A former princely state on the banks of the Vishwamitri River, Vadodara blossomed as Gujarat’s cultural capital under the Maratha leadership of the modernist Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III.This vibrant city has a rich legacy of tradition and history.
Civil Airport Harni in Vadodara operates domestic flights to Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai.
Vadodara Junction, located on the Mumbai-New Delhi Western Railway Line, is the busiest railway station in Gujarat. Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Express trains connect this city to the rest of the country.
Both the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) and private buses operate routes to other cities in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The main bus station can be found opposite the railway station.
National Highway 8, which connects Mumbai to New Delhi, passes through Vadodara. The city is also linked to the rest of Gujarat by an excellent network of roads.