Overview - Visakhapatnam or Vishakhapatnam is a port city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Vizag is another popular name of Visakhapatnam. Situated on the eastern coast of India, the city is flanked by the Bay of Bengal on the east. Nestled amidst the Eastern Ghat hill ranges, the city is famous for its unparalleled beauty. With sun kissed beaches, green hills and valleys, massive temples and caves, the city offer endless visual feasts to visitors. A small fishing village in the 20th century, Visakhapatnam has now grown into an industrial hub and home to information technology, petrochemical, fertilizer, jute and sugar industries. Visakhapatnam also houses Eastern Naval Command Headquarters of the Indian Navy.
Station Code VSKP
Arrival and Departure Enquiry 130, 131, 132, 133, 134
Reservation Enquiry 135, 136, 137, 138
Station Details Visakhapatnam railway station falls on Kolkata Chennai rail route. Situated close to Bay of Bengal, Visakhapatnam is served by trains of South Eastern Railways. From Vishakhapatnam trains ply to Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Howrah (Kolkata), New Delhi and several other important places of the country. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus stand is located close to the railway station, from here bus services are available to various destinations of Andhra Pradesh.
Amenities Facilities available at Visakhapatnam railway station include waiting room, retiring room, cloak room, computerized reservation office, refreshment room (vegetarian and non vegetarian), water cooler and telephone booth.
Distances of major landmarks Airport (9.3 km), Sea port (9.3 km), Bus Stand (1.9 km), Ramakrishna beach (4.8 km), Marri Palem (5.6 km), Lawsons Bay (5.9 km), Kailasagiri (6.3 km), Rushikonda Beach (7.9 km), Shiva temple (11.1 km), Dolphin's nose (12 km), Araku Valley (98 km).