A Travel Price Comparison for India Srinagar vs. Jodhpur for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Srinagar or Jodhpur?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Srinagar or Jodhpur, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Srinagar or Jodhpur?


Lying on the banks of the Jhelum River, Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is best known for its gardens, waterfronts, and houseboats as well as local traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dried fruits.


Jodhpur is a city in the Rajasthan state of India. This city is located on the outskirts of the Thar Desert and is known for having sunshine almost every day of the year. Rao Jodha, an ancient Rajput chief, founded the city in 1459 AD. Many of the houses in the city are shades of blue, hence the reason that the city is sometimes referred to as the Blue City.

Which place is cheaper, Jodhpur or Srinagar?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Srinagar is $26, while the average daily cost in Jodhpur is $35. 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 Srinagar and Jodhpur in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Srinagar $15
    Jodhpur $15
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Srinagar $30
    Jodhpur $30
Compare Hotels in Srinagar and Jodhpur

Looking for a hotel in Srinagar or Jodhpur? 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 Srinagar

Hotels in Jodhpur

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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: Srinagar Hotel Prices and Jodhpur Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Srinagar $2.58
    Jodhpur $6.56

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Srinagar

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Srinagar:

  • Srinagar- transfers+Hotel+Sightseeing: $254
  • Srinagar To Leh, Ladakh Taxi (One way Transfer): $247
  • Srinagar Airport Transfers Taxi Service: $16
  • Srinagar Airport Transfer: $28
  • Private Transfer from Srinagar to Sheikh ul-Alam (SXR) Airport: $69
  • Private Transfer from Sheikh ul-Alam (SXR) Airport to Srinagar: $69
  • Private Round-trip Transfer from Srinagar to Gulmarg: $37
  • A Private Airport Transfer in Srinagar: $27

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Jodhpur

Some typical examples of transportation costs in Jodhpur are as follows:

  • Tuk Tuk Ride

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Jodhpur

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

  • Affordable Jodhpur Airport Transfer: $15
  • Airport Transfer: Jodhpur Airport (JDH) to Hotels in Jodhpur: $22
  • From Jaisalmer : Private One Way Jodhpur Transfer in AC Car: $120
  • From Jodhpur : Private Transfer To Mount Abu: $55
  • From Jodhpur : Transfer To Jaipur With Visit Pushkar: $64
  • From Jodhpur : Transfer To Ranthmbore: $100
  • From Jodhpur :Private Transfer to Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Pushkar: $40
  • From Private Transfer to Pushkar: $35
  • Jaipur: Private Transfer to/from Jodhpur: $75
  • Jaisalmer: Private Transfer Servicer to Jodhpur: $42
  • Jodhpur :Transfer To Udaipur Via Ranakpur & Kumbhalgarh Fort: $48
  • Jodhpur Airport Transfer: $26

Is it cheaper to fly into Srinagar or Jodhpur?

Prices for flights to both Jodhpur and Srinagar 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 Meals for one day
    Srinagar $5.21
    Jodhpur $13

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Jodhpur

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

  • Half Day Osian Village Safari Tour with Dinner: $11
  • street food tour with over 8 food tastings: $12
  • High tea and cooking class : $12
  • Jodhpur Food Tour With Pick Up & Drop Off: $15
  • Experience Jodhpur Food Tour With Pick Up & Drop Off: $15
  • Private Cooking Class In Jodhpur With Family: $18
  • Private Cooking Class in Jodhpur With Pick Up & Drop Off: $19
  • Private Cooking Class in Jodhpur With Pick Up & Drop Off: $20
  • Experience Indian Food Cooking Session At Local Family: $20
  • 3 Hours Indian Cooking Session At Local Home: $20
  • Waking Food Tour In Jodhpur: $24
  • Jodhpur Private Cooking Class With Family: $25

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Srinagar $10
    Jodhpur $12

Tours and Activities in Srinagar

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

  • 4 Days and 3 Nights Private Tour of Kashmir: $290
  • 5 Days and 4 Nights Private Tour of Kashmir: $285
  • 5-Days Kashmir tour includes Accommodation and Private Transportation : $277
  • 6 Days Kashmir Tour with Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg: $301
  • A Private Guided Walking Tour Of Old Srinagar With Lunch: $184
  • A Private Guided Walking Tour Through Old Srinagar: $126
  • Enchanting Kashmir: A 6-Day Srinagar Adventure: $422
  • From 5-Days Kashmir Tour with Gulmarg and Pahalgam: $1,807
  • Full day tour of Srinagar with Entrance Fee & Guide: $122
  • Full day tour of Srinagar with Entrance Fee, Guide & Lunch: $205
  • Full day tour of Srinagar with Entrance Fee, Guide & Shikara ride: $150
  • Full day tour of Srinagar with Entrance Fee, Guide, Shikara ride & Lunch: $200

Typical Entertainment Prices in Jodhpur

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for Jodhpur's activities, tours, and tickets:

  • Fort Entrance for Two
  • Astrology Reading

Tours and Activities in Jodhpur

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

  • Jodhpur city tour in private car with guide: $6.02
  • Private Tour Of Mehrangarh Fort : $6.16
  • Authentic Jodhpur Day Tour: $8.64
  • walk to bluecity heritage tour: $10
  • 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour in Jodhpur: $11
  • Blue City Walking Tour: $11
  • Evening Walking Tour: $11
  • jodhpur blue city walking tour with guide: $11
  • Mandore Garden Guided tour: $11
  • Blue City Heritage Private Walking Tour With Pickup and Drop-Off: $11
  • Blue City Walk (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $11

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Srinagar $2.58
    Jodhpur $10

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Srinagar and Jodhpur, we can see that Jodhpur is more expensive. And not only is Srinagar much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Srinagar would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Srinagar and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Jodhpur would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Jodhpur than you might in Srinagar.

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

Which is Bigger, Srinagar or Jodhpur?

Srinagar has a larger population, and is about 6% larger than the population of Jodhpur. When comparing the sizes of Srinagar and Jodhpur, 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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