Bodh Gaya - Travel Information
TRAVEL INFORMATION ON BODHGAYA
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: The closest airport is Patna airport (112 km from Bodhgaya).
Rail: The Railways Department has provided Gaya, the neighbouring city, with a number of trains which connect the city with all the parts of India. The Rajdhani and Kalka Mail have their stoppages here. Gaya is a junction and one can change trains for the other train routes.
Road: Bodhgaya is connected by road to Gaya, which is connected, to the Delhi-Calcutta Highway junction (on Grand Trunk Road). Gaya is also connected to Dobhi (22 km) and Patna (105 km).
WHERE TO STAY IN BODH GAYA
Buddha International, Buddha Vihar, Bihar Tourist ComplexITDC Bodhgaya Ashok.
SHOPPING IN BODH GAYA
Apart from sweets, one can buy some handicraft items and decorative pieces made out of stone. Though sea is very far from this place, do not be surprised if you find items made from sea shells. Behind the Bodhi Mandir in Bodh Gaya is a huge market for foreign goods. But before buying any thing here, make sure that you are buying the original and not a forged item. There are no such markets in Gaya, which can be suggested for shopping.