Arriving to Allahabad
The nearest airport to HRI is Bamrauli
Airport, Allahabad. There are a few flights to and from
Allahabad. They are operated by Air
India and Spicejet. More information can be obtained for example from merchant's website makemytrip.
The Allahabad airport is just 25 km away from HRI. Please note
that the Allahabad airport is not a fully functional civilian
airport and hence we cannot send the cab to the exit doors close
to the arrival gate. You are requested to leave the airport
premises, walk down about 100-150m to the main street where a
cab will wait for you with a "HRI" placard.
The other, and more convenient, option will be to fly to Varanasi and drive to Allahabad. The drive takes about three hours. It is fairly smooth, and costs about Rs. 2000. Air India, Spice Jet and Jet Airways, all have daily flights to and from Varanasi.
Allahabad is well connected by trains to all the major cities in India. Please note that you need to arrive at Allahabad Junction (ALD).
A popular train between Delhi and Allahabad is the Prayag Raj Express. It leaves New Delhi station (usually from platform 12 on the Ajmeri gate side) everynight at 21:25 and arrives at Allahabad the next morning at 06:45. The train leaves Allahabad everynight at 21:30 and reaches New Delhi in the morning at 06:55.
Arriving to HRI
We will be arranging for a car to pick you up from the
Allahabad Junction Railway Station (ALD). Please take the exit
on the Platform 1 (City Side) and look for a person with the
In Allahabad, the Harish-Chandra Research Institute is known as "HRI". The institute campus is 13 kms away from the railway station, named as Allahabad Junction.
HRI and Allahabad
Portals for reservations in hotels, flights, and trains
- The Indian Railways site
- Incredible India site, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India
Info about Delhi
- About Delhi
- Delhi airport
- Cabs at Delhi: Easy, Meru, Quick
- Delhi Tourism site, Government of NCT of Delhi