One can reach IIT Ropar by different means.
One can travel by road on his own vehicle. The roads are quite well maintained.
The nearest airport is in Chandigarh, about 48 kilometres from Rupnagar. Any interested visitor wishing to come to Rupnagar/Ropar could take a flight from his/her respective place to Chandigarh (if a direct flight to Chandigarh is not available then a flight from Delhi to Chandigarh). There are regular running flights from the capital to Chandigarh. Further, one can take a taxi or a bus from Chandigarh Airport, which would take about 2 hours on the higher side to reach the Main Campus of Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar).
Train is one of the cheapest and comfortable means to travel. Regular trains are plying between Delhi and Rupnagar. The Delhi-Ambala-Una railway line passes through Rupnagar. The duration of the journey is around 6 hours from Delhi. Anyone wishing to visit the campus may also take a train from his/her place to Ambala or Chandigarh, and then a taxi ride or one can board a bus to the IIT Ropar Transit Campus, It just takes around 1-1.5 hours. From the Transit Campus, regular buses are available for IIT Ropar Main Campus.
Daily trains between Delhi and Roopnagar(ROPAR):
1. Delhi To Ropar: Jan Shatabdi (12057); Himachal Express (14553)
2. Ropar to Delhi: Jan Shatabdi (12058); Himachal Express (14554)
From all over India, there are multiple trains to Chandigarh (56 km from IIT Ropar) and Ambala (80 km from IIT Ropar). Ropar railway station is around 8 km from IIT Ropar campus. There will be a campus bus available on railways station to IIT Ropar from time to time.
From Delhi: All buses going towards Mandi, Manali, Nangal, Una, Anandpur Sahib go via Ropar.
From Chandigarh: In addition to Mandi, Manali, Una buses, all buses going towards Amritsar, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur go via Ropar.
Ropar bus stand is around 7 km from IIT Ropar. It is better to get off at the old bus stand of Ropar as it is slightly nearer. From there, one can go for a cycle-rickshaw or auto are easily available.
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