For Train Travelers Nearest Railway Station to IIIT-Allahabad is Allahabad Junction. This is about 7 kms. from the Institute (IIIT-A), which is situated at Devghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad. The Invited Guests, Faculty, Students must alight at the Allahabad Junction Station. There are two sides of Allahabad Junction Station. One called the Civil Lines Side (opening at Civil Lines) and the other called the City Side opening on the Chowk Side. All are required to move / come over to PLATFORM NO. 1 (Chowk Side). TRAVEL HELP DESK Volunteers of IIIT-Allahabad will be available at Chowk Side only. However there will be an assistance/helpdesk at Civil Lines Side also to guide those who alight on that side. Transportation to IIIT-A Campus will be provided by Institute.
For Bus Travelers
Alight at Civil Lines Main Bus Depot Contact Travel Desk Volunteers available there Transportation will be provided to Institute
You can hire an auto rickshaw for about Rs.80-100, depending upon day-night timings of your arrival For Local Allahabad City Participants: Bus Services are available from Nehru Science Centre Campus of IIIT-A situated opposite the Hindu Hostel on the Kamla Nehru Road
While moving IN & OUT of the Campus
Just to serve you better, Invited Delegates must inform the Travel Desk Volunteers while moving out of Campus. They are required to fill day-to-day TRAVEL FORM available at Registration Counters, if transport is desired.
Allahabad City is well connected with Rail, Road and Air Links from across the country. Being an important pilgrimage centre as well as educational and legal hub, it has a prime place in the history of India from times immemorial.
AIR ROUTE The nearest airport is the Bamrauli (Allahabad) Airport which is 12 kms. from Allahabad City and 6 Kms. from the venue (IIITA) and it is open for the domestic flights. The other nearest airports from Allahabad are Varanasi at a distance of 120 Km. and Lucknow at a distance of 200 Km. Allahabad is connected to most of the Metro cities in India, including New Delhi, the capital of India.
TRAIN ROUTE Allahabad has a major rail junction, the Allahabad Junction and another station called Prayag. Being situated on the main line of the Indian railways, there are direct trains for Allahabad from most of the major Indian cities. All Rajdhani, Superfast, Mail & Express trains halt at Allahabad Junction. Allahabad can also be reached from Varanasi and Lucknow by Train very conveniently.
ROAD ROUTE By road it is well-connected with all places; The distance from Allahabad to Ayodhya is 167 km, Chitrakoot 137 km, Agra 433 km, Ahmedabad 1207 km, Delhi 643 km, Bhopal 680 km, Mumbai 1444 km, Calcutta 799 km, Hyderabad 1086 km, Jaipur 673 km, Jhansi 375 km, Lucknow 204 km, Madras 1790 km, Nagpur 618 km, Patna 368 km, Thiruvananthapuram 2413 km, Udaipur 956 km, Varanasi 125 km, Khajuraho 294 km, Lumbini (Nepal) 406 km.
As the City is located in the heartland of the great Indian plains, the road density is quite high in these parts. National Highways 2 and 27 pass through Allahabad.