Gorakhpur has been a terrain of primeval splendor and medieval mysticism. This place is endowed with grand monuments as well as temples that are big attractions for the tourists.
Reaching Gorakhpur via air is not a problem. Air Force Station, inaugurated in March, 2003 as a commercial airport is 8 kms away from the railway station. Daily flights are also available from Gorakhpur that links it to Calcutta and Delhi via Lucknow. You may also avail of another airstrip of U.P. Civil Aviation, available at Kasia which is 55 kms from the city of Gorakhpur in Kushinagar district. Other commercial airports that are nearby this place are located at Varanasi and Lucknow.
Gorakhpur is well connected to all the chief cities of the country via rail route. So, you may plan your Tours to Gorakhpur by rail as well. Some of the trains that you would get from here are Shaheed Express, Vaishali Express, Amarnath Express, Amrapali Express, Purvanchal Express, Gkp.-Ahmedabad Express, Sabarmati Express etc. As Gorakhpur offers computer reservation facility, traveling by train would be sans problem.
If you are thinking of using the roads for your Gorakhpur Tours, go ahead without any apprehension. Frequent road-transport to all the key cities of Uttar Pradesh is made available at Gorakhpur. The main bus stand of this place is close to the railway station. Buses from Gorakhpur to Sanauli ply from the early hours in the morning (3.00 A.M) till late at night. From here, you would also get regular buses for other routes like Lucknow, Varanasi, Delhi, Kanpur, etc. If you wish to board the Sharjah plane, you may avail of the Link service that is available twice a week.