How to Reach
Jamshedpur is the first well-planned industrial city of India, founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata and ranks 28th among the 35 million-plus cities and is also the 31st urban agglomeration in India according to the census 2001. Located in the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the Chota Nagpur plateau, it is the district headquarters and is surrounded by the beautiful Dalma Hills. The rivers Subarnarekha and Kharkai border the North and West of the city, respectively.
The railway station of Jamshedpur is known as Tatanagar Junction.Tatanagar (Jamshedpur) is an important railway junction & a model station on the South Eastern Railway and is the most important railway junction of the state as it is connected directly to all the major cities of India, viz., Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Amritsar,Raipur, Patna, Nagpur, Kanpur, Ranchi, Pune, Jammu, Vishakapatnam, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar etc. Besides this, Jamshedpur is just around 100kms from Kharagpur and around 200kms from Howrah and strongly connected to Kharagpur and Howrah Junctions through a number of super-fast trains which practically means you can catch a train to anywhere in India.
Jamshedpur is well connected to other parts of India through national and state highways. The major highways are:
- National Highway 33 (NH 33) touches the city and joins the NH32, which connects Kolkata with Delhi.
- National Highway 32 (NH 32) connects Jamshedpur to Govindpur via Dhanbad.
Regular bus services are available from Jamshedpur to Ranchi (131 km), Patna, Gaya, Kolkata (300 km) via Baharagora, Hazaribagh, Puri, Bhubaneshwar, Asansol, Bokaro, Dhanbad etc.