About Ahmedabad

If you are braced to taste the mystifying paradox that India can serve up, than a visit to its megacity, Ahmedabad, comes as a prescription. Nestled in the heart of Gujarat, this zesty city provides one with a generous buffet of stimulation that swears to enliven all the five senses. A day here is like living through an enigmatic and passionate dance between the old and the contemporary, the virtuous and the ruthless, the peaceful and the chaotic, the artistic and the crude, the spiritual and the material.

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Gujarat Tourism

Lonely Planet


Gujarat has one of the better developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad is well connected with all major cities and towns by road. Prominent bus stops are located at Gitamandir near Kalupur Railway Station and Paldi. Regular bus services are available by Gujarat state transport buses and private operators to all the major destinations of the state.

The main railway station is located in Kalupur area. This station falls under the prominent national railway circuit and is connected to all major cities of India. If you are on the western side of the Sabarmati river, then you can go to the Gandhigram station near Ashram road to buy your railway tickets easily.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel airport at Ahmedabad is an international airport with direct flights to USA, UK, Singapore, Dubai and other international hubs. Numerous domestic flights are also operational from here

International flights land at Sardar Vallabhbhai International/Domestic Airport which is about 15 kilometers from the National Institute of Design (NID). Pre-paid taxi services are available at the Airport on arrival. Auto rickshaws are available across the city for Sardar Vallabhbhai International /Domestic Airport

Railway Stations Distance Approx. (Station to NID) Route Map (Station to NID)
Kalupur Railway Station 13.5 Km Route Map
Maninagar Railway Station 13.5 Km Route Map
Sabarmati Railway Station 13.5 Km Route Map

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Applying for Visa

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