Rann of Kutch or Kutch in Gujarat is only accessible via road as it is mainly a barren desert. Kutch doesn’t have a dedicated airport or railway station.
What is the Nearest Airport to Kutch?
The nearest airport to Kutch is in Bhuj (53 kms), administrative city of Kutch, having flights from major cities of India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad is next nearest airport connected to major cities in India and some cities outside India like London, Dubai and Singapore.
What is the Nearest Railway Station to Kutch?
Kutch does not have a railway station. Bhuj (70 kms) is the nearest railway station having number of trains connected from major cities of India like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur, Kolkata and Delhi. Taxi/cab and buses are available from the station to reach Rann of Kutch.
How to Reach Kutch by Bus?
There are regular State Transport and Private buses connecting Bhuj to the nearby cities like Mumbai, Surat, Baroda and Ahmedabad. Journey to Kutch by bus is quite relaxed and there are number of options to choose from such as deluxe, Volvo, AC, non-AC and sleeper buses.
How to Reach Kutch by Road?
Almost all the roads leading to Rann of Kutch are in good condition, apart from few patches. A road trip to Kutch can offer you a great experience with luminous landscape around. A lot of tourists prefer self-drive to Kutch since it offers privacy as well as the flexibility to take as many stops.
How to Reach Kutch by Cab/Taxi?
If you do not wat to drive and just relax or click a few photos on the way, you can hire a cab or taxi to Kutch. Cabs are easily provided by travel agents in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat and other places at reasonable rates to visit Rann of Kutch.
Routes to Kutch
Route from Ahmedabad: Distance between Ahmedabad and Kutch is about 334 kms and would take 6-7 hours to complete the journey. The best route from Ahmedabad to Kutch goes via Sanand, Viramgam, Malia, Samkhiyali, Kukma, Bhuj and Kunaiya to Kutch.
Route from Vadodara: Distance between Vadodara and Kutch is about 511 kms and time taken to cover the distance is about 8-9 hours. There are two routes from Vadodara to Kutch. The first route goes via Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Malia, Samkhiyali and Kunariya to Kutch. This route is 509 kms and would take about 8 hours to reach. The second route goes via Anand, Dholka, Chotlia, Morbi, Malia, Samkhiyali and Kunariya to Kutch. This route is 544 kms and would take 9 hours to reach.
Route from Rajkot: Kutch is located at a distance of 300 kms from Rajkot. The time taken to cover the distance is 5-6 hours. The best route from Rajkot to Kutch goes from Morbi, Malia, Samkhiyali, Bhuj to Kutch.