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Transport in Patan

Patan is considered as one of the most popular historic towns of Gujarat State. Apart from being visited by numerous tourists, the city is also visited by many people related to various industries. Patan has good connectivity through road and rail to various cities and towns of the state and also with the major cities of India. You will also get to know about the various local means of transport available in Patan City.

transport in Patan

Reach Patan by Air

Airway is the fastest means to reach Patan. Though Patan does not have any airport of its own, travelers can take flights to reach the nearest airport of Patan, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport located in Ahmadabad. Distance of Ahmadabad Airport to Patan is about 130 KM.  Ahmadabad airport being an international airport, it has direct connectivity to major cities and towns of India and abroad. From Airport, you will always get taxis or private cars to reach Patan City. If you plan to stay and take rest for a day before reaching Patan, you can always do so as there are numerous accommodations available near Ahmadabad Airport that suits your budget and preferences.

Reach Patan by Rail

Patan City is connected to Mehsana, Ahmadabad, Delhi and few other cities of north and west India through train services. Patan Railway Station is part of western Railway division of Indian Railways and is located at Chamunda Society area of the city. Important passenger trains connect Patan with Mahesana and Ahmadabad. Patan Railway Station has its nearest Railway Junction at Ahmadabad. Station Code of Patan Railway Station is PTN. No express trains stops at Patan Railway station. The other nearby railway stations of Patan -Sankhai Railway Station, located about 9 KM away from Patan and Ranuj Railway Station, located about 14 KM away from Patan. The most important trains running through Patan are – Patan-Ahmadabad Passenger, Patan- Ahmadabad DMU, Mahesana Patan Passenger. There are 4 passenger trains running between Mahesana and Patan. They are:

Trains from Patan

Train Name: Patan Mahesana Passenger
Train No.:
Departure Time: 7:30 A.M
Origin: Patan Station
Available all days of the week

Train Name: Patan Mahesana Passenger
Train No.:
Departure Time: 12:05 noon
Origin: Patan
Available all days of the week

Train Name: Patan Mehsana Passenger
Train No.
Departure Time: 17:05
Origin: Patan
Available all days of the week

Train Name: Patan Mahesana Passenger
Train No.:
Departure Time: 20:00
Origin: Patan
Available on all days of the week except Monday and Friday.

Reach Patan by Road

Well built roads and frequent bus services run by the State Road Transport Corporation and private bus operators have made it easier for the travelers to reach Patan from cities like Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Mahesana, Unjha and others.

Roadways in Patan

The enquiry number of GRSTC Patan Depot running buses between Patan and other cities is 02766 222 512 (Depot Manager), 02766 220 512 (Enquiry Number). Private Bus operators run Luxury AC, non-AC buses to run between Patan and other cities of Gujarat. Online bus tickets can be booked for government buses and also for the buses run by private bus operators.

Local Transport in Patan

Patan being a small town, many historical monuments and other exhibits can be visited by walking. Travelers who want to roam around this ancient town can enjoy doing so by visiting various places of interest on foot. Many lanes and by-lanes of this town are not appropriate for vehicles. There are auto-rickshaws available on rent. Those who cannot walk for long or for elderly people and kids, auto-rickshaws can be hired for the entire day to roam around and enjoy various tourist spot in and around Patan.

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