Are you looking for ways to reach Amer Fort in Jaipur? If yes, then this article is for you. Recently I visited Amer or Amber Fort & Palace in Jaipur city, Rajasthan, India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Jaipur’s most popular tourist attractions.
This post is a complete travel guide on how to reach Amer or Amber Fort Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Moreover, I will also tell you about the visiting hours (timing) of the Amer fort, the tour guide, and the best time to visit.
How To Reach Amer or Amber Fort Palace In Jaipur – Complete Travel Guide
Amer or Amber Fort is located in a small town named Amer which is around 11 kilometers from the Jaipur main city. Many public buses run between Jaipur city and Amer which one can board from Ajmeri Gate and MI Road.
It will take around 40 to 50 minutes to reach Amer Fort from Jaipur via bus. One can also hire a cab or auto-rickshaw from anywhere in Jaipur, which is a more convenient option.
Complete Address: Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Following are the travel guides for reaching Amer or Amber Fort Palace from some of the main and popular places of Jaipur city-
Best Way To Reach Amer Fort From Jaipur Railway Station
The travel distance between Amber Fort and Jaipur railway station is around 13 kilometers and the travel time will be around 30 minutes due to the moderate traffic. One can easily hire a cab or taxi from the outside of the station and go to Amer Fort.
It will be a little expensive but it is the shortest and very comfortable way to reach Amer Fort from Jaipur railway station. The other way is to take the metro from the railway station to Badi Chaupar and then take the bus from Badi Chaupar to Amber Fort.
Best Way To Reach Amer Fort From Jaipur Airport
Jaipur International Airport is located in the Sanganer area of Jaipur city which is around 22 kilometers away from Amer Fort. The approximate travel time will be 50 to 55 minutes due to the heavy traffic. There are two best ways to reach Amer Fort from Jaipur Airport.
If you are high on budget and want a comfortable ride then you can hire a cab from Jaipur airport to Amer Fort. The cab fair will be around INR 350-450. Moreover, you can also board a public bus from Jawahar Circle (Airport area) to the Amer Fort. It will cost you around INR 40-60.
Best Way To Reach Amber Fort From Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort is a popular tourist attraction in Jaipur and is located approximately 12 kilometers away from Amer Fort. The best way to reach Amber Fort from Nahargarh Fort is to go via a taxi which costs you around INR 150-220 and takes around 20 minutes to reach.
How To Reach Amer Fort From Hawa Mahal & City Palace Jaipur
Hawa Mahal is located on the edge of City Palace Jaipur. Both the historical monuments are located near each other and are very popular among tourists all around the world. The travel distance from Hawa Mahal & City Palace to Amber Fort is around 9 kilometers.
The fastest way to reach Amer Fort from Hawa Mahal & City Palace is to go in a taxi which costs around INR 200 and takes 10-15 minutes to reach. One can also board a direct bus from Badi Chaupar to Amer Fort and it takes around 30 minutes to reach.
Best Way To Reach Amber Palace From Jal Mahal
Jal Mahal is a water palace situated in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur on the Amer Fort road. The travel distance between Amer Fort and Jal Mahal is around 6 kilometers. Jal Mahal is the nearest tourist landmark to the Amer Fort.
The are two best ways to reach Amber Palace from Jal Mahal. One is to simply hire a cab or taxi from Jal Mahal to Amer Fort which costs you around INR 100 and takes around 10 minutes to reach. The other and affordable way to reach Amer Fort from Jal Mahal is to board a public bus from Amer road which costs you around INR 20-30.
Amer/ Amber Fort Palace Timings, Entry Tickets, & Best Time To Visit
Amer Fort timing: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
On which day Amer Fort is closed: Opens every day (7 days a week)
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Amer Fort in Jaipur is from November to March.
- Indians: INR 25-50 per person
- Indian Students: INR 10 per person
- Foreign Tourists: INR 550 per person
- Foreign Students: INR 100 per person
That’s it. I hope you got answers to all your queries regarding how to reach Amer Fort in Jaipur city of the state of Rajasthan, India.