How to Reach

Motihari, East Champaran, Bihar, is a place well known for historical Satyagrah Movement of Mahatma Gandhi during freedom struggle of India. This is well connected by both national and international carriers. There are daily flights from nearest airport Patna to different parts of the Country and overseas. The city is also well connected to national destinations by Indian Railways and Roadways. It is well connected to the other parts of the country by national highways – 28/28A.

By Train

The town of Motihari has a railway station of its own, named Bapudham Motihari (station code -BMKI), with regular trains to all major destinations. You can thus opt for trains to Motihari directly, and this may be the good option. Train fares are cheaper than bus fares too, but tickets need to be booked well in advance in order to travel through trains comfortably. The railway station in Motihari will have regular trains to the cities and towns of New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Ahmedabad, Jammu and Raxaul. For more details regarding train service, kindly visit Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited or Indian Railway.

By Road

Buses to the town of Motihari will be available regularly from the capital city of Patna, which is 160 kilometres . The buses may charge fares of around Rs 210 to 250 per person. Buses will mostly be run under the state government/private.

Some of the important stations/routes from where regular buses service is available to & from Motihari:

  • Motihari - Gorakhpur - Lucknow - New Delhi
  • Motihari - Kolkata
  • Bodh Gaya - Patna - Muzaffarpur - Motihari - Birgunj - Kathmandu
  • Motihari - Muzaffurpur - Hajaipur - Patna – Ranchi
  • Betia - Motihari - Muzaffarpur - Hajipur - Patna
  • Chapra - Siwan - Gopalganj - Motihari
By Air

The nearest Airport to Motihari is Patna Airport (Lok Nayak Jayprakash International Airport). Patna Airport is about 160 KMs far from Motihari and frequent Bus / Taxi service is available to and from the Patna Air Port. The other nearest airports are Gorakhpur (198 KMs), and Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, Lucknow (approx. 473 Kms). Frequent Flights to various national and international destinations take off from all the three airports. From Patna and Gorakhpur airports to MGCU Motihari may also be travelled by App based outstation cabs.

Road Distance From Major Nearby Cities:
  • From Patna: 160 KMs Approx.
  • From Muzaffarpur : 80 KMs Approx.
  • From Raxaul : 52 KMs Approx.
  • From Gorakhpur: 200 KMs Approx.