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How to Reach Kanpur

Owing to its industrial as well as commercial significance, the city of Kanpur is well served by efficient means of transport that can be availed from the important towns and Cities in Uttar Pradesh and India. Hence the question, How to Reach Kanpur, is not valid anymore.

By Air

The Chakeri Airport situated close to the city and the Amausi Airport in Lucknow (which is 65 kilometers away from Kanpur) provides easy accessibility to Kanpur. Both these airports provide to and fro flights daily to various cities in India. Government as well as private companies operate in this regard.

By Rail

Kanpur is also connected by an efficient railway system that connects the city to every nook and corner of India (directly and indirectly). A number of express and passenger trains from the major cities of India pass through Kanpur. Lying in the Grand Chord Route, the Kanpur Barrack is the chief Railway Station of Kanpur.

By Road

The city is also connected by a wide network of roads. The two most roads that are accessed the most in this regard are National Highway Number 2 that connects Delhi and Agra to Kolkata via Allahabad and National Highway Number 25 connecting the cities of Lucknow, Jhansi, and Shivpuri.

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation provides an efficient bus service. Luxury Coaches are also available to ensure a comfortable journey for tourists.

The distances of Kanpur from some of the important travel destinations are provided below:

  • Lucknow - 79 kilometers
  • Allahabad - 193 kilometers
  • Varanasi - 329 kilometers
  • Agra - 269 kilometers
  • Jhansi - 222 kilometers
  • Khajuraho - 398 kilometer