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Transport in Gujarat

Transport in Gujarat

Gujarat gives shelter to an enormous transportation network which includes state highways, national highways, district roads, district highways and rural roads (Panchayat and sugarcane roads). Gujarat comprises 13 national highways that cover a distance of 3245 kilometers and above 300 state highways that cover approximately 19761 kilometers of distance.

The broad network of railways and roads in Gujarat connect various parts of the state as well as with the other parts of India. Apart from this, Gujarat also boasts of numerous airports which meet the needs of airline passengers. With the help of all these highly developed transportation facilities in Gujarat, travelling has become faster and easier for the travelers.

GSRTC or Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

The GSRTC is an organization to offer efficient road transport services to the public. The GSRTC was launched on 1st May in the year 1960. The main aim of the GSRTC is to offer bus services within the state of Gujarat as well as its neighboring states.

GSRTC or Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

The GSRTC started its journey with a fleet of 1767 buses, 76 depots, 7 divisions and seven divisional workshops. And today it has around 8000 buses, 226 bus stations, 126 depots, 16 divisions and around 1554 pick-up stands.

This amazing growth in such a short span is due to the persistent efforts of above 50000 employees, self-motivated management and constant support from the Government of Gujarat. Some of the remarkable technical facilities formed by the GSRTC are:
  • 7 tyre retreading plant
  • Ticket printing press
  • 3 level maintenance & repair facility with 16 divisional workshops, 126 depots and one central workshop
  • Bus body building plant (which produces around 1000 bus bodies each year)   

Role of GSRTC in IT

The following are the contributions of GSRTC in the field of IT:
  • GSRTC introduced the GPS based bus tracking system for the first time in the luxury buses.
  • For student and daily passes a computerized pass issue system has also been introduced.
  • GSRTC has introduced around 7700 electronic ticketing machines in all the seven thousand schedules.
  • The provident fund and pay bill system of the workforce has been completely computerized.
  • The divisional stores and central stores have been computerized.
  • The inventory management system has been employed effectively.   
  • An E tendering process has also been set up.
  • Statistical analysis is also done by computerized system.
  • GSRTC has started its personal website www.gsrtc.in. This website consists of online time table for the express services, e ticketing for people and online reservation system for passengers.
  • GSRTC has also launched the “Public Smart Card” base passes for the daily passengers.
  • GSRTC also offers an online recruitment for employees for all groups.

Bus Services offered by GSRTC

The bus services offered by the GSRTC can be divided into the following categories:

Mofussil Services
It connects major cities, rural regions and tinier townships inside the Gujarat state.

Interstate Bus Services
This kind of service connects various cities of Gujarat with the neighboring states like Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.

Intercity Bus Services
This type of service connects important cities such as Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Vapi and Rajkot.

Parcel Services
This type of service is presented for moving goods.

City Services
City bus services are offered by the GSRTC in the cities like Surat, Vapi, Baroda, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar within the Gujarat state.

Apart from the aforementioned services the GSRTC also offers exceptional bus services for colleges, religious sites, industrial areas, schools and various events.

Luxury Bus Services run by GSRTC

GSRTC or Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

GSRTC has introduced luxury buses with the latest facilities on tourist spots throughout the Gujarat state and even out of the state. These luxury buses are equipped with wireless internet service. All the luxury buses are compatible with GPS system and consist of 2 LCD screens, one LED board at the front to indicate destination and charger points in each row of the seats to charge mobile and laptop. Last but not least each seat consists of a personal AC vent.

The luxury bus services run from the city of Ahmedabad for Surat, Dwarka, Vadodara, Bhavnagar, Somnath, Gandhidham, Rajkot, Mount Abu and Srinathji. Moreover, these services also run from Palitana, Surat, Palanpur and Vapi to Mumbai. There is also a direct service from Surat and Vadodara to reach Srinathji.

Volvo Bus Services Run by GSRTC

GSRTC or Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

The following are the cities which offer Volvo services run by GSRTC:
  • Ahmedabad to Surat (8 Volvo buses daily)
  • Ahmedabad to Borvali(in Mumbai) (1 Volvo bus daily)
  • Ahmedabad to Baroda (32 Volvo buses per day)
  • Ahmedabad to Pune (1 Volvo bus daily)
  • Ahmedabad to Junagadh and Somnath (1 Volvo bus daily)
  • Ahmedabad to Nasik & Shirdi (1 Volvo bus daily)
  • Ahmedabad to Ambaji (2 Volvo buses daily)
  • Ahmedabad to Rajkot (10 Volvo buses daily)

GSRTC offers free wi-fi internet access to the passengers traveling in Volvo buses that run between Ahmedabad and Rajkot.

Bus Depots offered by GSRTC

GSRTC or Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

The various bus depots situated in different parts of Gujarat are:
  • Ahmedabad
  • Vadodara
  • Bhuj
  • Amreli
  • Bharuch
  • Bhavnagar
  • Himmatnagar
  • Godhra
  • Rajkot
  • Jamnagar   
  • Mehsana
  • Valsad
  • Nadiad
  • Surat
  • Junagarh
  • Palanpur

GSRTC Bus Ticket Booking

The various kinds of buses run by GSRTC are express, luxury, semi-luxury, intercity and ordinary buses. One can choose any kind of bus as per their own preference and comfort. Seater, sleeper and semi sleeper buses are also there for the passengers. Seater buses are recommended for short trips, whereas for long trips sleeper buses (that offer large space and maximum comfort) should be chosen.

In order to book tickets for any kind of bus, one can avail the online bus ticket booking services offered by GSRTC on its website. With this kind of fast ticket booking system one can book tickets for a range of GSRTC buses including AC seater, Non AC seater, Volvo AC, AC sleeper, Non AC sleeper and Volvo AC sleeper buses.

GSRTC or Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

GSRTC runs on more than 222 bus services on 20 routes per day. The top routes that are covered by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation are:
  • Ahmedabad to Rajkot
  • Ahmedabad to Jamnagar
  • Ahmedabad to Gandhidham
  • Ahmedabad to Reliance
  • Reliance to Ahmedabad
  • Rajkot to Ahmedabad
  • Jamnagar to Ahmedabad
  • Ahmedabad to Pune
  • Baroda to Reliance
  • Mumbai to Ahmedabad
  • Ahmedabad to Mumbai
  • Reliance to Baroda
  • Ahmedabad to Mumbai
  • Anjar to Ahmedabad
  • Ahmedabad to Mundra
  • Ahmedabad to Bhuj
  • Bhuj to Ahmedabad
  • Baroda to Rajkot
  • Baroda to Pune
  • Gandhidham to Ahmedabad

Highways in Gujarat

Highways in Gujarat

The efficient road transport system of Gujarat offers some of the best highways to facilitate traveling on the roads.

National Highways in Gujarat   

There are total 12 national highways in Gujarat that are mentioned below:

  • National Highway 14: This highway is 450 km long. It starts at Beawar in Rajasthan and ends at Radhanpur in the state of Gujarat. Sojat, Sumerpur, Sanderao, Sirohi , Sheoganj, Abu Road, Raipur, Pindwara, Pali, Deesa, Palanpur and Bhildi are the other cities which this highway touches on the way.
  • National Highway 6: The length of this highway is 1949 km. It starts from Hajira in Gujarat and terminates at Kolkata, West Bengal. The NH6 passes through the important cities like Surat, Amravati, Dhule, Bhandara, Nagpur, Durg, Raipur and Mahasamund and then Sambalpur and lastly at Kolkata.
  • National Highway 113: This highway starts at Nimbahera in Rajasthan and ends at Dahod, Gujarat.
  • National Highway 15: The length of this highway is 1526 km. NH 15 starts at Pathankot in Punjab and passes through Amritsar, Tarn Taran Sahib, Kotkapura, Zira, Ganganagar, Bathinda, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and then Barmer. This highway finally terminates at Samakhiali, Gujarat.
  • National Highway 228: This highway is 374 km long. NH 228 starts at Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad and ends at Dandi. In between it passes through Nadiad, Anand, Surat and Navsari.
  • National Highway 59: The length of this highway is 1735.5 km. This highway starts at Ahmedabad in Gujarat and ends at Gopalpur, Orisha.
  • National Highway 8: This highway is 1428 km long. The NH 8 is considered to be the busiest highway in India because it connects Delhi (capital of India) to Mumbai (financial capital) and passes through important destinations like Ajmer, Gurgaon, Surat, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Udaipur and Jaipur.
  • National Highway 8A: This 618 km long highway is an Indian National Highway which lies completely inside the Gujarat state. The NH 8A connects Ahmedabad to Narayan Sarovar(situated in the Kutch district of Gujarat). In between the NH 8A touches some important destinations like Limbdi, Wankaner, Sayla, Morvi and Kandla.
  • National Highway 8B: Like NH 8A the NH 8B is also lies totally within the Gujarat state. The length of NH 8A is 206 km and it connects Bamanbore to Porbandar. This highway passes through the cities like Rajkot, Jetpur, Gondal, Upleta and Ranavav.
  • National Highway 8C: This highway also lies within Gujarat and is just 46 km long Indian National Highway. It starts from Chiloda and ends at Sarkhej. NH 8C passes through Gandhinagar which is the main destination on this highway.
  • National Highway 8D: The length of this highway is 127 km. It starts from Jetpur and terminates at Somnath. On the way it crosses destinations like Junagarh, Keshod and Veraval.
  • National Highway 8E: This 445 km long highway is located totally inside the Gujarat state. It connects Dwarka to Bhavnagar. The NH 8E passes through the main destinations like Dwarka, Bhogat, Mangrol, Porbandar, Somnath, and then Kodinar, Una and finally Bhavnagar.

State Highways in Gujarat

Following are a few state highways constructed by the Government of Gujarat:

  • SH 1 starts from Bagodara and then runs through Dhandhuka, Ranpur and Jasdan to terminate at Gondal
  • SH 2 starts from Ahmedabad and then runs through Kathalal, Lasundra, Balasinor and then through Lunawada and Santrampur and finally ends at Zalod
  • SH 2A starts from Santrampur and then proceeds through Kadana to end at Dungarpur road
  • SH 3 starts from Ahmedabad and then runs through Mehmdavad to culminate at Nadiad
  • SH 4 starts from Ahmedabad and then passes through Sarkhej, Dholka and then through Simaj to end at Vataman
  • SH 5 starts from Umargam and then runs through Vapi, Dharampur and Vansda and then through Valod, Netrang, Rajpipla, Bodeli and Halol and finally through Godhra, Lunawada, Malpur and Modasa to culminate at Shamlaji
  • SH 5A runs through the Pavagadh Hill road
  • SH 5B passes through the Godhra Link road
  • SH 6 starts from Lakhpat and then passes through Koteshwar, Narayan Sarovar and Kothara then through Mandvai, Gandhidham and Jodia then again through Jamnagar, Khambhalia, Dwarka and Una. From Una it again proceeds through Mahuva, NH 8E, Bhavnagar and Khambhat and then it runs trhough Amod, Dahej, Bharuch and Ankleshwar and finally through Hasot, Olpad and Surat to terminate at Valsad and lastly Tithal
  • SH 7 starts from Maliya and then passes through Halvad, Dhrangadhra, Viramgam and then through Sitapur, Becharaji and Chanasma to culminate at Patan
  • SH 8 starts from Bagodra and then runs through Vataman, Tarapur and Dharmaj and then through Borsad to end at Valsad
  • SH 9 passes through Waghai-Saputara
  • SH 10 starts at Harij and then runs through Patan, Siddhpur and Kheralu and then through Sipor, Valasana and Idar. From Idar it again proceeds through Dholvani and Vijaynagar up to the Rajasthan border
  • SH 11 starts at Borsad and then runs through Umeta, Singhrot and Gotri. From Gotri it again proceeds through Vadodara. Dabhoi and Bodeli and finally through Chhota Udaipur to end at the state border to MP’s Alirajpur
  • SH 12 starts from Nadiad and then passes through Lingada, Umreth, Dakor and Thasara. From Thasara it again runs through Godhra and Kathwada till the boundary of state to Jhabua, MP
  • SH 13 starts from Ankleshwar and then passes through Valia, Netrang and Dediapada and then through Sagbara up to the state border to MP’s Akkalkuva
  • SH 14 starts from Waghai and then runs through Ahwa and Chinchali to terminate at Babulghat
  • SH 15 starts from Bilimora and then passes through Chikhli and Vansda to end at Waghai
  • SH 16 starts from Bagodara and then runs through Dholka and Rasikpura to end at Khambhat
  • SH 17 starts from Ahmedabad and then passes through Sarkhej, Sanand and Charodi. From Charodi it again proceeds through Viramgam, Wadhwan and Muli to culminate at Chotila
  • SH 18 starts from Viramgam and then runs through Mandal, Dasada and Panchasar and then through Sami and Harij to end at Radhanpur
  • SH 19 starts from Surendranagar and then runs through Patdi, Dasada and Becharaji to end at Mehsana
  • SH 20 starts from Dhrangadhra and then proceeds through Dudhrej, Surendranagar and Limbdi to terminate at Dhandhuka
  • SH 21 starts from Halvad and then runs through Sara, Muli and Sayala. From Sayala it again proceeds through Sudamada, Paliyad and Botad and then through Gadhada, Dhasa and Damnagar. Thereafter it passes through Paravadi, Gariadhar and Jesar and then finally through Asarana, Dungar and Victor to end at Port Chanch
  • SH 22 starts from Halvad and then runs through Morvi, Tankara, Latipur and Dhrol to terminate at Jambuda
  • SH 23 starts from Rajkot and then passes through Kalawad, Khatiya and Lalpur to culminate at Khambhalia
  • SH 24 starts from Rajkot and then passes through Morvi to end at Navalakhi
  • SH 25 starts from Bhavnagar and then runs through Shihor and Bobra to culminate at Rajkot
  • SH 26 starts from Bedeshwar and then passes through Jamnagar, Kalawad and Jamkandorana, from here it again runs through Dhoraji, Junagarh and Mendarada and finally through Sasan and Talala to end at Veraval
  • SH 27 starts from Jamnagar and then runs through Lalpur, Ranavav and NH 8B to terminate at Bhanvad
  • SH 28 starts from Khambhalia and then passes through Advana to culminate at Porbandar
  • SH 29 starts from Limdi and then runs through Vankvaya and Bhatiya to end at Kuranga
  • SH 30 starts from Junagarh and then passes through Khadia, Bilkha and Bagasara to terminate at Amreli
  • SH 31 starts from Chorvad and then runs through Holiday Camp, Gadu and Keshod, thereafter it proceeds through Vanthali, Junagarh and Jetpur, then again it passes through Devda, Vasavad, Babra and Bhadeli. From Bhadeli it again runs through Gadhada, Umrali and Sonagarh and then Palitana and finally ends at Talaja
  • SH 31A starts from Porbandar and then passes through Rajkot and Bamanbore road to go beyond the boundary of the Jetpur city
  • SH 41 starts from Ahmedabad and then runs through Mehsana and Unjha to culminate at Palanpur
  • SH 59 starts from Nadiad and then passes through Mahudha, Kathalal and Kapadwanj and then through Bayad, Dhansura and Modasa to end at Raighad
  • SH 60 starts from Kheda and then runs through Mahmdavad, Mahudha and Alina and then through Dakor, Umreth and Bhalej and thereafter Anand to terminate at Vadtal
  • SH 80 starts from Ahwa and then passes through Navapur up to the border of state in Maharashtra
  • SH 83 starts from Umreth and then runs through Ode, Sarsa and Anand and then through Karamsad, Sojitra and Tarapur to end at Kanawada
  • SH 140 starts from Bareja and then passes through Navagam, Vasna and Bujarg thereafter through Matar, Limbdi and Sojitra and then through Piplav and Petlad to terminate at Borsad
  • SH 143 starts from Majara and then runs through Talod, Harsol and Ranasan and thereafter through Gambhaoi and Bamna to end at Vankaner
  • SH 145 starts from Himatnagar and then proceeds through Dhansura, Malpur and Meghraj and thereafter through Titoi, Shamlaji and Bhiloda to culminate at Idar
  • SH 160 starts from Padra and then runs through Sadhli, Karjan and Vemar and thereafter through Sinor, Poicha and Rajpipla, from here it again moves to Dediapada road bridge & approaches

Apart from the above state highways a few more are:
SH 32-41, SH 42-58, SH 61-79, SH 81, SH 82, SH 84-105, SH 141, SH 142 and lastly SH 144

Railways in Gujarat

Railways in Gujarat

Railways in Gujarat play a very important role in the Western Railway zone by its various railway stations among which the Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Porbandar, Jamnagar and Rajkot city railway stations are the major ones. Below are some important details regarding these railway stations:

Ahmedabad Railway Station or Ahmedabad Junction (JN)

This is the busiest and largest railway station in the entire state of Gujarat. Following are some main details about the Ahmedabad Railway Station:
  • Railway Station Code: ADI
  • Number of platforms: 12
  • Number of trains arriving at Ahmedabad Junction: 34
  • Number of trains departing from Ahmedabad Junction: 33
  • Number of trains through Ahmedabad Junction: 115
  • Number of ticket counters at the Ahmedabad Railway Station: 20

This is the first railway station which launched the hand push luggage trolley service for the commuters. The charge for a single luggage trolley is just 5 Rs. 
The following are the facilities available at Ahmedabad Railway Station:
  • Plenty of snack bars, tea stalls, enquiry desks and medical shops
  • A cyber café operated by Tata Indicom
  • ATMs of major banks like State Bank of India, Union bank of India, Canara Bank, ICICI Bank, Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank etc. have been set up.

Important trains from Ahmedabad to Mumbai are:
  • Karnavati Express (Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central)
  • Garib Rath Express (Delhi to Mumbai Central)
  • Suryanagri Express (Jodhpur to Bandra)
  • Duronto Express (Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central)
  • Shatabdi Express (Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central)

Also Read: Ahmedabad Metro | Hotels near Ahmedabad Railway Station

Vadodara Railway Station or Vadodara Junction (JN)

Some main details about the Vadodara Railway Station are given below:
  • Railway Station Code: BRC
  • Number of platforms: 7
  • Number of tracks: 9
  • Number of trains arriving at Vadodara Junction: 1
  • Number of trains departing from Vadodara Junction: 1
  • Number of trains through Vadodara Junction: 224

Vadodara railway station was constructed in the year 1861 by Maharaja Khanderao Gaekwad. This is one of the busiest stations of India and also of Gujarat state. This station is also one of the biggest electric locomotive sheds in the Western Railway Zone.

Important trains from Vadodara to Mumbai are:
  • Golden Temple Mail
  • Saurashtra Janta Express
  • Rajdhani Express (Delhi to Mumbai)
  • Lok Shakti Express
  • Kutch Express
  • Gujarat Express
  • Vadodara Express
  • Sayajinagari Express
  • Firozpur Janata Express
  • Jaipur Superfast Express

Surat Railway Station or Surat Junction (JN)

Some important details regarding the Surat Railway Station are as follows:
  • Railway Station Code: ST
  • Number of platforms: 4
  • Number of trains arriving at Surat Junction: 9
  • Number of trains departing from Surat Junction: 9

The Surat Railway Station was constructed in the year 1860. This station lies on Ahmedabad Railway Station-Vadodara-Mumbai railway route. It is linked to Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Jabalpur, Indore and many more important stations of India by numerous trains.

Inside the Station you will find ATMs of Axis bank, State Bank, Canara Bank, Dena Bank and also ATM's of some other bank in Main Building (Platform-1 Side). Food Express Restaurant which is opened for all 24 hours is located at 1st floor.

The following are the facilities available at Surat Railway Station:
  • The station brags of a number of ATMs of important banks such as Canara Bank, Axis Bank, Dena Bank and State Bank of India. Apart from these some other bank ATMs are also there which are located on the Platform 1 inside the main building
  • Facility of IVRS or Interactive Voice Response System is also available at the Surat Railway Station
  • In order to book unreserved tickets beforehand there is an Advanced Railway Ticketing System which has been set up at the station

Important trains passing through the Surat Railway Station are:
  • Bandra Surat Intercity Express
  • Jaipur Superfast Express
  • Karnavati Express
  • August Kranti Rajdhani Express
  • Valsad-Sonpur via Jabalpur express
  • Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express
  • Avantika express (Indore-Mumbai)
  • Mumbai-Porbandar Saurashtra Express
  • Valsad-Kanpur via Bhopal express
  • Indore-Pune express
  • Gujarat Express
  • Paschim Express
  • Indore-Surat express

The Mumbai Rajdhani express train also halts at the Surat Railway Station.

Also Read: Railways in Surat | Surat Metro

Rajkot Railway Station or Rajkot Junction (JN)

Here is some important info pertained to the Rajkot Railway Station:
  • Railway Station Code: RJT
  • Number of platforms: 5
  • Number of tracks: 9
  • Number of trains arriving at Rajkot Junction: 2
  • Number of trains departing from Rajkot Junction: 2
  • Number of trains via Rajkot Junction: 56

The following are the facilities offered by the Rajkot Railway Station:
  • The station offers an ATM of the State Bank of Saurashtra
  • There are tea stalls, enquiry counters, cold drinking water and ice-cream stalls in the station
  • The station also offers an electronic reservation system
  • The station also plans to include a cafeteria, a cybercafé, vending machines, some extra ATMs and waiting rooms in near future
  • Lately a lift has also been built which connects the platform 1, platform 2 and platform 3

Important trains that pass through the Rajkot Railway Station are:
  • Hapa Madgaon Superfast Exp
  • Rajkot Secunderabad Exp
  • Saurashtra Janata Exp
  • Jabalpur Somnath Express
  • Okha-Guwahati Exp
  • Porbandar Delhi Exp
  • Saurashtra Mail
  • Jamnagar JammuTawi Exp
  • Rajkot-Jabalpur Exp
  • Rajkot Rewa Superfast Exp
  • Rajkot Coimbatore Exp
  • Okha Eranakulam Exp
  • Veraval Pune Exp
  • Okha-Varanasi Exp
  • Hapa JammuTawi Exp
  • Okha Gorakhpur Exp
  • Hapa Tirunelveli Superfast Exp
  • Saurashtra Express
  • Uttaranchal Exp
  • Puri-Okha Express
  • Howrah Porbandar Express
  • Somnath Express

Jamnagar Railway Station

Following are some details about the Jamnagar Railway Station
  • Railway Station Code: JAM
  • Number of platforms: 2
  • Number of trains arriving at Jamnagar Junction: 3
  • Number of trains departing from Jamnagar Junction: 3
  • Number of trains via Jamnagar Junction: 29

The Jamnagar city in Gujarat boasts of one and only railway station which is known as the Jamnagar Railway Station. This station comes under Rajkot division’s Western railway zone. The owner of this station was Jamnagar and Dwarka Railway during the period of Princely government. In the year 1897 the Rajkot-Jamnagar line was launched. In 1922, the Jamnagar-Okha line was initiated by the Jamnagar and Dwarka Railway. In 1948, April the Jamnagar and Dwarka railway combined with the Saurashtra railway. Thereafter, in the year 1951 on 5th Nov, the Saurashtra railway joined with Western railway.

Porbandar Railway Station

Given below is some important information regarding the Porbandar Railway Station:
  • Railway Station Code: PBR
  • Number of trains arriving at Porbandar Junction: 5
  • Number of trains departing from Porbandar Junction: 5

The Porbandar Railway Station comes under Bhavnagar division’s Western Railway zone. During the time of Princely reign this station was possessed by the Porbandar State railway. In 1888 the Porbandar-JamJodhpur metre gauge line was launched and in 1948 it was joined into the Saurashtra railway. In 1951 on 5th Nov the Western railway undertook it. Later in 2011, the gauge conversion of the Wansajaliya to Jetalsar was accomplished which facilitated connectivity to the Somnath city.

Airways in Gujarat

Gujarat is one of the most sought-after tourist spots in India. The state is not only preferred by the domestic tourists but it is also well-liked by the international tourists as well. Therefore, in order to facilitate the connectivity for both, the government offers numerous airports in Gujarat. There are total 10 airports in the state out of which one is the international airport which is located in Ahmedabad. The rest of the airports in Gujarat are well-connected to the other important cities of India such as Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and many more. There are numerous national as well as international flights which ply from these airports for the ease of the tourists.

International Airports in Gujarat

Airports in Gujarat

The Sardar Vallabhbhai  Patel International Airport located in Ahmedabad city is the one and only International airport of Gujarat. This airport is situated in Hansol which lies at a distance of 9 kilometers in the north of the central Ahmedabad. The airport lies at a distance of 8 km from the railway station of Ahmedabad.

Sardar Vallabhbhai  Patel International Airport occupies an area of 1124 acres and comprises 4 terminals- domestic, cargo, international and secondary traffic terminal. The 4th terminal has been inaugurated lately. There are 45 parking areas in the airport. Domestic and international both the terminals have 4 aero-bridges. The terminal 1 which is the domestic terminal occupies an area of 45000 square meters and it has 30 check-in counters in total. The terminal 2 which is the international terminal has an area of 41000 square meters and has 32 check-in counters.

Domestic Airports in Gujarat

Apart from the Sardar Vallabhbhai  Patel Airport, Gujarat has some domestic airports that cater to the domestic passengers. Following are the names of some domestic airports in Gujarat:

Surat Airport
Located at the Magdalla road of Surat this airport is the newest domestic airport that has been launched in Surat.

Bhavnagar Airport
Bhavnagar Airport is located 9 kms away from Bhavnagar city.

Kandla Airport
This airport is located near Gandhidham at a place known as Kandla.

Jamnagar Airport
The Jamnagar airport is a domestic airport of Gujarat which is situated approximately 10 kms away from the Jamnagar city.

Porbandar Airport
The Porbandar Airport is located 5 kms away from the Porbandar city.

Rajkot Airport

This airport is located 4 kms away from Rajkot city. Read More...

Bhuj Airport

Bhuj Airport is situated 5 kms away from the Bhuj city.

Vadodara Airport
This is another domestic airport of Gujarat which is located 5.7 kms from the Vadodara city.

Keshod Airport
This airport is located 3 kms away from the city of Keshod in the district of Junagarh.

Also Read:  Transport in Veraval | Transport in Vadodara | Transport in Bhuj | Transport in Rajkot | Transport in Surat | Transport in Porbandar | Transport in Jamnagar | Transport in Surat | Transport in Ahmedabad | Transport in Dwarka | Transport in Gandhinagar

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