Location, Area and Boundaries
Kushinagar, situated at 53 kms east from Gorakhpur on the National Highway -28, lies between lattitude 26° 45´ N and 83° 24´ E. The district head-quarters is Padrauna, 71 Kms from Gorakhpur and 336 Kms from Lucknow. It is a terai area covering the geographical area of 2873.5 Sq. km. It is bounded by districts - Mahrajganj in the west, Gorakhpur in the southern- west , Deoria in the south and Bihar state in the east.
How to Reach
Air : Air strip of U.P. Civil Aviation is available in Kasia, 5 km. from Kushinagar. Also, Air Force Station Aerodrome is 46 Km. from Kushinagar where landing and taking off facilities are allowed with due permission of the Air Force.
Roadways : Kushinagar is well connected with motorable roads and have regular bus -service . Frequent road-transport is available from Gorakhpur ( 51 Km) as well as from Deoria (35 Km).
Rail : Padrauna, district head-quarter, is linked with metre-gauge railway line from Gorakhpur. Nearest railway stations for reaching Kushinagar are Gorakhpur Railway Station (51 km) and Deoria (35 Km). Gorakhpur is well connected with all major cities of India and it has computer- reservation facility. Details of Important trains connecting Gorakhpur is given below :
Gorakhpur is the main terminus for Kushinagar
|Name of Train||
|Buddha Parikrama Express||Kalka||Kolkatta|
|2554||Vaishali Express||N. Delhi||Barauni|
|5087||Amarnath Express||Gorakhpur||Jammu Tawi|
|5651||Lohit Exp.||Guwahati||Jammu Tawi|
|5012||Rapti Sagar Express||Gorakhpur||Cochin|
|5092||Gkp. Bangalore Exp.||Gorakhpur||Bangalore|