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Bhimavaram is the second biggest city in the West Godavari district of the Northern Coast of Andhra Pradesh in India.


A small colourful city with an area of 25.64 sq km. It is the 21st biggest city in Andhra Pradesh, with a population of 1.47 lakh.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

There are flights from Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore to Vijayawada, which is less than 2 hours away by bus.

You can also take a flight (national or international) to Hyderabad airport and take a train (9 to 10 hour travel) to Bhimavaram. For other international connections, Chennai can also be used, which is an 10 hour train ride from Bhimavaram City.

By train[edit]

There are plenty of long-distance trains available at the Eluru Station to get to any part of the country and Bhimavaram also has a railway station which has an halt from every train passing through it.

Local (suburban) train travel is available between Gudivada, Bhimavaram, Nidadavolu and Narasapur.

By bus[edit]

  • APS RTC buses travel longer distances within the state as well outside the state, for example to Hyderabad and Bangalore.
  • Many private buses travel across the region covering both center city, suburban and rural areas.
  • Parking in the city is improving. It may be easy to park two wheelers, but finding parking for cars is a bit harder. Generally parking is provided by the city government and business owners.

Get around[edit]

  • Buses
  • By car (local)
  • Commuter rail - Using the local trains, Bhimavaram city region can be accessed with the following train stops. The circular trains are to be introduced in the near future.
    • Bhimavaram Town (Bhimavaram Downtown)
    • Bhimavaram Junction (Bhimavaram Suburban)
  • Taxi
  • Auto (auto-rickshaw)

Motorbiking or bicycling in downtown and busy areas can often be quicker than taking the auto-rickshaw or a taxi.








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