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Transportation in Gujarat

Gujarat, with its cultural, historical and wildlife heritage, is a journey to ecstasy for the travelers. The place flocks with tourists all year round. The state is well connected with almost all parts of the world. The state is easily accessible due to well established network of transportation in Gujarat. It connects all the metro cities of India like Kolkata, Mumbai, Udaipur and Delhi through rail and road networks. The smooth and sturdy roads with inter state buses operating on them also offer easy accessibility to Gujarat. The state is popular over the sphere. Gujarat is frequently visited by foreigners to explore the affluent heritage of the state. Transportation in Gujarat by air is quite feasible. Numbers of international flights to and from Ahamdabad are available for the tourists. Gujarat consists of 10 domestic airfields. Being the 6th largest city of India, Ahamdabad holds the international airstrip of the state. Recurrent international flights to countries like Europe, America and Middle East are available from Ahamdabad. Flights on daily basis connecting almost all the major cities of India make transportation in Gujarat quite comfortable. The international airlines serving Ahamdabad include Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Indian Airlines, Air India, Singapore airlines, and Malaysia Airlines. The airlines providing domestic services to the country include Kingfisher airlines, GoAir, Spice Jet, and Deccan.

With its burly rail system, Gujarat connects all the major cities of the country. There are customary trains to and from Delhi and Mumbai. The major cities of Gujarat like Vadodara, Ahamdabad and Surat connect to almost all the important cities of India via rail networks. The state with its broad gauge lines is efficient in its inter-state network as well. Railways provide one of the best means of transportation in Gujarat, making it well connected with all parts of the country. The railway line connecting Peshawar and Karachi also passes through Gujarat. The state is also linked with Madi Bahauddin, Jhelum, Gujaranwala and Sargodah districts with its rail networks.

Gujarat is famous for having one of the best roads of the country. The state is well established with smooth and brawny roads. Roads in Gujarat ramble over 73,397 km, taking with them all the cities and small villages well connected with each other. Out of the 73,397 km, share of 1,572 km goes to the National Highways in Gujarat. This is the main reason that the state is easily accessible from almost all parts of India. The parkway buses and comfort coaches connect Gujarat with thecites of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

The local transportation in Gujarat is done by the local bus services connecting Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara and Ahmedabad. All these modes of transportation in Gujarat make the journey to and through the state quite feasible and comfortable. The easily available transport with well connected air and rail networks makes the state more popular to visit. The smooth and sturdy roads of Gujarat are another reason, which makes the state more frequently visited by the tourists. Auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, taxis and traditional horse tongas are the other means of transportation in the state.

The well-facilitated transportation in Gujarat will surely make your Gujarat trip easy and comfortable.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/04

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