How To Reach Jalandhar
By Air: : Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, located at Amritsar about 94 kilometers from Jalandhar via the Grand Trunk Road is the closest airbase from here. Placed near a village of Raja Sansi, this international airport is christened after Guru Ram Das Ji, the forth Guru of Sikhism. Presently, over 100 commercial flights a week; both domestic and international are handled at this airport. The airlines operational here include Air India, Air India Express, Jet Airways, JetLite, British Midland International, Kingfisher Airlines, Qatar Airways, Turkmenistan Airlines, Air Slovakia and Uzbekistan Airways. The destinations accessed from this airport are: Delhi, Dammam, Sharjah, Toronto-Pearson, Bergamo, Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Dubai, Birmingham, Muscat, Bratislava, London-Heathrow, Ashgabat, Tashkent etc. To reach Amritsar from Jalandhar you can either board a state transport bus or book a taxi. A taxi from Jalandhar to Amritsar will cost around 1200 INR.
By Rail: Jalandhar City Railway Station located about 2 kilometers from the heart of the city falls under the Northern Railway zone. The chief trains that ply on this rout include Jammu Tawi Exp, Amritsar Shatabdi Exp, Amritsar Dibrugarh Exp, Amritsar - Dadar Exp, Swarna Shatabdi Exp, Jammu Mail, Ambala-Amritsar Passenger, Andaman Exp, Uttar S Kranti exp, Jhelum Express, Haridwar - Amritsar Jan Shatabdi, Garib Rath Exp and so on. Jalandhar is connected to a number of major cities of the country via rail rout namely Delhi, Mumbai, Amritsar, Haridwar, Itarsi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra, Mathura, Panipat, Ambala, Patiala, Ludhiana, Sirhind, Lucknow, Beas, Pune, Ahmednagar, etc. Jalandhar Cantonment Railway Station located about 3 kilometers from the Jalandhar City Railway Station is another railhead that can also cater the needs of the tourists.
By Road: NH 71, NH A1, NH 1 (Grand Trunk Road), and also NH 70 that intersects NH 1 near Joginder Nagar link Jalandhar to the places in and around Punjab via road. State transport buses of Punjab, Hariyana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Rajasthan states operate here and connect Jalandhar to various towns and cities of the country. Apart from the state transport buses, a number of private traveling companies run their luxury, AC and Deluxe buses on the routs connecting Jalandhar.