How to reach Shravasti
Shravasti is an important town on the Buddha circuit and it is well known that he spent many days here. There are ruins of monasteries and even Jain temples here. Shravasti is situated on the river Rapti and is a nice place to spend some time while on the trail of the Buddha. If you are planning a trip to Shravasti then these are the available options.
The easiest way to get to Shravasti by rail is to get off at Gonda which is a small station about 50 kms from Shravasti. This station is easily connected to Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata and even Agra. The other option is to get to Lucknow station.
– One can take a flight to Lucknow and a taxi to Shravasti. Lucknow Airport is 63 kms away. The other options for those wanting to fly here are through Kanpur and Varanasi.
There are taxi services available for those looking to visit Shravasti. This is a small place so one must hire a taxi for the return as well and the cities close to Shravasti are Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi.