How to reach Mathura-Vrindavan-Govardhan from Jaipur
So you’re planning a trip to the soulful Krishna Janambhoomi. We will make it easy for you to commute from Jaipur to the 3 towns of Mathura, Vrindavan and Govardhan of the Brij Region in a hassle free way. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and Brij region is located in its East-side. It’s advisable to reach Mathura first and take day—trips to Vrindavan and Govardhan from there. You can reach Mathura via road, air and rail; and we will tell you all the possible options you can take.
Jaipur – Mathura route highlights
Total Distance: 197 kms/123 miles.
Driving distance: 225 kms/139 miles.
Time taken: 4 hours and 24 minutes (approx).
Driving Direction: East side – 70 degree.
Train distance: 249 kms.
Train time taken: 4 hours.
Road Journey: Drive from Jaipur by taking the Agra Road Highway and drive to Kanota and cross Bassi afterward. The roads are good and broad on this route and lots of highway hotels to take a halt. There is a toll plaza at Rajadhek. Drive through Bhandana and reach Dausa district. Take the bypass and reach Mehandipur where you can stop to visit Balaji Temple. Reach Madoli where there is a fork in the road. Take the left road and reach the Mathura bypass road and cross Senthra, Burawai, Rampur and Tartura towns on the way and reach Mathura city.
Jaipur- Kanota- Bassi- Rajadhek – Bhandana- Dausa- Mehandipur- Madoli- Senthra- Burawai- Rampur- Tartura- Mathura city.
Bus Journey: There are many comfortable and luxury buses working on this tourist route. Some of them are of Mahalaxmi Travels, Jai Bajrang Travel, Rishab Travels, Rinku Travels, Char Hans Trvels, Geetanjali Travels, etc.
Time taken via Bus: 5 hours and 30 minutes.
Approx fare: 450 rupees
Air Travel: Jaipur Airport to Agra Airport. Mathura doesn’t have any airport and the closest one is in Agra 47 kms away. From the airport you can take a Taxi ride to the holy city of Mathura. Major airlines like GoAir, IndiGo, and Spice-Jet have their flights on this route.
Time by flight: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Reasonable priced Hotels in Mathura
1) Sheetal Residency
2) Madhav Muskan Redisendy
3) The Mystic Palms
4) Divinity Audra Hotels
5) Wingston Hotel
6) Hotel Govardhan Palace.
Mathura to Vrindavan route highlights
Mathura is well connected with Vrindavan via road. Best mode of transport preferred by most tourists is a private cab. People usually make Mathura their base and take a day trip to Vrindavan. In the evening they return to their hotel/stay at Mathura. You can even prefer to stay in Vrindavan as it has some good hotels.
Distance: 14.5 kms
Time taken by cab/taxi: 27 minutes
Bus travel fare: 430 rupees (approx).
Vrindavan to Govardhan route highlights
Govardhan is famous for its parikrama of Govardhan Hill. This parikrama is of 21 kms. But if you want to visit the holy places in Govardhan we would recommend you to take a cab on day trip from Vrindavan. Bus travels are also a good option for this short distance.
Distance: 23 kms
Time taken by cab: 31 minutes.
Direction: South-west side.
Mathura to Govardhan route highlights
You can easily take a bus or cab ride to Govardhan and visit all major temples on a day trip via a cab. You can even opt for bus travel as there are buses throughout the day,
Distance: 22 kms
Time taken by cab: 30 minutes.
We wish you a wonderful trip.