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How to Reach Puri

How to Reach Puri by Air

The nearest national airport in the state is at Bhubaneshwar. There are frequent flights from Calcutta, Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad. Puri is 62 km away, a distance that can be covered by road or by rail.

How to Reach Puri by Rail

Direct express trains link Puri with Delhi, via Varanasi or Agra. There are trains to Calcutta and Guwahati too. Puri has a branch line of South Eastern Railway network connecting the southern Indian states to Puri. From other places in India, trains arrive at the nearest major junction at Bhubaneshwar, 62 km away or at Khurda Road, 44 km from Puri.

How to Reach Puri by Bus

Puri and Bhubaneshwar are well connected by road; with frequent and fast state transport buses and minibus services that do the journey in few hours. Cars, Jeeps and other private vehicles also ply on the same route as do luxury buses run by Orissa Tourism Development Corporation.

Getting Around Puri

In Puri, cycle rickshaws are the best way to get around. Once you get your bearings right, then a rented motorbike/bicycle is a neat way of getting around town. Cars, Auto-rickshaws and the city bus service are other transport options.

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