How to Reach

There are some options available below how to reach Puri, please choose the way you find it suits you i.e. by AIR, RAIL and ROAD.

 

BY AIR

 
 

State Capital Bhubaneswar is the nearest Airport otherwise known as "Biju Pattnaik Airport". The distance is 65 Kms from Puri and can be covered in an hour by car. Indian Airlines operates flights from Delhi, Kolkata, Visakhapatna, Hyderabad, Raipur, Mumbai and Chennai.

KOL - BBSR  
  • IndiGo 293 - 7:20 am - 8:25 am (Journey time 1 hr 05 min), Fare approx INR 3000
  • IndiGo 512 - 11:55 am - 1:00 pm (Journey time 1 hr 00 min), Fare approx INR 3000

Distance between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar: 443 Kms
Distance between Bhubaneswar and Puri: 65 Kms

DEL - BBSR
  • IndiGo 259 - 4:00 pm - 6:05 pm (Journey time 2 hr 05 min), Fare approx INR 5000
  • Go Air 163 - 7:00 am - 9:00 am (Journey time 2 hr 00 min), Fare approx INR 4000

Distance between New Delhi and Bhubaneswar: 1276 Kms
Distance between Bhubaneswar and Puri: 65 Kms

HYD - BBSR
  • IndiGo 266 - 8:15 am - 9:45 am (Journey time 1 hr 20 min), Fare approx INR 7000
  • IndiGo 264 - 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm (Journey time 1 hr 20 min), Fare approx INR 7000

Distance between Hyderabad and Bhubaneswar: 833 Kms
Distance between Bhubaneswar and Puri: 65 Kms

MUM - BBSR
  • Air India 669 - 10:25 am - 12:35 pm (Journey time 2 hr 10 min), Fare approx INR 7000
  • IndiGo 294 - 4:45 pm - 7:05 pm (Journey time 2 hr 20 min), Fare approx INR 6500
  • Go Air 244 - 5:20 pm - 7:35 pm (Journey time 2 hr 15 min), Fare approx INR 5000

Distance between Mumbai and Bhubaneswar: 1360 Kms
Distance between Bhubaneswar and Puri: 65 Kms

 

BY TRAIN

 
 

Puri is well connected by Railways. Trains are from Kolkata (Howrah Jn), New Delhi, Ahmedabad, etc. It is also a major railhead on the East Coast Railway, bifurcated from Khurda Road Jn. The Railway Station of Puri is in the heart of the town and near to all hotels. If you arrive by train go to the Odishan State Tourist counter at the station for advice, they are usually very helpful and speak English. The MCO Booth is also quite helpful. Locals speak Odiya language. Due to the presence of people from various parts of India there would not be a language problem. Hindi is also widely used. Some locals even speak Bengali.

Important Trains from DEL - PURI
  • Purusottama Express - Journey time approx 31 hr - Distance 1866 Kms
  • Puri Exp - Journey time approx 30 hr - 1794 Kms
  • Neelachal Exp - Journey time approx 35 hr - 1910 Kms
  • Sampark Kranti Express - Journey time approx 29 hr - 1799 Kms
  • Rajdhani Express - Journey time approx 23 hr - 1724 Kms
Important Trains from KOL - PURI
  • Howrah Puri Exp - Journey time approx 9 hr - Distance 502 Kms
  • Howrah Puri Jagannath Exp - Journey time approx 9 hr - 502 Kms
Important Trains from CHENNAI - PURI
  • Mass Puri Exp - Journey time approx 22 hr 45 min - Distance 1248 Kms
  • Chennai Puri Exp - Journey time approx 22 hr 50 min - Distance 1248 Kms
Important Trains from HYDERABAD - BBSR - PURI

(Note: There is no direct train to Puri. From Bhubaneswar by road to Puri is 1 hr 16 min.)

  • Konark Express - Journey time approx 37 hr 15 min - Distance 1932 Kms
  • Falaknuma Exp - Journey time approx 18 hr 45 min - Distance 1545 Kms

There is an official Indian railways website where you can find all the necessary 
Information, including time table and fares. You can also book tickets online. 
This website accepts all major credit cards. 

Click here for Train Time table and Information:
http://www.indianrail.gov.in

Click here to book tickets online: 
http://www.irctc.co.in/

For your convenience we are giving the Indian Railway station codes for some 
Of the cities below:

  • Puri: PURI
  • New Delhi: NDLS
  • Calcutta (Kolkata): HWH
  • Bhubaneswar: BBS
  • Madras (Chennai): MAS
  • Bombay (Mumbai): BCT
  • Kharagpur Jn: KGP
  • Bombay (Mumbai): BCT
  • Kharagpur Jn: KGP
 

BY ROAD

 
 

Only 60 Kms. away from Bhubaneswar by State Highway No - 8, Puri has got a 35 Kms Marine drive road way to Konark. The state capital is situated on both sides of Calcutta - Madras National Highway No - 5.

The bus stand near the Gundicha Temple provides connections to Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, service every 10 - 15 min. Mini buses to Konark leave every 20 - 30 min and also from Jatiababa Chhak. There are direct buses for Kolkata and Visakhapatnam.

Getting around in Puri

You can use cycle or auto rickshaws but agree a price before you set off. There are places on C.T Road where you can hire an Enfield motorbike; good if you want to drive along the coast to Konark (Sun Temple). A cycle rickshaw is in the range of Rs 15 - 80 (depending on the distance).

Distance of Puri from major Cities of India
City Distance
KOLKATA 540 Kms
VISAKHAPATANAM 486 Kms
VIJAYAWADA 852 Kms
NEW DELHI 1805 Kms
CHENNAI 1751 Kms
MUMBAI 1751 Kms
BENGALURU 1490 Kms
TRIVANDRUM 2075 Kms
AHMEDABAD 1889 Kms