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My Travel from Chennai to the Heritage City of Patna via Indigo Airlines

August 10, 2015

I am a software technician by profession and hence I have quite a competent attitude towards work. I believe in giving my best in whatever I engage myself in. Even though my schedule is quite tied up still I always device ways to find some time for myself. I love to travel. This vacation I planned a trip to Patna. I prefer comfortable and luxurious travel and hence decided to take the air route for my trip.

Indigo Airlines

Indigo Airlines | Image Resource : wikimedia.org

Since I couldn’t find a direct flight from Chennai to Patna I had to first board a flight at the Chennai airport that would take me to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose airport at Kolkata and hereafter I would board a flight that would take me to my destination i.e. the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport in Patna. I have travelled a couple of times via Indigo airlines and hence I would suggest if you prefer budget air travel and comfortable in – flight services you should surely go for this low cost carrier.

The distance between the two cities is around 1487 kilometres and there are other alternatives available as well to travel from Chennai to Patna. If you opt for a road trip you would reach Patna in about 27 hours and 37 minutes. If you choose to take the Chennai Patna travel route via train it will take you around 37 hours and 16 minutes time. The tariff for train tickets from Chennai to Patna is approximately Rs 2600.

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport Patna

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport Patna | Image Resource : wikimapia.org

The train departs from Chennai central and reaches Patna at the Rjndr Ngr Bihar station. You can also take a bus from Chennai to Patna. The bus journey will cost you around Rs 2750 and it takes 40 hours to reach Patna via bus. Vijayawada, Bhubaneswar and Ranchi are the cities that fall on the way if you opt travelling via bus.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport Kolkata

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport Kolkata | Image Resource : youtube.com

Air travel is the most time saving alternative to travel between the two cities. It takes just 4 hours and 40 minutes if you book a flight from Chennai to Patna. The air tickets cost around Rs 8275. However if you make advanced bookings it might cost you a little less.

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