Kushinagar  is a city in Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the holy site of the Buddha Shakyamuni's death. Its not only a holy place of Buddhism religion but also a place for visit to those who are in search of ultimate peace of mind and soul.
Buses between Gorakhpur and Kushinagar are frequent and take around 1 and a half hour. One can hire a private car mostly indica or indigo from gorakhpur railway station to Kushinagar that generally takes an hour and a bit comfortable in compare to the crowded buses on the route. One should bargain with the drivers before booking the car.
Runway situated in kasia hardly 2 Km from Kushinagar is still non functional and construction work is going on and will be functional in the near future . One can get a direct flight from Delhi to Gorakhpur twice or thrice weekly and further hire a car or take a bus to kushinagar.
Gorakhpur is the nearest railway station which is well connected to almost all the major cities in India by train.
Cycle rickshaw and auto rickshaws are commonly available but one should roam around by walk as all the holy places are close enough to hotels.
Soak up the peaceful atmosphere, conducive to meditation and reflection.
Eating at the local dhabas may be unhygienic, but one should find a clean place to try local makes, both veg and non-veg.
One can get a bus from Kasia bus stand to Gorakhpur which is well connected to all the majors cities by train and have direct flights to Delhi.
Locals here are very friendly and helpful in nature, but be careful of the frauds (very rare to be found)