How to reach Connaught Place?


As one of the most important commercial, shopping and entertainment centre, it’s almost impossible to avoid Connaught Place while visiting Delhi. Connaught Place is among those places where you can do so many things in just one place. One can indulge in pure holiday shopping in amazing markets such as the Janpath Market and Palika Bazaar, both a haven for bargain hunters. Apart from these two markets, you can also find almost all the top designer wear stores in the world along with many locally owned fashion boutiques, art galleries, gift and souvenirs shops and so much more. Connaught Place is also home to some of the best restaurants, bars, live entertainment venues and nightclubs in the city.

Connaught Place is well connected by bus and Delhi Metro. Besides, you can also rent a car or auto-rickshaw from anywhere to Connaught Place. If you don’t mind taxi and rickshaw rates, then it’s the best means to reach Connaught Place. But if you are travelling on a tight budget, you can save your cash by traveling in the city transportation like bus and metro.

If you are choosing the Metro train as your means to reach Connaught Place, Connaught Place can be accessed from any part of the city at ease. Almost all the metro train in New Delhi passes through Connaught Place. Whether you are coming from Noida, Gurgaon, India Gate, and Airport or from the Delhi University area, you will find metro trains to reach. Besides the Delhi Metro, Connaught Place is well connected by city bus service. Though the metro would be the fastest means to get around but the city bus is also an excellent option to reach Connaught Place. Thanks to the recent Commonwealth Games, the Delhi Transport Department add better buses to its fleet. Though the old buses are still in service, now you will find the green buses which are more comfortable to reach Connaught Place. Now, travellers can also enjoy the comfort of AC city buses to reach not only Connaught Place but different parts of the city. Compared to the other buses, the red colored AC buses charge some few extra rupees but, it’s worth every penny spent.

The best part about Connaught Place is, you will find many hotels in the area. For those coming through flight can rent a taxi or board the Airport Metro Lines. If you are coming to New Delhi through train, well Connaught Place is just minutes away from both the Old Delhi Railway Station as well as New Delhi Railway Station. Most travellers visiting Delhi, prefer staying in one of the hotels in Connaught Place because of its well connectivity to different parts of the city. Whether you are visiting Connaught Place to shop, dine or to party, worry not as Connaught Place is very accessible.

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