The distance between Delhi and Jaipur is approximately 277 km by road. The journey can be completed in six hours if you take the National Highway 8. The NH 8 passes through Gurgaon and then reaches Dharuhera before moving on to Neemrana and Behror. After Behror, you will reach Shahpura and after that Dand and finally Amer.
Jaipur has a warm climate through the year, however, the time between October and March is the best time to visit this amazing pink city. Between October and March, you will experience cool breeze that makes it ideal for sightseeing all day long. The evenings get very cold and you will enjoy cozying in your hotel after a day visiting the many places around Jaipur. If you love literature, then you can visit Jaipur in January to attend the Jaipur Literature Fest. If you want to catch the Elephant festival, then it is best to visit in March.
There are a few alternative routes that you can take when traveling between Delhi and Jaipur. You can take the Delhi, Agra and Jaipur route. You can visit the amazing Agra Fort along with the Taj Mahal and other historical monuments. If you love forests, then you can add Ranthambore to the route after Agra. If you want to go off route, then you can visit Mandawa, Bundi, Bhratpur and Ranakpur on the way to Jaipur.
The drive from Delhi to Jaipur is very pleasant. A lot of work has been put into the NH 8 and the road condition is near perfect. You can enjoy the scenic route without worrying about potholes or coming across the dirt track.