How to go Jhansi?
By plane visit
Though Jhansi has an airport, it is not operational for civil
flights as it is a base of Army Aviation. A new greenfield airport
is in the pipeline which would enable excellent connectivity with
major metros and other important cities. The nearest operational
airport to Jhansi is Gwalior (98 km).
Jhansi is very well connected to major cities across India by direct
train links. You can reach Jhansi from India's capital New Delhi, in
4.5 hours by New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express(India's fastest
train). This city is directly connected to Jammu, Chandigarh,
Amritsar, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad,
Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari, Vishakhapattnam, Patna,
Kolkata, etc. It is a big rail junction in central India. Jhansi is
a Railway Division under North-Central Railway and its HQ is in
Allahabad. Jhansi railway station is located near Sipri Bazaar.
Train ticket reservation is fully computerized and can be done at
railway station itself. Another convenient way of getting
reservation is online reservation facility provided by site of
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. Auto Rickshaw and
Tempos (Shared Auto Rickshaw) are available from the station to most
parts of the city 24 hours. There is a pre-paid booth at railway staion for hiring Auto-Rickshaw. It is advised to negotiate fare
before hiring one. Taxis are also available at railway station.
Jhansi is situated at a strategic location where North-South and
East-West corridors(4 lane National Super Highways) intersect each
other. National Highways #25, #26, and #75 go through Jhansi. NH 25
connects to Lucknow at one side and Shivpuri at the other side. This
is part of 4 lane East-West corridor. NH 26 connects to Lalitpur and
is a part of 4 lane North-South corridor. Another NH 75 connects to
Gwalior which is also a part of 4 lane North-South corridor. From
Delhi, by car it takes 8-9 Hours and having good road condition.
The main bus stand is at eastern side of the city, on Jhansi-Kanpur
highway. Buses coming from Jaipur, Agra, Gwalior also stop between
BKD chowk (square or crossroads) and Elite chowk.
Buses are available to visit nearby places as well as for travel to
different cities. These buses are available from Railway Station ,
Elite Crossing and Main Bus Stand. Most number of buses start from
Main Bus Stand. U.P. State Roadways Corporation and M.P. State
Roadways Corporation have a number of Bus services connecting to
cities and towns around Jhansi. Some private operators also have
luxury bus services on selected routes.
Since Jhansi is the jumping off point for Khajuraho, most travellers
arrive at Jhansi to catch a bus for Khajuraho. The luxury buses for
Khajuraho, are available from Jhansi railway station.