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How to Reach Bhubaneshwar

How to Reach Bhubaneshwar or Bhubaneswar

When Mark Twain named Bhubaneswar as one of the wondrous cities of the world, tourism in Bhubaneshwar started flooding. According to him, if the capital of Odisha was in Rajasthan or Kerala, Bhubaneshwar would have been the most visited attraction of India. And it is no brainer why you will bowl over with the temple town of Odisha when you come to know how to reach Bhubaneshwar. It is a little-visited coastal region but has a strong architectural legacy to rival the grandeur of north India, Rajasthan.

Of course, reaching Bhubaneshwar is not a hefty deal since Bhubenshwar is rewarded with tier 2 city status. As a result, it has a well-planned and thoughtfully maintained rail and road transport system as well. Tourists from across the border or within the border can fly to Bhubaneshwar since it has its own international airport. Moreover, the road route crosses multiple National Highways via the State Highways. People from Kolkata, Balasore, Ranchi, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana can easily reach Bhubaneshwar via road journey.

Here is how to reach Bhubaneshwar via all the three major modes of commute in Odisha state:

How to Get to Bhubaneshwar by Air

If you come from Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Dubai, the USA, Europe, and even domestic destinations, you will have no trouble reaching Bhubaneshwar by flight. Biju Patnaik International Airport has two terminals, and the third one will be completed in 20222. Terminal 1 serves domestic flights. In contrast, Terminal 2 is for international flights. Even more, India's tier 1 and tier 2 cities like Kanyakumari, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bikaner are well connected with Bhubaneshwar Airport.

Travel by Flight (To and From) Air Travel Time (approx.) Aerial Distance (approx.) Boarding Airport
Delhi to Bhubaneshwar 2 Hours 20 Minutes 1,276 kilometers Indira Gandhi International Airport
Mumbai to Bhubaneshwar 2 Hours 15 Minutes 1,645 kilometers Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Jaipur to Bhubaneshwar 2 Hours 00 Minutes 1,254 kilometers Jaipur International Airport
Hyderabad to Bhubaneshwar 1 Hours 30 Minutes 847 kilometers Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar 1 Hours 00 Minutes 381 kilometers Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International
Bangalore to Bhubaneshwar 2 Hours 15 Minutes 1,164 kilometers Kempegowda International Airport

How to Get to Bhubaneshwar by Train

Bhubaneshwar has a 2,495 km (approx.) railway route length which comes under the East Coast Railway Zone of the Indian Railway Division. As a result, train travel to Bhubaneshwar is a roll from all major Indian cities. Also, this mode of commute is considered the cheapest. Bhubaneshwar has its own railway station, the New Bhubaneshwar Railway Junction, consisting of 7 platforms and 9 tracks. It is located in the southern part of the city and is approximately 5 km from the City Center. A handful of superfast trains from Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai run to and fro from Bhubaneshwar.

Travel by Train (To and From) Train Travel Time (approx.) Train Distance (approx.) Railway Junction
Delhi to Bhubaneshwar 32 Hours 1,275 kilometers New Delhi Railway Station
Mumbai to Bhubaneshwar 38 Hours 1,943 kilometers Mumbai Central Railway Station
Jaipur to Bhubaneshwar 35 Hours 1,625 kilometers Jaipur Junction Railway Station
Hyderabad to Bhubaneshwar 20 Hours 1,107 kilometers Hyderabad Decan Railway Station
Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar 7 Hours 439 kilometers Kolkata Railway Station
Bangalore to Bhubaneshwar 26 Hours 1,511 kilometers Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station

How to Get to Bhubaneshwar by Road (Bus Travel/Self Driven Car)

Bhubaneshwar has an approximately 1,600 kilometers road network connected with encircled towns and states. Buses from Puri, Sambalpur, Cuttack, Konark, and even Visakhapatnam, Kolkata go to Bhubaneshwar with good frequency. Baramunda Interstate Bus Terminus is where the major buses start and end. Most of the long-distance journeys are taken overnight by the passengers. Even more, Vizag and Rourkela are also well connected with the road network of Bhubaneshwar. Because of the excellent state and National Highways network, gridlock at roads in Bhubaneshwar is never a problem for road trip lovers.

IMPORTANT NOTE: However, the road trip to Bhubaneshwar means a self-driven vehicle or arrival via buses.

What If You Travel to Bhubaneswar On Your Own by Road (Self Drive Holiday)

Road trips to and fro from Bhubaneshwar are always in demand from the major cities encircling it. The most important ones are Puri, Cuttack, Konarak, Uddayagiri. Although there are many more places where bus journeys can be enjoyed. But let’s talk about the routes of the famous road trip places from Bhubaneswar that are best for a self-drive holiday:

Most Searched Road Trips Destinations from Bhubaneswar

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Allow us to give you every possible information about the most searched road trips destinations from Bhubaneswar, including everything you are looking to know:

1. Puri to Bhubaneshwar

  • Route: Puri to Bhubaneswar via NH 316 with tolls
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 2-3 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 62 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.) depends on person to person
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Puri to Bhubneshwar: Agarwal’s Pure Veg Restaurant, Shree Govinda Restaurant, Panda Restaurant
  • General Services on the Route: Banks, restrooms, fuel stations
     

2. Chandipur to Bhubaneswar

  • Route: Chandipur to Bhubaneswar via Balasore - Bhadrak - Cuttack Rd
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 2 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 207 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 5 hours 10 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Chandipur to Bhubaneswar: Mahabala Hotel, Seafood Kitchen, Akash Restaurant
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, banks
     

3. Ranchi to Bhubaneswar

  • Route: Ranchi to Bhubaneswar via NH 20
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 2 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 461 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Ranchi to Bhubaneswar: Saffron Restaurant, Broadway Restaurant, Cocktail Khichdi
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, campgrounds
     

4. Balasore to Bhubaneshwar

  • Route: Balasore to Bhubaneswar via NH 16
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 2 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 196 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 4 hours 50 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Balasore to Bhubaneswar: Apna Haveli, Pakwan Veg Restaurant, Hotel Annapurna
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, banks
     

5. Kandhamal to Bhubaneshwar

  • Route: Kandhamal to Bhubaneswar via SH 1
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 2 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 261 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 6 hours 10 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Kandhamal to Bhubaneswar: Sweety Restaurant, Santosh Fast Food, Senapati Sweet Stall
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, banks
     

6. Konark to Bhubaneshwar

  • Route: Konark to Bhubaneswar via SH 13
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 2 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 66 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 2 hours 50 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Konark to Bhubaneswar: Kamat Food Court, Odisha Hotel, The Coffee House
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, banks
     

7. Kolkata to Bhubaneshwar

  • Route: Kolkata to Bhubaneswar via NH 16
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 4 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 441 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Kolkata to Bhubaneswar: Ruk Zara Restaurant, Peiking Restaurant, Dilkusha Cabin
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, banks
     

8. Vizag to Bhubaneshwar

  • Route: Vizag to Bhubaneswar via NH 16
  • Estimated Days for Holiday: 4 days (approx.)
  • Road Distance: 448 kilometers (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 9 hours 50 minutes (approx.) depends on person’s driving skills
  • Food and Drink Options In Between Vizag to Bhubaneswar: Tea Pot, Havana Cafe, and Restro, Aharam Restaurant
  • General Services on the Route: Hotels, fuel stations, banks





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