How to Reach Gujarat

How to Reach Gujarat

The colourful city of Gujarat can be reached by every mode of transport - roadways, railways, airways and via sea. For the convenience of the visitors and locals, every road, railway station, bus stop and airport is well-maintained by the Gujarat ministry. See below for how to reach by road, railways and airways to enjoy an awesome vacation in Gujarat.

By Railways: Railway network of Gujarat connects with every state of India. Surat railway station, Ahmedabad Railway Station, Rajkot Railway Station and Vadodara Railway Station are the busiest railway stations in Gujarat. In fact, Vadodara Railway Station is the one of the busiest railway station in India because it is a part of Delhi-Mumbai railway line.

By Airways Important airports in Gujarat are:

Airports in Gujarat
S.NO Name Location Role
1 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad Commercial
1 Surat Airport Magdalla Road, Surat Commercial
2 Bhavnagar Airport  9 km from the city of Bhavnagar Commercial
3 Deesa airport 5 km from Deesa. Commercial
4 Kandla Airport (Gandhidham) Kandla, Near Gandhidham Commercial
5 Porbandar Airport 5 km from the city of Porbandar Commercial
6 Rajkot Airport 4 km from the city of Rajkot Commercial
7 Harni Airport – Integrated Terminal Airport Vadodara Commercial
8 Bhuj Airport Bhuj Commercial
State Operated Airports
1 Mehsana Airport 2 km from Mehsana city Flying School

Gujarat is well connected with national and international flights, to all the major states of India and abroad. Almost every airways company have their operating system from Gujarat. Surat, Bhavnagar, Junagarh, Vadodara, Keshod, Kandla, Rajkot and Bhuj are the major places where domestic airports are stationed. The only international airport is in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Civil Aviation Board (GUJCAB) is responsible for the development of aviation infrastructure.

By Roadways All the national and state highways in Karnataka are smooth and well maintained. Multiple bus services from neighbouring states- Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh are easily available. From comfortable buses to Volvos owned by private transporters, there are many modes of road transports to reach Gujarat.

For travelling within the state multiple bus services are started by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC). The transport corporation not only offers transit services in Gujarat but also to other states in India. Following are the bus services provided by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC):

1) Mofussil Services: Connects major cities, towns and villages within Gujarat.

2) Intercity Bus Services: Connects major cities of Gujarat- Ahmedabad, Surat, Veraval, Vapi, Vadodara (Baroda) and Rajkot

3) Interstate Bus Services: Connects Gujarat with neighbouring states- Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.

4) Parcel Services: Services for transporting goods from one place to other

Apart from these, multiple services are provided by GSRTC for festivals, pilgrim, college tours, etc.

Via Sea Blessed with 1600 km long sea coast, Gujarat has the longest coastline in India. Kandla Port in Gujarat is the largest port that is serving the Western side of India. Port of Navlakhi, Port of Magdalla, Port Pipavav, Port of Porbandar, Port of Veraval and the privately owned Mundra Port are the major ports of Gujarat.