Amaravati

Amaravati is the capital city of the State of Andhra Pradesh in Southern India.

Understand

Amaravati is the newly formed capital under construction, which has derived its name from nearby villages named Amaravati. The region was once a capital of the Satavahana dynasty. It is located on the banks of Krishna River and the capital region of the city is spread over the districts of Krishna and Guntur.

Get in

By plane

The nearest airport is Vijayawada airport.

By train

There is no major station. It takes 6 hrs by train from Hyderabad to Vijaywada and Guntur.

By car

From Vijayawada and Guntur it is located equidistant and takes about 45 minutes-1 1/4 hours to reach Amaravati city.

By bus

APSRTC buses operate from Vijayawada and Guntur bus stations.

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