To reach the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, you can follow these instructions:
By Air: The nearest airport to both the Ajanta and Ellora Caves is the Aurangabad Airport (Chikkalthana Airport). It is well-connected to major cities in India, including Mumbai, Delhi, and Jaipur. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the caves.
By Train: Aurangabad Railway Station is the closest railway station to the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. It is connected to several major cities in India, including Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and Delhi. From the railway station, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the caves.
By Road: Ajanta Caves are located approximately 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Aurangabad, and Ellora Caves are around 30 kilometers (19 miles) away. You can hire a taxi or take a bus from Aurangabad to reach the caves. State transport buses and private buses operate regular services to both sites. It is advisable to check the bus timings and routes in advance.
Once you reach the Ajanta and Ellora Caves area, you will find designated parking facilities. From there, you can explore the caves on foot. It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes as there might be some uphill walking involved.