Transport Services in RampurBeing an industrially flourished and a home for several small scale businesses, Rampur holds the necessity for efficient transportation system. Rampur bridges major cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Jammu, Varanasi in northern India through roads and rails.
Nawabs of Rampur, invited their guests to the city, to travel in the comfort of Rampur road and railways. They were also allotted a private railway station, a few meters away from the Rampur’s main railway station for their transportation purposes.
Airways near Rampur
The city of Rampur does not hold an air transportation system by itself, but the Moradabad airport, located in between Moradabad and Rampur city, is in the phase of development, undertaken by the Uttar Pradesh government joined with the Airport Authority of India (AAI).
International Airports near Rampur
The closest international airport to Rampur is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL / VIDP), which is about 212 km from the city. The travel takes about 3 hours 30 minutes on road from this city. Located in Delhi, this airport is the major gateway to India. AC coaches are available for passengers from international and domestic terminals. Car rental options, prepaid taxi services and also limited-mobility passenger assistance services are available here.
The next closest international airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport (LKO / VILK) in Amausi and serves Lucknow and its neighbouring cities. With 333 km to travel from Rampur, the airport is 5 hours away from the city. The airport is connected to Lucknow and Kanpur by roads.
Domestic Airports near Rampur
Dhangadhi Airport in the town of Dhangadhi, Nepal is located 185 Km from the city. It takes about 3 hours to reach here. This airport is in operation from December 26 of 1964. Flights of Buddha Air and Yeti airlines operate in this airport daily. Indira Gandhi Domestic airport is also the second nearest airport from Rampur. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the next nearest domestic airport to the city. It takes 3 hours and 20 minutes to reach this airport via road. It connects to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram. It is 220 km away from Rampur city.
Pantnagar is the nearest local airport to this city, about 55 Km which can be reached in an hour through road. Now the airport offers flights to Delhi, but it has no taxi facilities or local transits outside the airport, so one had to book cabs in prior.
Rampur Railway station (RMU) lies in between the Moradabad and Bareilly railway line, at the junction point of Kathgodam line. This station is managed and maintained by Northern Railways. Though the station has no trains starting from here, innumerable number of trains pass this station from different cities to different destinations. Avadh Assam Express, Kashi Vishwanath Express, Ganga Sutlej Express, Jammu Tawi-Sealdah Express, Satyagraha Express and Howrah-Amritsar Express are others are connected through this station. Moradabad railway station is located almost 30 Km in the west and Bareilly is the nearest south-east station.
Features and Amenities
The seat reservation for the trains to and from this city is now been computerized. This station includes tourist information centre, computer reservation office, post and telegraph offices, refreshment and retiring room and government railway police office. The station comforts the passengers with vegetarian and non-vegetarian food stalls, tea stalls and some book stalls.
There are taxis available outside the station for the tourists and passengers who take trains to reach the city. Public local transit facilities are also available in close proximity. Rampur Bus stand is located immediately opposite to the station. Tourists to nearby location like Nainital are provided with pick up and drop facilities from here.
National highway 24 passes through this city and National highway 87 originates here. Rampur is well connected to all the northern cities through UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation). One can easily avail these bus services, which are at frequent intervals to reach places like Delhi, Lucknow, Rishikesh, Kanpur, Rupaidhiya, Bareilly, Aligarh, Haridwar and Agra. There are regular buses to Moradabad from Rampur, every 30 minutes. In spite of the public transits, there are several local and private bus service agencies that connect this city to its neighbours. The city is extensively networked with public local buses. Tourists can also benefit from the available autos, rickshaws and taxi services to explore this city. Rampur has two main bus terminals. The main Rampur Bus stand is located opposite to the Railway station in Civil Lines area in NH24 and the Roadways Bus stand is located near Ram-Rahim Setu fly over.
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