Travel Cheat Sheet: How to Get Around in Delhi

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Planning to take a spree across the Parliament Street, India Gate and all other attractions of vibrant Delhi city? Though you can hire a private cab to explore the city, the best way to get around in city is through local transport. From Delhi Metro to E-rickshaw, follow this guide and you’ll be zipping around Delhi like a local.

Delhi MetroDelhi Metro

This rapid transit system is the pride of the capital. It covers almost every part of the city and is connected with the National Capital Territory Regions such as Gurgaon and Noida. Cleanliness, affordability, and wide reach are a few things that make Delhi Metro the best transportation in the capital.

Ways to Travel in Delhi Metro

Delhi Metro Smart Card
Smart Card
Budget travellers can buy a Delhi Metro Smart Card. It is a stored value card, which is available on the Delhi’s ticket counter. The card is available at Rs 150, including a value of Rs 100 and a security of Rs 50. And a maximum popup that a commuter can add in the travel card is Rs 800.

—> Tourist Card
The Delhi Metro caters to the needs of every commuter,  which’s why, it offers Tourist Card for unlimited travel. It has two types of cards – 1 -day and 3 -day card.
1 -day card cost : Rs. 100.
3 -day card cost : Rs. 250.


City Bus

Environmentally friendly CNG buses in Delhi are one of the cheapest modes of transport medium. Delhi Transport Corporation is the world’s largest fleet of public transport, which is governed by environment-friendly CNG fuel.

Ways to Travel in City Bus

—> Green Card
Green Card is issued per day, which Dikpknik City bus services applies to all of the day, it does not apply to service Palam coach and camper service. The fare for non-AC buses Rs. 40 / – and Rs for air-conditioned buses.

Hop On Hop Of Bus Delhi—> Delhi Darshan – dedicated tourist bus service
Delhi Darshan Bus service is perfect for tourists who wish to explore Delhi on a pocket-friendly budget. This sightseeing tour runs from Scindia House.



Auto ride is a perfect way to discover the city. Taxis and buses like them but they are far cheaper. The monetary advice is, while using an auto-rickshaw, to travel on a fare meter.

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