How to Reach Pahalgam

By Air The magnificent hill station of Pahalgam does have any airport and the closest airport is in Srinagar (Sheikh-Ul-Alam Airport) that about 90 km away from Pahalgam. The airport due to its good connectivity with major cities, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Jammu provide a hassle-free journey to the tourists. From the airport, private cab or taxi can be hired to reach Pahalgam.

By Road The beautiful cities of Srinagar and Jammu are very well connected with Pahalgam through the state owned road transport corporation buses. Special private deluxe luxury buses are also available from Jammu and Kashmir. The visitors can enjoy a ride in the buses that ply regularly from Srinagar and Anantnag and see the captivating beauty of nearby places like Panchtarni and Sonamarg.

Distance Chart:

  • Srinagar to Pahalgam - 95 km
  • Sonamarg to Pahalgam - 163 km
  • Katra to Pahalgam - 253 km
  • Delhi to Pahalgam - 826 km
  • Mumbai to Pahalgam - 2211 km
  • Leh to Pahalgam - 603 km

By Train Udhampur is a nearest railway station (around 217 km) that connects Pahalgam to the major cities of India. The Jammu Tawi railhead at a distance of about 285 kms away is another station from where the visitors can reach this hill station. After reaching the station, a private vehicle is required to reach Pahalgam. The travelers have the option of either hiring a private cab or taxi to reach their destination.