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How to Reach Gujarat

Gujarat is one treasure trove of India on the western coast that many still do not visit but should, for all good reasons. This state is settled between Mumbai and Rajasthan and has the largest coastline in India, about 1,600 km long. Many tourists from metro towns across India search how to reach Gujarat via air, train, and road to explore the beaches, temple towns, and national parks. And the good thing about Gujarat tourism is the state is well-connected across India through road, railways, and air connectivity. 

If you are looking for reasons to visit Gujarat, there are many. Gujarat is home to the largest salt deserts in the world, and the Great Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh that is one of India's most visited photography spots. One must know how to go to Gujarat from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra, Bangalore, Hyderabad, or any other metro town of India via all three ways of transportation.

Here is your answer to how to reach Gujarat via air, train, road: 

How to Get to Gujarat By Air

The aviation connectivity, railway network, and roadways paths are well developed in Gujarat state. There are many airports in Gujarat, out of which main are 9 domestic ones and 4 international ones. The international airports are located in Vadodara, Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot. While a few of the popular domestic airport names include Bhavnagar airport, Kandla airport, Por Bandar airport, Keshod airport. 

Whether you are coming to Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, options to reach are many. Those who believe in leisure travel like couples, family tourists, and international travelers selected Air travel to Gujarat. 

Travel by Flight (To and From)

Air Travel Time (approx.)

Aerial Distance (approx.)

Boarding Airport

Delhi to Gujarat

1.5 hours 

775 kilometers 

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Mumbai to Gujarat

2 hours 15 minutes

441 kilometers 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport 

Jaipur to Gujarat

1 hour 25 minutes

695 kilometers 

Jaipur International Airport

Hyderabad to Gujarat

1 hour 35 minutes

850 kilometers 

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Kolkata to Gujarat

2 hours 50 minutes

1,618 kilometers 

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International

Bangalore to Gujarat 

2 hours 15 minutes 

1,220 kilometers

Kempegowda International Airport

How to Get to Gujarat By Train 

The 5,320  kilometers (approx.) of the railway network of Gujarat comes under the Western Railway Division of Indian Railways. Such vast kilometers of railway connectivity is smoothly carried out with many superfast trains from Delhi, Mumbai. When it comes to the major railway stations in Gujarat, they are located in the same cities where airports in Gujarat are located. 

We suggest you embark on a train journey only if you are comfortable enough for a long-distance journey. However, train travel to Gujarat is one of the affordable means of transportation. 

Travel by Train (To and From)

Train Travel Time (approx.)

Train Distance (approx.)

Railway Junction

Delhi to Gujarat

15 hours 

854 kilometers 

New Delhi Railway Station

Mumbai to Gujarat

10 hours

444 kilometers 

Mumbai Central Railway Station

Jaipur to Gujarat

11 hours 

626 kilometers 

Jaipur Junction Railway Station

Hyderabad to Gujarat

22 hours

850 kilometers 

Hyderabad Decan Railway Station

Kolkata to Gujarat

33 hours 

2,071 kilometers 

Kolkata Railway Station

Bangalore to Gujarat 

28 hours 

1,719 kilometers

Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station

How to Get to Gujarat By Road

Talking of how to reach Gujarat by road, you would be amazed to know that Western India’s superior National Highways are located in Gujarat. Also, many State Highways connect Gujarat’s within regions with each other smoothly. The 68,900 kilometers (approx.) of road connectivity is crunched in this western state of India. One can easily reach Gujarat by road from Rajasthan and Mumbai regions on a self-driven vehicle or an overnight journey. 

Luxury buses run to Gujarat from neighboring states and towns. Bus travel with other fellow travelers is the cheapest way to reach Gujarat. Getting to Gujarat by road from Jaipur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Mount Abu, and even Delhi is fine with multiple halts.

But one should avoid road travel to Gujarat from Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Bangalore if road travel is not their cup of tea. At such a staggering distance, the endurance of a person is tested. Thus, a road trip to Gujarat is suggested only if you are a novice road hopper. 

Travel by Road (To and From)

Road Travel Time (approx.)

Road Distance (approx.)

National Highway

Delhi to Gujarat

22 hours 

1,100 kilometers 

NH 48

Mumbai to Gujarat

14 hours

680 kilometers 

NH 48

Jaipur to Gujarat

15 hours 

830 kilometers 

Via Beawar - Pindwara Rd

Hyderabad to Gujarat

27 hours

1,3331 kilometers 

NH 48

Kolkata to Gujarat

45 hours 

2,146 kilometers 

NH 19

Bangalore to Gujarat 

30 hours 

1,645 kilometers

NH 48



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FAQs about Best Time to Visit Gujarat

Q: What is the best time to visit Gujarat?

Ans. November to February is the best time to visit Gujarat. The weather is pleasant in winter months with bright sun that makes it perfect for outdoor activities and exploring the cities.

Q: How many hours go from Mumbai to Gujarat?

Ans. If you travel by road, Mumbai to Gujarat time taken will be about 12 hours. The flight takes around 1 hour to get you from Mumbai to Gujarat. A train from Mumbai to Ahmedabad will take about 7 to 8 hours.

Q: How far is Gujarat from Mumbai by train?

Ans. Many trains run between Mumbai and Gujarat, like Tejas Express, Sayaji Nagari Superfast Express, and Kutch Express. All the trains take about 7 to 8 hours to reach Gujarat from Mumbai.

Q: Is Gujarat close to Goa?

Ans. Yes, Gujarat is close to Goa. You can take a direct flight from Goa to Ahmedabad city, which will take about 1.5 hours, and connecting flight takes about 3 hours.

Q: How much does a Gujarat trip cost?

Ans. A trip to Gujarat will cost you around INR 20,000 per person. If you want hassle-free tours, contact Indian Holiday to book Gujarat tour packages at affordable prices.