Patna by Road



Patna is well connected by roads with the rest of the country and the state. NH 30 passes through Patna and connect the neighboring places. It form as a link between NH 2 and NH 19 . NH 19 connects Patna to Hajipur, Chapra and the UP. NH 98 connect Patna to Aurangabad and Jharkhand. NH 83 connects Patna to Gaya. Beside, there are many State Highways which connect the city to many places in the state.

Internally, Patna is well connected with all the areas by good roads. Bailey road is the most famous which run across the city and connects to Danapur. It passes through the middle of the city. Ashok Rajpath, named after the emperor Ashok, runs from Gandhi Maidan to Patna city. Its a busy road owing to the presence of markets on one side and educational institute of Patna University on the other side. Exhibition road connects Patna Junction to Gandhi Madan. Fraser road also connect the station to the Maidan. Both roads are quite busy due to the presence of markets and shops nearby. Boring road connects Bailey road with the Patliputra road and is characterized by the high end marketing shops. Kankarbagh road runs across the Kankarbagh Colony on the other side of the station. Bir Chand Patel road has many hotels and government quarters. Buddha Marg connect Station road with the Bailey road through Patna Municipal Corporation office. Nala road situated west to Gandhi Maidan has several big markets of clothing.

The roads of Patna are quite famous by there English names. Though, most of the roads have been renamed over some personalities, still people prefer to use the old names only. Patna has two big bus station - Private Bus stand at Mithapur & Government Bus stand in Gandhi Maidan.

Read more about roads in Patna : Roads in Patna

Private Bus Stand : This bus stand started functioning from 2004. Earlier, the buses used to ply from Hardinge Park, near Patna Junction. However, to reduce the traffic and congestion at Hardinge Park, this new bus stand was inaugurated. It is situated in Mithapur area, on the outskirt of city, roughly 5 km from the other side (Karbighaiya End) of the Patna Junction. The buses to all part of the state and the neighboring states are easily available. It is situated in a large area, but the public amenities are very few. Being situated on the outskirt, travelling modes like autos may not be available during late night.

Government Bus Stand : It is situated on the Northern Side of the Gandhi Maidan. Bihar State Transportation Departments runs buses to different part of the state and also to the neighboring states. It is easily accessible, owing to its location. Government buses has fewer stoppage compared to the private ones, however the Government buses may be comfortable. Recently, many new Volvo class buses has been introduced by the department, which offer excellent services.