How to reach Champanagar
Champanagar in the Bhagalpur district of Bihar is well known not only for its variety of silks but also for its association with the Mahabharata and with the Lord Buddha. There are many legends and stories that abound here and this is a good place to visit while on a pilgrimage to sacred Buddha sites. Buddha is said to have preached many of his discourses here and Champanagar was reputed to be full of the Champa trees that perfumed the air during his time.
Patna Airport is the closest to Champanagar and there are taxis easily available here for the 220 km journey.
There are many private luxury buses as well as state transport buses that one can take to get to Champanagar. This is the road to Bhagalpur and is regularly frequented so taxis and private cars can also be arranged.
Bhagalpur railway station is the nearest station for Champanagar and this is at a distance of 115 kms.