Rourkela is the main center of trade in the district Sundergarh
as well as for Orissa. Rourkela is well connected to most part
of the country by superfast trains.It takes around 7 hrs by
train from Bhubaneswar.Also you can reach here from Kolkata
which takes 6 hrs.The prominent trains from Bhubaneshwar are
Tapaswini express,GARIB RATH,Utkal express.The trains connecting
to kolkata are Sambaleswari express,Gyaneswari express,Gitanjali
express, Azadhind,Ahmedabad howrah express and Mumbai-Howrah
Mail.The cost for both fares is around 400 rs.
By road:You can get to rourkela from bhubaneshwar by luxury
buses for a cost of 300-400 rs.Also the roadway is quite good
from the state capital.
Getting around is
very easy with shared autos and very cheap buses.The auto is now the
most popular form of transportation cuz it is quite cheap.Also hired
ambassadors,tata sumos,etc are available for sight seeing the tourist
spots in and around rourkela.
Hotels and place to
sleep in Rourkela.
Hotel Shyam & Brindaban, Main Road,Taxi stand (500 m. away from
railway station), 09778560850.
Deepti Hotel, Ring Road,Rourkela