Bikaner has railway connectivity with major Indian towns. Tourists can reach Bikaner by boarding trains from Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur, Mumbai, Agra and Chandigarh. One can also reach Bikaner by road from Delhi. The Highways via Jaipur or Shekhavati are in very good conditions. However, the country-side roads in the Shekawati area can be a little dampner. The roads leading from Jaipur Jaisalmer and Jodhpur are in very good conditions. The nearest Airport to Bikaner is Jodhpur which is well connected by road and rail. However, Jaipur has more options in terms of flight frequency and choices of airlines. It may also be cheaper due to availability of low-cost airlines plying on the Jaipur route.
The city of Bikaner is said to be built by Rajput Rao Bikaji. He started building Bikaner in 1465 which was completed in 1488 AD. The entire city is surrounded by a wall and there are five gates or entry points to enter in the city. Bikaner can be actually called as a desert city being positioned amidst a desert. Jodhpur is at a distance of 248 km from Bikaner and is another tourist attraction.Almost all major cities in the northern and western parts of the country are well connected with Bikaner through rail and road network.