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How To Reach Rajahmundry
Rajahmundry is one of the oldest cities in the Indian Subcontinent. It’s a beautiful city located on the bank of the river Godavari. Picturesque landscapes, hills, forests, temples, museums, ancient structures make Rajahmundry one of the most visited tourist spots in the state of Andhra Pradesh. If you’re looking forward to visiting this city, this article can surely help you to learn more about the options to reach this fabulous city. Trains are the best option to reach Rajahmundry whereas airways are the fastest but costliest mode of transport.
Rajahmundry railway station is the main railway station in the city. It’s also one of the largest railway stations in Andhra Pradesh. The station has 3 platforms and 22 m above the sea level. Over 200 trains have their stoppages here and about 6 trains terminate and originate from this station. It’s therefore connected brilliantly with other primary cities in Andhra Pradesh such as Vizag and Vijayawada. From Vizag it’s located at a distance of 200 km and from Vijayawada, it’s 150 km away. Also from prime Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajahmundry has direct connectivity. So reaching Rajahmundry from almost anywhere in India is pretty convenient. Visit www.irctc.co.in for more details and book your tickets.
Another convenient way to reach Rajahmundry is the roadway. State-owned buses are operated frequently to help visitors reach Rajahmundry from Hyderabad, Chennai, Vizag, Vijayawada, Bengaluru. Many private bus service providers run Deluxe, AC, non-AC, Sleeper, and Semi Sleeper buses at regular intervals to let you reach Rajahmundry from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and other prime cities in India. The highways and other connecting roads are well maintained so if you can also go for a self-drive from nearby cities. So check online for more details about the bus service from your source station till Rajahmundry and book your tickets.
Flights are the fastest means of transport to reach Rajahmundry from other parts of the state and India. Primary cities in the south such as Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru are connected directly with the Rajahmundry airport. The city’s dedicated airport is located at a distance of 18 km in Madhurapudi from Rajahmundry. So it is possible to reach the city through the airway. GoAir, IndiGo, TruJet run direct flights between Mumbai and Rajahmundry at a good interval. Once you get down at the airport, you can book a private cab to reach the city from the city airport. It’s gonna take about 30 minutes to get to your hotel from the airport. So check online and book your tickets accordingly.
Like Vijayawada and Amaravathi, Rajahmundry is one of the fastest developing cities in Andhra and India. So public transport is well developed in the town. This enables visitors and locals to traverse the breadth and length of the city easily. Although the bus service is pretty good in the city, people mostly prefer using private auto-rickshaw and bicycle rickshaws. Cabs and trains are also used to travel to places that are a little far away from the city. So you’ll not have any issues traveling to different tourist spots for sightseeing. However, if you’re going to use private cabs and auto-rickshaws, ensure that you bargain well before booking them do avoid any arguments later on.