Sunstar Grand

2.5 out of 5 stars2.5 Stars

7A/17 Channa Market W.E.A., Karol Bagh, New Delhi, Capital Territory of Delhi, 110 005, India
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Costs about the same, but rated 10% higher than other 2.5 star hotels

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Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by Emmahe

Hi all
I'm landing in New Delhi International airport at 4:00 in the morning on 2/2. I am thinking of trying to catch the Dehradun Shatabdi Express/2017 which departs at 6:50 from New Delhi NDLS.

How long does it take at that time of day to get from the airport to the train station? What would be the best way, taxi?

Do you think this is my best option for getting to Rishikesh?

Also, if I book AC 1st class do i get a bed?

Thanks so much for your help


Re: Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by lynnehamman

A pre-paid taxi will be quickest and best way to get from Airport to your station.There are booths at the airport for pre-paid taxis. The traffic will not be heavy that early in the morning.
We caught the Shatabi express BACK to Delhi from Haridwar (Rishikesh is only a 20 minute taxi ride from Haridwar)- getting there we hired a car & driver.
To get TO Haridwar you can catch a Shatabi Express to Haridwar from Delhi, then get a taxi from haridwar staion to Rishikesh. In my opinion, this is the best way to go.
See my Rishikesh page for more info (link is on my homepage)

Re: Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by earthflyer

Agree with the above. Taxi is the best option and traffic will be quiet at that time of morning until you get to the train station and it will be madness.

if you catch this train the journey should take you no more than 5 hours. So i think it is unlikey you will need a bed.

Re: Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by puerto_lover

I don't want to sound like a 'party pooper' but last time I flew from Delhi in early February, the fog closed the airport overnight. I think this happens - local phenomenon. To be forewarned is to be forearmed !

Re: Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by earthflyer

I remember one December back in 2005 where it was below zero with ice on roads.

I was amazed that everytime I flew into Delhi it was always above 35c and I was dripping in sweat and to find Delhi below frezzing was shocking.

Re: Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by vdadu

Well, the answer is simple....only taxi. However, in winter fog is very common in Delhi and if that is the case getting to Railway station will be difficult. New Delhi Airport is far away from Railway station and it will require atleast 45minutes to 1Hr 15minutes to reach with normal traffic conditions which may get worse during wee hours.

Any delay in flight arrival may lead you in trouble. If you are not well verse with Delhi i.e never been to Delhi, I will suggest you to look for any other option also i.e any other train/bus service.

Shataabdi is really the best option.

I hope this will help.

Keep Smiling
Vivek Dadu

Re: Getting from New Delhi Airport to Catch Train to Haridwar

by suru

You are taking 50:50 risk.

All depends on the arrival of your international flight.Even assuming that it arrives at 4am, by the time you come out of the aircraft, clearing immigration,waiting for the registered baggage, out of customs etc will take around 1hr 30mnts. Take a prepaid taxi and you need to rush to New Delhi station which takes about 1hr depending on the traffic.So you may arrive at Train station around 6:30am. If you already have a reservation ticket then it is ok.Otherwise, a bit problem.Also if you are delayed in any one of the above activities, you might miss the train (since the train originates from new Delhi and so would leave in time).

Strongly suggest you to have alternative way in case you miss the train.

Needless to say you have to use other way.

Travel Tips for New Delhi

The street

by l_joo

What I saw in Paharganj area is shown in this photo. This area is for you to see 10 billions of Indian peoples with their rickshaw, trishaw, tuk-tuk, cows, animals, bike, car, trucks, etc. The way of driving in New Delhi is to make sure one of your hand standby anytime to honk while the other hand steer, in full speed. In the condition such as this photo, they still honk endlessly and they squeeze almost zig zag in between pedestrians no matter humans or animals. Cows can do anything they like on street, they are happy for sure. Tourists are happy as well to cram into every alleys and shops. I don't care, I just snap as many photos as possible.

Use the Subway (metro) in Delhi

by rubenhan

I seriously recommend using the subway/metro system in New Delhi. Especially between Paharganj (Station name: New Delhi) and Connaught Place (Station name: Rajiv Chowk). It is only 6 rupees much cheaper than the tuktuk. It is very clean and safe. The only hassle is that they check your bag in the entrance.
THe New Delhi metro station is behind the New Delhi train station. From Paharganj just cross the New Delhi train station by the overarching bridge. Then, you'll see the metro sign.
The Rajiv Chowk station is near Janpath next to Palika Bazaar.
Also, you can go to see Jama Masjid via subway by getting off at chawri bazaar.

Sugar cane juice peddler

by l_joo about Sugar cane juice peddler

Somewhere in the Paharganj, I saw two young boys make living by selling sugar cane juice at roadside, please click the picture to see the details. Two boys about age 14 carried the wooden made machine to extract the juice into a container underneath the thing, many peoples watching including myself.

Do Darshan at Birla Mandir

by Tijavi

Unlike some Hindu temples, where people go to worship the Gods, the Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, is where people go to perform Darshan, or be blessed by seeing the images of the Gods.

The lord of the house (literally) is the God Narayan (Vishnu, the preserver) accompanied by his consort Laxmi, the goddess of wealth. Also, most of the major Hindu deities are housed in this temple.

Built in the 1940s, the temple, I was told, is a typical example of contemporary Hindu temple architecture. With its many little domes, which characterize the temple's external architecture, Birla Mandir looks like a citadel of templs from afar. Inside, the halls are spacious and generally clean, and are adored with frescoes and plaster of paris carvings.

A very fitting place to be "Darshaned."

Crafts Museum

by DaDrifter

The Crafts Museum is located on Bhairon Road (near Pragati Maidan) and houses a rich variety of crafts from different parts of India. The museum also has a shop that sells handicrafts. A trip to the museum can be combined with a trip to the Purana Quila (Old Fort) and the Delhi Zoo, which are located within walking distance of the museum.

The museum has a demostration area where rural craftsmen can be seen practising their skills. The display galleries have a rich collection of some of the finest objects of arts and crafts from all over India, including woodcraft, paintings, weaving, metal works and pottery. The collection is quite overwhelming and a must see for anyone interested in arts and crafts.

The textile gallery on the first floor has a fabulous collection of textiles, fabrics and prints from all over India.

Photography inside the textile galleries is strictly prohibited. You need to obtain permission for taking photographs in the other areas by filling up a simple form. Use of a camera flash is not permitted inside the galleries.

The museum is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and is closed on Monday.


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Address: 7A/17 Channa Market W.E.A., Karol Bagh, New Delhi, Capital Territory of Delhi, 110 005, India