All Bus Operators From Bhagalpur to Purnia
Bhagalpur is a famous city in Bihar. It is the district headquarters of the district by the same name. The city is located on the southern banks of the holy river Ganges. The state capital of Patna lies 220 km west of the city.Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in plenty in the city. Some of the lodges which are worth considering are Hotel Shiva (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Vineet (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Shradha (Tariff- Rs. 950), Lakshman Niwas (Tariff – Rs. 300) among others.Language
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also commonly used.Events
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in the city are Mandar Hill, Vaasupujya Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Mandir, the ancient Vikramsila University, Ajgaibinath Temple and others. The neighbouring city of Banka (53 km away) also has some interesting sites among which the old Mandar Parvat – a temple complex and the Jain temples.How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Patna International Airport at a distance of 254 km.Rail:
The city has a fairly big railway station of its own. However, Patna Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 247 km.Bus:
Various state transport buses as well as smaller private operators connect Banka to different cities in the region. Get discount on bus booking
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Purnia is a city of the Purnia dictrict of the state of Bihar. This place has a population of around 400000 people and its literacy rate of 75% is above the national average. It has been the centre of education in this region of Bihar. Purnia is famous for ‘Anaaj Mandi’ which is a major grain storehouse and one of the biggest suppliers of grain across this region of the country.
Places to Stay
There are accommodation options in Purnia such as Harsha Hotel (Rs.900), Hotel Renu Vihar (Rs.850) and Hotel Shine (Rs.1000).
Diwali, Navarathri, Chhattha and Holi are the major events across the year.
Maithili, Hindi and Bengali are the local languages spoken in Purnia.
Places to Visit
Shri Ankulchandra Thakur Satsang Ashram and Bhupendra Mandir are about 35km away from Purnia.
How to Get There
Purnia Airport has restricted connections to Patna and Kolkata. Travellers are recommended to make father connections from Bagdogra, 150km away.
Purnia Railway station is the local railway station at Purnia. There are weekly trains to New Delhi, Patna and Kolkata which have great connectivity to the rest of the country.
NH31, NH57, NH107 and SH 62, SH65 and SH77 pass through Purnia making road travel most convenient. BSTRTC and local buses are ideal for inter and intra state travels. You can now book your bus tickets from a number of travel portals checking out for the best bus ticket prices.
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