How To Reach Jammu
By Air: Jammu Airport, also known by the name Satwari Airport and located approximately 9 kilometers from the Jammu Tawi Railway Station provides Jammu an efficient air connectivity with rest of the country. The major airlines operational at the Jammu Airport include Air India, IndiGo, GoAir, Kingfisher Airlines, SpiceJet, JetKonnect, etc. Some of the noteworthy destinations accessible from Jammu Airport via air include Delhi, Leh, Srinagar, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, etc.
By Rail: The Jammu Tawi Railway Station (JAT) of Jammu, a part of the Firozpur division of Northern Railways and honored to be the largest and the busiest railway head of the state connects Jammu city with almost all the important destinations of the country via rail route. Positioned right in the heart of the city, this train terminus serves as the originating point of the ‘Himsagar Express’; the second longest train in India, both in terms of time and distance, which connects Jammu with Kanyakumari. Some of the important trains plying from the Jammu Tawi Railway Station include Jammu Rajdhani Exp, Duronto Exp, Shalimar Exp, Himsagar Exp, Swaraj Exp, Vivek Exp, Andaman Exp, Himgiri Exp, Malwa Exp, Jhelum Exp, Sarvodaya Exp, Jammu Tawi - Jabalpur Exp, Hemkunt Exp, Archana Exp, etc. The principal destinations reachable from Jammu Tawi via train are; Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Jabalpur, Indore, Patna, Ahmedabad, Howrah, Rishikesh, Kanyakumari, Chennai, and so on.
By Road: National Highway No 1A passes through Jammu city and annexes it with Udhampur, Anantnag and Srinagar to the north and Vijay Pur, Chak Kalan, Dasuya, Laroo, Kishangarh Bal and Jalandhar to the south. National Highway No 1 B connects Jammu with Poonch. State Transport as well as private buses from Jammu are easily available to a number of neighboring cities namely Srinagar, Udhampur, Anantnag, Patnitop, Pathankot, Manali, Shimla, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Ambala, Jalandhar, Delhi, etc. Jammu is located 46 km from Katra, 64 km from Udhampur, 107 km from Patnitop, 108 km from Pathankot, 207 km from Amritsar, 221 km from Jalandhar, 244 km from Anantnag, 280 km from Ludhiana, 294 km from Srinagar, 342 km from Chandigarh, 379 km from Ambala, 399 km from Shimla, 400 km from Manali, 591 km from Delhi, and so on.