How to reach Rajgir
Rajgir in the state of Bihar is an ancient town that has been in existence since 1000BC. There are ruins and artifacts that have been found from this time and Rajgir is an important place in Buddhism and it is a part of recorded history that the Buddha spent much time here in meditation and in delivering lectures. Visit Rajgir as a part of the Buddha trail or by itself for its serene and peaceful ambience.
– Patna is just 98 kms from Rajgir and there is a train connection between the two places. One can take a train from any part of India to Patna and then continue further to Rajgir by train.
Patna, the capital city of Bihar is the closest large city to get to Rajgir. There are regular flights to Patna from all major cities in India so travelling here is convenient.
As the distance from the capital Patna is so minimal there are taxis, auto rickshaws and buses that ply between both places regularly. Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh is also 610 kms from Rajgir and buses traveling the Buddha route come here as well.