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Bikaner
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Bikaner

Bikaner Junction railway station
बीकानेर जंक्शन रेलवे स्टेशन

Station Code: BKN

Bikaner is served by more than 21 pairs of trains each day with multiple daily connections to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Mumbai and Chandigarh. Within Rajasthan, there are also multiple daily trains available for Jodhpur, Jaipur, Nagaur, Ratangarh, Churu, Barmer and Jaisalmer. There are also daily trains to Kota.

Daily connections to Pathankot, Amritsar, Jammu, Kalka, Haridwar, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad etc. Bikaner Heritage Rail Museum at Bikaner displays items related to the Jodhpur and Bikaner Railway era. It was opened in 2012.

Tourist Places near Bikaner Junction railway station

  1. Prachina Museum 1km from Bikaner Junction railway station
  2. Junagarh Fort 2km from Bikaner Junction railway station
  3. Shri Laxminath Temple 2.8km from Bikaner Junction railway station
  4. Lalgarh Palace 4.6km from Bikaner Junction railway station
  5. Fun World Water Park 11.6km from Bikaner Junction railway station

Amenities

Platforms 06
Parking Yes
WiFi Yes
Public Transport Yes
Retiring/ Dormitory Rooms Click here, (How to book)
Cloak Room Yes
Restaurant's Yes

Public Transport

Airport
Nearest Airport to Bikaner Junction railway station

Jodhpur airport is the nearest airport. Distance between station and airport is almost 248km.

Bus
Nearest Bus stand to Bikaner Junction railway station

Bikaner Roadways Bus Stand is almost 8km far from railway station.

Taxi/Autorickshaw
Nearest Taxi stand to Bikaner Junction railway station

Taxis and autorickshaws are available from the exit gates of Railways Station to anywhere in city.

Hotels near Bikaner Junction railway station

The Laxmi Niwas Palace 3.7km
Hotel Basant Vihar Palace 4.5km
Hotel Sagar Bikaner 3.3km
The Lallgarh Palace 4.6km

Suggested itinerary for Bikaner from Delhi

Best Trains Delhi to Bikaner
Departure Trains Dep Arr Travel 3AC Fare SL Fare
12457 DEE BKN SF EX 23:35 07:20 07:45 ₹770/- ₹ 295/-
22472 BKN INTERCITY 08:40 16:35 07:55 ₹ 770/- ₹ 295/-
Tatkal booking for 3AC/CC opens at 10AM and for SL opens at 11AM
Day1

After arriving in Bikaner railway station take taxi/autorickshaw for hotel, if hotel not booked do not worry there are plenty of hotels near bikaner. one can find budget hotel under ₹ 300-800 and mid range hotels ₹ 1500-2500.

  • Vino Paying Guest House (Budget hotel)
  • Udai Niwas (Mid rang)
  • Laxmi Niwas Palace(Luxury)

Sightseeing

  • Junagarh Fort (Indian ₹50/foreigner ₹300, all days 10am-4:30pm)
  • Prachina Museum (Indian ₹30/foreigner ₹100, all days 9am-6pm)
  • Lalgarh Palace (Indian ₹10/foreigner ₹20, Sunday closed, 10am-5pm)
  • Shri Laxminath Temple (free, All days sunrise to sunset)
  • Bhandasar Temple (free, All days sunrise to sunset)
Prachina museum is located in junagarh fort you don't need to go anywhere this museum is part of Junagarh Fort and has good collection of objects and ornaments of erstwhile King & Queen of Junagarh Fort. Shri Laxminath Temple and Bhandasar Temple are very closed with less than 100 meter distance.
Day2

Check out from hotel if you don't have too much luggage it will save your hotel expenses.

  • Old city (No Ticket)
  • Karni mata Temple (Only camera fee ₹30, all days 4am-10pm)

Start your journey from old city, Wake up earlier so you can save more time for karni mata temple visit, in old city there are numbers of havelis and jain temples the old city is encircled by a 7km long, 18th century wall with five entrance gate, Karni mata is located on NH 89, 30 kilometres to the south of Bikaner. It is easily accessible by regular buses from Bikaner and Jodhpur or hire a taxi for temple ask him about your day plan after visiting temple cab/auto driver will drop you railway station at evening, Autorickshaw also available from bikaner city to Karni mata temple with 1-2 hours waiting at a cost ₹ 400-500 ask him to drop you railway station or hotel at evening.

Below are the best trains from Jaipur railway station to New Delhi.

Return Trains Dep Arr Travel 3AC Fare SL Fare
12458 BKN DEE SF EXP 22:30 06:10 07:40 ₹ 770/- ₹ 295/-
22471 DEE INTERCITY 09:30 17:25 07:55 ₹ 770/- ₹ 295/-
Tatkal booking for 3AC/CC opens at 10AM and for SL opens at 11AM
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