About Delhi

How to reach IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi is a prominent landmark, located within at Hauz Khas district of New Delhi.

By METRO RAIL
To reach New Delhi metro station from New Delhi railway station, exit the railway station from the Ajmeri Gate exit (Platform-16 exit is known as Ajmeri Gate exit). The metro station is within 100 m from the exit.

The nearest Metro Station is Hauz Khas Metro Station, located 2.5 km from IIT Delhi.

The Hauz Khas Metro Station is on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro Railway network. Metro stations for the major points of arrival in Delhi like the Kashmere Gate Bus Terminus, Delhi Junction (Old Delhi) Railway Station and the New Delhi Railway Station fall on this line.

The Blue Line of the Network connects with the Yellow Line at Rajiv Chowk, the Red Line at Kashmere Gate and the Violet Line at Central Secretariat. Use the Blue Line if arriving from Anand Vihar.

Once you reach the Hauz khas Metro station, exit from Gate 2 Near Lakshman Public School. After you exit you can either board a bus or take an auto to reach the IIT Delhi campus.

Distance from Important arrival points in Delhi
10 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport Domestic Terminal
15 km from the International Terminal
14 kms from New Delhi Railway Station
21 kms from Old Delhi Railway Station
14 kms from Hazrat Nizammudin Railway Station
25 kms from Anand Vihar Railway Station & Bus Terminal
25 kms from Kashmere Gate ISBT

Prepaid and metered Taxis are available from all major points of arrival. It is advisable to use a pre paid taxi service or a radio cab service which are available at both airports. In addition app-based cab services have a strong presence and can be availed from almost anywhere within the city.


Getting Around in Delhi
Local transportation is the lifeline of the capital city of Delhi. There are plenty of public transport options in New Delhi ranging from Metro Trains, Local Trains, Buses, Taxies and cabs.

'Delhi Metro' is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, and the adjoining cities of Gurgaon, Faridabad and Noida in the National Capital Territory of Delhi and consists of about 231 Km with 173 stations. The Metro travels on a combination of elevated, at-grade and underground lines and is known for its world class service. Delhi Metro has 247 train sets of four, six and eight coaches. More than a hundred trains of six coach configuration and over 60 trains of eight coach configuration are currently operational To know more about Delhi Metro route and stations,

Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is the main public transport operator of Delhi. It is one of the largest CNG-powered bus service operator in the world. It is having a fleet of 3944 buses, apart from this there are 1634 DIMTS buses, taking total fleet to 5578 buses. It connects almost every part of Delhi with this network of buses. Daily, weekly and monthly passes are issued at select offices / depots of DTC. For detailed information on bus routes and timings, please click here. (linked to DTC website)

The auto-rickshaw or three-wheeler is an important and popular means of public transport in Delhi. They are cheaper than a taxi and convenient for short distances. The tariff is fixed by Delhi Government for auto rickshaws is Rs 25/- for first fall of 2 Kilometer (upon downing the meter) and thereafter Rs. 8/- per Kilometer for every additional Kilometer. A supplement of 25% of the fare is levied as Night Charges between 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Waiting Charges of Rs 30/- per hour or part thereof would be levied post a minimum halt of 15 minutes. Rs. 7.50 is charged as extra luggage charges; no charge for a shopping bag or a small suitcase.

Though easily available, conventional Black and Yellow taxis are not an integral part of Delhi public transport. These are metered taxis and usually parked at the Taxi stand in most residential and commercial areas. The tariff is fixed by Delhi Government and is currently Rs 25/- for first fall of 2 Kilometer (upon downing the meter) and thereafter Rs. 14/- per Kilometer for Non A/C and Rs. 16 per Kilometer for AC Taxis. A supplement of 25% of the fare is levied as Night Charges between 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Waiting Charges of Rs 30/- per hour or part thereof would be levied post a minimum halt of 15 minutes. Rs. 10/- is charged as extra luggage charges; no charge for a shopping bag or a small suitcase.

Radio Taxis are also available in Delhi and NCR region. Although slightly more expensive than the conventional Black and Yellow Taxis, Radio Taxis have started to gain ground by providing efficient and timely service. The radio taxis are fitted with GPRS technology, digital fare meters and thermal printers for issuing bill/receipt etc. The billing is done on a per kilometer basis from point to point. Radio cabs are available 24x7 in Delhi, So there are no problems of timing and safety.

A few leading radio taxi operators' numbers:

Easy Cab: 91-11-43434343
Mega Cab: 91-11-41414141
Meru Cab: 91-11-44224422
Chanson Cab: 91-11-47774777
Yo Cab: 91-11-44664466
Air Cab: 91-11-48484848
Carz on rent: 011-41841212, 1800111212, 9971399308

Major international operators like Ola and Uber have also entered this segment; and have proved to be a reliable alternative. Their services can be also be availed through mobile applications, respective website or calling their customer care numbers.