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Delhi Junction Railway Station (DLI)
दिल्ली जंक्शन रेलवे स्टेशन

Delhi Junction Railway Station, also known as Old Delhi Railway Station is the oldest railway station of Delhi city and a Junction station. Delhi Junction Railway Station code is DLI. It is third busiest railway station in India in terms of frequency of trains after Kanpur Central and Vijayawada Junction. It was established near Chandni Chowk in 1864 when trains from Howrah, Calcutta started operating up to Delhi. Its present building was constructed by the British Indian government in the style of nearby red-coloured fort and opened in 1903.

Delhi Junction railway station address : Delhi Junction, Old Delhi,110006, Between Chandni Chowk and Kashmiri Gate.

Old Delhi Railway Station platform no.16 is the last platform use foot over bridge to go there. It will take hardly three to four minutes in reaching from 1 to platform 16.

Delhi Junction railway station phone number or enquiry number : 011-23562389, 011-23662383

Old Delhi Railway Station Platform Map Click here

Best Places to Visit Near Delhi Junction Railway Station

  1. Lal Qila : 3.2 kms from Delhi Junction railway station
  2. Akshardham : 9.6 kms from Delhi Junction railway station
  3. Lotus Temple : 18.2 kms from Delhi Junction railway station
  4. Qutub Minar : 22.7 kms from Delhi Junction railway station
  5. India Gate : 10 kms from Delhi Junction railway station
  6. National Zoological Park : 10.4 kms from Delhi Junction railway station


Platforms 16
Parking Yes
WiFi Yes
Public Transport Yes, 24 hrs.
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Cloak Room Yes
Restaurants Yes

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Airport Connectivity

Nearest Airport of Delhi Junction Railway Station is Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Distance from Delhi Junction Railway Station to New Delhi Airport is 23.5 kms.

Delhi Airport Metro Express (DAME) is a Delhi Metro line from New Delhi Metro Station to Dwarka Sector 21, linking the Indira Gandhi International Airport. This “Orange Line” is operated by Delhi Metro. Orange Line station are New Delhi station, Shivaji Stadium, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi Aerocity, IGI Airport and Dwarka Sector 21. for more detail click here

Taxis to/from IGI Delhi Airport and Railway stations

1.Hotels car

Using hotels car for pick-ups and drop-offs is a great idea but these are usually more expensive than arranging a taxi yourself. In these days most hotels providing pickup and drop off service for their customers but they charge almost doubled the actual fare, along with double fares hotel taxis charge you more than Rs.320 extra for airport entry fee and parking charges. For booking ask your hotel by phone or email.

Pros :↴

  • Easy and hassle free transport.
  • No waiting.
  • Good and clean taxi.

Cons :↴

  • Highly expensive, almost more than the double of fare.
  • Taxi driver can ask you to give extra.

2.App based taxis

There are lot of app based taxi service providers in delhi like Ola, Uber, Meru etc. providing taxi to you by your smartphone booking request, you can arrange pick-ups from your exact location to anywhere in Delhi NCR and pay auto calculated fare according to time and distance you traveled when you complete the journey, they are usually cheaper than pre-arranged taxis but getting taxi from Airport/Railway stations is really very hard because these places are always high in demand. For booking use Ola,Uber app.

Pros :↴

  • Good and clean taxi.

Cons :↴

  • Getting taxi from airport/Railway station is very hard.
  • Expensive, if surcharge applicable.
  • Waiting.
  • No safety guarantee.

3.Prepaid taxi counter

Prepaid taxi counters are available in front of the arrivals building of T3 and T1 at delhi airport and outside the Delhi railway stations. These prepaid taxi counters are running by Delhi Traffic Police and some private companies they are offering fixed price taxi services from Airport/railway station to anywhere in Delhi NCR. They also charge 25% extra in night(11pm-5am). Some travellers have reported difficulty in persuading drivers to go to their intended hotel. you need to surrender the receipt to driver when you reach your destination. for booking prepaid taxi you can go to counters Megacabs- 01141414141, easycabs- 43434343, meru- 44224422 and Delhi Traffic Police prepaid counter.

Pros :↴

  • Good and clean taxi.
  • Easy and hassle free transport.
  • Cheaper than hotel car.

Cons :↴

  • It's take some time to book taxi from counters.
  • Expensive in nights.
  • Driver may cheat you, such as not knowing his way to your destination or saying your hotel has closed down.
  • Drivers misbehave .

4.TripMgt taxi service

Tripmgt providing taxi services only for airport/Railway station pick-ups, drop off and Delhi Sightseeing on very reasonable price. They have strong network of cabs in Delhi NCR region with professional drivers, all cabs are good and clean. for booking call- 999999 or visit

Pros :↴

  • Cheapest cab for airport/Railway station transfer.
  • Good and clean taxi.
  • Easy and hassle free transport.

Cons :↴

  • little bit Expensive in nights.

Metro Connectivity

Old Delhi railway station nearest metro station is Chandni Chowk metro station. Distance from Old Delhi railway station to Chandni Chowk metro station gate no.3 is less than 200 meters.

Bus Connectivity

Buses available from the outside of the station 101B, 101EXT, 106A, 112, 113EXT, 114, 119, 125, 127, 130, 131, 137, 146, 147, 148, 149, 184, 194, 199, 205, 219, 227A, 429STL2, 449CL, 921CL, 921E, However major nearest Bus stand of Delhi Junction Railway Station is ISBT Kashmere Gate. Distance from Delhi Junction Railway Station to ISBT Kashmere Gate Bus Stand is 1.1 km.


Prepaid Taxi and autorickshaws are available to anywhere from outside of Delhi Junction Railway Station.

Hotels Near Delhi Junction Railway Station

  • ITC maurya : 18.1 km from Delhi Junction railway station
  • Taj Palace : 19.3 km from Delhi Junction railway station
  • Ginger Rail Yatri Niwas - IRCTC : 6.7 km from Delhi Junction railway station
  • Radisson Blu Marina Hotel Connaught Place : 8.4 km from Delhi Junction railway station