- Dos & Don'ts
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Bus Stations :
Agra city is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh and is well connected to the rest of the country. The state transport corporation called Uttar Pradesh State Tourist Development Corporation (UPSTDC) maintains deluxe and local coaches that run from Agra to Delhi, Lucknow, Gwalior, Jhansi, etc. Besides UPSTDC many private tour operators provide the commutation facilities. The central bus stand of the city called Idgah Bus Station is quite popular in the region. The bus stand is the primary means of entry and exit from the city via roadways. Many Express and Deluxe buses regularly check-in at the station. The bus stand also serves as the reference point in the vicinity. There is one more regional bus stand opposite to Agra Power House that provides transportation facilities. The local bus stand near Taj Mahal is a small stand providing access to nearby townships.
Air, railway and bus services provides the transportation from and into the city. Amongst these institutions the roadways enjoys the priorities not only in Agra but for the rest of India. The city is well linked by regular bus services to other places in the state and beyond. National Highways 2, 3 and 11 that pass through Agra are major contributors of local transportation.
The driving distance while travelling in bus for some important destinations is as:
Jaipur (Cultural & Historical Destination) - 236 kms.
Delhi (Capital City of India) - 203 kms
Mathura (Pilgrimage Destination) - 58 kms.
Bharatpur (Bird Sanctuary) - 60 kms.
Gwalior (Historical Destination) - 118 kms
Khajuraho (Historical Destination) - 393 kms.