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How to reach Jammu
 
 
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Air

Indian Airlines operates scheduled services between Jammu & Delhi and Jammu & Srinagar/Leh.

Jet Airways also operates regular services between Jammu & Delhi and Jammu & Srinagar. Jammu airport is 8 kms from the city centre.

Rail

Jammu Tawi is an important railhead of the Northern India. The main trains operating to/ from Jammu are:

Malwa Express, Super Fast, Jammu Mail, Jammu Express, Shalimar Express, Sealdah Express, Jhelum Express, Himgiri Express, Himsagar Express, Lohit Express, Sarwodaya Express, Sarvodaya Rajkot Express, Happa Express, Navyug Express, Gorakhpur Express, Barauni Express, Madras Express, Rajdhani Express and Ferozpur Express.

Road

Jammu is on National Highway 1-A and is connected by the highway network to all parts of the country. Some important road distances from Jammu are:

Amritsar- 243 kms Chandigarh- 436 kms Delhi- 586 kms

Katra- 48 kms Srinagar- 305 kms Manali- 428 kms

Patnitop - 108 kms Mansar - 62 kms

Bus Service

Daily bus services of all classes operate to and from Jammu to Delhi, Amritsar, Ambala, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Pathankot, Shimla, Manali and Haridwar.

Besides the J&K State Road Transport Corporation (J&K SRTC) the road transport corporations of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Chandigarh also operate bus services between Jammu and various cities in north India. All interstate bus services operate to and from the Jammu General Bus Stand. Super deluxe, deluxe/ video coaches and A-class buses to Srinagar operate from the railway station and the Tourist Reception Centre. B-class buses to Srinagar leave from the General Bus Stand. Besides, some travel agencies also operate deluxe / video coaches on the main routes.

Local Transport

Tourist Taxis  

Tata Sumos operate between Jammu and Srinagar on shared seat basis. These are mostly run by private Tour operators.

Taxis for local sightseeing or to visit any tourist destination can be hired at Jammu from the Special Tourist Taxi Association, Tourist Reception Centre,
Tel: 2546266/2575380.

For information and tariff, check with the Tourism Department information centre, J&K TDC offices and J&K SRTC offices, all in the TRC complex.

There is a sightseeing tour of 2-3 hours available for tourists, which cover Amar Mahal Museum, Dogra Art Gallery, Ranbireshwar Temple, Raghunath Mandir, Bahu Fort and Bagh-e-Bahu.

Other Transport

The widely used mini buses cover the entire city and suburban areas on fixed routes. Autorickshaws are also easily available from all points in the city at negotiable rates.

 
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