Simhastha Kumbh Mahaparv is all set to commence from April 22nd with a welcoming abode for devotees all around the world. Located at the Kshipra River in Ujjain, it can be reached via Air, Rail or Road with ease.
Here are few options that will help you get there without any fuss.
Via Indore: Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport (IDR) Indore is the nearest airport to Ujjain, 55 km away. Indore is connected to major cities in India by air. It has direct air connectivity with New Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal, Pune, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Bengaluru (via Nagpur), Raipur and Ahmedabad.
Flights from Mumbai to Indore: Air India 1, Jet Airways 3, Indigo 3.
Flight from New Delhi to Indore: Jet Airways 2, Air India 2, Indigo 3
Via Bhopal – Raja Bhoj Airport (BHO) at Bhopal is 183 km away from Ujjain. Bhopal has daily flights to and from New Delhi and Mumbai.
Charter aircraft can land at Datana air strip located close to Ujjain by prior permission from Ujjain district administration at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 0734-25414000.
Ujjain railway station has many long distance and direct trains from almost all parts of country. During the period of Simhastha, trains coming to Ujjain will be halted at flag stations situated 10-12 km from the city. Railway will provide buses to reach Ujjain and mela area.
Major trains from New Delhi to Ujjain+Indore
Train no. 14318, 120920, 12416 and 19308,
Major trains from Mumbai CST to Ujjain + Indore
Trains no. 22943, 12961 and 12227.
Road (Bus, Taxi)
Buses: Ujjain is well connected by road. Regular bus services are available from Indore (55 km), Ahmedabad (400 km) and Bhopal (183 km) to Ujjain. Buses also ply regularly between Mumbai and Indore. Air-conditioned buses are also available on all these routes.
Taxi: Safe, quick and comfortable travel as inter-city package trips (outstation trips) is available to Ujjain by many branded pan India, regional and Indore city cab service operators. (www.oneway.cab, www.olacabs.com, www.starcabservices.com, www.taxiindore.com, www.charteredbus.in, www.merucabs.com)