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How To Reach Lucknow

By Air: The Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, of Lucknow located at Amausi approximately 11 kilometers away from the Lucknow Railway Station provides Lucknow efficient air connectivity with a number of important domestic as well as international destinations. This airport serves as the primary civilian aviation hub for the metropolitan areas of Lucknow and Kanpur cities. Served by numerous domestic and international carriers, this airfield happens to be the second busiest airport of Northern India after the International Airport of Delhi. Seven non stop flights ply from Lucknow Airport to Mumbai every single day. The major airlines operational at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport of Lucknow are; Air India, Air India Express, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite, Flydubai, Buddha Air, Oman Air, Saudia and so on. The chief Indian and foreign destinations accessible from the Lucknow airport via air include Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Goa, Indore, Patna, Varanasi, Dammam, Sharjah, Dubai, Kathmandu, Pokhra, Muscat, Riyadh, Jeddah, and so on. What is more, special flights to Mecca and Medina are also operated from Lucknow during the period of Haj Pilgrimage.
By Rail: The Charbagh Railway Station of Lucknow which falls on the Delhi - Gorakhpur Railway Route and is situated along the Lucknow Kanpur Road in the southern part of the city links this ‘Constantinople of India’ to most of the major cities of the country by the rail route. Honored to be one of the most marvelously and artistically built railway stations in the world, the Lucknow Railway Station also happens to be the busiest railway station of India in terms of its passenger trains’ traffic. The Charbagh Railway Station functions as an important stoppage both on the ‘Northern Railway’ and ‘North Eastern Railway’ routes.
The most noteworthy trains plying from the Lucknow Station include Lucknow Swarna Shatabdi, Lucknow - Bhopal Junction Exp, Lucknow New Delhi AC Exp, Lucknow Mail, Gomti Exp, Lucknow - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Exp, Pushpak Exp, Pune Exp, Shatabdi Exp, Nainital Exp, Sabarmati Exp, Vaishali Exp, Awadh-Assam Exp, Neelanchal Exp, Ganga-Yamuna Exp, Kashi-Vishwanath Exp, Nauchandi Exp, Bombay-Gorakhpur Exp, Cochin-Gorakhpur Exp, etc.
Lucknow is connected to several Indian cities namely Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Agra, Amritsar, Ambala, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Gwalior, Haridwar, Indore, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Mathura, Patna, Bhopal, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Gandhidham, Okha, Dehradun, Faizabad, Ferozpur, Jammu, New Jalpaiguri, Howrah, Puri, Ernakulam, Trivandrum, Yesvantpur Jn, etc. via train. Not only that, Lucknow NR also operates as the main hub of the Lucknow-Kanpur Suburban Railway System.
By Road: Lucknow is annexed to all the major cities of India by an extensive road network of state and national highways as four of the Indian National Highways viz. NH 24 (to Delhi), NH 25 (to Shivpuri in Jhansi), NH 28 (to Mokama in Bihar) and NH 56 (to Varanasi) originate from the Hazratganj intersection of the Lucknow City. The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates the city bus service in Lucknow while Lucknow Upnagariya Parivahan Sewa runs the suburban bus service in Lucknow. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Bus Station located at Alambagh is the central bus terminal from where most of the inter and intra state buses are operated. Qaiserbagh is yet another important bus station of Lucknow. ‘Kanpur Lucknow Roadways Service’ is one of the best transport services commonly used by the travelers of Lucknow. Royal Cruiser AC buses and other ordinary buses run by the UPSRTC provide connectivity from Lucknow to a number of destinations of India by road. Some of the worth mentioning cities accessible from Lucknow by direct buses include New Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Gwalior, Bharatpur, Gorakhpur, Agra, Jaipur, Ajmer, Singrauli, Dausa, Dehradun, Haridwar, Bareilly, Sitapur, Kanpur, Allahabad and many others. Lucknow is located 77 km from Raebareli, 83 km from Kanpur, 89 km from Sitapur, 128 km from Faizabad, 135 km from Ayodhya, 202 km from Allahabad, 270 km from Gorakhpur, 320 km from Varanasi, 332 km from Agra, 446 km from Faridabad and 472 km from New Delhi.