Travel to Vadodara

It is a captivating travel through Vadodara or Baroda, as it was prior called, the previous capital of the recent regal state of Gaekwad. Baroda is an imperative social center of India and is known for its craft exhibitions and galleries. Baroda or Vadodara is also the industrial hub of Gujarat with many automobiles, engineering, chemical and other industries.

The tourist spots in Vadodara are numerous as Vadodara is known for its castles, historical centers and parks like the Sayaji Bagh, the Vadodara Museum and Art Gallery, the Maharaj Fateh Singh Museum, the Laxmi Vilas Palace and the Naulakhi.
Travel to Vadodara

Well are justified even despite going to. Trips from Vadodara can be made to the town of Champaner, Dabohi, Dakora and Bharuch with history caught in its sanctuaries and vestiges of fortifications. Vadodara city, 100 km north of Vadodara is known for its rich past and its relationship with Mahatma Gandhi.

How to Reach Vadodara
Vadodara, formerly Baroda, is the third largest and most populated city in Gujarat. The city is located 116 km southeast of Ahmedabad and 140 km from Gandhinagar, the state capital.

Major rail and road routes connecting Mumbai and Delhi, passes through Vadodara. It is easy to reach Vadodara by Air, Rail or Road.

By Air

The Vadodara Airport, also known as Civil Airport Harni, is located in Harni suburb around 5.7 km from the Vadodara railway centre.

It is a domestic airport and soon will attain international airport status once the new terminal which is currently under construction becomes operational.

By Train

The major rail junction in Vadodara is the Vadodara Railway Station. The station is located right in the city center. It is the state's busiest junction. From here major cities of India can be reached easily by train. Vadodara has five railway stations; they are Vadodara Junction, Bajwa, Pratapnagar, Makarpura and Vishwamitri.

By Road

Vadodara is on the National Highway No.8, which connects Delhi to Mumbai via Jaipur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Public transportation within the city includes buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws. Buses are operated by VTCOS city bus service as well as the private bus operators. The main bus stands in the city are the Nizampura Bus Stand, Chhani Bus Stand, Laxmipura Bus Stand and Tarsali Bus Stand.

Distance to Vadodara
  • From Anand - 50 km
  • From Ahmedabad - 116 km
  • From Gandhinagar - 133 km
  • From Surat - 149 km
  • From Jamnagar - 367 km
  • From Indore - 344 km
  • From Udaipur - 310 km
  • From Mumbai - 411 km
  • From Delhi - 986 km
  • From hyderabad - 1095 KM
  • From nagpur - 866 KM
Vadodara Distance Chart


Places to Visit in Vadodara
Tourist attractions Vadodara lays bare the natural splendor and glorious history of the cultural city of Vadodara. Tourist attractions in Vadodara are plenty and tourists come in huge numbers in order to view the city's treasure trove. Vadodara in the recent times has become an industrial region but it was originally the cultural capital of Gujarat state. Thus, art and historical museums abounds the city. 

EME Temple
EME Temple Vadodara also known as Dakshinamurthy temple is one of the most popular holly shrines in the entires state of Gujarat. The temple has been constructed beautifully geodesic style. This temple worships the image of Lord Dakshinamurthy and Lord Shiva. 
EME Temple

The temple is located amidst lush green surroundings and there are 5 banyan trees encircling this holy shrine. The specialty of the temple is its architecture, which represents 5 religions which are namely the Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Jainism. Read More >>  

Kirti Mandir
Kirti Mandir is known for its exquisite architecture and is known to be the resting place for the royal family of the Gaekwads. 
Kirti Mandir

Within the complex of the Kirti Mandir art exhibitions are held. Read More >>  


Laxmi Vilas Palace
Laxmi Vilas Palace is one of the most magnificent buildings located within the city. The palace has been built by Maharaja Sayaji Rao III in an Indo-Sarcenic style. 

Laxmi Vilas Palace

The palace floor is made out of pristine white marble. The palace is exquisitely furnished and is replete with various artifacts and relics. Read More >>  


Khanderao Market
Khanderao market was established by Sayaji Rao III in the year 1906. Various cultural celebrations take place within this complex. 
Khanderao Market

The entrance gate of this great building is exquisitely structured in the likeness of Dabhoi Fort. Read More >> 

Sayaji Bagh
Sayaji Bagh Vadodara is one of the most eminent monumental structures built by Sayajirao III. The entire complex of Sayaji Bagh consists of art gallery, a zoo, museums, toy trains and rides. 
Sayaji Bagh

This tourist attraction is well known for Kamati Baug. The well-maintained gardens and lawns are also worth admiring. Read More >>  


Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum
Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum is situated within the complex of the LaxmiVilas Palace which is one of the most eye-catching sites within the palace premises. 
Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

It is a muti-purpose museum that houses the exotic collection of the royal Gaekwad family. Read More >>   

Tourist Destinations near Vadodara

Pavagadh

Pavagadh

Excursions can be made from Vadodara to the town of Champaner (Pavagarh) is 47 km northeast of Vadodara, famous for Jama Masjid, which is one of the finest mosques to be found in the state of Gujarat. It also has a medieval fort near it.

Shopping in Vadodara
Shopping in Vadodara will be a pleasure for the art connoisseur because Vadodara is the city of artists and painters and the MS University's Fine Arts College holds regular art exhibitions. 
Malls in Vadodara
For shoppers interested in silver jewellery, Raopura, Teen Darwaza and Mandvi offer a range of oxidized silver. One can check out the local Khadi Bhandar center for handicrafts, fabric and readymade handspun cotton clothes.

If you visit Ahmedabad, the city of fabrics then you can buy a range of cotton garments. Gurjari, the Gujarat State Crafts Emporium, has some of the best products not only from Ahmedabad but also from Gujarat.

Hotels in Vadodara

Budget Hotels

  • Hotel Sagar
    Address : Near Prince Talkies, Sursagar (North)
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390002
    Phone No. : 0265-2415142, 2422196
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 48
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1200
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 500
  • Hotel Utsav
    Address : Navrang Complex Camp, Prof. Manek Rao Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390001
    Phone No. : 0265-2435859, 2434871, 2434872
    Email ID : hotelutsav@hotmail.com
    Type : Budget
    Rooms in Hotel : 28
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 800

2 Star Hotels

  • Hotel Savshanti Towers
    Address : Opposite Circuit house,?R C Dutt Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390007
    Phone No. : 0265-2334540, 2334255
    Fax No. : 0265-2370440
    Email ID : savshantitowers@savshantihotels.com
    Website : www.savshantihotels.com
    Type : 2 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 40
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 1900
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1600

3 Star Hotels

  • Hotel Express Residency
    Address : 18/19, Alkapuri Society
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390007
    Phone No. : 0265-3099000
    Fax No. : 0265-3099200
    Email ID : residency.reservation@expressworld.com
    Website : www.expresshotelsindia.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 54
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 8000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 4200
  • Hotel Surya
    Address : Near Railway Station, Sayajigunj
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390005
    Phone No. : 0265-2226161, 2361361
    Fax No. : 0265-2361555
    Email ID : sales@hotelsurya.com
    Website : www.hotelsurya.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 80
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 6000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2500
  • Revival Lords Inn
    Address : University Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390002
    Phone No. : 0265-3013545, 2793535
    Fax No. : 0265-2792028
    Email ID : salesrevival@lordshotels.com
    Website : www.lordshotels.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 54
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 3500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2800
  • Surya Palace Hotel
    Address : Sayajigunj
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390020
    Phone No. : 0265-2226000, 2363366
    Fax No. : 0265-2363388
    Email ID : info@suryapalace.com
    Website : www.suryapalace.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 114
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 9000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 3500
  • Hotel Yuvraj
    Address : Near Central Bus Depot, Station Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390002
    Phone No. : 0265-2795252, 2794785
    Fax No. : 0265-2794439
    Email ID : hotelyuvraj@yahoo.com
    Website : www.yuvrajhotel.net
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 45
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 2500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1300
  • Sayaji Hotel
    Address : Kala Ghoda, Opposite Rajshree Cinema, Sayajiganj
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390005
    Phone No. : 0265-2363030, 2226363, 9979851634
    Fax No. : 0265-2226134
    Email ID : sayaji09@yahoo.com
    Website : www.sayajihotels.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 53
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 3700
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2000
  • Tansha Comfort Residency
    Address : Opposite Circuit house,?R C Dutt Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390005
    Phone No. : 0265-3088888
    Fax No. : 0265-3088888
    Email ID : info@comfortresidency.com
    Website : www.comfortresidency.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 48
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 4000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 2500
  • The Gateway Hotel Vadodara
    Address : Akota Gardens
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390020
    Phone No. : 0265-6617676
    Fax No. : 0265-2355010
    Email ID : gateway.vadodara@tajhotels.com
    Website : www.tajhotels.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 86
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 18000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 5000
  • The Hotel Airport
    Address : Opposite Airport, Harni Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390022
    Phone No. : 0265-2484455, 2484899, 2485421 To 26
    Fax No. : 0265-2484777
    Email ID : info@thehotelairport.com
    Website : www.thehotelairport.com
    Type : 3 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 41
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 8000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 1800

4 Star Hotels

  • Hotel Express Towers
    Address : R C Dutt Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390007
    Phone No. : 0265-3055000
    Fax No. : 0265-3055200
    Email ID : tower.reservation@expressworld.com
    Website : www.expresshotelsindia.com
    Type : 4 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 65
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 5500
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 4200

5 Star Hotels

  • Welcomhotel Vadodara
    Address : R C Dutt Road
    City : Vadodara
    State : Gujarat
    Pin Code : 390007
    Phone No. : 0265-2330033
    Fax No. : 0265-2330050
    Email ID : reservations.vadodara@itchotels.in
    Website : www.itcwelcomgroup.in
    Type : 5 Star
    Rooms in Hotel : 133
    Maximum Room Rate : INR 18000
    Minimum Room Rate : INR 8000
Tourist Map of Vadodara
Tourist Map of Vadodara