Allahabad – How to reach

Allahabad is served by the Allahabad Airport (Bamrauli Air Force Base) and is linked to Delhi by Air India Regional. Other larger airports in the vicinity are at Varanasi 142 km (88 mil)) and Lucknow (Amausi International Airport 200 km (120 mil)).

National Highway 2 runs through the middle of the city. Another is NH 27 which is 93 km (58 mi) long and starts from Allahabad and ends at Mangawan in Madhya Pradesh connecting to National Highway 7.
There are other state highways that link Allahabad to all other parts of the country. A number of road bridges on rivers Ganges and Yamuna have been built to connect Allahabad with its suburb towns like Naini, Jhusi etc.

NH 27 Connecting Allahabad to Madhya Pradesh.

Allahabad also has two bus stands catering to different routes. The buses from western destinations like Delhi, Agra, and Kanpur halt at Civil Lines Bus Stand. The Zero Road Bus Stand serves the buses going on the southern route i.e. Mahoba and Satna. Buses from Varanasi, Lucknow and other eastern towns arrive at M.G. Road ( Civil Lines ) Bus stand.

City buses,Tourist taxis, auto rickshaws (or tempos) are available for local transport. There are also city buses service run by UPSRTC as well as private operators that connects various parts of the city.There are around 150 city buses that are run by UPSRTC under the name Allahabad Mahanagar Bus sewa and about 50 buses run by private operators. But the most convenient method of local transport inside the city is the cycle rickshaws.

Served by Indian Railways, Allahabad is the headquarters of the North Central Railway Zone, and is well connected by trains with all major cities, namely, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Indore, Lucknow, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Bangalore and Jaipur. Allahabad has eight railway stations with in its city limits namely Prayag , Allahabad City (Rambagh), Daraganj, Allahabad Junction, Naini Jn, Prayag Ghat, Subedar Ganj & Bamrauli.


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