Bhubaneswar, the capital of Orissa, is also popularly known as the "Temple City of India". Bhubaneswar is the place where temple building activities of Orissan style flowered from its very inception to its fullest culmination extending over a period of over one thousand years. The new Bhubaneswar with its modern buildings and extensive infrastructure perfectly complements its historic surroundings. With facilities to cater to every type of visitor, Bhubaneswar makes an ideal tourist destination. For more information about the city and its surroundings, please visit any of the following links:
How to reach Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneshwar is well connected through Rail, Road and Air.
Reach Bhubaneswar through Air : Bhubaneshwar is well linked by air to Delhi, Chennai, Varanasi, Nagpur, Calcutta, and Vishakhapatnam through daily flights to and from the Biju Patnaik International Airport at Bhubaneswar. Air India, Indigo Airlines, and GoAir are the domestic airlines operating from Bhubaneswar. The airport is 4 km from the city centre.
Reach Bhubaneswar through Rail: A major railhead on the East Coast (E Co) Railway, it has super fast train links to Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and other important cities of the country. The station is located in the centre of city.
Reach Bhubaneshwar by Bus / Road: Bhubaneswar is well linked to the rest of India by the National Highways. The Bus Stand is located on NH5, at Baramunda, about 6 km from city centre.
For visitors interested in sightseeing, buses for Puri and Konark are available from Bhubaneswar at a frequency of around 15 minutes. Buses to Puri and Konark also depart from Kalpana Square, at the top of Lewis Road.