Transport in Palanpur

With the increase in business as well as tourism in Palanpur, Gujarat government has made efforts to improve the transport system. This has lead to the city being well accessed by neighboring cities of Gujarat and the nearby states. Here is a view of the various modes of transportation in Palanpur.
Transport in Palanpur

Train Services in Palanpur

Palanpur railway station which is on the Jaipur Ahmadabad line and managed by western railway is connected to the rest of country and all also to the other cities of Gujarat. Indian railway's proposal of doubling the braude gauge line in between Samakhiali and Palanpur will benefit the districts of Banaskantha, Patna and Kutch.There are about 45 trains that pass through Palanpur junction.

Airways in Palanpur

Tourist can travel by air to reach the princely state of Palanpur. Though Palanpur does not have an airport of its own, visitors need not worry as the nearest domestic airport,  known by the name Deesa airport is just 26 Km from the city. For the international tourist who wish to visit Palanpur, they can travel to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahemadabad which is 139 Km from the city. Private taxis are available at Deesha airport and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport which can be booked to reach Palanpur.

Bus Service in Palanpur

Raiganj has a good network of roads that connect it to the rest of the state and the other parts of the country. State highways SH 712, SH 132 passes through the city and connects it to the other cities of Gujarat. National highway 14 also passes through Palanpur. The main bus stand in Palanpur is under the control of GSRTC or the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation. All the governments and private buses ply from this bus depot to various cities within Gujarat and also to other nearby states.

The buses charge reasonable rates and are quite comfortable to travel in. Luxury buses with AC facilities are also available. Some times the buses are also booked for local touring purpose by the tourism department of Gujarat or the local travel agencies of Palanpur.

Lots of hotels have also come up near the bus stand. In case someone reaches late at night, they can book one of the hotels that are located near the bus depot.

Contact details of Bus Stand in Palanpur
ST Depot: + (91)-2742-252339, 252520

Cars and Cabs on Rent in Palanpur

Palanpur being a great place for tourists have lots of travel agencies who assist the travelers with their travel plan. The agencies can be contacted for car rental services. The cars can be booked from the hotel that you are staying in or can be booked online also. The rates of the cars depend on the car booked, and the kilometer traveled. Driver and parking charges are to be paid in addition to the fuel charges.

Other Modes of Transport in Palanpur

Bicycles, auto rickshaws, two wheelers are also used as a mode of transportation here. Very effective when traveling short distances, these modes of transportation are easily available and they are also quite cheap compared to the other modes of transportation.

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