How to Reach Bihar



How to reach Bihar is not at all a matter of concern. Patna , the capital city of Bihar, has an airport, which is connected by regular flights with Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi and Katmandu. Major airlines like Indian Airlines and Sahara Airlines regularly operate flights to and from this city.

The extensive roadways of National Highways 2, 23, 28, 30, 31 and 33 and state highways connect Bihar with all the important Indian cities. The road network of the state links Patna and Nalanda(90 kilometer), Vaishali (55 kilometer), Bodh Gaya (110 kilometer) and other important tourist spots.

Various major and minor places of Bihar are connected by train services regulated by Indian Railways (link : https://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/india/india-railway-map.htm). Important super fast trains like Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express make communication to Bihar from the rest of India convenient.

Some information about how to reach important destinations within Bihar is given below:

How to Reach Patna

  • By Air: It is connected with Kolkata, Delhi, Bombay, Ranchi and Lucknow.
  • By Rail: It is linked with Mumbai, Kolkata, Ranchi, Guwahati and Varanasi.
  • By Road: Rajgir-102 kilometer, Nalanda-90 kilometer, Gaya-172 kilometer and Pawapuri-90 kilometer.

How to Reach Vaishali

  • By Air: The nearest airport is Patna, which connects it to Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow,Delhi, and Ranchi.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Hajipur.
  • By Road: Muzaffarpur - 36 kilometer, Patna - 55 kilometer, and Hajipur - 35 kilometer.

How to Reach Baidyanath Dham (Deoghar)

  • By Rail: The closest railway station is Baidyanath Dham (Deoghar). It is a terminal station of a branch line that has originated from Jasidih Junction.
  • By Road: Kolkata - 373 kilometer, Dumka - 67 kilometer, Giridih- 112 kilometer, and Madhupur - 57 kilometer.

How to Reach Gaya

  • By Rail: Gaya is a significant railway junction.


Last Updated on 14 June 2013