If one is planning a short trip, it is better to catch the first morning train which is BBN-JANSHATABDI starting from Howrah at 6.20 a.m. and reaching Tatanagar in less than 3.5 hours. 2 way AC Chair Car tickets will cost around INR 910 (1 way being INR 455) whereas 2way 2S is INR 280.
Since it is the industrial capital of Jharkhand, this city is both a business and tourist destination. Hence one can get hotels of all categories, both budget and luxury, ranging from INR 600 to 5000. It is better to stay near the Railway Station as autos and cars are available whole night. Both hired cars and auto rickshaws are available for city tours. An Indigo will cost approximately INR 1000 /1500 per day depending on the distance and time whichever is higher.
The main attractions of the city are: Jubilee Park, Dimna Lake, Jamshedpur Stadium, Tata Steel Zoological Garden, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary and Chandil Dam.
Tata Steel Zoological Park
Jamshedpur Stadium (if time permits)
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary