Jaipur to Vaishno Devi distance is 846 kms .
Vaishno Devi does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Jammu, at a distance of 33 kms from Vaishno Devi.
Vaishno Devi & Journey photos
The distance between Jaipur and Vaishno Devi, is almost 845 km by road. It takes more than 15 hours to reach Katra from Jaipur, by car. The best way to go to Vaishno Devi, is to take a train from Jaipur till Jammu. From Jammu another 50 km is Katra. Katra can be reached by bus or by cab, as there are regular buses and plentiful taxis available at the Jammu station. From Katra, one can choose to walk till the Vaisno Devi temple, which is 14 km away. The train to take from Jaipur, is the AII Jat Express, which leaves Jaipur at 16:35 hours. The fare is Rs. 333 for an adult in the sleeper class.
Transport options from Jaipur to Vaishno Devi
Jaipur to Vaishno Devi By Train: Take a direct train from Jaipur Junction to Jammu Tawi Railway Station, which takes around 16 hours. From Jammu Tawi Railway Station take a cab, bus or taxi to reach Katra, the base camp of Vaishno Devi. It takes around an hour to reach Katra from Jammu Tawi Railway Station. Maa Vaishno Devi Temple can be reached by hiking 12 km on foot or by horse. Travelling by train is ideal for kids, families and groups; however, advanced reservation is advisable.
Jaipur to Vaishno Devi By Bus: Take a direct bus from Jaipur to Vaishno Devi, which takes around 17 hours. Katra bus stand is located at a distance of around 2 km from the base and can be reached on foot. Travelling by bus is tiring and uncomfortable.
Jaipur to Vaishno Devi By Car: Hire a cab from Jaipur to Vaishno Devi, which takes around 17 hours. Charges of cab range from INR12 to INR30 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Not recommended as it is expensive as well as tiring.
Jaipur to Vaishno Devi By Flight: Take an indirect flight from Jaipur to Jammu via New Delhi, which takes around 6 hours. From Jammu Airport, the Katra base camp is located 53 km away. You can hire cab, taxi or bus to reach Katra base camp from Jammu Airport. Maa Vaishno Devi Temple is 12 km away from Katra and can be reached on foot or by horse. Helicopter, available from Katra base camp, will drop you close to the Vaishno Devi Shrine. This mode of transport is preferable when travelling with seniors, kids and families.
Travel by Train
By Train 652 Km
By Taxi 33 Km
|Train No.||Train Name||Origin||Dep.||Arr.||Days Of Run|
|12413||Aii Jat Express||Jaipur Junction||16:30||08:10||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
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|Chevrolet Tavera A/C||12||396|
|Ford Fiesta A/C||18||594|
|Ford Ikon A/C||15||495|
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Travel by Car/Taxi
|Vehicle||Approx. Fare/Km (Rs)||Approx. Cost (Rs)|
|Tata Indica A/C||10||6840|
|Hyundai Santro A/C||12||8208|
|Toyota Qualis A/C||12||8208|
|Chevrolet Tavera A/C||13||8892|
|Mahindra Xylo A/C||13||8892|
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Vaishno Devi Packages
Many travel agents offer Jaipur to Vaishno Devi tour packages in various budget categories.