How to Reach Kashmir?

Renowned as one of the best tourist destinations in India, Kashmir is well-connected with major cities and other parts of India by the two means of transports including airways and railways.

Kashmir Travel Information

Kashmir has its own airport which connects well with the major states & cities of India. Travellers who wish to travel by bus can avail the bus service of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation or several other private buses that operate from Srinagar and other places in Kashmir. Here is detailed information how you can reach Kashmir by air and road.


By Air

Srinagar Airport, also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport is well-connected to the major cities of India including Jammu, Leh, Delhi, Mumbai, Goa and Bangalore. Some of the flights operated regularly from Srinagar airport are GoAir, Jet Airways, IndiGo and Air India. From the airport, tourist can hire a cab to reach the desired destination in Kashmir.


By Road

With good road connectivity, Kashmir has both state and private bus facilities with several nearby cities and towns. NH 1-A connects Srinagar with Jammu and also the popular Jawahar Tunnel connects Jammu with Kashmir. Besides, there are a number of luxury and private buses of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation that ply to and from Kashmir. The buses are comfortable making it easy for travellers to reach Kashmir without any hassle.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Delhi to Kashmir - 566 km
  • Mumbai to Kashmir - 1674 km
  • Srinagar to Kashmir - 167 km
  • Chennai to Kashmir - 2330 km
  • Leh to Kashmir - 101 km
  • Patnitop to Kashmir - 138 km