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Location: Jammu, J&K
Main Means Of Transport: Air, Rail, Road
Local Transport: Coaches, Tourist Taxis, Scooter Rickshaws & Mini Buses


AIR

Various domestic airlines operate scheduled services from Jammu to Delhi - and Srinagar/Leh. Jammu airport is 8-km from the city centre.

RAIL

Jammu Tawi is an important railhead of the northern railway serving the Jammu and Kashmir state. The 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, Happa Express, Navyug
  • Express, Gorakhpur Express, Barauni
  • Express, Madras Express, Rajdhani
  • Express And Ferozpur Express

ROAD

Jammu falls on National Highway 1-A and is connected by national highway network to all parts of the country.

Bus Service: Daily bus services operate to and from Jammu to Delhi, Amritsar, Ambala, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Pathankot, Shimla and Manali. Ordinary, deluxe and video coaches are also available on all routes. In addition to the J&K state road transport corporation, the following state road transport corporations connect Jammu with various places in north India providing deluxe and ordinary services; Delhi, Haryana, Himachal, Punjab and Chandigarh.

All inter state bus services operate to and from general bus stand in Jammu. Super deluxe, deluxe, video coaches and a-class buses to Srinagar operate from the Railway station. B-class buses to Srinagar leave from the General Bus stand. J&K SRTC General bus stand is 0.5-km from the tourist reception centre. Besides, some travel agencies operate deluxe/ video coaches on the main routes.

LOCAL TRANSPORT

Aerosports in JammuCoaches: Luxury coaches are operated by the J&K Tourism development corporation and the J&K road transport corporation. For reservation or bookings, contact the JKTDC/SRTC offices at:
(a) Tourist Reception Centre, Vir Marg, (SRTC) & (JKTDC)
(b) Railway Station (SRTC) & (JKTDC)

Tourist Taxis: Taxis for local sight seeing or any tourist destination can be hired by contacting special Tourist Taxi Association, Tourist Reception Centre, Vir Marg.

Tariff
Fixed tariffs are operational. Please check with the tourism / JKTDC/SRTC offices at TRC for rates.

A sight seeing tour of 2-1/2 hours is also available.
Places covered: Amar Mahal Museum, Dogra Art Gallery, Ranbireshwar Temple, Raghunath Mandir, Bahu Fort, Bagh-E-Bahu.

Scooter Rickshaws: These are easily available from all points in the city and rates are negotiable.

Mini Buses: Most widely used as local transport, these buses cover the entire city on fixed routes.

SOME IMPORTANT ROAD DISTANCES: -

Amritsar: 243-km
Chandigarh: 436-km
Delhi: 586-km
Katra: 48-km
Srinagar-305 km
Manali: 428-km
Patnitop: 108-km
Mansar: 62-km



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