How To Reach

By Air Most Visitors to IIT Kanpur get off at Lucknow Airport, and take a taxi from the airport taxi stand to IIT, which is around one and half to two hours. Taxis booked from IIT campus for pick up at the airport charge Rs. 1000 to 1500 (depending on vehicle type and AC/non-AC). Flights between Delhi-Lucknow are almost every hour between 6am-9pm. Mumbai-Lucknow and Kolkata-Lucknow also have direct flights. Plus, there is one midday ATR flight of AI between Delhi-Kanpur. International Travellers, please ensure there is an adequate time gap between your connecting flights/trains, because in December due to fog and low visibility, flights and trains get delayed most of the time.

By Railway Kanpur is connected by rail with all metros, and with high speed trains from Delhi and Kolkata. The Delhi-Kanpur connection ranges from 5 hour travel in morning/evening to overnight trains. IIT Kanpur is about 16 kms from the Kanpur Central Railway Station. Taxis and Three-wheelers are available from the Cantonment side (Platform No. 1 side) of the Kanpur Central Railway Station. The rates are around Rs. 200/- to 250/- for a taxi and Rs. 130/- for a Three-wheeler. Visitors are expected to reach the Guest House (Visitors' Hostel) in the IIT-campus for accommodation.

By RoadKanpur 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 91 km from Lucknow. Kanpur is connected to Delhi (440 Km) through another parallel highway NH81 and passing through Ghaziabad, Aligarh.

On request, We will arrange your pick-up and transport from Lucknow or Kanpur Airport or Railway Station.