A Travel Price Comparison for India Chandigarh vs. Bikaner for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Chandigarh or Bikaner?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Chandigarh and Bikaner. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Chandigarh or Bikaner?

Chandigarh

As India's first planned city, Chandigarh is a city very distinct from the rest of the country. Much of its architecture is very modern and sits against a backdrop of the Shivalik Hills. Some of the best known attractions of Chandigarh include its rock garden, rose garden, and Sukhna Lake.

Bikaner

Bikaner is located in the Rajasthan state in northwest India. This city is where the headquarters of Bikaner District and Division are located. The city was founded in 1486 by Rao Bika, and has a population of about 645,000 people.

Which place is cheaper, Bikaner or Chandigarh?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Chandigarh is $43, while the average daily cost in Bikaner is $48. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Chandigarh and Bikaner in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Chandigarh $18
    Bikaner $21
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Chandigarh $36
    Bikaner $42
Compare Hotels in Chandigarh and Bikaner

Looking for a hotel in Chandigarh or Bikaner? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Chandigarh


Hotels in Bikaner


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Bikaner Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Chandigarh $11
    Bikaner $13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Chandigarh

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Chandigarh:

  • Private Transfer to/from Chandigarh and Amritsar: $71
  • Private Transfer from Chandigarh to Delhi: $39
  • Private Transfer from Chandigarh City to Chandigarh (IXC) Airport: $37
  • One-Way Transfer: Mumbai Airport to Hotel: $34
  • One-Way Transfer: Chandigarh Airport to Hotel: $34
  • From Delhi: One way Private Transfer Service to Agra: $64
  • From Amritsar: Amritsar to Chandigarh Transfer: $81
  • Delhi to Indira Gandhi Airport (DEL) - Departure Private Transfer: $68
  • Chandigarh to Chandigarh Airport Transfer: $16
  • Chandigarh Airport Transfer: $25
  • Chandigarh Airport IXC to Manali Resorts - Round-Trip Transfer: $55
  • Chandigarh Airport (IXC) to Manali Resorts - Arrival Transfer: $27

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Bikaner

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Bikaner:


  • Tuk Tuk Ride
    $0.24

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bikaner

Also for Bikaner, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Bikaner Heritage Walking Tour with Private Transfer: $153
  • One-Way Transfer: Jaipur/Pushker/Jodhpur/Bikaner: $36
  • Private Transfer From Bikaner To Jaisalmer: $60
  • Private Transfer From Bikaner To Jodhpur: $48
  • Private Transfers Bikaner To Jaipur Drop: $56
  • Private Transfers Bikaner To Jodhpur Drop: $93
  • Private Transfers Bikaner To Mandawa Drop: $62
  • Self Guided Bikaner City Tour With One Way Transfer To Jaipur : $108

Is it cheaper to fly into Chandigarh or Bikaner?

Prices for flights to both Bikaner and Chandigarh change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Chandigarh $15
    Bikaner $17

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Bikaner

For Bikaner, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Rajasthani Cooking Class in Bikaner: $172

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Chandigarh $14
    Bikaner $15

Tours and Activities in Chandigarh

Here are a few actual costs in Chandigarh for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • 2 Day The Hipster Chandigarh Experience: $106
  • Best of the Chandigarh (Guided Full Day City Tour): $132
  • Best of the Chandigarh (Guided Full Day City Tour): $129
  • Chandigarh Day Tour: $45
  • Chandigarh Museum Tour with Tuk Tuk ride: $25
  • Chandigarh Museum Tour with Tuk Tuk ride: $34
  • Chandigarh Nightlife Tour with shopping and food tasting: $34
  • Chandigarh Nightlife Tour with shopping and food tasting: $25
  • Chandigarh Private Full Day Tour : $65
  • Chandigarh Walking Tour : $14
  • Chandigarh Walking Tour (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $17
  • Private Full-Day Sightseeing Tour of the City: $36

Tours and Activities in Bikaner

For Bikaner, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Discover Bikaner in Nightlights -2 Hours Guided Walking Tour: $13
  • Heritage & Cultural Trails of Bikaner (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour) : $13
  • Discover Bikaner in Nightlights (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $13
  • Heritage & Cultural Trails of Bikaner (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour) : $13
  • Walking Tour of Bikaner(2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $13
  • Bikaner 2 Hour Guided Street Food Tasting Tour: $25
  • Bikaner 2 Hour Guided Street Food Tasting Tour: $25
  • Royal Trails of Bikaner (Guided Half Day City Tour): $74
  • Bikaner Full Day Sightseeing with Junagarh Fort & Temples: $78
  • Private Custom Tour: Bikaner Sightseeing with Guide: $81
  • Highlights of Bikaner, Guided Half-Day Car Tour: $82
  • Bikaner Full Day Sightseeing with Bhandeshwari Jain Temple and Lunch: $118

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Chandigarh $8.25
    Bikaner $12


When comparing the travel costs between Chandigarh and Bikaner, we can see that Bikaner is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Asia, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Chandigarh Expensive? and Is Bikaner Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Chandigarh or Bikaner?

Chandigarh has a larger population, and is about 59% larger than the population of Bikaner. When comparing the sizes of Chandigarh and Bikaner, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.

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