CIMPA: Summer School on Multiscale Computational Methods and Error Control

July 10, 2017  to  July 21, 2017  




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The Campus and Local Travel Information


How to Reach IIT Kanpur


IIT Kanpur campus is spread over 1055 acres of land located off the Grand Trunk Road about 16 km west of Kanpur city. It is a residential campus offering accommodation to about 350 faculty members, about 700 support staff members, and about 4000 students. A list of campus amenities can be viewed here .

Arrival by AIR

Participants coming to Kanpur by air are strongly recommended to fly into Lucknow Airport. Lucknow airport is located about 90 Kms. from IIT Kanpur. You can hire taxis at the airport. The typical cost will be between Rs. 1000 and Rs. 1600, depending on the vehicle used. It takes about two  hours to drive from the Lucknow airport to the IITK. It is not recommended to fly to Kanpur airport.

Arrival by TRAIN

Kanpur Central Railway station is well connected to most cities in North, East and Central India. It is located on the Delhi-Kolkata train route and all major trains between these cities usually pass through Kanpur. IIT Kanpur is located at a distance of about 16 kilometers from the Kanpur Central Railway Station. It is possible to hire taxis (about Rs. 400) and autorickshaws (about Rs.200) to IITK from the railway station. It takes about 40 minutes to drive from Kanpur Central railway station to IIT Kanpur.

At the entrance to the campus, you may be stopped by the security. Let them know that you are here for the
International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Biology  and they will let you in. Once you are inside the campus, you should ask for directions to the Visitor Hostel. Proceed to the Conference control room in the Visitor Hostel and the volunteers will direct you to your accommodation.

Arrival by Road
Kanpur is connected on NH2 running between Amritsar and Kolkata and connecting cities like Delhi, Agra, Allahabad, Patna. It is about 480 km from Delhi through this highway. Kanpur is also connected to Lucknow on NH25 and is about 90 km from Lucknow. Kanpur is connected to Delhi (440 Km) through another parallel highway NH81  passing through Ghaziabad, Aligarh.


BBC weather forecast for Kanpur