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Travel Guide

 

Being the capital of Orissa (Odisha) and an important tourist destination, Bhubaneswar is well connected with the almost all parts of India by air, rail and road. Numerous flights as well as trains operate to and from Bhubaneshwar, which help the tourists in reaching there easily. 

Air :
Bhubaneswar Airport named as Biju Patnaik Airport (code : BBI), located 3km south of the city is the major

airport operating regular flights to the cities of Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bangalore etc. Indian Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, Indigo Airlines and Jet Airways are the major domestic airlines operated from here. Indian Airlines ply regular flights to Delhi, Chennai, Varanasi, Nagpur, Calcutta and Vishakhapatnam. 

Contact : 
Airport Director
Airports Authority of India
Biju Patnaik Airport
Bhubaneswar-751020 (Orissa)
Phone : 0674-2596300, 2596322
Fax : 0674-2596302, 2596317

Rail :
Bhubaneshwar Railway Station (station code : BBS), located in the heart of the city, is a prominent railhead of the whole state of Orissa which falls under the administrative control of South Eastern Railways. It is well connected to the major cities of the country by daily express and passenger trains. Falaknuma Express, Howrah Puri Passenger, Visakha Express, East Coast Express, Guwahati Express, Coromandal Express, Howrah Mail and Utkal Express are some of the major trains passes regularly through this station.
Reservation enquiry : 0674-2534434
Arrival and departure enquiry : 0674-2532233

Road :
Bhubaneshwar is well connected by a good road network and the national highway no.5 passes through this city. The major bus station of the city is situated at Barmunda, 8 km from the city centre, near to the Railway Station. Regular services are available from here to Berhampur, Cuttack, Konark, Puri, Paradip, Rourkela and Sambalpur and regular interstate services available between Kolkata and Puri via Bhubaneswar. The headquarters of the Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC) is located at Bhubaneshwar. Besides this, Bhubaneswar has City Public Transport run by Bhubaneswar Puri Transport Service Limited (BPTSL) and Dream Team Sahara (DTS)

Taxis, auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws and local bus services are available for local transport within the city. The old bus stand in Unit II (off Rajpath) is mainly used for local services.


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