Ranchi | India
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Ranchi is the capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand.


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1 Get in 1.1 By plane 1.2 By rail 1.3 By road By plane The Ranchi Airport (Code: IXR) is located in Hinoo. It is approximately 7 km from the city centre and 1 km from the nearest Hatia railway station. The airport name is Birsa Munda Airport. AirAsia India Operates daily to Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Air India Operates a daily flight to Delhi. Alliance Air Operates 5 days a week to Kolkata. Go Air Operates daily to Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Patna. IndiGo Operates daily to Bagdogra, Bangalore, Delhi, Indore, Kolkata ,Mumbai and Patna. Vistara will begin twice daily non-stop flights to Delhi from 29 October 2017. By rail Ranchi is connected by rail to important places all over the country. Hatia is a station next to Ranchi and serves as terminus for many of the trains. Given below are some of the convenient trains. The first number is for the train from Ranchi and second for the train to Ranchi. Daily trains: 8616/8615 Hatia Howrah Express 8624/8623 Hatia Patna Express 8622/8621 Hatia Patna Pataliputra Express 8611/8612 Ranchi Garhwa Banaras Inter-City Express 3352/3351 Dhanbad Bokaro Allepy Express *8601/8602 Hatia Jammu Tawi Express 5027/5028 Hatia Gorakhpur Mayurya Express 8451/8452 Hatia Puri Tapaswini Express 8608/8607 Ranchi Baidyanathdham Express. Other trains: 2020/2019 Ranchi Howrah Shatabdi Express (Except Sunday) 3304/3303 Hatia Dhanbad Inter-City Express (Except Sunday) 2439/2440 Ranchi New Delhi Rajdhani Express (Biweekly), 8603/8604 Hatia Delhi Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express (via Barkakhana) (Triweekly) 8605/8606 Hatia Delhi Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express (via Gomoh) (Triweekly) 8609/8610 Ranchi Lokmanya Tilak Express (Weekly) 2812/2811 Hatia Lokmanya Tilak Express (Weekly) 2835/2836 Hatia Yeshwantpur Express (Bi-weekly) 3403/3404 Ranchi Bhagalpur Vananchal Express (via Andal) (Triweekly) 3405/3406 Ranchi Bhagalpur Vananchal Express (Biweekly) 5661/5662 Ranchi Kamakhya (Guwahati) Express (Biweekly). By road Ranchi is well connected by a network of roads with all the neighbouring cities and towns. The distance to some important locations are as follows: Bokaro 110 km, Dhanbad 170 km, Jamshedpur 140 km, Chaibasa 130 km, Hazaribagh 100 km, Gaya 220 km, Patna 340 km, Barhi (on NH 2 Grand Trunk Road) 136 km, Rourkela 250 km, Kolkata 415 km. Bus connections are available for almost all cities and towns in the area. You can travel to Simdega, Chaibasa, Jamudag, Lohardaga and other places using Lily Travels Delux bus service from Ranchi City.


Top Attractions

23.3823285.320421 Aqua World (Machhli Ghar). An aquarium, game parlor and food court are worth seeing and good values.  23.3170185.281732 Jaganath Temple.  JSCA cricket stadium. Located in HEC area, world class stadium with modern facilities.  Nakshtra Van.  23.3752985.310953 Pahari Mandir. Located on a small hill, off Ratu Road which is about 2 km from Main Road. It gives an excellent 360-degree view of the city. A must visit.  Science city, Chirondi (near morhabdi). A good place to take children, showing wonders of science in a entertaining way. Even adults would enjoy.  23.4012285.337834 Tagore Hill, Morabadi (bout 5 km from the heart of the city). Tagore Hill is about 90 m (300 ft) above its base. The elder brother of Rabindranath Tagore, Jyotirindranath Tagore purchased the hillok Morabadi and built up an ashram after the suicide of his wife Kadambari Devi.  Lakes and dams 23.3683685.318155 Ranchi Lake. Excavated in 1842, it is centrally situated. The lake has boating facilities.  23.4583885.527756 Rukka Dam (Getalsud Dam) (8 km from booty more). A big dam on the outskirts of the city.It offers an excellent ambiance for picnic and recreation.  23.2796385.258897 Dhurva Dam. A reservoir on the outskirts of the city. An excellent place to enjoy a scenic sunset view.  23.3998885.304578 Kanke Dam.  Parks and gardens 23.4038585.312989 Rock Garden. A beautiful place to hang out with friends, families, relatives and loved ones. Entry ticket ₹10 per adult. Vehicle parking facilities available.  23.1861485.2832410 [formerly dead link] Bhagwan Birsa Jaiwik Udyaan, Ormanjhi. This is an excellent biological park to visit.  Deer Park (16 km on Ranchi-Khunti Road).