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How to Reach Katra

Katra being an important religious place in Jammu region can be reached conveniently by air, road and rail from every part of the country.

By Air

The Satwari Airport in Jammu is the nearest airport to Katra (51 km away) and it is well-connected to all the major cities of India. Taxis can be hired from outside the airport to reach Katra.

By Rail

The Katra Railway Station was inaugurated recently and it lies on the Jammu-Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Link. It is connected to Delhi and direct trains from Delhi to Katra are available. The Jammu Tawi Railway Station (53 km) is the next nearest railway station. It is the oldest and the most important railway station of Jammu & Kashmir. It is well-connected to all the major cities of the country. 

By Road

Katra is well-connected to Jammu by State and National Highways. Direct buses to Katra are available from Jammu, Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Pathankot and many other cities of India.

Katra Distance from Major Cities of India
  • Delhi to Katra - 635 km
  • Lucknow to Katra - 896 km
  • Kanpur to Katra - 227 km
  • Bangalore to Katra - 1880
  • Leh to Katra - 678 km
  • Srinagar to Katra – 265 km

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