Patna is the capital city of the state of Bihar. One of the world's oldest continuously inhabited places, Patna was earlier known by various names such as Azimabad, Kusumpur and Patalipurta. Besides a place of historic significance, Patna is also a sacred place for Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and last guru of Sikhs born in Patna. Set on the southern bank of the River Ganges, the city also serves as an excellent base for visiting the Buddhist, Hindu and Jain pilgrimage centres of Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Pawapuri, Vaishali and Rajgir. A bustling capital city, Patna is also home to some of country's renowned educational institutions.
Patna Junction Railway Station
Station Code PNBE
Arrival and Departure Enquiry 131
Reservation Enquiry 136, 0612 -222197
Station Details Patna Junction railway station is a major railhead of the East Central Raiways. Situated on the Delhi Kolkata rail route, Patna Junction is served by numerous express and superfast trains from all over the country. Several electrified passenger trains also run from Patna to neighbouring destinations on frequent intervals. Patna Junction is ideally located close the bus terminal and domestic airport and provides easy access to important destinations of Bihar.
Amenities Amenities available at Patna Junction include waiting room, retiring room, computer reservation office, refreshment rooms vegetarian and non vegetarian, tea stall, book stall, post and telegraphic office and G.R.P office.
Distances of major landmarks Airport (5.1 km), Gandhi Maidan (2.0 km), High Court (2.0 km), Secretariat (2.8 km), Planetarium (1.5 km), Patna State Museum (1.6 km), Gol Ghar (2.7 km), Rajendra Nagar (3.5 km), Sanjay Gandhi Zoological Park (4.2 km), Patna Sahib (11.8 km), Phulwari Sharif (7.6 km), Danapur (12.3 km).