Transport in AyodhyaThe ethnic city Ayodhya has a strong transport system as the city is visited by numerous devotees every year. The city has well-versed roadways and railway facility using which the travelers can reach in and out the city without much hassle. The city does not own an airport; the nearest airports are the Faizabad airport at just 5 km, Lucknow's Amausi airport at 134 km and Allahabad airport at 166 km away from the temple city Ayodhya.
Roadways in AyodhyaAyodhya has good roadway system as national highway, state highway and numerous major roads pass through the city connecting Ayodhya with its adjacent cities, towns and nearby districts of Uttar Pradesh. The NH 28 passes through the boundary lines of Ayodhya at two different locations of the city. The NH 28 on passing the Ghaghara River touches Ayodhya at Ram Katha Park locality where it connects itself with the state highways UP SH 9 in the same locality.
The NH 28 and UP SH 9 form the bottom boundary of Ayodhya at Harikarapure, Sultanpur Bachada, Ashapur and Saketpuri localities of Ayodhya city. The NH 28 connects Ayodhya with its neighboring localities like Maheshpur, Katra Bhogchand, Jafrapur, Keshawapur, Ram nagar, Madoi, Munderipur, Vikramjot, Kaulpur, Pachwas and many other localities near the city. The UP SH 9 passes through the Ghaghara River and touches the city at Theri Bazar locality and runs through Ram Katha Park locality where it merges with NH 28. The NH 28 connects Uttar Pradesh state capital Lucknow with Barauni city in Bihar passing through Ayodhya; it is of 570 km in length. Through the NH 28 the travelers from Ayodhya can easily reach major cities in the state like Lucknow, Faizabad, Gorakhpur and Muzaffarpur. The UP SH 9 connects the city with its adjacent localities like Manjha Kala, Katra Shivadayalganj, Shobhapur, Hariharpur, Chandapur, Adarsh puram, Mandakini nagar, Deen Dayal nagar, Karaundia, Jogitara, Naka and many other localities nearby Ayodhya.
The other major roads running within the city are the Chowk Ayodhya road, Panckosi Orbiting Path road, Kosi Parikrama road, Dant Dhawan Kund- Ahirana Marg road, Tulsi Bari Main Street and many other roads connecting all areas and localities in the city.
Bus Service in AyodhyaThe Ayodhya bus station in Ram Katha Park and the Old bus station in Sai Nagar operate government and private buses for the locals to travel to all localities in the city apart from outstation trips.
Old Bus Station: Bus Stop, Chowk Ayodhya Rd, Sai Nagar, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh 224123
Ayodhya Bus Station: Bus Stop, Ram Katha Park, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh 224123
Ayodhya Railway StationThe Ayodhya railway station in the city is a broad gauge railway line which operates under the Northern Railway zone and it is owned by the Indian Railway under the Ministry of Railways. The station resides very close to the city bus station, auto and taxi stand. The Ayodhya railway station is considered as one of the two railway station in Faizabad district along with Faizabad railway junction in the twin cities of Ayodhya and Faizabad; both these railway stations are located at just 8 km apart from each other. Through the Ayodhya railway station the travelers can reach national capital Delhi, state capital Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Gonda. The station has 3 platforms with single track. The facilities offered in the station are parking facility, bicycle facility, waiting room, ATM counters and Baggage room. The station is not yet electrified and has no baggage check.
Ayodhya Railway station: Dharmakata, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh 224123