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AGRA

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR
Kheria Airport - Tel No : 2400569
RAIL

Agra is linked to Delhi by excellent train services viz. The Shatabdi (2 hrs), Taj Express (3 hrs) and the Intercity Express (3 hrs). The Shatabdi also links Agra to Gwalior, Jhansi and Bhopal. Other trains include Karnataka Express (New Delhi-Bangalore), the Jhelum Express (Jammu Tawi-Pune) and the Toofan Express (New Delhi-Calcutta) Agra Cantt. Railway Station, Enquiry Tel : 131, 133, 2421039 Reservation Tel : 136, 2420998. Railway Enquiry Agra Fort - 132, 135. Raja-ki-Mandi : 2354477.

ROAD

Agra is well-connected to the following cities by road : Mathura, Delhi, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jhansi, Chitrakoot, etc. Agra's distance by road, from the main citiesis as Jaipur 237 km, Calcutta 1287 km, Varanasi 657 km, Mussoorie 417 km and Bombay 1204 km.

UPSRTC Bus stand, Idgah, Enquiry Tel : 2420324. Railway (Agra Fort) - 2464557 Railway (ISBT) - 2603536. RSTC, Sheetal Tourist Home, Near Idgah Bus Stand, Tel : 2420228.


LOCAL TRANSPORT

City Bus Service : UPSRTC operates city buses to and from the main archaeological sites.
Taxies : Air Conditioned/Non air-conditioned cars are available, without meter, at the railway stations, airport, hotels and Partap Pura taxi stand.
Other transport : Un-metered auto-rickshaws, tongas and cycle rickshaws are available, rates of which are negotiable.

ALLAHABAD

ACCESSIBILITY

Allahabad is conveniently connected to the rest of the country by comfortable and easy rail and road connections.

AIR

Presently, there is no air link to Allahabad. Nearest Airports are Varanasi, Lucknow and Kanpur.
Babatpur Airport, Varanasi (140 km.) : Ph.No: (0542) 2622090, 2622081-85
Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, Lucknow : Ph.No: (0522) 2436975
Chakeri Airport, Kanpur : Ph.No: (0512) 313001

RAIL

Allahabad has Four Railway Stations - Prayag Station, City Station, Daraganj Station and Allahabad Junction. Major trains of the broad-gauge Delhi-Kanpur-Calcutta Line arrive at Allahabad Junction. Some major trains arriving at Allahabad are Mahanagari Express (Varanasi-Allahabad-Mumbai); Magadh Express (Patna-Allahabad-New Delhi); Saryu Express (Allhabad-Faizabad); Kalka Mail (Howrah-Allahabad-Kalka);Prayag Raj Express (Allahabad-New Delhi); Brahmaputra Mail (Guwahati-Allahabad-New Delhi); Bombay Mail (Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai); Rajdhani Express (New Delhi-Allahabad-Howrah); Toofan Express (Ganganagar-Allahabad-Howrah) Ganga Gomti Express (Allahabad-Lucknow): Ganga Kaveri Express (Varanasi- Allahabad-Chennai).
Enquiries :
Allahabad Junction Reservation Enquiry : 131,1331
Allahabad City : 602667
(Rambagh) Station : 2557978
Prayag Railway Station : 609131

ROAD

Allahabad on National Highways 2 and 27, is connected to the rest of the country by good, motorable all weather roads. Some important road distances are Ayodhya-167 km, Chitrakoot -137 km, Agra - 443 km, Ahmedabad - 1207 km, Delhi - 643 km, Bhopal-680 km, Mumbai - 1444 km, Calcutta - 799 km, Hyderabad-1086 km, Jaipur - 673 km, Jhansi - 375 km Lucknow-204 km, Madras - 1790 km, Nagpur-618 km, Patna-368 km, Thiruvanathapuram-2413 km, Udaipur-956 km, Varanasi - 125 km, Khajuraho - 294 km Lumbini (Nepal) - 406 km.

Allahabad also has three bus stands catering to different routes. The buses from western destinations like Delhi, Agra, Lucknow and Kanpur halt at Leader Road Bus Stand (Enquiry Ph. No 2615623). The Zero Road Bus Stand (Enquiry Ph. No. 2564009) serves the buses going on the southern route i.e. Mahoba and Satna. Buses from Varanasi and other eastern towns arrive at M.G. Road Bus stand ( Enquiry Ph. No. 2601257).

AYODHYA

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest airports are Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow-134 km and Babatpur, Varanasi-209 km.

RAIL

Ayodhya is situated on the broad gauge Northen Railway line on Mughal Sarai- Lucknow main route and is connected with all major cities.

ROAD

Some of the major road distances are : Faizabad-7 km, Gonda-51 km, Sravasti - 109 km, Lucknow - 134 km, Allahabad - 166 km, Varanasi - 209 km.

BATESHWAR

ACCESSIBILITY

RAIL

The nearest railway station is Shikohabad. Convenient rail connection are available from the nearest town Agra.

ROAD

On Agra- Fatehabad-Bateshwar route, bus service is available from Agra. Some important road distances are: Agra - 70 km, Fatehpur Sikri - 107 km, Mathura - 124 km.

BITHOOR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow-100 km.

RAIL

Kalyanpur is the nearest station. serviced only by passenger trains. Kanpur junction is the most convenient station for visiting Bithoor as it is connected with all other major cities of India.

ROAD

The nearest city Kanpur is connected by bus service to ohte4r parts of the state. Some major road distances are: Kanpur - 22 km, Kannauj - 103 km, Lucknow-109 km, Sankisa - 166 km, Allahabad - 224 km, Ayodhya-252 km, Agra - 308 km, Delhi - 430 km.

CHITRAKOOT

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

The nearest airport is Khajuraho-185 km.

RAIL

The nearest railway station is Karvi-8 km. from where trains are available for important cities .

ROAD

Chitrakoot is well connected by road . Some important road distances are : Satna - 75 km, Kalinjar - 88 km, Allahabad - 127 km, Mahoba - 127 km, Jhansi - 274 km, Lucknow - 285 km.

CHUNAR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport Babatpur, Varanasi - 61 km.

RAIL

Well connected with all major cities .

ROAD

One can reach here conveniently from Varanasi and Mirzapur which are well connected with prominent cities by bus service .Some important road distances are :Varanasi - 40 km, Mirzapur-40 km, Allahabad-130 km.

DEOGARH

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

The nearest airport is at Gwalior (M.P.)-235 km.

RAIL

The nearest railway station is Jakhlaun-13 km, which can be reached by Jhansi-Babina passenger train . Lalitpur (23 km ) is the most convenient railhead.

ROAD

Deograh is connected by bus with all important centres in the region. Some of the major road distances are: Lalitpur 23 km, Matatila Dam 93 km, Jhansi 123 km.

DEWA SHARIF

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest ariport is Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, Lucknow -35 km.

RAIL

Nearest rail head is Barabanki-13 km. Convenient rail connections are available from Lucknow station-30 km.

ROAD

Bus service is available for all major cities of Uttar Pradesh from Barabanki. Some important road distances are: Barabanki-13 km, Lucknow-25 km, Faizabad-113 km, Ayodhya-121 km.

FATEHPUR SIKRI

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport, Kheria, Agra - 40 km.

RAIL

Convenient rail service is available from Agra Cantt. Railway Station-40 km.

ROAD

Some important road distances are : Parikshitgarh 31 km, Bulandshahar 50 km, Meerut 252 km, Hastinapur 60 km, Ghaziabad 65 km, Delhi 85 km.

HASTINAPUR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport is at Delhi -120 km from Meerut.

RAIL

Nearest rail heads, Meerut Cantt. -40 km and Meerut city-44 km, directly link Hastinapur with other major cities of the state.

ROAD

Regular bus services from Delhi, Meerut and other parts of Uttar Pradesh connect Hastinapur. Major road distance from Meerut: Ghaziabad-47 km, Muzaffarnagar-58 km, Shuktal-60 km, Bulandshahar-70 km, Garhmukteshwar-82 km, Haridwar-141 km.

JAUNPUR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport Babatpur, Varanasi - 38 km.

RAIL

Located on the Lucknow -Varanasi-Mughal Sarai section of Northern Railway, Jaunpur is connected with all major cities.

ROAD

Jaunpur is easily accessible by road. Some of the major road distances are: Varanasi-58 km, Allahabad-110 km, Gorakhpur-166 km, Lucknow-228 km.

JHANSI

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport, Gwalior - 98 km.

RAIL

Jhansi is well connected by an excellent railway network with all major cities.

ROAD

Jhansi, on National Highways 25 and 26 , is linked by a good network of roads. Some major road distances are : Orchha 18 km, Datia-28 km, Lalitpur-93 km, Shivpuri-100 km, Kalpi-142 km, Khajuraho-176 km, Kanpur -220 km, Agra 221 km, Lucknow-297 km, Delhi-414 km, Gorakhpur-563 km.

KALINJAR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest airport is Khajuraho-140 km.

RAIL

The nearest railway stations are Atarra-36 km and Banda-57 km.

ROAD

Kalinjar is linked by road to all important centres in the regiuon with regular bus services. Some of the major road distances are: Banda-57 km, Chitrakoot-78 km, Khajuraho-140 km, Allahabad-205 km.

KANPUR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Indian Airlines flines flies from Delhi to Kanpur and returns via Lucknow. Chakeri Airport 13 km. from Downtown. Airport /city transfer by Indian Airlines coach to /from IAC office.

RAIL

Kanpur, on the main broad gauge route between Delhi and Calcutta, is connected to all parts of the country by Express/Superfast trains. Some important trains that pass through Kanpur Central are Rajdhani Exp (New Delhi-Bhuwaneshwar, New Delhi-Guwahati) 2003/2004 Shatabdi Exp (Delhi-Lucknow);2301/2302 Rajdhani Exp (New Delhi/Calcutta); 2381/2382 and 2303 /2304 A/C Exp (Amritsar /Calcutta ); 8475/8476 Neelanchal Exp (New Delhi/ Puri); 3007/3008 Udyan Abha Toffan Exp (New Delhi/Calcutta); 2521/2522 North East Exp (New Delhi/Guwahati); 3007/3008 Magadh Vikramshila Exp (New Delhi/ patna); 2553/2554 Vaishali Exp (New Delhi/Barauni);2449/2450 New Delhi-Varanasi Exp;2473/2474 Shaheed Exp (New Delhi/Gorakhpur);4283/4284 Ganga-Yamuna Exp (New Delhi/Varanasi); 2419/2420 Gomti Exp (New Delhi/Lucknow); 4163/4164 Sangam Exp (Meerut/Allahabad); 2133/2134 Pushpak Exp; 5011/5012 Gorakhpur-Cochin Exp;1015/1016 Kushinagar Exp; 5313/5314 Marudhar Exp (Agra/Lucknow); 5063/5064 Avadh Exp (Ratlam/Lucknow); 9165/9166 Sabarmati Exp (Varanasi/Ahmedabad). For reservation and enquires contact Kanpur-Central Railway Station, Rawatpur Rly. Station and Anwarganj Railway Station. Enquiry (manual)-131, Enquiry (recorded)-1331, Reservation 1332, 1333, Anwarganj Railway Sation-545488.

ROAD

On National Highways 2 (Delhi-Agra-Allahabad-Calcutta) and25 (Lucknow-Jhansi-Shivpuri) Kanpur is 79 km from Lucknow; 193 km from Allahabad; 329 km from Varanasi; 398 km from Khajuraho; 269 km from Agra; 222 km Jhansi, 438 km from Delhi, 1007 km from Calcutta, 1345 km from Bombay, 1998 km from Madras and 369 km from Bhopal.

BUS

Buses of the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation and the SRTCs of neighbouring states connect Kanpur to varrious centres in the region, such as Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Agra, Unnao, Rae Bareilly, Kannauj and Jhansi. UPSRTC bus stands are at Collectorganj, Tel. : 253014 and Chunniganj. Tel. : 210646

LOCAL TRANSPORT

Taxies, Tempo-rickshaws, Auto-rickshaws, Cycle-rickshaw, Horse tongas and City Bus Service are available for local transport. Private taxis are available from Canal Road Taxi Stand and from Various hotels and travel agencies. Rates are negotiable.


KAPILVASTU

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport Gorakhpur - 109 km. Sravasti aristrip-146 km, Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow-310 km and Babatpur Airport, Varanasi-3330 km. Kasia Airstrip - 160 km.

RAIL

Nearest Railway Station is Naugarh-20 km.

ROAD

Some of the major road distances are: Berdpur-8 km, Sonauli-48 km, Lumbini (Nepal) -86 km, Gorakhpur-104 km, Sravasti-147 km, Kushinagar-157 km, Lucknow-308 km, Varanasi-327 km.

KAUSHAMBI

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport Bamrauli at Allahabad, Babatpur, Varanasi-200 km & Chaudhari Charan Singh, Lucknow-260 km.

RAIL

Nearest railway station is Bharwari-15 km, but convenient rail connections are available from Allhabad-50 km, which is well connected with all major stations.

ROAD

UPSRTC bus service connects Kaushambi with neighbouring towns. Some important road distances are: Allhabad-60 km, Fatehpur-75 km, Kanpur-150 km, Varanasi-185 km, Sarnath-190 km, Lucknow-260 km.

KUSHINAGAR

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport: Kasia Airstrip - 5 km., Gorakhpur Airport - 46 km., Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow-252 km, Babatpur Airport, Varanasi-288 km.

RAIL

The nearest railway stations are Deoria-35 km and Gorakhpur-53 km, which are linked with important destinations, Kushinagar does not has a railway station one has to go up to Gorakhpur by train and from there reach Kushinagar by road.

ROAD

Situated on National Highway No. 28 , with frequent bus services, Kushinagar is well connected with other parts of the state. Some major road distances are Gorakhpur-53 km, Kapilvastu-157 km, Lumbini (Nepal)-170 km, Sarnath-253 km Sravasti-274 km.

LUCKNOW

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow is directly connected with Delhi, Patna, Kolkata, Mumbai and Varanasi with regular flights.

RAIL

A major railway junction, Lucknow is conveniently connected to many cities. Some of the important trains are : 2003/2004 Shatabdi Exp., 5063/5064 Awadh Exp., 9165/9166 Sabarmati Exp., 2553/2554 Vaishali Exp., 5609/5610 Avadh Assam Exp., 8475/8476 Neelanchal Exp., 3483/3484 Ganga Yamuna Exp., 4229/4230 Lucknow Mail., 2419/2420 Gomti Exp.,4057/4058 Kashi-Vishwanath Exp., 4011/4012 Nauchandi Exp., 1015/1016 Bombay Gorakhpur Exp., 5011/5012 Cochin-Gorakhpur Exp.

ROAD

Lucknow is connected by road with most of the metropolitan cities of the country. Some of the major road distances are : Agra - 363 km, Allahabad - 210 km, Ayodhya - 134 km, Calcutta - 985 km, Kanpur - 79 km, Khajuraho - 320 km, Varanasi - 305 km.

MAHOBA

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest airport : Khajuraho-63 km.RAIL

RAIL

Mahoba is well connected with rail service.

ROAD

Mahoba is connected by roads with all major cities. State Highway No. 44 passes through Mahoba. Some major road distances are: Banda-52 km, Khajuraho-65 km, Chitrakoot-125 km, Kalinijar-130 km, Kanpur-155 km, Jhansi-165 km, Lucknow-240 km and Allahabad-245 km.

MATHURA - VRINDAVAN

ACCESSIBILITY

RAIL

Mathura is on the Delhi-Mumbai main line of CCentral Railway. It is well connected by rail service with all major cities.

ROAD

On National Highway No. 2 , Mathura is linked by road to Delhi and other major cities of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana. Some of the kanor road distances are: Gokul-10 km, Vrindavan-15 km, Mahavan-18 km, Baldeo-20 km, Govardhan-26 km, Bharatpur-39 km, Deef-40 km, Barsana-47 km, Nandgaon-50 km, Agra-56 km , Delhi-145 km.

NAIMISHARANYA

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow-110 km.

RAIL

Naimisharanya has a railway station on Sitapur-hardoi line. However, convenient rail heads are sitapur-40 km and Lucknow-110 km which are connected with all major cities.

ROAD

Bus services are available form Lucknow and Sitapur. Some of the major road distances are: Misrikh-10 km, Hardoi-34 km, Sitapur-40 km, Sidhauli-47 km, Lucknow-100 km, Golagokaran Nath-110 km.

SANKISA

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

The nearest airport are Agra - 207 km., Amausi, Lucknow ( 245 km.)

RAIL

The nearest rail heads are Pakhana (10 km.) and Neem Karori (14 km.)

ROAD

Bus service is available from Farrukhabad, which is connnected with other major cities. Some of the major road distances are : Mohammadabad-28 km, Fatehgarh-40 km, Farrukhabad-45 km, Kanpur-175 km, Agra 200 km.

SARDHANA

ACCESSIBILITY

The nearest railway station is Merrut (22 km) while the nearest airport is at Delhi (104 km) . Sardhana can be reached by U.P. State Roadways bus service or private taxis from Meerut.

SARNATH

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

The nearest airport is Babatpur, Varanasi-30 km.

RAIL

Convenient rail connections to all major cities are available from Varanasi railways station.

ROAD

Sarnath is well connected by road. See Varanasi for details.

SRAVASTI

ACCESSIBILITY

The convenient rail/air terminal is at Lucknow (176/186 km). Rail travel is possible upto Balrampur (17 km) from where one can reach Sravasti by bus or taxi. Some important road distances are: Bahraich-48 km, Lumbini-165 km, Gorakhpur-196 km, Kapilvastu-198 km, Varanasi-306 km, Sarnath-315 km.

SHUKRATAL

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

The nearest airport is New Delhi-150 km.

RAIL

The nearest rail head is Muzaffarnagar.

ROAD

Some of the major road distances are: Muzaffarnagar-30 km, Delhi-160 km.

VARANASI

ACCESSIBILITY

EASY ACCESSIBILITY

Varanasi is easily accessible from all parts of the country. Very well connected by road, rail and air, the city offers convenient and comfortable travelling options to and from other cities of India.

AIR

Indian Airlines flies to Babatpur airport (Ph.: 2622090) which is 22 km. Varanasi and 30 km. from Sarnath. There s a direct, daily flight connection between Varanasi and New Delhi. It also connects Varanasi to Delhi, Khajuraho, Mumbai, Lucknow. For travel reservations contact Indian Airlines City office, 52, Yadunath Marg, Varanasi Cantt., Ph : 2502527, 2502529. Airport office, Ph : 2622690. Airport/ city coach transfer is available from/to Indian Airlines city office daily. Taxies are also available for city transfer.

RAIL

Varanasi is an important and major rail junction. The city is served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country. New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Gwalior, Meerut, Indore, Guwahati, Allahabad, Lucknow, Dehradun... the city has direct rail connections. Varanasi Cantt Railway Station Enquiry number 131, 139. Some important trains from Varanasi Station are Kashi Vishwanath Express (Varansi-Delhi), Shramjivi Express (Patna-Varanasi-Delhi), Farakka Express (Malda Town-Varanasi-Mumbai), Pawan Express (Varanasi-Mumbai) Sabarmati Express (Varanasi-Ahmedabad), Ganga-Kaveri Express (Varanasi-Chennai ), Purva Express ( Howrah-Varansi-Delhi), Himgiri Express (Jammu-Varanasi-Howrah), Siyaldah Express (Varanasi-Jammu Tawi), Marudhar Express (Varanasi/Agra/Jaipur ).

From Mughal Sarai Station : (16 km. from Varanasi) Enquiry Tel. : 92-5703. Imp. trains from Mughal Sarai Station are Rajdhani Express (Howrah- Mughal Sarai-Delhi), Toofan Express (Howrah-Mughal Sarai-Delhi), North East Super Fast Express (Delhi-Mughal Sarai-Guwahati), Magadh Express (Delhi-Mughal Sarai-Patna).

ROAD

Varanasi, on ( National Highway) NH2 from Calcutta to Delhi, NH7 to Kanya Kumari and NH29 to Gorakhpur is connected literally to the rest of the country by good motorable, all-weather roads. Some important road distances are : Agra 565 km., Allahabad 128 km., Bhopal 791 km., Lucknow 286 km., Patna 246 km., Sarnath 10 km., Lumbini (Nepal ) 386 km.
UPSRTC Bus Stand, Sher Shah Suri Marg, Enquiry Tel. : 2203476. Golgada Bus Stand Enquiry - 2431740.

VINDHYACHAL

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest Airport : Babatpur, Varanasi-87 km.

RAIL

Vindhyachal itself is a local station, but Mail and Express trains stop at Mirzapur which is well connected with all major cities of India.

ROAD

Bus service is available for all major cities of U. P.

DUDHWA NATIONAL PARK

ACCESSIBILITY

AIR

Nearest airport : Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow, Lucknow -238 km.

RAIL

Nearest railway station: Dudhwa-4 km ; Palia-10 km; Mailani-30 km. Dudhwa, on North-Eastern Railway's metre guage section, is connected via Mailani (37 km from Palia) to Lucknow. A railway link is also available to some other centres in the park. The major rail route is Delhi-Moradabad-Bareilly-Shahjahanpur (N.R.) - 301 km, and then by road to Dudhwa - 107 km.

ROAD

Nearest bus stations are Dudhwa and Palia. Dudhwa is connected by metalled road with other parts of the state . Some important road distances are : Palia-10 km, Shahjahanpur - 107 km, Lucknow - 238 km, Bareilly - 260 km , Delhi - 430 km.