How to Reach
Air: The nearest airport is at Patna (115 kms).
Many Indian carriers connect Patna to Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Ranchi and Lucknow. Generally between October and May, flights operate from Gaya International Airport to Thailand, Yangon, Paro and Colombo. Domestic flights also operate during this period between Gaya and Delhi, Varanasi and Kolkata.
Rail: Rajgir has a railhead but the nearest major stations are Patna (110 kms) and Gaya (78 kms).
Road: Rajgir is connected by road to Nalanda (12 kms), Bihar Sharif (25 kms), Patna (110 kms),
Gaya (78 kms), Pawapuri (38 kms), etc.
Bus: Regular buses are available from all the above mentioned towns to Rajgir.
Local Transport: Taxis, buses and tongas are available.
Temperature: Summer — Max. 450C; Min. 200C; Winter — Max. 280C; Min. 60C
Rainfall: 186 cms (Rainy season: mid-June to mid-September)
Best period to visit: October to March
Accommodation in Rajgir
Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation accommodation:
Tathagat Vihar (06112 255176)
Ajatshatru Vihar (06112 255027)
Gautam Vihar (06112 255273)
Indo Hokke Hotel (06112 255245)
The Rajgir Residency Hotel (06112 255404)
Siddharth Hotel (06112 255216)
Note: This is an indicative list for accommodation available in Rajgir.