States Jammu & Kashmir How to Reach Jammu & Kashmir?

How to Reach Jammu & Kashmir?

Jammu & Kashmir is well connected to the major cities and other parts of India by air, rail and road. Reaching it therefore, is not difficult at all. Here we have mentioned the best way of reaching Jammu & Kashmir by air, rail and road.

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. The major airport in Jammu is Jammu Airport, also known as Jammu Civil Enclave. It runs only domestic flights. Ladakh too has an airport at Leh, known as Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport. Among many other things, it is its height (at 10,682ft approx), that makes it quite fascinating. GoAir, Vistara, SpiceJet and Air India are some of the flights operated by this airport.

By Road

Jammu & Kashmir enjoys a good road connectivity and can be reached by road. The National Highway (NH) 1 connects Srinagar with Jammu. 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 connects Jammu to other nearby cities like Patnitop (110 km), Srinagar (264 km) and Amritsar (214 km).

By Rail

There is no railway connectivity in Ladakh and Kashmir region, with Jammu being the only region enjoying it. The major railway station at Jammu is Jammu Tawi Railway Station which operates several trains to Delhi like New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Rajdhani Express, Jammu Mail and Jammu Tawi Express.

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Distance from Major Cities / States in India
  • Delhi to Jammu & Kashmir - 588 KM
  • Jaipur to Jammu & Kashmir - 851 KM
  • Shimla to Jammu & Kashmir - 415 KM
  • Srinagar to Jammu & Kashmir - 265 KM
  • Patnitop to Jammu & Kashmir - 112 KM
  • Chandigarh to Jammu & Kashmir - 345 KM

Jammu & Kashmir Travel Information