Gandhinagar is the capital of the state of Gujarat in Western India. Gandhinagar is located approximately 23 km north of Ahmedabad, on the west central point of the Industrial corridor between Delhi, the political capital of India, and Mumbai, the financial capital of India.
Gandhinagar, Gujarat’s new capital city, lies on the west bank of the Sabarmati River, about 545 km (338 miles) north of Mumbai , the financial capital of India and 901 km (560 miles) southeast of Delhi, the political capital . There is a provision of parks, extensive planting and a recreational area along the river giving the city a green garden-city atmosphere.
Gandhinagar has a strong road network and is well connected by road to cities such as Ahmedabad, Anand, Godhra, Kalol, Vadodara and Rajkot within Gujarat. Other than that Gandhinagar is also connected to cities such as Mumbai, Surat and Navi Mumbai through National Highway 8A and cities like Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi and Chandigarh through National Highway 8C. Most buses are run by the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation and other private operators as well.
The Ahmedabad Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Gandhinagar and is located at a distance of 27 kilometres from Gandhinagar. The railway station is well connected to cities like Nagpur, Bikanaer, Jaipur, Ujjain, Ajmer, Guwahati and Jammu among others.
The nearest airport to Gandhinagar is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad, which is located at a distance of 27 kilometres (roughly a half an hour drive) from Gandhinagar. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport is well connected to cities across India like Delhi, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata and Nagpur among others.