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Transportation in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur is blessed with pretty robust transport infrastructure. The city is home to Muzaffarpur Railway Station, which is one of the important railway junctions of Bihar . Many important national highway and state highways also pass through the region connecting it to nearby districts and other major cities of India. As far as local transportation is concerned it depends on auto rickshaws and bus services. Below is even more detailed and in fact complete information about Muzaffarpur’s transport infrastructure and facilities.

Railways in Muzaffarpur

Transport in Muzaffarpur

Reaching Muzaffarpur via rail is never a problem. Muzaffarpur Railway Station is main railway station of Muzaffarpur District and is one of the busiest junctions of Bihar. It directly connects Muzaffarpur to almost all the important cities of India including of course all the important cities of Bihar too. As of today more than 150 long distance trains including passenger as well as express trains make a halt here. From Muzaffarpur Station you can catch trains for Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Gorakhpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Ajmer, Porbandar and other cities. Two other important railway stations in Muzaffarpur district are Narayanpur Anant and Ram Dayalu Nagar stations. Both these stations are located barely 6 kms away from Muzaffarpur Railway Station.

Muzaffarpur Junction
Address: Sutapatti, Pokhraira, Muzaffarpur, BR 842001
PNR and reservation enquiry: Dial 139
For Complaint of Rail Catering/Pantry Service:1800-111-139

Air Connectivity in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur does a have airport, but it is a non operational airport. Hence it does not serve any commercial or even non commercial flights. The nearest operational airport is Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport (popularly known as Patna airport) in capital city Patna. It is located barely 80 kms away from main city of Muzaffarpur. From Muzaffarpur you can easily reach Patna either via train and bus or even rental car. But if you’re looking for affordability and high frequency, then travelling via train is best option. Moreover, distance between Patna Railway Station and Patna Airport is barely 6 kms. As for connectivity of Patna Airport is concerned, then it is directly as well as indirectly to almost all the important cities of India. Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Ranchi, Lucknow, Bhopal and many other important cities. Besides, all the leading airline companies like Indian airlines, Jet airways, Indigo and Spice jet operate their flights from and to here.

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport
Address: Khajpura, Shaheed Pir Ali Khan Marg, Bihar 800014
Code: PAT
Elevation: 52 m
Phone: 0612 222 0683

Road Network in Muzaffarpur

Road notwork in Muzaffarpur is quite impressive. Various national and state highways connects it to many other parts of the country. National Highway (NH) 57, NH 28, NH 77 and NH 102 pass through Muzaffarpur district. NH 57 passes only through Bihar state and connects Muzaffarpur to Purnea District. NH 28 directly connects Muzaffarpur to many of the important cities of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The cities include Begusarai, Samastipur, East Champaran and Gopalgan in Bihar and Kushinagar, Deoria, Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Barabanki and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. NH 77 runs within Bihar state and directly connects Muzaffarpur to Hajipur and Sitamarhi. NH 102 again runs within Bihar state and directly connects Muzaffarpur to Chhapra. Besides these national highways, the all important East-West Corridor also passes through Muzaffarpur District – connecting it to many important cities of eastern and western India.

Local Transportation in Muzaffarpur

Auto rickshaw is the most popular local transportation, though its usage is mainly restricted to main city of Muzaffarpur and other city areas of the district. Here auto rickshaws run on the concept of shared auto rickshaws. Besides auto rickshaw, govt owned city ring buses that only ply in main city of Muzaffarpur is another popular and reliable local transportation. Currently city ring bus runs on five important routes of Muzaffarpur city. The city is also served by inter-city bus services that connect it to other important cities of the districts. There are especially lots of buses for Patna from Muzaffarpur on daily basis.

Overall, transportation facilities of Muzaffarpur can be termed as pretty robust and efficient. This, however, doesn’t mean that there is no need for improvement at all. Small villages and towns of Muzaffarpur are connected via efficient local transportation system. Government is paying attention towards improving transport infrastructure of this region which will further improve connectivity to this beautiful city of Bihar.

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