How To Reach Jamshedpur
By Air: Sonari Airport of Jamshedpur located just 4 kilometers away from the heart of the city is a small public airport that provides Jamshedpur air connectivity mainly with Kolkata. This airport is principally used for landing the chartered planes of the Tata Group; however, the airfield lacks the night landing facility. Presently commercial flights have started plying from Ranchi, Kolkata, Patna and New Delhi. Deccan Aviation and North East Shuttles operate daily chartered flights between Jamshedpur and Kolkata. Birsa Munda Airport of Ranchi located at the distance of about 131 kilometers from Jamshedpur is connected to Kolkata, Patna, Delhi and Mumbai via air. While Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata is the nearest major international airport from Jamshedpur.
By Rail: Tatanagar Railway Station of Jamshedpur which falls on the South Eastern Railway Zone is a railway junction that connects this ‘Steel City of India’ with almost all the major destinations of the country via rail route. Some of the most important trains plying from Tatanagar include Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani Exp, Puroshottam Exp, Orissa Sampark Kranti Exp, Utkal Exp, Neelachal Exp, Tata Jammu Tawi Exp, Jalianwala Bagh Exp, Gitanjali Exp, Howrah CSTM Superfast Exp, Tata Alleppy Exp, Dibrugarh Chennai Exp, Guwahati Chennai Exp, Howrah Ahmedabad Exp, Azad Hind Exp, Tata Yeswantpur Exp, Tata Howrah Steel Exp, Ispat Exp, Ranchi Howrah Intercity Exp, Tata Chapra Katihar Exp, Tata Danapur Exp, and many others. The chief destinations accessible from Tatanagar via rail are; New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Alleppy, Bhubaneshwar, Vishakhapattnam, Ranchi, Jammu, Guwahati, Nagpur, Kanpur, Patna, Jabalpur, Amritsar, Puri, Haridwar, etc.
By Road: An extensive network of National and State Highways annexes Jamshedpur with other parts of the country by road. National Highway No 33 that passes from the outskirts of Jamshedpur connects the city with Ranchi. NH 33 meets NH 6 at Baharagora that directly connects Jamshedpur with Nagpur, Dhule and Surat while NH 3 heads towards Nasik and Mumbai from Dhule. NH 33 also intersects with NH 32 that meets NH 2 at Gobindpur. NH 2 runs between Kolkata and Delhi. Moreover, NH 32 adjoins Jamshedpur with Gobindpur via Dhanbad and Bokaro. A newly built four lane expressway links Jamshedpur to Adityapur. Both state transport and private buses regularly ply from Jamshedpur to Ranchi, Patna, Gaya, Kolkata, Hazaribag, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhanbad, Asansol and many other destinations of Jharkhand and other neighboring states. Jamshedpur is located 129 km from Ranchi, 146 km from Dhanbad, 160 km from Kharagpur, 172 km from Durgapur, 230 km from Hazaribag, 286 km from Kolkata, 328 km from Gaya, 373 km from Bhubaneshwar, 430 km from Patna, 1312 km from Delhi and 1790 km from Mumbai.