Ranchi to Jamshedpur road trip: Distance, time, and useful travel information

Jamshedpur is one of the largest cities in Jharkhand, known for its commercial establishments. Predominantly an industrial city with numerous Tata Group industries, it has excellent sightseeing spots drawing thousands of visitors annually. 

Additionally, the city has scenic natural beauty and many spectacular lakes and waterfalls. Likewise, there are many ancient religious structures here. The city never fails to offer a perfect laidback mellow vibe, making a haven for people seeking peace and serenity. 

Read the detailed Ranchi to Jamshedpur itinerary with the most convenient route to reach Jamshedpur via Ranchi.  

Table of Contents

  1. Why travel from Ranchi to Jamshedpur?
  2. Traveling from Ranchi to Jamshedpur by car
  3. Best time to take a road trip by car
  4. Popular routes from Ranchi to Jamshedpur
  5. How to Reach Jamshedpur By Train
  6. How to Reach Jamshedpur By Flight
  7. Popular Places to eat in Jamshedpur
  8. Attractions in Jamshedpur for Sightseeing
  9. Hotels and resorts – Accommodation in Jamshedpur

Why travel from Ranchi to Jamshedpur?

Nestled in the stunning Dalma Hills, Jamshedpur is globally the eighth-largest steel manufacturing and one of India’s leading planned cities. Jamshedpur was named after Jamshetiji Tata in the 19th century. The city combines the significance of public assistance and urban infrastructure. 

Besides being famous as the ‘Steel City’ in the country, Jamshedpur is an ideal example of the industrialization boom in a developing country. Likewise, when taking a road trip from Ranchi to Jamshedpur, you can always enhance the experience by witnessing the various tourist attractions en route.

And with Savaari, you can transform your road trip into a fun-filled journey, tailoring the trip to your travel time, liking, and budget.

Travel From Ranchi to Jamshedpur

Travelling from Ranchi to Jamshedpur by car

The countless sightseeing locations across Jamshedpur made it one of the favourite tourist destinations for national and global sightseers. 

As the most extensive city in Jharkhand, the primary attractions in Jamshedpur are the tree-lined, expansive Jubilee Park (accommodating Tata Zoological Park with species like leopards and tigers),  the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary (residence to the Asiatic elephants) and hill-top Bhuvaneshwari Temple. 

Additionally, Jamshedpur is approximately 126 kms from Ranchi, and it would take around 2 hr 24 min to reach the city by car. 

Besides, with our thoroughly customizable Ranchi to Jamshedpur trip packages, you can stop at multiple sightseeing spots to make your road trip experience more enjoyable. Here are the most suitable routes to travel by car.

Important Highway information – National Highway 43

Highway NameRanchi to Jamshedpur Highway 
Alternate NameNational Highway 43
Highway NumberNH-43
Distance125.6 Km
Starting PointGulganj
End PointChaibasa
Highway QualityExcellent

Best time to visit Jamshedpur from Ranchi 

November to February is the most suitable time to visit Jamshedpur as the weather during these months is mild and pleasant. In contrast, visitors do not prefer to visit Jamshedpur in the summer as the temperature ranges from 26 to 45 degrees Celsius, which isn’t suitable. Here is a tabular representation of year-round climatic conditions in Jamshedpur.

  • Peak: October-February
  • Optimal:  June-September
  • Avoid: March-May
Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 26°/ 12° 2 days
February 28°/ 13° 1 day
March 33°/ 19° 5 days
April 37°/ 21° 11 days
May 40°/ 25° 6 days
June 38°/ 26° 17 days
July 33°/ 25° 24 days
August 31°/ 24° 27 days
September 31°/ 23° 25 days
October 30°/ 21° 14 days
November 30°/ 17° 0 days
December 26°/ 13° 2 days

Quick facts about Ranchi to Jamshedpur

Road Distance from Ranchi to Jamshedpur 125.6 kms
Aerial Distance from Ranchi to Jamshedpur 112 kms
Travel Time for Ranchi to Jamshedpur 2 hours and 26 minutes
Travel Time for Ranchi to Jamshedpur by Train 4 hours and 13 minutes
Best Routes Ranchi to Jamshedpur Via NH43
Best time to visit October and February

Ranchi to Jamshedpur via NH 43

With its industrial and manufacturing prowess, Jamshedpur has made its spot on the global business map and played a key role in the country’s industrialization. The approximate distance between Ranchi to Jamshedpur is 126 km, and you can take the Ranchi to Jamshedpur route that runs via NH 43. 

The route is also the shortest with normal traffic conditions, given the seamless road condition and fewer obstacles.

Furthermore, you must always review instant traffic updates and live maps for the latest news on Ranchi to Jamshedpur road conditions for a faster and more comfortable commute. 

Below is the basic map from Ranchi to Jamshedpur for this route. 

Ranchi to Jamshedpur via NH 43

Popular sightseeing attractions along this route

Biodiversity Park

Located a few kms from Ranchi on Bundu road, Biodiversity Park is a perfect location to spend some peaceful time amidst lush greenery. Moreover, with its perfect scenic location, this is an ideal place to stop and take a boat ride in the serene lake. 

Jipnis Valley 

Highly influenced by the ancient Indian culture, Jipnis Valley, located between Chandil and Jamshedpur, is the embodiment of age-old civilization and its cultural roots, making this area a sight to behold. 

Chadil Dam

Located on the outskirts of Chadil, Chadil Dam is another famous place to stop on your road trip and enjoy high-speed boating across the Dam Reservoir. The dam offers a glimpse of the location’s breathtaking natural beauty.

Chadil Dam

Places to eat along this route

Level 7 Rooftop Restaurant

It’s a quick eating location near Ranchi serving the most authentic regional dishes. 

The Wok

It’s a family-friendly eating joint serving mouthwatering delicacies in a pleasant ambiance. 

Broadway Restaurant 

Located between Ranchi and Chadil, this restaurant is famous for its Indian and Chinese meals.

Other means of travelling from Ranchi to Jamshedpur

By Flight

Jamshedpur does not maintain a civil airport. The nearest airport to the city is Ranchi Airport, where you can hire an airport taxi to reach your destination. And to know the exact flight fare, it is better to skim through reliable online travel booking websites. 

You can also look for airline deals on any online travel portal with a dependable Lucknow airport cab to take you to your accommodation in town

By Train 

Tatanagar is the central railhead in Jamshedpur, which is exceptionally well linked to most Indian cities. Moreover, you can visit IRCTC and follow their latest timetable for updated Ranchi to Jamshedpur train timings.

Train Name Departure Arrival Duration
18602 – HTE TATA EXP 04:45 AM 10:30 PM 5 hour and 45 minutes
22892 – RNC HWH SUF EXP 07:00 AM 10:52 AM 3 hour and 52 minutes
18616 – KRIYA YOGA EXP 10:15 AM 01:55 AM 3 hour and 40 minutes
18102 – JAT TATA EXPRESS 06:00 AM 09:50 AM 3 hour and 50 minutes

Popular sightseeing attractions in Jamshedpur

Below are some prominent sightseeing locations in Jamshedpur. 

Dimna Lake

The tranquil Dimna lake is an excellent picnic spot 13km from Jamshedpur. Besides, Dimna lake encompasses beautiful flora at the foothill of Dalma hills and can be reached after a beautiful hilly drive. A notable thing about this lake is that it is the water supply source for the city, originally built by Tata Steel.

JRD TATA Sports Complex

Located in Northern Town in Jamshedpur, JRD TATA Sports Complex is the city’s biggest sports facility with approximately 24000 visitors. The compound is used mostly for athletics and football. You can play handball, archery, martial arts, shooting,  boxing, chess, and yoga facilities.

Jayanti Sarovar 

Jayanti Sarovar is a beautiful lake in the center of Jamshedpur. Primarily used as an amusement spot, the lake mostly draws visitors in winter with its exotic and rare birds migrating to the spot. Besides, the premises have an entertainment park for children packed with skating rings,  slides, etc. The lake also accommodates flower beds and water fountains to accentuate its magnificence further.

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

Established in the 19th century, the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is located at an altitude of 3000 feet and is extended over an area of 193 sq km. An exceptionally wide assortment of the rarest species of flora and fauna are found here, including animals like leopards, tigers, elephants, barking deer, etc. 

Popular places to eat in Jamshedpur

While Jamshedpur might not have traditional or unique cuisines on its menu or vibrant food culture, it has numerous alternatives in the form of different restaurants. Moreover, when you visit Jamshedpur, you will find more in the city than just the massive industries.

Here you will have many options, from distinctive Indian cuisine, Mughlai food, Italian cuisine’s vegetarian bits, and South Indian snacks to a delectable street food culture. Below are some famous eating joints you must visit in Jamshedpur. 

  • Zirca
  • Cinnamon
  • Cafe Regal
  • Brubeck Bakery
  • Little Italy
  • Equinox

Hotels and Resorts in Jamshedpur

Hotel Name Address
Ramada Jamshedpur Bistupur Ramdas Bhatta holding No 3, Bistupur, Jamshedpur| Phone No. 0657 660 5000
KC Manor 22, S.B. Shop Area, Main Road, opp. Ram Mandir, Bistupur, Jamshedpur| Phone No. 094303 06363
The Sonnet Jamshedpur Inner Cir Road, Contractors Area, Bistupur, Jamshedpur| Phone No. 0657 661 9000
Hotel The Bizton Golmuri Main Road Chowk, Golmuri, Jamshedpur| Phone No. 082529 14071

Nearby Road Trips from Jamshedpur 

Destination  Distance  Duration
Jamshedpur to Golmuri 3.1 Kms 10 mins
Jamshedpur to Sakchi 4 Kms 17 mins 
Jamshedpur to Saraikela 41.7  Kms 1 hr 2 mins 

Despite being a small town, Jamshedpur owns countless sightseeing attractions to make for a memorable trip. So the next time you plan a quick road trip from Ranchi, this is the place to be. 
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Ranchi to Jamshedpur Road Trip: Distance, Time, and Useful Travel Information
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Ranchi to Jamshedpur Road Trip: Distance, Time, and Useful Travel Information
Road trip from Ranchi to Jamshedpur, you can always enhance the experience by witnessing the various tourist attractions in route.
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