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How to Reach Allahabad

How to Reach Allahabad by Air

Bamrauli airport lies 18 kms out of the city. At the time of writing, no commercial airlines operate to Allahabad. The closest operational airport is at Varanasi, which is three hours away by road.

How to Reach Allahabad by Rail

The best way to get to Allahabad is by train. Allahabad is on the main broad gauge trunk line between Delhi and Calcutta. Trains on this line stop at the Allahabad Junction Station in the Civil Lines area.

How to Reach Allahabad by Bus

If you are driving around India, the city is extremely well connected from all directions. The city is connected to most places in Uttar Pradesh and around by state and national highways. All east bound traffic coming from the north has to pass Allahabad. The roads are reasonably good and driving on them is quite pleasant, particularly if you have a driver. Buses link Allahabad to all the major north Indian cities including Delhi (643 kms), Gwalior, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow (204 kms), Meerut and Varanasi (122 kms). Buses terminate at the Leader Road bus stand, the Zero Road bus stand and MG Marg bus stand.

Getting Around Allahabad

Renting cars through travel agents or from your hotel is really quite the most convenient way to get around. These cars are all chauffeur-driven; self-driven cars are not available for hire. Cycle rickshaws, auto-rickshaws and private taxis are the other modes of transportation.

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