The nearest airport, is in Chandigarh , about 60 kilometers from Rupnagar. Any visitor wishing to come to Rupnagar/Ropar could take a flight from his/her respective place to chandigarh if available or a flight from delhi to Chandigarh and then take a taxi from the airport to reach the Campus of Indian Instute Of Technology Ropar(IIT Ropar) which ia 1.5-2 hours journey.
There are regular trains 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 to the IIT Ropar campus just takes around 1-1.5 hours. The taxi can also be arranged by the Institute on prior information given to the institute.
BY Road/Self Drive
The town of Ropar, the district headquarters, is 42 kilometers from Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab. Rupnagar is well connected by road through National highway NH-21. It is about 280 km from Delhi through highway. For reaching Rupnagar initially can follow NH-1 from Delhi to Ambala City via Panipat, Karnal and Kurukshetra then reach Chandigarh and finally go along NH-21 to reach Rupnagar via Kharar, Kurali.