Known as the “Gateway to the Golden Quadrilateral”, Vadodara is famous for its well-connected transport structure. A big attraction of the city is its superb connectivity to metros and other parts of the country. You can easily get into the city and move about at your convenience. Transportation within the city is well established and fairly cheap compared to other metros.
Within the city:
Local transport consists mainly of city buses, auto rickshaws and taxis. Auto rickshaws can be hailed from any part of the city. There are also many car rental companies available which provide exceptional services. Popular vehicles amongst the public are cars, scooters, motorcycles and bicycles.
To and from the city:
Vadodara Airport is located just 6 kms from the city centre. There are daily flights connecting Vadodara to Mumbai, Delhi and Ahmedabad. The nearest international airport, Ahmedabad International Airport, is just 100 km from the city.
Especially for Vadfest 2015, provision of luxury buses plying at regular intervals from Ahmedabad International Airport to Vadodara has been made.
The Vadodara Junction Railway Station is the busiest Railway Station in Gujarat. It is situated on the Mumbai - Delhi Western Railway Main Line. You can take premium trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani to get into and out of the city. There are also many mail and express trains that connect Vadodara to almost the entire country. Passenger Trains are also available to get to small villages and towns nearby Vadodara and in Gujarat.
National Highway 8, connecting New Delhi & Ahmedabad to Mumbai, passes through Vadodara. The city is also connected with Ahmedabad through the modern Expressway. Buses from the main bus depot connect you to all the parts of Gujarat and the major cities of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.