Car Hire in Delhi
This information is correct as of July 2015
Delhi, along with New Delhi, located in India, is known for points of interest like Qutb Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, The Red Fort, Lotus Temple, and Akshardham, to name a few. When travelling around Delhi, numerous car rental companies serve the capital with reliable rent-a-car services.
Where to hire a car in Delhi
Car rental companies from within Delhi include Delhi Car Rental, Carz on Rent, Car Rental Delhi, and India Car Rental, among others. When getting in touch with these providers, call Delhi Car Rental at +91 98111 55628; Carz on Rent at +91 11 2535 3949; Car Rental Delhi at +91 95607 91073; and India Car Rental at +91 98710 04650, among others.
What to expect when hiring a car from Delhi
When driving around Delhi, expect heavy traffic and congestion due to the fact that Delhi currently has the highest road density in all of India. Among main thoroughfares that serve Delhi include Inner Ring Road, Outer Ring Road, the Delhi Noida Direct Flyway or DND Flyway, the Delhi Gurgaon Expressway, and the Delhi Faridabad Skyway, on top of National Highways like NH1, NH2, NH8, NH10, and NH24. Please be advised the vehicles for rent in Delhi come both in manual and automatic transmission, always let the car rental company know before hand whichever you prefer to eliminate any delays. When driving in Delhi, the traffic goes on the left side of the road, and also, always have an International Driver’s Permit at hand, along with your local driver’s licence.
Getting to your destination
Destinations to get to from Delhi include Agra, Jaipur, and Ludhiana, in addition to many more. When driving to these destinations, we have provided simplified driving directions to get you to your stop as efficiently as possible. Please use the instructions below as quick reference when driving, to be utilised together with a sat nav or other navigation device, if available.
When on the look out for top points of interest within Agra, it offers Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Mankameshwar Temple, among others. When driving to Agra from Delhi drive and take the Outer Ring Rd, Grand Trunk Rd/Mahatma Gandhi Marg/Ring Rd, Geeta Colony Rd, Noida Link Rd and Dadri Main Rd to Noida-Greater Noida Expy in Sector 38, for 59 minutes or 37.5 kilometres. Get down Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy to NH93/SH 39 in Kheriya Khandauli, then exit from Taj Express Highway/Yamuna Expy, for close to two hours or 177 kilometres. Next, go down SH 39 to MG Road in Rakabganj, Agra for 36 minutes or 17.2 kilometres. Please expect total travel time of around three hours and 37 minutes for 231 kilometres with various toll roads and restricted usage road/s.
Drop by Jaijur and visit tourist attractions like Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Sri kali Temple, Birla Mandir, Jaipur Zoo, and Nahargarh Fort, to name a few.
Driving to Jaipur starting from Delhi, you’ll drive down NH10 in Block E from Kanjhawala Link Road and Outer Ring Rd for 3.4 kilometres or nine minutes. Go down NH8 to Jaipur after 272 kilometres or four hours and 32 minutes, then drive to Elevated Ajmer Rd for another 6.0 kilometres or 11 minutes and get to the destination after a total of 281 kilometres or five hours and 11 minutes.
Ludhiana offers shopping areas, parks, among others. Known stops within the area include Chaura Bazaar, Ghumar Mandi, Leisure Valley, Guru Nanak Stadium, and more.
Driving from Delhi to Ludhiana is around four hours and 49 minutes for 307 kilometres. Go down NH 1 in Block AG starting from Outer Ring Rd for 18 minutes or 8.4 kilometres. Next, for four hours and 27 minutes or 296 kilometres drive down NH1 to Dholewal, Ludhiana and get to your destination after another six minutes or 3.4 kilometres in Sant Pura.