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About Ranchi Railway Station

Earlier a part of Bihar, the city of Ranchi earned significance when it was christened as the capital city for the newly-formed state of Jharkhand in 2000. Located close to the State bus terminal and domestic airport, Ranchi Junction (RNC) is a prime station in Bihar. It is also the headquarters of the South-Eastern Railway’s Ranchi Division. Besides, the station is equipped with an escalator, 2 footbridges, a parking space, and automatic ticket vending machines.

Trains Departing from Ranchi to Other Stations

With 6 platforms, RNC accommodates 28 halting trains, as well as 20 originating and 20 terminating trains.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites:

About 10 trains are available for the city of Kashi/Allahabad from Ranchi Junction. 8 trains will take you to the peaceful Bodh Gaya while 1 train departs for Kamakhya Devi Temple. 3 trains gallop from RNC to Rourkela for Hanuman Vatika while one train takes you to Amritsar’s Golden Temple. A total of two trains connect Ranchi to Mathura. Ranchi also provides connectivity to Ajmer with one train.

Trains to Metro Cities:

Ranchi sets out seven trains from RNC to Delhi. A total of 3 trains from RNC go to Kolkata and 5 progress to Patna. The Ranchi Junction also connects cities like Mumbai, Bangalore with 2 trains and Chennai via 1 train.

Popular Trains

Some of the given trains are popular based on the excellent quality of unreserved coaches, first-rate meals, e-catering, onboard catering and availability of tickets. On the other hand, some trains are preferred for serving evening snacks, aside from offering baggage facilities, A/C compartments, and clean toilets.

• Ranchi - Howrah Intercity Express (via Tatanagar) connects Ranchi to Howrah
• Ranchi - Howrah Shatabdi Express links Ranchi to Howrah
• Ranchi - Patna Jan Shatabdi Express runs between Ranchi to Patna
• Ranchi - New Delhi Garib Rath Express connects Ranchi to New Delhi
• Ranchi - Mumbai LTT Express inks Ranchi to Mumbai

Different Railway Stations in Ranchi:

• Muri Junction
• Hatia Station
• Tatisilwai Station
• Namkom Station

Popular Places near Ranchi Junction (RNC):

Located at a height of 651m, Ranchi is also referred to as the city of waterfalls. In a radius of 4 km, the Kanke Dam (Gonda Hills) and Rock Garden are must-visit places; there is a beautiful water reservoir and a serene garden in the premise. Among the popular waterfalls in Ranchi is the Panchghagh Falls, which is just 6 km far from the station. Tourists can choose to drop in at Jagannath Temple at a distance of 8.7 km and Pahari Temple at about 5 km from the station. Food lovers can try the famous Meat Salaan of Ranchi at one of the restaurants in the vicinity of the station.
FAQs

Q. How do I get to Mesra from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. The best way to travel to Mesra from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) is by car.

Q. How can I get to Birsa Munda Airport from Lalpur?
A. The only way to get to Birsa Munda Airport from Lalpur is by road.

Q. What is the best means to travel to Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) to Tatisilwai?
A. The best way to travel from Tatisilwai to Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) is to avail passenger train service.

Q. Are there local buses from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) to Asansol?
A. Local buses are available from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) to various parts of the city.

Q. Can I get a taxi to Asansol from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) in Ranchi?
A. Cars can be booked to go to Asansol from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC).

Q. Is there local train/metro connectivity from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. No. There is no local train or metro connectivity from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC).

Q. How long will it take me to get to Bokaro Steel City from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Bokaro Steel city is 109 km away from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) and it takes around 3 hours by road to reach.

Q. What are the transport facilities available from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Ranchi Junction RNC railway station is located close to the bus terminal. Car rental services and OLA cabs can be availed from the station.

Q. What is the best means to get to Deer Park from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Taxis are the only way to reach the Deer Park from Ranchi Junction RNC Railway Station.

Q. How do I get to Dassam Falls from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. The only way to get to Dassam Falls from the station is via cabs.

Q. Are there any attractions in Ranchi for kids?
A. Yes. The Zoological Park has various animals, including a wide variety of cats, that kids will find interesting.

Q. When is the best time to visit the Rock Garden?
A. Rock Garden and Kanke Dam are good for morning and evening walks, but the best time to visit is during the sunset.

Q. What is the local food of Ranchi that one should try?
A. The cuisine of Ranchi is influenced by the local tribe. Some traditional foods are Litti Chokha, Peetha and Arsa and Chhilka.

Q. What are some recommended restaurants for Chinese cuisine in Ranchi?
A. Some popular Chinese restaurants in Ranchi are The Oriental Kitchen, Moods, Fork and Cork, Chopsticks, and Red Chilly Restaurant.

Q. Are there tourist buses for a sightseeing tour of Ranchi?
A. Jharkhand Tourism Department operates sightseeing buses in and around Ranchi.

Q. What are the must-see places of Ranchi?
A. Some of the important attractions of Ranchi are Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Dassam Falls, Rock Garden, and Tagore Hill.

Q. What are the timings for the Birsa Zoological Park?
A. The timing for Birsa Zoological Park is 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Q. What is Ranchi famous for?
A. Ranchi is called the ‘city of waterfalls’ because of the presence of many waterfalls here, which include Hundru Falls and Hirni Falls.

Q. What are some attractions near Jamshedpur?
A. Some of the attractions near Jamshedpur are Jubilee Park, Dimna Lake, Tata Steel Zoological Park, and Russi Modi Centre of Excellence.

Q. How far is Dassam Falls from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Dassam Falls is about 35 km from Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)

Q. Which 4-star hotel would you recommend within 10 km of Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) in Ranchi?
A.  Radisson Blu Hotel is highly recommended 4-star hotel within 10 km of Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC).

Q. What is a good family hotel near the Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A.  Hotel Kuber Palace is a good family hotel near Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) .

Q. Are there any budget hotels in or around Main Road?
A.  Hotel Trident Inn is a decent budget hotel in Main Road in Ranchi.

Q. What are some cheap hotels in Jamshedpur?
A. The Boulevard Hotel is a cheap hotel in Jamshedpur.

Q. Would you recommend Hotel Capitol Inn as a good option to stay with family?
A. Hotel Capitol Inn is known to be a good family hotel to stay at.

Q. Is there a 3-star hotel near Dassam Falls?
A. Yes. Hotel Yuvraj Palace is a 3-star hotel near Dassam Falls.

Q. Is there any cheap hotel near Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Yes. Hotel Aman Palace, Hotel Park Inn, and Hotel Anjali are some cheap hotels near the railway station.

Q. Can you tell me names of some budget hotels near Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Capitol Residency, Green Acres, and Hotel The Elements are some budget hotels near the railway station.

Q. What are the most popular hotels near Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC)?
A. Some of the most popular hotels near Ranchi Junction Railway Station (RNC) are Chanakya BNR Hotel, Capitol Residency, and Hotel The Elements.

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