Vijayawada, set on the north bank of the River Krishna, is all set to sail into the limelight in the revised geographical makeup of the state of Andhra Pradesh. An important commercial and industrial hub, it also boasts an enviable assortment of cultural and historical sites.
Vijayawada Airport is located at Gannavaram, 20km away, and offers connectivity to cities like Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and New Delhi. The closest international airport is at Hyderabad, 275km away. Plan to get there at least three hours prior to your international flight departure.
Located about 23km from the city centre, Vijayawada Railway Station is an important stop on the Chennai-Delhi and Kolkata-Chennai routes. It is advisable to reach the station at least thirty minutes before your train’s departure time.
The main Pandit Nehru Bus Station offers Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus services that connect Vijayawada to South Indian cities like Chennai, Hyderabad, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam, among others.
Vijayawada is connected to the rest of India via National Highways 5 and 9, which go through the city. It is linked to other parts of Andhra Pradesh by state highways.