Warangal transport system is very strong and is feasible for people using all types of communication. Rail and Road are the main mode of transport here, while air transport is limited to some rich population only. People from all around the country visit this place for its heritage significance and just like any other tourist place, transport is the main concern of all the tourists planning to visit here.
Warangal By Air
Warangal does not have its own airport, but has one local runway for private jets and cargoes at Mamnoor, located at a mere distance of about 10 Km from the city of Warangal. The nearest airport is located at a distance of about 170 Km from the city of Warangal at Hyderabad. Hyderabad is connected to all the national and international destinations through its airport making it one of the biggest airport of the country. People can take a taxi, bus or train from Hyderabad to reach Warangal. New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata are the main destinations of air travelers of Hyderabad International Airport. With the increased earning, people from smaller cities also prefer to travel with air now a days, especially in cases of emergency and utmost importance.
Warangal By Road
Travelling to and from Warangal is one of the best way to get any place. The city has two bus stations including Warangal bus station and Hanamkonda bus station. National Highway 202 is the main highway running through and around the city, connecting it to the main destinations all around. Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) runs buses across not only the city of Warangal but in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh. Apart from that many private operators runs luxury busses to and from Hyderabad, Bangalore, Vijayawada, Chennai, Kolkata, Mysore, Tirupati, Suryapet, Palampet, Khammam, Nellore, Basara, Bhadrachalam, Nizamabad, Adilabad, Kodad, Karimnagar, Cherial, Jangaon, Jagtial etc.
Warangal By Rail
Visiting Warangal by train is the second best option for travelers coming around the place. The place is well connected with all the major destinations of not only Andhra Pradesh but India also. It is a part of the South Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways. Warangal is home to two major railway station including its own Warangal Railway Station and Kazipet Railway Station, which is located at a mere distance of about 13 Km from the city and is a major railway junction of India. It serves Hyderabad-New Delhi-Vijayawada-Chennai-Kolkata route of Indian Railways and is the Zonal/Divisional headquarter. Kazipet Railway Station includes a diesel-electric locomotive facility and is also known as Gateway to North India. Warangal railway Station serves Hyderabad-Vijayawada-Chennai-Kolkata route and is also connected to all the major cities of India.
Local Transport in Warangal
Getting around in the city of Warangal is quiet easy and consists of many options of travel. There are many auto rickshaws available, but you need to know the average fares to your destination in advance with locals before making a deal with the driver. Taxi is another option of travel around the city and the fare for entire day will cost you around INR 1500. Taxi is one of the most recommended option as Ramappa Temple, Ghanpur Group of Temples, Kolunapaka Jain Temple, Pembarti village and many other famous tourist destinations are located outside the city. City bus service is also available to commute, but they are pretty much crowded, especially during peak hours.