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About Bhubaneswar Railway Station

Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Odisha, is home to the state’s busiest railway station Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS) which is wi-fi enabled. Being the headquarters of the East Coast Railway Zone, BBS is constructed with top-notch facilities such as first-class lounges, waiting rooms, dormitories, restaurants, pharmacy stores, and more.

Trains Departing from Bhubaneswar Railway Station to Other Stations

With 6 platforms, Bhubaneswar Railway Station efficiently carries a daily load of 187 trains and fulfills the promise of convenience and easy transportation. However, BBS is equipped with the management of 30 originating as well as terminating trains.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites:

Known as the temple city of India, Bhubaneshwar in itself is a widely visited pilgrimage destination. Out of daily 187 trains that pass through BBS, 42 trains connect to Jagannath Puri, 14 trains take you to Assam where you can visit the Kamakhya Devi Temple, 8 trains to the pilgrimage site of Varanasi, 1 train to Moinuddin Chishti blessed Ajmer Shariff Dargah, 1 train to Rameswaram where you can visit one of the Jyotirlinga Temples called Ramanathaswamy Temple , and 1 train to Shirdi.

Trains to Metro Cities:

The government runs a lot of trains that connect BBS to almost all metro cities in India. Firstly, the capital of India, there are 10 trains to Delhi from Bhubaneshwar. A total of 24 trains connect Bhubaneswar with Chennai. Similarly, 4 trains run from BBS to Maharashtra’s Capital Mumbai, 10 trains drop passengers off to Hyderabad, 8 trains connect BBS to the largest city of UP – Kanpur, and 52 trains chug from BBS to Kolkata.

Popular Trains

Considering their punctuality, speed, connectivity with fewer halts, cleanliness, and ticket availability for all classes of tourists, below trains top the chart of popular trains that run from BBS.

• Puri LTT Express (Tuesday) connects Puri to LTT - Mumbai and halts at Bhubaneswar Station BBS to reach Puri Junction. • Rajdhani Express connects Bhubaneswar to New Delhi, and the train is known for its punctuality and clean compartments and food. • Puri-Ajmer Express (runs only on Tuesday and Friday) serves as a connecting link between Puri and Ajmer, covering most of the major stations in between. • Konark Express is a daily and direct train from Bhubaneswar to Mumbai, which is famous for its cheap fares and ticket availability.

Different Railway Stations in Bhubaneswar:

• Bhubaneswar Railway Station
• Lingaraj Temple Road
• Vani Vihar
• Patia
• Sarkantra

Popular Places near Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)

Since Bhubaneshwar is very popular among tourists due to an abundance of shrines within its boundaries, one can choose to visit Lingaraja Temple in the 4-km vicinity of the station and Ram Mandir at a distance of 11 km from the station. Travelers can experience peace and tranquility at the Buddhist temples at Dhauli Giri Hills, which are just 13 km away from the station. One can also shop Ikat Fabrics at handloom shops within the radius of 5 km.

FAQs

Q. What is the fastest means of transport from Bhubaneshwar to Puri?
A. Traveling by car is the fastest way to reach Puri from Bhubaneshwar.

Q. Is there metro connectivity from Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. No. There is no metro connectivity from Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station.

Q. What all transport is available from Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. Autos, buses and taxis are available for transport from the station.

Q. Which are the temples to visit in Bhubaneshwar?
A. Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple, Mukteswar Mandir, and Vaital Mandir are some of the temples to visit in Bhubaneshwar.

Q. Which are the temples to visit in Bhubaneshwar?
A. Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple, Mukteswar Mandir, and Vaital Mandir are some of the temples to visit in Bhubaneshwar.

Q. How do you reach Konark Sun Temple from Bhubaneshwar?
A. You can hire a taxi or use the city bus service to reach Konark Sun Temple.

Q. What are the things to buy in Bhubaneshwar?
A. Woven Ikat fabric clothing, appliqué worked fabric called Chandua, Sambalpuri silk and cotton, Tussar silk, and silver filigree jewelry are some of the things you can buy in Bhubaneshwar.

Q. Are there any museums in Bhubaneshwar?
A. Yes. Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, Odisha State Museum, and Regional Museum of Natural History are some of the museums located in Bhubaneshwar.

Q. Where can you relish authentic Odia cuisine in Bhubaneshwar?
A. Odisha Hotel, Kanika restaurant and Dalma are some of the places in Bhubaneshwar where you can get authentic Odia cuisine.

Q. What are the traditional food items in Bhubaneshwar?
A. Dalma, Luchi, Mitha Bhata, Maachha Jhol, Crab Kalia, Ghanto, and Dahi Maachha are some of the traditional food items in Bhubaneshwar.

Q. How far is Puri Beach from Bhubaneswar Railway Station?
A. Puri Beach is 63 km from Bhubaneswar Railway Station.

Q. What are the timings for Chilika Lake?
A. It is open on all days of the week, 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM.

Q. Is there any boating at Chilika Lake?
A. Yes. You can go boating at Chilika Lake?

Q. What are some of the major attractions in Puri?
A. Konark Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple, Puri Beach, Chilika Lake, Konark Beach, Swargadwar Beach, and Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary are some of the tourist attractions in Puri.

Q. How far is Puri from Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. Puri is 74 km away from Bhubaneswar Railway Station.

Q. Which are Odisha’s famous beaches?
A. Chandrabhaga Beach at Konark, Puri Beach, Gopalpur Beach, and Chandipur Beach are some of Odisha’s famous beaches.

Q. How far is Dhauligiri Shanti Stupa from Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. Dhauligiri Shanti Stupa is 7 km from Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station.

Q. How much time does it take to travel from Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station to the Konark Sun Temple?
A. It takes 1.5 hours to travel from Bhubaneswar Railway Station to the Konark Sun Temple.

Q. What are the timings for Nandankanan Zoo?
A. The Nandankanan Zoo is open from 7.30 AM - 5.30 PM (April – September) and 8 AM- 5 PM (October – March); It is closed on Mondays.

Q. Which are Bhubaneshwar’s major attractions?
A. Lingaraj Temple, ISKCON Temple, Nandankanan Zoo, Dhauli Giri Shanti Stupa, Udayagiri Caves, and Khandagiri Caves are some of Bhubaneshwar’s major attractions.

Q. Which 4-star hotel would you recommend within 10 kms of Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station?
A. Hotel Excellency is one of the 4-star hotels located within 10 kms of Bhubaneswar Railway Station.

Q. Which is a good family hotel located near Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station?
A. The Presidency is one of the good family hotels located near Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station.

Q. Are there decent budget hotels in or around Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves?
A. Yes. Hotel South City and The Idol Paradise are few of the budget hotels located near Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves.

Q. Can you recommend some cheap hotels in Puri?
A. Kakkson Villa, Trimurti Heights, and Reba Beach Resort are some of the cheap hotels in Puri.

Q. Would you recommend Hotel Grand Central as a good option to stay with family?
A. Yes. Hotel Grand Central is a good place to stay with family.

Q. Which are the 3-star hotels near Lingaraj Temple?
A. The Royale Midtown, Hotel Arya Palace, and Hotel Grand Central are some of the 3-star hotels located near Lingaraj Temple.

Q. Which are the cheap hotels near BBS Railway Station?
A. Hotel Padma and Hotel Rajdhani are some of the cheap hotels located near Bhubaneswar Railway Station.

Q. Which are the budget hotels near Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. Hotel Vintage Villa, Hotel Priya, and Venus Inn are few of the budget hotels near Bhubaneswar Railway Station.

Q. Which 5-star hotel is located near Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. Trident Bhubaneshwar is one of the 5-star hotel is located near Bhubaneswar Railway Station.

Q. Which are the popular hotels near Bhubaneswar Railway Station (BBS)?
A. OYO 9009 near Railway Station, OYO 5716 Hotel Krishna, OYO 8414 Galaxy Inn, OYO 9010 Hotel Railview, and OYO 4209 Maurya Inn are some of the popular hotels near Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station .

Railview, and OYO 4209 Maurya Inn are some of the popular hotels near Bhubaneswar BBS Railway Station.

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