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jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

norway
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jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

Since my confirmed flight to jasialmer from udaipur with kingfisher in july got cancelled I have to find a new way to get to jaisalmer from udaipur, was thinking of taking the indian airlines flight from udaipur to jodhpur landing at 16:40, then from the airport take a taxi or car rental jaisalmer straight away. Is it possible to get a taxi at jodhpur airport at that time to go straight to jaisalmer, are they prepaid? Does one have to book in advance or can one just get one? What would be the price for this?

or are there any buses leaving from the airport straight to jaisalmer?

Jodhpur
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1. Re: jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

You can definitely get car at Airport,it is only five hours drive.(They charge both ways to and fro Jodhpur)

On the way you can stop for lunch.

Overnight train is also available between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

Buses are there but not worth recommending.

Jaipur, India
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for Rajasthan, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur
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2. Re: jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

Take the overnight train. You can book on www.irctc.co.in. If you want a taxi, rates should be around Rs 6 per km for a Tata Indica and more expensive for bigger cars. Youll have to pay for the empty return. Expect to pay for around 600 km and a night allowance for the driver of around Rs 100. There is no prepaid system..just negotiate.

Bangalore
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3. Re: jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

The problem with driving is twofold-one the flight might get delayed, and reach later than you plan, second that the road from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer is practically bereft of people, especially at night. Pokhran is possibly the only small town on the way, and driving for about 6 hours can be unnerving. Train is definitely the better option. I don't think Volvo a/c buses operate on this sector.

norway
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4. Re: jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

What time does it get dark? If there a lot of traffic on the jodhpur-jaisalmer road, would it be safe to drive in the evening?

Jodhpur
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5. Re: jodhpur airport to jaisalmer

In Jodhpur days are very long that is the reason it is called suncity.

Sun sets around 7.00 pm and is very bright till 7.30 p.m

Worst is stay overnight in Jodhpur,morning visit to Mehrangarh Fort(the best fort of Rajasthan) and leave for jaisalmer it takes 5.30 hours take a break have lunch at Manwar or Pokaran best stopovers for Lunch.

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