Transport in AntuAntu has good roadways and railways. The town doesn’t own an airport. The nearest airports from the town are Bamrauli airport 78 km away and Varanasi airport 130 km away. Through this well-developed transport facility travelers from any part of India can reach Antu without hassle.
Roadways in AntuThe National Highway 931 called as the MDR 154E runs through the town. The highway links the town with its neighboring localities of Kamaluddinpur, Sahjee Pur, Shuki Pur, Jarauta, Sarvan Pur, Kherauna, Deohapsaar Misrauli, Amethi, Chaturpur, Arjunpur, Adharour and many other localities in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. Apart from the highway few other major roads also run through the town connecting its areas and localities.
Antu Railway stationAntu railway station in the town operates under the Northern Railway zone and has the station code “ANTU”. It is owned by the Indian Railways which is headed by the Ministry of Railways and comes under Lucknow Charbagh NR division. It has two platforms and is elevated at a height of 101 meters above sea level.
The Antu railway station operates express trains, passenger trains and DEMU trains. A total of 20 trains run though the station in which 6 express trains are also included. Except the DEMU trains and the Varanasi to Lucknow Intercity express the rest of all trains run all 7 days in a week, these two types of trains function all day except Sundays. The Antu railway station connects the town with its neighboring states of Uttarkhand and Delhi. Within Uttar Pradesh the station operates trains to reach major state landmarks like Pratapgarh, Varanasi, Lucknow, Prayag, Bareilly and many other cities apart from which it also connects Dehradun and Ram Nagar in Uttarkhand and New Delhi.
Popular trains from the station are Varanasi Dehradun express, Kashi Vishwanath express and Ram Nagar Varanasi Passenger. The only Diesel Multiple Unit – DEMU train running through the station is the Lucknow to Pratapgarh train. All of these trains halt for just 2 minutes in the station. All local transportation facilities like the bus stop, auto-rickshaw and taxi are available very close to the Antu railway station premise. The station is well maintained and has waiting room, stalls, baggage check, parking area and retiring rooms to facilitate the travelers.
Antu railway station: Antu, Pratapgarh dist, Uttar Pradesh- 230501.
Amethi railway station is the nearby major railway station from Antu which is located at a distance of 16 km away from the town. The other railway stations close to the town are Jagesharganj railway station 4 km away and Sahajipur railway station 6 km away. From the town Amethi roadways bus station is the nearby major bus station sited at a distance of 14 km from Antu where all private and public bus service including Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation buses can also be obtained. Here is the list of all trains running through the station.
- Pratapgarh Kanpur Intercity Express (14123)
- Kanpur Pratapgarh Intercity Express (14124)
- K V Exp (14257)
- Kashi V Express (14258)
- Bsb Ddn Exp (14265)
- Ddn Bsb Express (14266)
- Prg Be Express (14307)
- Be Lko Ald Pass (14308)
- Prayag Lucknow Passenger (54253)
- Lucknow Prayag Passenger (54254)
- Varanasi Lucknow Passenger (54255)
- Lucknow Varanasi Passenger (54256)
- Pratapgarh Lucknow Passenger (54293)
- Lucknow Pratapgarh Passenger (54294)
- Rmr Bsb Express (55322)
Hotels near Antu Railway StationThe Antu railway station is surrounded by many quality hotels where one can get good food and accommodation facilities; they are the Hotel Goyal Residency, Hotel Sneh, Hotel Vivek, Siddharth Hotel and Hotel city Palace. All these hotels are located in Pratapgarh.
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