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Aurangabad: General information about the city for the tourists!

Updated on December 26, 2016

The Deccan city of Aurangabad is a convenient base for visiting its ancient environs. It is accessible by air, rail and road from Bombay and Delhi.

By Air:

Aurangabad airport is 10 kms from the city and is airlinked directly to Delhi and Bombay.

By Rail:

On South central Railway Aurangabad is 375 kms from Bombay and on Central Railway is 1395 kms from Delhi.

By Road:

Bombay - Aurangabad is around 400 kms. Delhi - Aurangabad is 1323 kms. State Transport buses run from Bombay, Pune, ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Shirdi, Nashik and Dhule. Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) operates daily bus services and conducted tours from Bombay to Aurangabad by luxury coach.

Local Transport:

MTDC and MSRTC buses operate to Ajanta, Ellora and other places of tourist interest. Taxis, Autorickshaws and buses can be hired from local operators.

Where to stay:

The MTDC Resort near Aurangabad Railway station, the ajanta Travellers Lodge at the caves, the MTDC Resort at Fardapur (1.5 Kms from Ajanta) and the MTDC Resort at Jayakwadi (Paithan) provide clean and comfortable accomodation. There are several other hotels to suit every budget.


Aurangabad is famous for its Himroo shawls, Mashru and Kimkhab weaves, Bidri-ware, agate stones and Paithini silk sarees.

General Information:

The best time to visit Aurangabad is October to March. These are cooler months and max. temp is 34degrees while the min. is 12 degrees.

In summer, from April to June, the temperature ranges from Max. of 39 degrees to min. 22 degrees. Auranagabad is very Picturesque in the monsoons(June-Sept) and records a rainfall of 800 mm. during the season.


Cool cottons in summers and a light cardigan in winters.

Languages spoken:

Marathi, Hindi, Urdu and English.


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    • Cleanclover profile imageAUTHOR


      10 years ago from Piece of land!

      By train or road. You can go by train from aurangabad to Pune and then to Hyderabad by Hyderabad express. Also by st or private buses.

    • Trsmd profile image


      10 years ago from India

      Do you know:

      How to proceed to Hyderabad from Shirdi/Aurangabad?

    • Cleanclover profile imageAUTHOR


      10 years ago from Piece of land!

      No i am not from Aurangabad but same state- Maharashtra. Thank you, I am happy you liked my hub.Cheers

    • Rookie Expert profile image

      Rookie Expert 

      10 years ago from US

      Very well writtn hub. Nice and informative. I was searching something about Aurangabad, and found your article on the first page of Google!!

      Just curious, are you from Aurangabad?


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