Puri is one of the topmost holiday destinations in India. Be it for recreation or for religious purposes, Puri experiences the incoming of a large number of people every year. The coastal district is famous for the mighty JagannathMandir and its spiritual significance, the architecture, seascape, and its climate. Every year, the city welcomes a large number of pilgrims, due to which its tourism has been always focused upon by the government. Puri is considered to be pious by the hindus, as it is one of the four sacred dhamas that represent immortality. If you are planning a family trip, Pune should definitely be at the top of the list.
If you are looking to travel from Bhubaneshwar to Puri, and you don’t know which mode of transportation would be the best, I am here to help. Express trains are the best option; cheap and covers the distance in short time. The tickets are easily available via IRCTC, just book your tickets, get your PNR and pack your bags.
The distance between Bhubaneshwar and Puri is 62 kms. There is one Shatabdi train, 1 GaribRath train, 18 Mail/Express trains, 5 passenger trains, 1 MEMU train, 15 Superfast trains and 1 Humsafar train that run between the two cities. Maximum time taken to reach destination is 2 hours. There are two halt stations in between the departure station and the destination station. On a daily basis, 6 trains run from Bhubaneshwar to Puri and vice-versa. There is the Digha Flag Station Puri Superfast train E, Bikaner Junction PuriInaug, SealdahPuri Special, Dhauli Express, Satabdi Express, LokmanyaTilak Terminus Puri Superfast Express, Asansol Junction Puri Special,KamakhyaPuri Express, ValsadPuri Express, Surat Puri Express, Purushottam Express, NandanKanan Express, Rourkela Puri Special, Gandhidham Express, SantragachiPuri Express, JaynagarDarbhanga Junction Puri Express, Sambalpur Puri Intercity Express, Howrah Junction PuriGondia Junction Rath, Shalimar Puri Superfast Express, SnsiPuri Special, DurgPuri Express, Rayagada Sambalpur Express, Tapaswini Express, Ajmer Junction Puri Express trains that run from Bhubaneshwar to Puri on a daily basis.
The 12579 Digha Flag StnPuri Superfast Train is the first one to leave from Bhubaneshwar to Puri. It departs from Bhubaneshwar at 01:10 AM and reaches Puri at 03:20 AM. The last train to leave from Bhubaneshwar to Pune is 08474 Santragachi Junction Puri Special. It leaves at 22:30 PM and reaches destination at 00.30 AM.
If you are looking to save time, you should take the 04739 Bikaner Junction PuriInaug train. It reaches destination in just 1 hour and 20 minutes. It leaves from Bhubaneshwar at 07.10.
The slowest train from Bhubaneshwar to Puri is the 08013 Santragachi Junction Puri Special train. It departs from Bhubaneshwar at 01:25.
The distance between the two cities is not too much and therefore, I suggest, rather than taking your personal car, trains are the best mode of transportation to reach Pune in order to avoid traffic and save time and fuel. The trains are quite convenient and efficient and you reach destination without much hassles.