The state of Gujarat, in general, is well-connected to nearby as well as faraway states in India. Hence, it is quite convenient to reach Ahmedabad. The city can be reached via flight, bus, train and even self-drive or taxi.
The Ahmedabad Airport, officially known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport caters to both domestic and international travel. Roadways are well-maintained as well. Bus options are plenty as the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service, or the AMTS is an interstate-bus network that has excellent connectivity with all the prominent states in the country.
The Ahmedabad Railway Station also known as the Kalupur Railway Station is efficiently connected with transit lines running across almost every major city in India. There are a bunch of expresses and superfast trains as well. Driving is also another option to reach Ahmedabad. A long drive to the city can be covered from starting points such as Mumbai, Udaipur and Indore.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Hyderabad to Ahmedabad||1,253 km||20 hours 55 mins||View Details|
|Delhi to Ahmedabad||945 km||14 hours 29 mins||View Details|
|Mumbai to Ahmedabad||524 km||8 hours 15 mins||View Details|
|Udaipur to Ahmedabad||260 km||4 hours 15 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Ahmedabad||1,851 km||1 day 4 hours||View Details|
|Bangalore to Ahmedabad||1,498 km||22 hours 18 mins||View Details|
|Pune to Ahmedabad||662 km||10 hours 39 mins||View Details|
|Jaipur to Ahmedabad||677 km||10 hours 0 mins||View Details|
|Gurgaon to Ahmedabad||907 km||13 hours 35 mins||View Details|
|Gandhinagar to Ahmedabad||26.5 km||40 mins||View Details|
|Agra to Ahmedabad||917 km||14 hours 2 mins||View Details|
|Varanasi to Ahmedabad||1,409 km||21 hours 7 mins||View Details|
|Goa to Ahmedabad||1,105 km||17 hours 57 mins||View Details|
|Jaisalmer to Ahmedabad||535 km||9 hours 11 mins||View Details|
|Kolkata to Ahmedabad||2,080 km||1 day 9 hours||View Details|
|Nadiad to Ahmedabad||57.9 km||1 hour 7 mins||View Details|
|Chandigarh to Ahmedabad||1,196 km||17 hours 25 mins||View Details|
|Jodhpur to Ahmedabad||453 km||7 hours 4 mins||View Details|
|Ernakulam to Ahmedabad||2,045 km||1 day 7 hours||View Details|
|Lonavala to Ahmedabad||597 km||9 hours 33 mins||View Details|
|Amritsar to Ahmedabad||1,195 km||19 hours 45 mins||View Details|
|Shimla to Ahmedabad||1,295 km||20 hours 29 mins||View Details|
|Mahabaleshwar to Ahmedabad||777 km||12 hours 59 mins||View Details|
|Srinagar to Ahmedabad||1,790 km||1 day 5 hours||View Details|
|Manali to Ahmedabad||1,488 km||1 day 1 hour||View Details|
The Ahmedabad Airport (Sardar Vallabbhai Patel International Airport) is well linked to major cities - Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Goa, Pune and Hyderabad through regular Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet and Indigo flights. Though there are regular flights, direct flights are very few in number. Autos, taxis, and cabs are easily available from the airport.
Nearest Airport: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)
Tentative return flight prices to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD) from major cities in India.
The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service connect the city to nearby cities like Bhavnagar, Surat, Mumbai, Pune and Shirdi via NH 8.
The city is connected to all other cities via the Western Railways through the Ahmedabad Station, also called Kalupur Station. A number of express and super fast trains connect Ahmedabad to other major cities. Local transport like buses, autos and taxis are easily available from the station.
Ahmedabad is a city with jam-packed traffic throughout the day. However, roads leading to offices and tourist places are the most crowded ones. There are a number of options one can use for commuting within the city such as buses, cabs, rickshaws, car rentals etc.
By Bus: Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), popularly known as ‘Janmarg’. BRTS was launched as a free service for a quarter year. Later on, it was converted into a paid service with extremely low fares starting from INR 3 for 2 km. BRTS is the main medium of transportation in Ahmedabad and is widely used by working class people, students and even tourists. The bus services ply from 6 AM to 11 PM. Keep in mind that buses are super crowded and not as comfortable.
By Cab: People often prefer taking a cab or a rickshaw for commuting from one place to another. Although, charges are higher as compared to bus fares yet cabs and rickshaws are more convenient for local commuters. Thousands of rickshaws operate in the city everyday carrying passengers back and forth.
By Auto-rickshaws: Autorickshaws are always available.
Car Rentals: A significant percentage of tourists prefer car rentals for traversing around the sites. Car rentals are an excellent choice if travelling in a group.