Transportation in Bilaspur

Bilaspur with robust transportation system is serving well the needs of the inhabitants of the city. Today this part of Chattisgarh is well connected via roadways and railways to other parts of the country. Transportation system is a playing major role in the development of the region. Many industries in Bilaspur use heavy vehicles to import raw materials from distant locations. Bilaspur is well connected with the outer world through various highways and railway tracks.

Roadways in Bilaspur

Transportation in Bilaspur

Bilaspur city is one of the fastest growing cities of India.Being administrative headquarters of Bilaspur district it has all to meet the expectations of the people. National Highway network connects the city to Mumbai and Kolkata. Raipur and Raigarh are on either side of NH-200 while NH 111connects the city to Ambikapur and Varanasi. Apart from National Highways , there are State Highways connecting Bilaspur to other major parts of Chattisgarh. While SH-7 connects Bilaspur to Jabalpur via Mungeli, Kawardha, Mandla ;SH 5 connects Bilaspur to Amarkantak, Shahdole and Allahabad. From Hi- Tech Bus Stand or Bilaspur Bus Stand you can board buses for major cities and towns including
Ambikapur,Raipur,Jashpur,Jagdalpur,Jabalpur,Nagpur,Allahabad,Banaras, Ranchi and Jamshedpur.
There are regular buses and taxis available to all nearby Major cities and towns like Raipur,Nagpur,Allahabad,Banaras,Ranchi,Jamshedpur,Jagdalpur,Ambikapur,Jashpur,Jabalpur.

Railways in Bilaspur

Bilaspur railway station is one of the major railway stations of Charttisgarh. Being Zonal Head Office of the South East Central Railway it is also originating point for many super-fasts and express trains including: Bilaspur Rajdhani, Bhopal - Bilaspur Express, Narmada Express and Chhattisgarh Express. Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line, Tatanagar-Bilaspur section, Bilaspur-Nagpur section connects Bilaspur to other metro cities of India.The busiest junction of Chhattisgarh it connects Bilapur to rest of the country. From Bilapur Junction you can board train for Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur, Varanasi, Roorkee, Haridwar, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Ahmedabad,Amritsar, Agra, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Puri, Tatanagar, Patna many other cities and towns in India.

Bilaspur Transportation

Bilaspur railway station is one of the major railway stations of Charttisgarh. Being Zonal Head Office of the South East Central Railway it is also originating point for many superfasts and express trains including: Bilaspur Rajdhani, Bhopal - Bilaspur Express, Narmada Express and Chhattisgarh Express.Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line, Tatanagar-Bilaspur section, Bilaspur-Nagpur section connects Bilaspur to other parts of India.The busiest junction of Chhattisgarh it connects Bilapur to rest of the country. From Bilapur Junctrion yoiu can board train for Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur, Varanasi, Roorkee, Haridwar, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Agra, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Puri, Tatanagar, Patna many other cities and towns in India.Apart from Bilaspur Junction Uslapur, Chakarbhata, Dadhapara, Gatora are other stations for local-passenger trains only.Proposal to lay Bilaspur-Uslapur-Mungeli-Kawardha-Dongargarh and Bilaspur-Gatora-Dipka-Katghora are on the way.

Local Transportation in Bilaspur

For local transportation the most common mode is Auto rickshaws and man powered cycle Rickshaws. Horse drawn Carriage or tangas and city buses are also popular mode of transportation. Recently the city administration has started a city bus service which is available on major routes. City transport is managed by Bilaspur City Bus Ltd. It runs buses on 4 routes connecting nook and corners of the city.
  • Route Number 1 - Power House to Kanan Pandari (17 kms)
  • Route Number 2 - Railway Station to Village Mopka (13.7 kms)
  • Route Number 3 - Railway Station to GGD University Koni (10.3 kms)
  • Route Number 4 - Village Sendri to Chakarbhata (21.9 kms)
A new over bridge is planned from near Maharana Pratap Square to Mangla Chowk and is expected too start soon.

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