Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, India, is located 11 Km from the town of Sawai Madhopur. Cars, taxis and buses take tourists to Ranthambore National Park from Sawai Madhopur. You can reach Sawai Madhopur by road or rail.
Jaipur International Airport, located at Sanganer in Jaipur is the closest airbase from Ranthambore. Positioned approximately 115 kilometers from here, this airhead can be approached by private taxis from Ranthambore that would charge around Rs 3500. The major domestic and international airlines that cater services at this airfield include: Air India, IndiGo, Air India Express, Spice Jet, Jet Airways, Go Air, Kingfisher Airlines, Oman Air, Air Arabia, etc. Direct flights that connect Jaipur to all the chief Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Srinagar, Jammu, Udaipur, Jodhpur, etc. are accessible from this airport. Foreign countries like New York, Sharjah, Dubai, Muscat, etc. can also be reached from this airbase.
Other than the Jaipur International Airport, Gwalior Airport (GWL), located about 196 km away is also a convenient airhead for Ranthambore. Delhi International Airport is approximately 425 km away and Taxi fares cost nearly 7500 INR between Ranthambore and Delhi.
Sawai Madhopur Railway Station that is just 10 kilometers from Ranthambore offers good rail connectivity for this Wildlife Sanctuary. This train head falls on the Broad Gauge Mumbai-Delhi rail route. Many through trains that stop at this station connect Ranthambore to almost all major cities of the country. Some of the trains that can be boarded from here are Ranathambhore Express, Swaraj Express, Golden Temple Mail, Paschim Express, Jaipur Express, Avadh Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, and Kota-Nizamuddin and so on. From the Sawai Madhopur Railway Station one can easily get a cab to Ranthambore that will charge about Rs. 200.
Very good asphalt roads link Ranthambore with other towns and cities in and around Sawai Madhopur district as well as the state of Rajasthan. Ordinary, deluxe and super deluxe, AC and Non AC public transport buses run by Rajasthan Tourism Department in association with RSRTC (Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation) ply from Ranthambore to important cities of Rajasthan like Jaipur, Ajmer and Pushkar. The journey between Ranthambore and Jaipur takes about 4 to 5 hours. Even private buses and taxis are also available from Ranthambore for Agra (250 km) and Delhi (400 km).
RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK
AREA: 1334 sq. Kms
CORE AREA : 300 sq. kms
LATTITUDES : 25.46'N to 21 12'N
LONGITUDES : 76 17'E to 77 13' E