Additionally, there are also hotels in the city of Kanpur, most located around 12km of the campus.
The nearest airport is Lucknow (LKO), which is well connected to New Delhi (DEL) and Mumbai (BOM). One can take a prepaid taxi from Lucknow airport to reach IIT Kanpur. Please note that the prepaid taxi counters are inside the airport before you exit after collecting the luggage. In order to get a taxi, pay the fare at the counter, get a receipt, and then come out of the airport to find the pre-paid taxi lines.
The nearest railway station is Kanpur Central Station (CNB). There are taxis available outside the railway station.