Amritsar is located at a distance of around 249 km from Katra. Known for the Golden temple, Amritsar is well-connected to Katra by roadways and railways. The best way to reach Amritsar from Katra is by car, a journey of around 4 hours. The places covered on the way are Katra-17 km-> Domel-30 km-> Jammu-28 km-> Vijaypur-65 km-> Madhopur-75 km-> Batala-38 km-> Amritsar. There are several Indian Oil petrol pumps, dhabas, restaurants and ATMs available on the route.
Transport options from Katra to Amritsar
Katra to Amritsar By Car: Rent a car to drive down to Amritsar, which takes around 4 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges from INR7 to INR25, depending upon the type of car. This mode of transport is ideal for group travellers, seniors and families with kids.
Katra to Amritsar By Bus: Take a direct bus from Katra to Amritsar that takes around 4 hours. The Amritsar bus stand is situated at the Amritsar city centre. This mode is cheap and ideal for backpackers and individuals.
Katra to Amritsar By Train: There is no direct train from Katra to Amritsar. However, there is a train from Jammu Tawi to Amritsar, which takes around 5 hours. Jammu Tawi is located at a distance of about 48 km from Katra, which can be covered by autos, buses or cabs. Trains are not recommended as they are indirect and time consuming.