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Title: A Complete Guide – How to Reach Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj


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A Complete Guide How to Reach Kumbh Mela 2019
in Prayagraj
Kumbh Mela is a Hindu festival, the highlight of
which is millions of people taking dip in the
holy rivers to purify themselves from all sins
and misdeeds. The Kumbh Melas are engraved on
UNESCOs list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of
Humanity and has the distinction of being
featured as one the largest peaceful congregation
of people at one single place for one sole
event. The next one scheduled is The Kumbh Mela
in Prayagraj that will begin on 15th January 2019
and go up till 4th March 2019.
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Ways to Reach Prayagraj (Allahabad) For The Mela
From Major Cities Across India
The Kumbh Melas have witnessed increasing number
of participation over the years. In 1903, about 4
lakh people visited the fair. In 2001, about 40
million people visited the Prayag Kumbh Mela on a
single day the largest attendance recorded so
far.
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Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019
For the upcoming Ardh Kumbh Mela in 2019, the
authorities have spent almost 42000 million
rupees where an exclusive city has been made
covering a total area of 2500 hectares setup with
modern amenities like temporary toilets and
accommodation in luxury camp arrangements,
special trains by the Indian Railways etc. An App
has been launched for travelers and the entire
area is covered by video surveillance. Special
arrangements are being made by the Government to
handle such a huge movement of people towards
Allahabad.
Allahabad can be conveniently reached by train or
flight from short or long distance location. For
people living in Uttar Pradesh or nearby states,
the option of taking government buses and private
taxis is also there.
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Prayagraj Reach By Trains
  • According to the Allahabad Kumbh Mela Travel
    Information, Allahabad is a key station on the
    Indian Railway network as it is the headquarters
    of the North Central Railway Zone and is
    well-connected from all other major stations
    across the country.
  • There are about 10 stations in close proximity to
    Allahabad that can be booked by travelers
    Allahabad (ALY), Prayag (PRG), Bamhrauli (BMU),
    Chheioki (COI), Allahabad Junction (ALD),
    Phaphamau Junction (PFM), Subedarganj (SFG),
    Prayag Ghat (PYG), Daraganj (DRGJ) and Naini
    (NYN).
  • The Indian Railways is introducing 800 special
    trains to carry devotees and holy men, to and fro
    from the city during the Ardh Mela in 2019.
  • Train bookings can be done from the IRTC website
    of the Indian Railways online. For special trains
    the RAILKUMBH SEVA 2019 App, especially created
    by Indian Railways to facilitate navigation,
    travel and booking for travellers can be
    downloaded and used. It also provides information
    and details about different on-call services,
    helpline numbers, emergency contact numbers, Maps
    and hotels around.
  • Major trains between New Delhi and Allahabad are
    Kolkata Rajdhani (12302) Dibrugarh Rajdhani
    (12424) Patna Rajdhani (12310), New Delhi
    Allahabad Duronto (12276).
  • Major trains between Mumbai and Allahabad are
    Pawan Express (11061) Godaan Express (11055).

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Prayagraj Reach By Flight
  • The four major airports in and around Allahabad
    are the Allahabad airport or the Bamrauli Air
    Force Base Lal Bahadur Shastri International
    Airport at Varanasi at a distance of 125 km, the
    Amausi International Airport at Lucknow at 200 km
    and Kanpur domestic airport at a distance of 200
    km.
  • All these four airports are well-connected by
    major airlines like Air India, Jet Airways,
    Indigo Airlines, Zoom Air, Turbo Aviation and
    Spice Jet from other major cities of India like
    Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Bangalore and
    Kolkata.

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Prayagraj Reach By Road(By Bus or Taxi)
A number of national highways and state highways
connect Allahabad with the rest of the
country. NH 2 passes through Allahabad. The other
highways that can be used by road travelers to
reach the city are NH 96, NH 28, NH 27, NH 7
and NH 76. Allahabad has three government bus
stands served with interstate buses from
neighboring states. Tickets for buses can be
booked online from the Website of Uttar Pradesh
State Road Transport Corporation. Other than
this, there are a number of special groups that
are organised by private aggregation services and
websites that can be booked by people in
advance. For people planning to undertake road
journey by private taxis, self driven cars or
even buses, especially from within Uttar Pradesh
or states nearby can refer the distance chart to
plan their journey accordingly.
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6. Pavarana Day
The distance between Allahabad and few major
cities in the state and nearby cities are as
below-                     a. From Varanasi 112
km                   b. From Ayodhya 156 km      
            c. From Agra 191 km                  
d. From Lucknow 183 km                   e. From
New Delhi 582 km                   f. From
Haridwar 621 km                   g. From Jaipur
628 km                   h. From Kolkata 732 km
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Kumbh Mela 2019. Contact here to customize and
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