Jammu to Katra Distance

Jammu To Katra

(Katra To Jammu)

Best way to travel from Jammu to Katra

Total distance 47 km
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Katra is located at about 45 km from Jammu. Katra or Katra Vaishno Devi, as it is popularly known is well-connected by rail, road and air. However, the best way to reach Jammu from Katra is by car, a journey of around one hour. The places covered between Jammu to Katra include Jammu - 45 km - > Katra. There are several petrol pumps of Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and HP, apart from hospitals, ATMs and road-side dhabas on the route.

Transport options from Jammu to Katra

Jammu to Katra By Car: Take a cab from Jammu to Katra, which takes around one hour. The cost of cab ranges from INR 9 to INR 24 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families, senior citizens and groups.

Jammu to Katra By Bus: Take a direct bus from Jammu to Katra, which takes one hour. Several government luxury buses operated by the State Road Transport Corporation buses are available. The places covered between Jammu to Katra include Jammu - 45 km - > Katra. Ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.

Jammu to Katra By Train: Take a direct train from Jammu to Katra that takes around one hour. From the station, you can take auto-rickshaw or bus to reach the city centre. The places covered between Jammu to Katra include Jammu - 45 km - > Katra. Ideal for families with kids and senior citizens.

Jammu to Katra By Flight: There are no direct flights from Jammu to Katra.

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Rakesh Sharma

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  • Rakesh Sharma
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 24 Reviews
  •  263 helpful votes
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Rakesh Sharma
5.5/7
Posted 3 months ago Mar 26, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
After having our flight from Delhi to Jammu, we took a Innova from Jammu for our holy Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra. It was around 1 hour drive from Jammu to Katra. It's a good highway and nicely built. Overall, very good drive and nice experience. We visited in Feb 2015.
Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:National Highway 1A and NH 1C
Trip Includes:  | Katra | Vaishno Devi Temple
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Anil Sharma

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  • Lives in Jammu
  • 2 Reviews
  •  335 helpful votes
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Anil Sharma
6.5/7
Posted Sep 15, 2014 Sep 15, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
It was very nice travel experience by train. The staff were good, service was nice and ticket rates were good.

Jammu and Katra visit was fantastic. Mata Vaishno Devi shrine board has done a fantastic job in regards to accommodation and food service.
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Train name (Train no): LOK SHAKTI EXPRESS (9143)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
Boarding Station: Delhi Cantt.
 6.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
Last Station: Jammu Tawi
 6.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
Trip Includes:  | Katra
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Shashank Sharma

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  • 4 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
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Shashank Sharma
6.4/7
Posted 3 weeks ago Jun 8, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
SRS is one of the prominent traveler. The bus service, quality, punctuality is awesome. I would like to travel again and again with SRS traveler. Place is awesome and climate is soo good. Please visit the place in the season of October to november and april to june. its heaven.
Bus operator: SRS Travels
Bus Type:
  • A/C
This bus has:
  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Water Bottle
  • Charging Point
  • Reading Light
Trip Includes:  Colonel's Retreat | Gulmohar Hotel
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Jammu to Katra By Car/Taxi (32 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 9 288
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 12 384
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 384
Ford Ikon A/C 15 480
Hyundai Accent A/C 15 480
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  • Taxi
    • Total distance:32 km
    • Duration: 1 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:32 km
    • Duration: 1 Hrs by Bus
  • Trains
    • Total distance:32 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:32 km
    • Nearest Airport:Jammu
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