Transport in GunturGuntur is well connected with all other important towns and cities nearby. APSRTC buses (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) ply between these cities making it easier for people to travel comfortably. Auto rickshaws, bicycles are also used by people to travel inside the city as distances are not much.
Guntur RoadwaysThe inner and outer ring roads keep busy with traffic.The ring roads connect nearby rural areas and sub urban regions near Guntur. The traffic uses inner and outer ring roads. The expansion of the outer ring road, which connects nearby suburban/rural areas, is being done and will be completed by the year 2015. There are couple of highways that passe through the city connecting Guntur to major cities in India.
People ride mostly on motorcycles, scooters, mopeds and cars to reach their destination within Guntur city. They also prefer hiring an auto rickshaw which is safe and comfortable.
But for travelling to outskirts of the city, only buses are used. Both government and private buses are available in Guntur for the people. The fares of private buses are a bit more than the government buses but they are less crowded.
The Regional Headquarters of APSRTC is in Guntur city. It operates inter-state bus services also. Other services such as tourist services for sightseeing and pilgrim services are also offered to tourists.
The main bus terminal is situated in the north-eastern part of Guntur. NTR Bus Stand in Guntur is one of the largest in whole of Andhra Pradesh state.
APSRTC Enquiry in Guntur HO
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APSRTC Bus Enquiry Sattenapalli
APSRTC Reservation Counter
Phone: +(91)-9441452774, +(91)-863-2355678
Distance of Important Cities from Guntur
- Vijayawada Bus Stand to Guntur Bus Station: 32 kms.
- Hyderabad: 292 kms.
- Pune: 840 kms.
- Bellary: 444 kms.
- Salem: 722 kms.
- Solapur: 597 kms.
- Tirupati: 377 kms.
- Nellore: 224 kms.
- Kolhapur: 831 kms.
- Kakinada: 255 kms.
- Bangalore: 601 kms.
Railway Station in Guntur
The government is planning to run a Metro rail in between Guntur, Vijaywada and Tenali. People travel in trains when they have to travel distant cities and towns. Guntur Junction is the main intercity railway station in Guntur. It is the central station and also the divisional headquarters of Guntur Division. This station comes under South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways and is the largest and a really busy station in Guntur Division.
There are 7 platforms here and inter-connected subway system. Government Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Protection Force monitor the security of people travelling in the trains. Tons of cargo is also handled in the station which is now well equipped with all passenger amenities such as escalator, reservation counter, stalls, pure drinking water, resting rooms etc.
The new Guntur Railway station is located around 3.5 kms. from the main station.
New Guntur Railway Station
Nehru Nagar, Guntur city, Andhra Pradesh
Nearest Airport to Guntur
The airport nearest to Guntur is Vijayawada Airport (VGA/VOBZ). This airport is around 51 kms. from Guntur city.The Airport Authority of India (AAI) is planning to set up a Greenfield Airport at Prattipadu village, about 20 kms. from Guntur city.