Travel

How to Reach IIT Kanpur:

The Campus of IIT Kanpur (IITK) is located off the Grand Trunk Road near Kalyanpur, about 16 km west of Kanpur city.

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. 350) and auto rickshaws (about Rs.220) to IITK from the station. It takes about 40 minutes to an hour to drive from Kanpur Central railway station to IIT Kanpur.

Arrival by AIR: Participants coming to Kanpur by air are strongly recommended to fly into Lucknow Airport. Lucknow airport is located about 95 kms from IIT Kanpur. You can hire pre- paid taxis at the airport. The typical cost will be about Rs. 1600, depending on the vehicle used. It takes anywhere between 1.5 to 2 hours to drive from the Lucknow airport to the IITK. It is not recommended to fly to Kanpur airport.