A major pilgrimage centre, Deoghar is the main city of the Deoghar District in the Santhal Parganas division of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The city is home to Baidyanath Temple, one of the twelve Shiva Jyotirlingas. Some of the most visited tourist attractions of the city are Dolmanch, Kundeshwari, Naulakha Mandir, Basukinath Temple, Baiju Temple and Maa Shitala Temple. Deoghar is well-connected to other major cities of the country by air, road and rail.
How to reach Deoghar by Air
The nearest Domestic Airport is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna, located at a distance of 274 Kms from Deoghar. Patna has daily flights to many cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ranchi, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Goa and Vishakhapatnam.
How to reach Deoghar by Rail
The railway station is located in Baidyanath Dham at a distance of 7 Kms from Deoghar and is well connected with many major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Varanasi and Bhubaneswar etc.
How to reach Deoghar by Road
Deoghar is 16 Kms from Sarawan, 36 Kms from Sarath, 41 Kms from Jarmundi, 52 Kms from Chandmari, 52 Kms from Bengabad, 68 Kms from Deori, 70 Kms form Giridih, 132 Kms from Dhanbad, 148 Kms from Koderma, 278 Kms from Ranchi and is linked via Jharkhand State Road Transport Corporation Limited, West Bengal State Road Transport Corporation Limited and some private travel services.