Access - Bhubaneshwar

Air: Indian Airlines: NEPC and VIF connect Bhubaneswar to Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai (Madras), Nagpur, Vishakhapatnam and Hyderabad. Airport enquiry - Tel: 401084, 406472.

Bhubaneswar airport is about 3 km from the city center. There is a Tourism Information Counter at the airport and a board put up by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Orissa, with details of hotel accommodation. Taxis are available at the airport.

Rail: Bhubaneswar is well connected to the rest of India. Railway Enquiry - Tel: 402233. Reservations - Tel: 402042.

Road: Extensive bus services of the Orissa State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC), other state transport corporations and private buses provide road links to almost all parts of Orissa, including places of tourist interest.

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION:

Though taxis are freely available, they are not metered and rates have to be negotiated. The best bargain is to hire a car for the day. Most people use auto-rickshaws for local transportation. Rates are negotiable.

Orissa Bhubaneshwar