How To Reach Sirpur
Sirpur, a small town in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh used to previously be a sleepy town until excavations happened. The excavation brought out some interesting artifacts that defined the past of the region. The history of Sirpur is so ancient and dates back to 5th Century BC which is quite interesting for a traveler. Sirpur is easy to reach and can be done via air, rail and road; Sirpur is three hours away from the capital and has access to the airport in it. The roads are also well connected and ways to get to. Below are some of the best ways to reach Sirpur.
Sirpur does not have an airport of its own but is quite close to the capital city of Raipur. Therefore the closest airport to this ancient town is Swami Vivekananda International Airport at Raipur which is located at a distance of 74.5 km from the city of Sirpur. The journey will take about 1.5 hours and is the fastest way to get to this place. There are several flight carriers that carry passengers from several cities to Raipur and there are frequent flights that ply more than once a day as well. Once you get off at the airport, you can easily get public transportation to go to your hotel in Sirpur.
Sirpur is well connected to important cities in the state as well as adjacent cities in different states. The town is linked with Raipur which is the capital of the state and is easy to get to. Taking a road trip is always fun especially if you are with your family. But if you don’t feel like driving, you can always take the bus which is an inexpensive way of travelling. There are buses that are run by the CSRTC which is the state government and ply from one side of the town to another taking passengers and dropping them. There are private busses that ply from neighbouring states as well that you can take.
Sirpur is well connected by rail and the best way to get there is to take the closest railway station, Mahamasund Railway Station which is located at a distance of 27.2 km from the center of Sirpur. There are several trains plying back and forth from this station to other stations in other cities; the frequency of trains passing by this station is also high. Other railheads that are close to Sirpur are Bagbahra Station located at 38.87 km, Tilda Railway station located at 47 km and Raipur Junction at 83 km. Once you get off at the station, you can take any kind of public transportation to reach your destination.
You can move around in Sirpur by means of local transportation. There are buses, taxis and auto rickshaws for your convenience. You can hire a taxi, but it is quite expensive or you can opt to travel by an auto rickshaw. If you want to save money on travelling, the best way to move around is by a bus which is run by state for locals and tourists or you can take a private bus and go sightseeing in groups.