The Sun city was founded by the chief of the Rathore Clan – Rao Jodha, in 1459. It is also known as the Blue city, in the old city area almost all the houses are painted blue. The city is second largest city of Rajasthan, so you find vast range of hotels & restaurants there.
How to reach Jodhpur
By Road :: There frequent deluxe & express buses in every 30 minutes from Jaipur, & regular buses from Udaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Delhi, Jaisalmer & Ahmedabad.
By Rail :: There are few express trains to/from Jodhpur. The Jodhpur-Jaisalmer Express leaves every night at 11:15 PM & arrives Jaisalmer at 5:05 AM, the same returns to Jodhpur at 11:15 PM & reaches at 5:15 AM. The Mandore Express leaves Jodhpur at 7:30 PM 7 arriving in Delhi at 6:30 AM. The Intercity Express leaves to Jaipur at 5:45 AM & reaches at 10:30 AM.
By Air :: There are daily flights to Delhi via Jaipur & to Mumbai via Udaipur. The city airport is just 5 kms away from the old city.
Distance from major cities
Jodhpur – New Delhi 597 Kms
Jodhpur – Mumbai 1051 Kms
Jodhpur – Jaipur 336 Kms
Jodhpur – Udaipur 260 Kms
Jodhpur – Jaisalmer 285 Kms