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How to reach Kanpur by flight

Kanpur airport or the Chakeri Air Force Station allows minimal direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. However, the Lucknow airport which is a major airport in the state is 80.5 km away and takes about 1 hour 45 minutes to reach from Kanpur.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 9,033 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 5,176 Non-stop View
Bengaluru ₹ 12,278 View
Chennai ₹ 11,997 View
Hyderabad ₹ 11,270 View
Kolkata ₹ 11,138 View

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How to reach Kanpur by train

Kanpur, being a garrison town of the British has one of the oldest and the busiest railway stations in the country-Kanpur Anwarganj. It is well connected with all the major cities with around 600 trains passing through daily. The Kanpur Central railway station is about 3 km from the city centre while the other station, Kanpur Anwarganj Railway Station is 1.1 km away. Both the stations are well connected through busses and taxi/cab services. The Govind Puri Railway Junction, the Panki Station and the Rawatpur station are for boarding passenger trains around the city.

Local transport in Kanpur

Travelling within Kanpur is not a problem due to the good transport network in the city. KMBS or Kanpur Metropolitan Bus Service provides AC and Non AC local buses at cheap rates. Local auto-rickshaws or tempos called Vikram are a low-cost alternative. These tempos have fixed rates according to the distance they cover. Cycle rickshaws are a good option to travel short miles due to their easy availability and low prices. Moreover, cab services such as Ola, TaxiForSure and Uber are available, but bike-taxi services such as Rapido are not. However, you can easily book self-driven two-wheelers or cars if you want to travel by yourself in the city. Most of the rental services have an online presence. Gozo cabs provide the best services for outstation rentals in the city. Other than these, one can find out about local cab services and rentals in the town as there are several options to choose from.

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