Gujarat is one of the major tourist destination in India with rich cultural heritage and some of the important pilgrimage destinations and temples in India. Learn how to reach Gujarat by road, rail and air to plan your holidays in Gujarat.
Gujarat has the most number of domestic airports than any other states of India, there are seventeen airports altogether (including the State Civil Aviation Board). The international airport is the Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport in Ahmedabad. The daily and weekly operating flights in and out of Gujarat are easily accessible in Surat, Bhagvanagar, Junagarh, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhuj and many other parts of the state. Famous Airlines like the Jet Airways, Spice, India airlines and more connect you to other major cities, mainly New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.
Gujarat, within the state as well as outside is linked very well through the railways. It comes under the Western Railway Zone of the Indian Railways and consists of many railway stations. However, the busiest railway station of them all is the Vadodara Railway Station as it lies on the Mumbai - Delhi Mainline. Some other important railway stations are: Surat Railway Station, Ahmedabad Railway Station and Rajkot Railway Station. Super fast trains run on a regular basis connecting Ahmedabad to Mumbai and Delhi.
Gujarat is known for the best roadways in the Western India, consisting of several two to four lane highways. The roadway network connects to the entire country. Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation is the main service outlet of buses and other public transportation, within the state and to the other states in India. The buses are accordingly rated on the basis of the comfort and price, ranging from the air- conditioned coaches to a simple and old one. The car travelers are going to fall in love with the highways of Gujarat.
One of the biggest port in the Western India is the Kandla Port in Gujarat that serves as the major international shipping terminal. Other important ports are: Port of Navlakhi, Port Pipavav Port of Veraval and more.