At the end of 4th century King Vasudeva, a King from Kannauj, founded this city. It is believed to be known as Kalpriyanagari in ancient times. Over period of time the name of the city got abbreviated to Kalpi.
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By Air : Kanpur Airport (75 km), Amausi Airport, Lucknow (144 Km).
By Rail: Orai (34km), Kanpur (75 km), Jhansi(145km) are the nearest railheads.
By Road: On National Highway 25 is well linked to all major towns in the area. Taxi/Jeep can be hired at a very reasonable rate. Agra to Kalpi is 231 Km and it takes 3 hours 30 minutes.