As the transportation system of Kashmir is well developed, it’s easy for tourists to reach there. The valley is well connected to major cities of India via air, train and road. What is the Nearest Airport to Kashmir?
Jammu and Kashmir has three airports. Srinagar International Airport (14 kms away from Srinagar) is the nearest airport, connected to major Indian cities and also hosts international flights. Jammu Airport is connected to Mumbai and Delhi. Kushok Bakula Rimpocche Airport at Leh is connected with Mumbai, Delhi & Chandigarh. What is the Nearest Railway Station to Kashmir?
Jammu Tawi Railway Station (305 kms) is the nearest rail head well connected to major cities of India like Delhi, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai. Additional trains to Kashmir operate during peak tourism seasons. Cab and taxis are available from station to reach various places in Kashmir. How to Reach Kashmir by Bus?
Kashmir is connected by buses, network of both private and government, with various nearby cities like Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh etc. The National Highway 1A connects different cities of J&K. Various state road transport corporation buses and private deluxe buses ply regularly to the state. How to Reach Kashmir by Road?
Road trip is one of the popular options from nearby cities as route to Kashmir is all-weather road with few sharp inclines and bends. As you travel towards Kashmir, the beautiful scenery keeps getting better and is one of the main reasons many tourists prefer road journey to Kashmir and enjoy holidays. How to Reach Kashmir by Cab/Taxi?
If self-drive is not an option, you may also take a taxi to visit Kashmirand enjoy tourist attractions, sightseeing while visiting the region and click a few photos on the way. Cabs are readily provided by travel agents in various locations like Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Ludhiana reasonable prices. Routes to Kashmir
Route from Chandigarh:Distance from Chandigarh to Kashmiris about 593 kms and time taken to cover the distance is around 10-12 hrs. The places covered during road journey from Chandigarh are Pathankot, Udhampur, Anantnag, Hoshiarpur. The condition of roads is good which can last the rough winter weather and rainy season. There is another route that goes through Ludhiana Phagwara and Jalandhar and then merges onto the first route at Dasuya. This route is slightly longer at about 600 kms as compared to the other route at around 560 Kms.
Route from Amritsar:Amritsar is at a distance of 434 kms from Kashmir and takes about 8-9 hours to reach. The route from Amritsar to Kashmirgoes through Gurdaspur & Pathankot in Punjab and Patnitop and Anantnag in Jammu & Kashmir. The distance is around 430 kms and the roads too are mostly good.
Route from Jammu:The route from Jammu to Kashmiris about 270 kms and takes about 7-8 hours to reach there. The roads are mostly good and the ride should be smooth depending on the season. The route passes through places like Udhampur, Patnitop and Anantnag on the way.