Visakhapatnam

How to Travel to Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is a well connected port city by air, rail and roads.

By Air

Vizag, being an important port and Naval city, is well connected by air to major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Tirupati, Pune, Bhubaneshwar, Kochi and Indore.

There are also major international flights operating from the Vizag airport.

By Rail

Visakhapatnam is well connected to major cities by train.

Most major trains have stoppages here, including super fast express trains. Some major trains operating on this route are listed below:

From Hyderabad

Godavari Express – The train departs daily from Hyderabad Deccan Station in the evening (please check for revised timings) and reaches the station next morning.

Visakha Express – The train departs daily from Secunderabad Station at 5 p.m. and arrives the following morning in Visakhapatnam at 7:15 a.m.

From New Delhi

  • Link Express (via Vijyawada)
  • Samatha Express (via Raipur)
  • Swarna Jayanthi Express (via Vijayawada)
  • Hirakud Express (via Bhubaneshwar)

By Road

Visakhapatnam being a major industrial and naval base is well connected to major cities like Chennai and Calcutta via Bhubaneswar and Vijayawada by National Highway 5.

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Travel Corporation (APSRTC) runs buses from almost every city and town to Vizag, along with some private operators, who run buses from few major cities.

Do check on the APSRTC website for further timings and remember to book your tickets in advance.

There is also a new Garuda fleet of bus services (Volvo) to Vizag from Chennai, Bangalore, Vijayawada and Hyderabad, which are quite comfortable and affordable.

Do check the timings and book your tickets in advance.

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