Kanpur Travel Guide

Kanpur Tourist Travel Guide

A view of the Mall road towards the Head Post Office.

Kanpur At a glance

Kanpur in central Uttar Pradesh is the largest city in the region and its most important industrial centre. Situated on the southwestern bank of the river Ganga, it is also one of the most polluted cities in the world. The erstwhile British garrison town of ‘Cawnpore,’ it later transformed into an industrial hub with the…

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Travel to Kanpur by Air

 Kanpur Air Port Kanpur airport known as Chakeri airport, operated by the airports authority of India is located about 13kms from the city centre.Even though Kanpur has an airport, there are very few flights to Delhi operated by Air India. Kanpur Airport is connected with Delhi and Lucknow. Delhi is the nearest major airport which…

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Travel to Kanpur by Rail

Located on the national corridor of railways, the city of Kanpur is well connected with the rest of India by rail services.Kanpur Central Railway station (code : CNB), on the Howrah- Delhi route broad gauge, is served by the northern railways and connected to all the major stations of the country.

Shaheed Major Salman Khan Bus Station

Travel to Kanpur by Roadways

Shaheed Major Salman Khan Bus Station The city has had chronic problems with maintaining local roads. There are several important National Highways that pass through Kanpur.Kanpur is well connected by road with all the major cities of the country. National Highway 2 connect the city with Delhi- Agra- Allahabad- Kolkata route and National Highway 25 with…

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Travel within city

Travelling in Kanpur can be quite hard as the city’s public transport is not been well planned. Few buses ply through Kanpur’s streets to all its major areas, and auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws remain the preferred mode of transport.Bus:Buses in Kanpur are few, given its absence of bus depots and major bus stations. Kanpur also has partially made roads, and bus travel has not had much scope for improvement in the past decade.