How to Reach
There are daily flights from Delhi, Bombay and Kolkata. Amausi Airport, Lucknow is directly connected with Delhi, Patna, Kolkata, Bombay and Varanasi by direct flights.
Lucknow is on the New Delhi – Varanasi railway route. Connections can be made to Agra and Allahabad. A major railway junction, Lucknow is conveniently connected to many cities. Some of the important trains are : 5307/5308 Shatabadi Ex. : 5063/5064; Nainital Ex; : 9165/9166; Sabarmati Exp : 2553/2554; Vaishali Exp : 5609/5610; Awadh-Assam Exp : 8475/8476; Neelanchal Exp : 4283/4284; Ganga-Yamuna Exp : 4229/4230 Lucknow Mail : 2419/2420; Gomti Exp : 4057/4058; Kashi-Vishwanath Exp : 4011/4012; Nauchandi Exp : 1015/1016; Bombay-Gorakhpur Exp : 5011/5012; Cochin-Gorakhpur Exp. The Important Contact for Lucknow Railways are as under:- Railways Manual Enquiry 131, 135, 2636132 Pre Recorded 1331, 1332 Reservation 1330, 1350, 0522-2635841 Badshahnagar 0522-2385182
Lucknow is connected by road with all the major cities of the country. Some of the major road distances are : Agra – 363 km, Allahabad – 210 km, Ayodhya – 135 km, Kolkata – 985 km, Corbett National Park – 400 km, Delhi – 497 km, Dudhwa National Park – 238 km, Kanpur – 79 km, Khajuraho – 320 km, Varanasi – 650 km.
The Bus Stations are situated at Charbagh, Alambagh, and Kaisar Bagh. The Telephone No for Roadways Inter State Bus Terminal Alambagh is : 0522-2458096 Buses from Sunauli-Bhairawa on the India/Nepal border stop on their way to Varanasi.
Best time to visit Lucknow :
Lucknow is a wonderful place and can be visited just about anytime through the year. However, the best time to visit Lucknow is usually from October to March.This is usually the peak season for Lucknow travel. The weather in Lucknow varies from time to time and there are some extremities in the climatic conditions also.Although there is no answer as such for describing the ideal time to visit Lucknow, one usually visits Lucknow during the months of October to March.
The summers of Lucknow are pretty extreme and the temperatures can go upto 45o Celsius during the months of May and June. During winters, the temperatures can go down to as low as 3° Celsius. However, winters are pleasant and the afternoons are usually warm. The temperature is usually pleasant during October to March and this is the time when tourists flock this place, as it is easier to roam around in a good weather.