Travel information

  • Visas : Please apply for tourist visa to come to India

  • One possible flight option is to come to Delhi and take a flight to Varanasi. This site will show you the options. We will send a car to fetch you from Varanasi airport and the ride should take about 3 hours.

  • Starting Nov 2007 the national carrier Indian has started an afternoon flight between Delhi and Allahabad. It operates on all days except Sunday. If it continues to operate in Jan-Feb 2008 it would be a good option for visitors who arrive at Delhi airport. Please take a look at the Indian site.

  • There are also trains from New Delhi to Allahabad. The most convenient train is Prayagraj express which starts from Delhi at 9-30 p.m. and reaches Allahabad the next morning at 7-00 a.m.
    Another convenient train is the Guwahati Rajdhani express which starts from New Delhi at 2-00 p.m. and reach Allahabad at 8-30 p.m. The HRI help page on train travel may be useful. The car ride from Allahabad railway station is about half an hour

    The HRI page also has information on travel by bus , and local travel within Allahabad.