

1. Gandhi Nagar Railway Station
2. Durgapura Railway Station
3. Kanakpura station
4. Bais Godam station
5. Gator Jagatpura station
6. Khatipura station
7. Sanganer station
8. Dehar Ka Balaji station

Gandhi Nagar Railway Station (GADJ)

Gandhi Nagar Railway Station jaipur

Gandhi Nagar Railway Station (Code – GADJ) is situated in the Bajaj Nagar area and serves the southern part of Jaipur city. It has an elevation of 428.63 meters above sea level. It is close to Tonk road and JLN Marg (Jawahar Lal Nehru). This station has two platforms and two entry and exit points, on each side of the station. What makes the station different is that all the staff members are women. Women are in charge of selling tickets, conducting, and security.

Many of the train networks follow this route to pass by or to arrive from this railway station. Mainly Delhi route trains have a stoppage here. The station has parking and reservation facilities and does not have a cloakroom or kiosk facility.

Durgapura Railway Station (DPA)

durgapura railway station jaipur

Durgapura Railway Station (Code – DPA) is situated at a distance of 8 KM from Jaipur railway station and has an elevation of 401.38 meters above sea level. Many major trains like Jaipur Superfast Express and Dayodaya Express pass through this station. It has two platforms and two exit/entry points, one at each side of the station.

Kanakpura Railway Station (KKU)

kanakpura railway station jaipur

Kanakpura Railway station is a small railway station in the outskirts of the city which has two platforms. The station code for Kanakpura Railway Station is KKU. Many major trains that have a stop here like Jaipur Bhopal Express, Jabalpur Indore Express and Jaipur Nagpur Weekly Express etc.

Gator Jagatpura Railway Station (GTJT)

Gator Jagatpura Railway Station jaipur

The station code of Gator Jagatpura Railway Station is GTJT. This is also a small railway station in Jagatpura area having two platforms. A few major trains have halt for a couple of minutes like Jaipur Hisar Passenger, Amritsar Ajmer Express, Agra Ajmer Intercity Express etc.

Bais Godam Railway Station (BSGD)

Bais Godam Railway Station (BSGD) jaipur

Bais Godam Railway Station is located 3 kms away from Jaipur Railway Station. The station code for Bais Godam Railway Station is BSGD and it has two platforms.

Sanganer station

Sanganer is one of the railway routes of northwestern India. The nearby stations which are situated around this railway station are Durgapur station and Gandhinagar Jpr.

Dahar Ka Balaji Railway Station

Dahar Ka Balaji Railway Station is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan. This station is located right after Jhotwara. The station code for Dahar Ka Balaji Railway Station is DKBJ.

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