How to Reach Jammu & Kashmir?

Jammu & Kashmir is well connected to the major cities and other parts of India by air, rail and road. It also has an international airport at Srinagar airport, and main railway station in Jammu city.

Jammu & Kashmir Travel Information

The best way of reaching Jammu & Kashmir by air, rail and road is described below in detail.


By Air

Srinagar airport, now famously known as Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar, operates flights to the major cities of India like Goa, Delhi, Leh, Mumbai, Bangalore and Jammu. Some of the flights operated by this airport are IndiGo, Air India, GoAir and Jet Airways. Srinagar airport is located at a distance of 14 kms (approx) from the city centre.

Jammu also has its own airport which is located just 8 kilometers southwest of the city of Jammu. All major airlines of India operate daily flights to & from Jammu City.

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By Train

In the present time there is no railway station in Srinagar. The nearest railway station to Srinagar is Jammu Tawi Railway Station, which is located almost 300 kilometers away from Srinagar. Jammu Tawi Railway Station operates several daily trains to Delhi like New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Rajdhani Express, Jammu Mail and Jammu Tawi Express.

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By Road

Jammu & Kashmir enjoys a good road connectivity and can be reached by road. The National Highway (NH) 1 & NH44 connects Kashmir to major cities of India. The Jawahar Tunnel, which connects Jammu to the valley of Kashmir, also lies along this route. Buses operated by the J&K State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) also connect Jammu to other nearby cities like Patnitop (110 km), Srinagar (264 km) and Amritsar (214 km).

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jammu & Kashmir - 276 KM
  • Delhi to Jammu - 590 KM
  • Jaipur to Jammu - 853 KM
  • Shimla to Jammu - 416 KM
  • Patnitop to Jammu - 112 KM
  • Chandigarh to Jammu - 342 KM
  • Amritsar to Jammu - 216 KM
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