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How To Reach Gujarat
Gujarat boasts of being one of the most industrially advanced states of India. Because of its commercial and traditional importance, it is extremely well connected with other states. A state that stretches well over 1,96,024 sq km and with a population of about 60 million, it is undoubtedly the most prominent states of India. Gujarat is going to be your perfect destination for spending an amazing week with your family. Let’s see the options that help you reach the wonderful state of Gujarat.
Gujarat has one of the busiest rail network in India. It’s maintained and managed by the western division of Indian Railways. It has some of the biggest railway stations that connect Gujarat with other major cities inside (within the states) and outside of it. This includes Vadodara Junction, which is the biggest railway station in Gujarat. It falls on the Mumbai-Delhi main line that connects Gujarat with Rajasthan (through Ahmedabad) and Madhya Pradesh (through Ratlam).
Numerous mail passenger trains go through the state too. Also, many premium trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi, and Duronto can also be booked for your travel. Apart from Vadodara, other major railway stations are Ahmedabad Junction, Rajkot Railway Station, Junagadh Railway Station, and Surat Railway Station. So travelling with trains within and outside Gujarat is very convenient. Rail tickets can be booked through the official Indian Railways website that is www.irctc.co.in. You can check the availability and fare for different cities and class.
Gujarat enjoys some of the finest roadways in western India. It has several two-lane and four-lane highways that connect Gujarat with other states and cities. The road network connects all corners of Gujarat through private bus services and the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC). GSRTC is the main bus service provider which is not only cheap but also connects deepest parts within Gujarat. You can also reach and travel within Gujarat by private cars; and people who love to drive will just fall in love with the Gujarat highways. Tickets can be booked through any official ticket-booking website or through an authorized agent. Cost varies depending upon your travel.
The state of Gujarat has the highest number of domestic airports in India. There are about 17 airports in the state including the ones managed by State Civil Aviation Board. They are managed by the Airport Authority of India. The Vadodara Airport, Surat Airport, Rajkot Airport, Junagarh Airport, and Bhuj Airport are some of the famous airports in Gujarat that connect you with Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata. The Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport in Ahmedabad offers international flights as well. Tickets can be booked easily. Cost varies depending upon your travel. You can easily book Spice Jet, Air India, and so on for your travel. It is the fastest way to travel in Gujarat.
The last option to reach Gujarat is through the sea. Gujarat has the longest coastline in India that stretches well over 1500 km. The Kandla port is the most important port of Gujarat and it connects the entire western India through the sea. The other popular ports in Gujarat are the Magdalla, Veraval, Pipavav and Navlakhi ports.
Trains, buses, flights, rental vehicles, and long distance cabs offer numerous options to move around the state. There are many airports that take you to different destinations within the state. All major cities such as Ahmedabad, Surat, Jamnagar, Vadodara, Bhuj, Rajkot, Kandla, Bhavnagar and Junagadh have airports. So there are multiple flight options. Buses connect Gujarat with its deepest corners and are managed privately and by the state government. Trains make traveling easier and convenient and can connect to any part of Gujarat directly or indirectly. It is also the cheapest way to travel within Gujarat. Rickshaws, internal city buses, private cabs and rented cars can help you move within the city to visit the most famous places.