The district is situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan and lies between 26.23 degree to 27.15 degree North Latitude and 76.07 degree to 77.02 degree East Longitude. Also, the Mean Sea Level height of the district is 333 meters.
The district is surrounded with Jaipur, Tonk, Sawai Madhopur, Karouli, Bharatpur & Alwar.
The district is well connected by Rail route. The important trains having stoppage at Dausa district are 2915-Asharm Express, 2414-Jammu Jaipur Express and 2461-Mandor Express. District has also one important railway station, namely, Bandikui Junction.
NH-11 passes through the district. It covers about 85 Kms in the district which includes district headquarter, Sikandra and Mahwa. Dausa is 55 Kms from Jaipur on NH-11 and well connected with Agra, Delhi and other surrounding districts viz. Karouli, Sawai Madhopur and Bharatpur by road. Further, NH-11A also passes through the district covering Dausa & Lalsot Tehsil regions.Two Mega Highways, to be constructed by RIDCOR, namely Alwar to Sikandra (81 Kms) and Lalsot to Kota (195 Kms) will pass through the district. Very soon, the district will have four-lane facility on NH-11.