Delhi Zoo is one of the prominent places to visit in New Delhi. It has always been the center of attraction for the tourists. Thousands of tourists visit Delhi Zoo every year. People in India call it Chidiya Ghar. It is also known as the
In this blog post, I am going to tell you the nearest metro station to Delhi Zoo. You will know the ticking price, time to visit and other relevant information related to the National Zoological Park.
Delhi Zoo Nearest Metro Station
The nearest metro station to Delhi Zoo is Pragati Maidan Metro Station.
Pragati Maidan Metro Station is located on Blue Line of Delhi Metro.
The distance between Zoo and metro station is 2.2 km. It will take 10 minutes to reach the Delhi zoo after exiting from the metro station.
You can hire any can or auto rickshaw to reach there. However, if you prefer to walk down to the national zoological park, it will take 20 minutes.
Other Nearby Metro Station of Delhi Zoo
As discussed earlier Pragati Maidan Metro Station is the nearby metro station to Delhi Zoo, and it is located on Blue Line of Delhi Metro.
However, if you are not traveling on Blue Line and coming from other locations in Delhi NCR such as Gurgaon or Faridabad or Ballabhgarh you can choose the following metro station to save your time and money.
|Metro Name||Line Color||Distance|
|Khan Market Metro Station||Violet Line||2.6 km|
|Indraprastha Metro Station||Blue Line||4 km|
|Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro Station||Pink Line||4.5 km|
How to Reach Delhi Zoo from Gurgaon?
It is very easy to reach Delhi Zoo from Gurgaon. Here are the steps you need to follow:
- Take a metro station from Gurgaon. Board the train either from Huda City Center.
- After 18 stations you will reach the Rajiv Chowk Metro.
- Change here and board the metro going towards Vaishali/ Noida City Center. You can easily find this metro on platform number 2.
- Wait for two more stations. Now get down at Pragati Maidan Metro Station.
- Take a cab or rickshaw from here and ask to drop you at Delhi zoo.
How to Reach Delhi Zoo from Noida?
Metro would be the best option if you want to visit Zoo in New Delhi. Keep in mind the following steps:
- Go to Noida City Center Metro Station
- Board the train going towards Dwarka Sector 21 or Vaishali.
- After 9 halts you will reach at Pragati Maidan Metro Station.
- Exit here and take any cab/auto to reach the zoo.
Timings of Delhi Zoo
|1st April to 15th October||9:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|16th October to 31st March||9:30 am to 4:00 pm|
Note : Zoo Remain Closed of Fridays
Entry fee is different for the Indian visitors and foreign tourists. Here is the free breakdown:
|Children (Up to 5 yrs)||Free|
|Children ( 5 -12yrs)||Rs. 20/- per person|
|Adults||Rs. 40/- per person|
|Senior Citizen (60 Years and Above)||Rs. 20/- per person|
|Children (Up to 5 Years)||Free|
|Children (5-12 Years.)||Rs. 100/- per person|
|Adults||Rs. 200/- per person|
How to Reach Delhi Zoo?
|New Delhi Railway Station||6 Km|
|Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station||5 Km|
|Old Delhi Railway Station||11 Km|
|ISBT Kashmere Gate||12 Km|
|ISBT Anand Vihar||15 Km|
|Sarai Kale Khan Bus Stand||5 Km|
As mentioned above Delhi Zoo is around 5 Kms from ISBT Sarai Kale Khan,
15 Km from Anand Vihar ISBT, 6 Kms from New Delhi Railway Station, 12 Kms from ISBT Kashmere Gate.