Historically and culturally rich land of Bihar is well connected with major cities of India by air, rail and road. It stands bordered by the neighboring states of Bengal, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal in the north. Today, Bihar is home to numerous industries and premier educational institutions that emphasize its contemporary strides. The heritage monuments and generous landscape add to its prominence and explicate the reason for the bustling tourist activities that the state witnesses round the year.
The two key air terminals in Bihar that facilitate air travel are located in the capital city of Patna and Gaya. All the important public and private domestic airlines operate regular flights from these airports to the major air destinations in India. The ‘Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport’ at Patna has international airlines that fly to various cities of the world including Singapore, Bangkok, and Colombo.
Railway junctions at Patna, Gaya and Bhagalpur are the key railhead of the state. An excellent network of trains links almost the whole part of the state with the whole country. Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi Express, and trains going for Kolkata and northeast pass through the state. Railway link connects the entire Buddhist Circuit into a network where traveling one destination to another has become a lot easy.
Extensive network of National Highways and State Highways interlink in Bihar helps visitors in reaching the place by roads. These highways connect Bihar to adjoining areas within and outside the state. Places like Gaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Purnia, Bhagalpur and other cities of the state are well connected and easily accessed by road. Buses, carriages, express buses, autos and taxis are popular local transport modes.