Ahmedabad is connected to various cities of India through air, rail and road transport. People can reach here from India and abroad. The approximate distance of Ahmedabad to some of the Indian cities are as follows −
Ahmedabad has its airport called Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel airport where domestic and international flights land and take-off. As far as abroad is concerned, German City Frankfurt, Singapore, Middle East, London, and few parts of USA are connected with the city.
As far as Indian cities are concerned, Ahmedabad is connected to Delhi, Bangaluru, and Mumbai. People can reach the airport through taxis, buses and cab. The airport is around 12km away from the city.
Ahmedabad is connected to big and small cities and towns by train. New Delhi, Mumbai, Vadodara, Chennai, Jaipur, Bikaner, Lucknow are some of the cities from where people can get direct trains to Ahmedabad. Kalupur is the area where railway station of Ahmedabad is located and it is about 6km from the city.
Premium trains like Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto, Garib Rath, Double Decker, start, end, or pass through Ahmedabad. Besides these, many superfast and fast express trains also come to the city. The city has both broad gauge and meter gauge railway stations. Most of the trains are connected to Ahmedabad through broad gauge.
Many cities in and out of Gujarat are connected with Ahmedabad by road. Cities like Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Gandhinagar, Vadodara, etc. are connected to Ahmedabad by road.
Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service provides buses for various places. There are fourlane roads in some parts of the city and elsewhere there are two-lane roads.
Tourists can visit different parts of Ahmedabad through three-wheelers, taxis, local buses, and cycle-rickshaws.
People can hire taxis for full-day sight-seeing and for short distances they can use threewheelers. Local buses operate on regular basis but there is no fixed timetable for them.
Tourists who come to visit Ahmedabad can stay in hotels that are located in various parts of the city. There are star hotels, budget hotels, cheap hotels, luxury hotels, and resorts in Ahmedabad.
There are 20 five-star and 27 four-star hotels in Ahmedabad. Besides these, there are four resorts, 402 budget hotels, and 201 cheap hotels. Tourists can make arrangements for accommodation as per their budget.