Download GPX file for this article
28.9977.7Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Meerut is a city in the west of Uttar Pradesh, India

Mustafa Castle

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

A 24-hour bus service is available from Delhi, 60 km away.

AC bus service is available from Anand Vihar (ISBT) Delhi to Bhaisali bus stand in Meerut.

By car or taxi[edit]

Meerut is not only connected to Delhi, Noida, Gurugram but also connected with Dehradun, Haridwar & Lucknow. National Highway (NH-58) is connected from Delhi to Meerut Via Ghaziabad District. National Highway (NH-334) is also connected from Dehradun to Meerut via Saharanpur Road. Meerut is also connected with Haryana State with its city name - Sonipat.

You can hire a taxi from Meerut Taxi Union, which is near to Bhaisalai Bus Stand or also opt for renting a cab from many local tour & travel agents. By doing so, you can save on cost of renting a car for full day in Local or for Outstation Journey. You can also reach to Meerut by hiring online cabs from OLA App & Uber spp (if its service is available) because most of the time cabs are not available on their app. You may also choose to book your taxi online by visiting to online car rental company such as Travelodesk 24x7 support +91 8881900900 ; V Tours & Travels +91 9152471125 ; Shri Shyam Taxi Service +91 9152134476.

A highway has been built from Anand Vihaar Delhi to Meerut (Delhi-Meerut Expressway) and other new roads are under construction for getting to Meerut Cantt & Meerut City. Usually the taxi price from Delhi to Meerut ₹2500, Dehradun to Meerut ₹3200, Noida to Meerut - ₹2000, Ghaziabad to Meerut ₹1800, Haridwar to Meerut ₹3000. These prices may change, depending upon the high or low season.

It's highly recommended to hire a car from reputed travel company to avoid unexpected extra charges such as night charges, driver allowance, extra kilometres, and billing. So before choosing any travel company, check the status on social media such as Facebook or Google.

By train[edit]

Meerut city has 4 railway stations. All are well connected to Delhi and other parts of India.

By plane[edit]

Dr. Ambedkar Airport is a single-airstrip airport in Meerut which is used by government officials.

Get around[edit]

Meerut Cantt

There are various options available to travel within the city. There is a good suburban city bus service connecting various parts of Meerut and its suburbs. Local rickshaws are also available, or one can hire a local taxi from any of the travel agents.


  • Augarhnath Mandir (Also known as Kali Paltan), Westend road.
  • Hastinapur (Capital and centre spot of Panadva's Rule), Hastinapur Meerur.
  • Meerut Cantt (Monument of Indian Rebellion in 1857).
  • Haunted House reputed as India's 4th haunted place.

The beautiful Jain temples and Pandav Teela in Hastinapur town near the Ganges River are also "must see" attractions.

  • 1 Basilica of Our Lady of Graces, Sardhana, Meerut (buses are available 24x7 from meerut). Basilica of Our Lady of Graces, also known as Churches among the Churches, is dedicated to Virgin Mary. The Church was built by Begum Samru, a Nautch girl of 14 who married a European mercenary soldier Walter Reinhardt Sombre. Samru converted to Roman Catholicism in 1781 and adopted the name Joanna Nobilis. She is regarded as the only Catholic ruler in India, and ruled the Principality of Sardhana in 18th and 19th century. The church is the largest in North India. Basilica of Our Lady of Graces (Q4867358) on Wikidata Basilica of Our Lady of Graces on Wikipedia


View of the campus of Venkateshwara Institute of Technology, one of several well-respected technical and engineering institutes in Meerut


Abu Lane, Begum Bridge Road and Central Market Shastri Nagar are good places to shop though modern shopping malls have also come up.

  • Gol Market. You can visit this market and taste some amazing pastries. Burgers are the best thing to have there.

You can buy different types of sports items in Meerut. Bats of Meerut are very popular. Companies like BDM, SS and SG are world famous.

  • Surajkund. Cricket equipment is made here that is exported to whole world. One can get best price here.
  • Jalikothi. Music instruments are manufactured and sold here at great prices.
  • Soti Ganj reputed as a place where you can get everything ranging from tyres to engines of almost every car.


St. John's Church

The local chaat bazar is very famous in the city.

You can eat 23 different types of patties from egg to banana from the shop near Victoria Park (Bhamasah Park).

Gazak and Rewarees are very famous and can be bought from the bazaar near Jimkhana Maidan.

Naan khatai is another famous thing in Meerut.


Meerut is famous for its Lassi drink, made of yogurt, cream, water and sugar.



Go next[edit]

This city travel guide to Meerut is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!