How To Reach Hajipur
Hajipur has its origins in the Mahabharata. Evidently this was where democracy first found its feet in around 600 BC and it was here that the ancient republic of Licchavi was established. Lord Mahavira was born here while Lord Buddha delivered the last of his sermons at Hajipur and also declared his Parinirvana. An old city Hajipur has several interesting sites to see. The best way to reach Hajipur is to fly to Patna airport which is just 30 km away and thereafter take a taxi to reach your location in Hajipur.
It is fairly easy to reach Hajipur since the town is well connected by road as well as by train. For those that wish to travel to Hajipur by road the advice is that other than routine maintenance being carried out all roads to Hajipur are in fairly good shape. The town is therefore well connected with the roads within the state as well as with the national highways. For instance, NH 19, NH 103 and NH 77 are all national highways which connect Hajipur with other principal cities in the country. Buses and taxis are available as well both within Hajipur and on connections leading out of the town.
Hajipur Junction with the code HJP is a station in the East Central Railway’s Sonpur Division. Hajipur has excellent rail connections with other major cities. Therefore, Delhi has 29 trains to book with Hajipur. There is the Avadh Assam Express and Vaishali Express besides Garib Nawaj Express among several others. Similarly, there are eight trains that run between Mumbai and Hajipur. Some of these are the Suvidha Special, Humsafar Special and JYG LTT Special. Kolkata is also well connected with Hajipur. The trains between the two cities include Azamgarh Barrackpore Express and Purvanchal Express.
Hajipur does not have its own airport. However, Patna is only between 21 and 30km away from Hajipur depending upon your starting point and your destination. Patna is a good, modern airport. It has several flights throughout the day and night. As per last available record Patna had 33 flights landing and taking off from its Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport. The report adds that the airport is capable of handling 29 aircraft flying in from nine cities.
Hajipur is growing very rapidly. One report says that it is the fastest growing town in Bihar. Therefore, one can easily get buses that ply from other towns and cities within Bihar to drop you at Hajipur. Within Hajipur one can find auto rickshaws and e rickshaws as well as taxis without any problem. Available videos show rickshaws also plying in the town. However, for bigger taxis one may have to resort to online facilities.