Travelling to Allahabad

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    How to reach

    Allahabad city is situated in the north part of India in the Oudh region of state of Uttar Pradesh. It is well connected with flights, rail and road transport to other parts of India. Daily trains, buses and flights are available from major cities in India.

    By Air

    Allahabad has its own Airport named Allahabad Airport or Bamrauli Airport. It is at a distance of 12 km from Allahabad city and 16 Km from SHUATS and is operational for domestic flights. Nearest other operational airports are Varanasi (Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport) which is at a distance of 125 Km from Allahabad city, Lucknow (Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport) which is at a distance of 204 Km from Allahabad city. Currently, only Air India Regional operates from here, with direct services to Delhi.

    By Bus

    Very good road services are available in Allahabad. UPSRTC buses give service to most of the cities in Uttar Pradesh.

    Distance to Allahabad from:
    • Varanasi : 125 Km
    • Kanpur : 199 Km
    • Lucknow : 204 Km
    • Patna : 354 Km
    • Delhi : 665 Km
    • Kolkata : 789 Km
    • Agra : 540 Km

    By Train

    Allahabad Junction is the headquarters of the North Central Railway Zone. It serves Allahabad and the surrounding areas. Many important trains pass through this station. All trains from the east going to southward pass through this station.

    Trains to Allahabad Junction

    From Delhi
    • PRAYAG RAJ EXPRESS (12418)
    • RJPB RAJDHANI (12310)
    • KOLKATA RJDHNI (12302)
    • MAGADH EXPRESS (12402) and more.......

    From Mumbai
    • TULSI EXPRESS (22129)
    • HWH MUMBAI MAIL (12321)
    • RANCHI EXPRESS (18610) and more.......

    From Chennai
    • BAGMATI EXPRESS (12578)
    • PATLIPUTRA EXPRESS (22352) and more.......

    From Kolkata
    • KOLKATA RAJDHANI (12301/12305)
    • VIBHUTI EXPRESS (12333)
    • POORVA EXPRESS (12303/12381)
    • HWH MUMBAI MAIL (12321)
    • HWH ANVT EXPRES (12323) and more.......