Transportation and Hotels in Aligarh

Aligarh is a metropolitan city located in the State of Uttar Pradesh famously known as the ‘city of locks’ and the ‘mecca of education’. The city was previously known as Allygurh and was renamed later. The official languages of the region is Hindi and Urdu. It is also the administrative headquarters of the State of Uttar Pradesh. The city is located at a distance of 203 kilometers from Kanpur at its north western part. The famous Aligarh Muslim University is also located in the city. The city is named city of locks or Tala Nagri as there are lock industries here. New Delhi is located 140 kilometers from Aligarh and is considered to be large city in the State. The Aligarh fort, Teerthdham Mangalayatan Mandir aas well as Dor fortress are the major tourist destinations in the city. Numaish is the annual cultural exhibition carried out here. The ISKCON Aligarh Temple and also the Varshney Mandir are other major attractions in Aligrah. The culture and traditions of the people in Aligarh can be ascertained by visiting Shekha Jheel Bird Sanctuary, Clock Tower, Achal Taal which is a hisotrical pond, Jama Masjid which is constructed in 1727 and Dharnidhar Sarovar at Beswan. To know more about Aligarh, it will be useful to understand the travel facilities to the city.

Airport in Aligarh: The Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi is the near by airport to Aligarh. The construction works of Aligrah airport is not yet completed. It is located in NH 91 at Dhanipur. The Kheria airport is also located nearby.

Aligarh railway station: The Aligarh Railway Station is the main station situated in the city. It is a big station coming in between Delhi and Kolkata railway line. This railway station links Aligarh with all the main stations in India including Jammu, Puri, Gwalior, New Delhi, Jhansi, Agra, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhopal, Jaipur, Indore, Lucknow, Kanpur,and Varanasi. Nearly 135 trains touches the station with more than two lakh passengers. In addition, there is a branch railway route to Bareily. The other railway stations in Aligarh consists of Harduaganj railway station, Somna or Gabhana railway station, Mandrak railway station, Manjoorgarhi railway station  located in Chherat, Kalua railway station, Harduaganj railway station placed close to Kasimpur Power House in Satha and Mahrawal railway station.

Road transport services in Aligarh: To reach Delhi, one has to travel a distance of 140 kilometers from Aligarh which takes around two and a half hours travel by car. Moreover, the UPSRTC or Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation conducts regular bus services to major cities in India and connects the city with Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, Madhya Pradesh etc. The bus stations of UPSRTC are Aligarh Depot bus station and the Masoodabad Depot bus station at Budh Vihar. The buses to Delhi from Aligarh ply through different routes. The Khair- Delhi road passing through Tappal, Palval and Faridabad is under maintenance and it is not advisable to travel by car through this route. The route through Yamuna Expressway and G Noida is one of the best routes to travel to Delhi. Yet another road is through Ghaziabad which is also under some works. The visitors can also avail the services of Haryana Road Transport Corporation as well which is available frequently. The NH 91 which links Kolkata and New Delhi touches Aligarh. The NH 93 which connects Agra and Moradabad passes through Aligarh. The Agra Aligarh path is called as Brijbhoomi Expressway. The Yamuna Express way is also famous road way to reach Aligarh. The local transport facility can be availed from Mahanagar Bus Services.

Best 5 Luxurious Hotels in Aligarh:

  1. Hotel Palm Tree
    3/291, Marris Road, Opp. Income Tax Office,
    Civil Lines, Aligarh,
    Pin: 202001
    Ph: 0571 240 4406
    Website: www.palmtreealigarh.com
  2. Hotel Ruby
    G.T.Road, Opposite Old Bus stand,
    Gandhi Park, Aligarh,
    Pin: 202001
    Ph: 0571 240 5613
    Website: www.hotelrubyaligarh.com
  3. The Royal Residency
    5th KM, Delhi Road, Sarsaul,
    G.T. Road, Aligarh,
    Pin: 202001
    Ph: 099270 22347
    Website: www.royalresidency.com
  4. Melrose Inn 5
    Hemchand Compund, Marris Rd,
    Civil Lines, Aligarh,
    Pin: 202001
    Ph: 099270 36828
    Website: hotelmelroseinn.com
  5. Hotel Galaxy
    Address: Shyam Nagar,
    Aligarh,
    Pin: 202001
    Ph: 0571 250 8847