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For local transportation, Surat is served by a road transport service called Surat City Bus. It is the name under which city buses are operated here. It is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model operated by a local firm under the control of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC).

Hired cabs and shared auto rickshaws are important modes of transportation within the city as the frequency of buses is sparse. Most of the general public prefer shared auto rickshaw as it is readily available from any part of the city. Hire cab service is offered by most of the major operators like taxiforsure, Surat City Cabs, Ola and others.

There are many rental agencies in Surat. Car rental agencies include Surat Car Rentals, Savaari, Surat Taxi, Clear Car Rental and many more.

In August 2012, the current Chief Minister of Gujarat laid a plan for an intra-city metro train service. Included in the plan is the construction of subways and over ground metro trains. The plan is to have the metro service operational by the year 2017-2018.

One can get around Surat with the help of the local train service which connects the many railway stations within Surat city. Many intra-city stations like Gothangam, Kosad, Uttran, Udhna Junction, Bhestan, Niol and Sachin are interconnected. Neighbouring cities within and outside the state are well connected by daily passenger express.

Trekking from the city centre towards the beach side is famous among the local and travellers. Also a walk to the older parts of the city is ideally taken by many. One can enjoy the sights of the old historical sites and colonial era buildings in the old city.

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  • Theme of Surat [Beaches, Cultural, Heritage]
  • You'll love Surat for [Shopping for textiles and embroidery items.]
  • Watchout for [Congestion]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - February
  • Altitude 43 ft. above sea level

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