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How To Reach Hastinapur

Planning A Trip To Hastinapur? Here are some guidelines on how to reach Hastinapur

Hastinapur is an ancient city located in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh and falls under the Meerut District. This city was known as the capital of Kuru Kingdom in the Hindu texts and this epic city has also been mentioned in many Jain texts. Hastinapur being such a historically important city, many tourists are attracted to the place. Reaching Hastinapur is easy and you can do so easily by taking a flight, train, car or even a bus. Let’s look at some of the best ways to reach Hastinapur.

By Air

By Air:  How To Reach Hastinapur
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Hastinapur does not have an airport of its own and the nearest airport that one can take to reach the city is Indira Gandhi International Airport. This airport is located at a distance of 130.5 km from Hastinapur city. This airport is connected nationally as well as internationally; domestic airline carriers like Indigo, Spice Jet, Air India etc take passengers to and fro from other cities in India to Hastinapur and international airline carriers like Eithad, Fly Dubai, Air Malaysia and many more take passengers to and fro from international cities like Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, making it easy for anyone to go to Hastinapur. You can use local transportation like a cab or a bus to reach your destination in the city.

By Road

By Road:  How To Reach Hastinapur
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This ancient city is well connected to other cities in the state as well as some cities in neighbouring states. Hatinapur is 47 km away from the industrial city of Ghaziabad and almost a 100 km from Delhi. You can your drive your car up there or you have the option of taking a bus. If you are inside Uttar Pradesh, you can take buses run by UPSRTC which are always on schedule or you can take a luxury overnight bus if you are coming by road from nearby cities of different states. This is an economical way to travel to Hastinapur if you are on a budget trip.

By Rail

By Rail:  How To Reach Hastinapur
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The nearest railhead is located at Meerut Cantt in Meerut. This railway station is distanced at 41.6 km from the center of Hastinapur city and it takes about an hour to reach the city from here. This is the most convenient way to reach Hastinapur because of the proximity to the station. There are many express trains and regular trains that carry tourists from different cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and many more to Meerut Cantt and vice versa. Once you reach the railway station, you can take a cab, auto rickshaw or a bus to reach your accommodation.

Getting Around

Getting Around:  How To Reach Hastinapur
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There are many ways do get around in Hastinapur; you can hire a cab from a taxi stand or an auto rickshaw to move around the city. There are cycle rickshaws as well that you can use to get around this city. There are busses run by UPSRTC that you can take; the tickets are cheap and the buses are on time. These are the best ways to roam around the city. You can hire a self driven car and drive it around yourself too.

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