New Delhi Jammu Travel Guide

New Delhi to Jammu by Road

The Distance from New Delhi to Jammu is roughly 584 km. Drive from New Delhi to Jammu takes about 12 – 13 hours by car.

DTC AC Volvo buses between Delhi and Jammu

bus4Delhi Transport corporation (DTC) runs Volvo AC bus services for Jammu and Katra from Delhi. The fare is Rs 800 per seat. Bus departs daily at 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM from Interstate bus terminus ISBT at Delhi and Reach Katra at 07:00 AM and 08:30 AM respectively the next day morning.

From Katra the Volvo buses departs daily at 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM and reach Delhi at 07:00 AM and 08:30 AM respectively the next day morning.

DTC enquiry and reservation numbers at Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate: 011-23865181 011-23868836

busclip2Private operators running AC Volvo buses between New Delhi and Jammu Katra

Swagatam Holidays, G-6, Palika Palace Near RK Ashram Metro Station Panchkuian Road New Delhi Phone: 011-64141444, 23360287

JBG Volvo Bus, G-28 Palika Place ,Panchkuian Road, R.K. Ashram Metro Station New Delhi Phone 011-23348581

Rao Travels, 17, Vasant Enclave Market, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi Phone : +91-11-46131313, 26144545, 32554099

Heera Travels, Shop No 33, Azad Hind Market, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006 Mobile: 09210779079

Libra Travels, Stall No 12, Shivaji Stadium, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001 Phone: 011-65783607

All buses start between 5 to 9 PM and reach Jammu / Katra the next day between 5 to 9 AM. The main pickup points in Delhi are Janpath (Chanderlok building)  and Red Fort ( Azad hind Market)

New Delhi to Jammu by train

trainclip1Jammu Tawi is the last broad gauge station in India in the north, which is served by many important trains and well connected with the rest of the country. Being the last station many trains Originate and terminate here. Now a new rail link is being established between Jammu and Srinagar and few local trains run up to Udhampur. Most people travelling to Jammu are pilgrims who go to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. In the peak season of summer and other holidays, the railways introduce special trains for Jammu for the comfort of the pilgrims.

The travelling Distance from New Delhi to Jammu is about 580km – 600km and takes 12-13 hrs to reach Jammu Tawi station.

Some Important trains Between New Delhi and Jammu

The New Delhi Jammu Rajdhani express is the fastest train on this route. It takes just 9 hours to reach Jammu. The train fare for 3rd AC coach is Rs 875 and for 2nd AC coach it is Rs 1155

Important Trains Between Delhi and Jammu

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Time Destination Arr. Time
403 DLI UHP SPECIAL Delhi 11:45 PM Jammu Tawi 11:20 AM
405 JAT GARIB RATH Delhi 10:50 PM Jammu Tawi 9:10 AM
2413 AII JAT EXPRESS Delhi 10:35 PM Jammu Tawi 8:00 AM
2425 JAMMU RAJDHANI Delhi 8:40 PM Jammu Tawi 5:40 AM
2445 UTTAR S KRANTI Delhi 8:50 PM Jammu Tawi 6:35 AM
4033 JAMMU MAIL Delhi 9:15 PM Jammu Tawi 9:55 AM
4645 SHALIMAR EXP Delhi 3:50 PM Jammu Tawi 5:15 AM
1077 JHELUM EXPRESS Delhi 9:05 PM Jammu Tawi 9:15 AM
2471 SWARAJ EXPRESS Delhi 4:50 AM Jammu Tawi 2:45 PM
2919 MALWA EXPRESS Delhi 5:20 AM Jammu Tawi 3:55 PM
8101 TATA JAT EXP Delhi 9:35 PM Jammu Tawi 1:10 PM
8601 HTE JAT EXP Delhi 9:35 PM Jammu Tawi 1:10 PM
6031 ANDAMAN EXPRESS Delhi 12:10 AM Jammu Tawi 1:45 PM

Important Trains Between Jammu and Delhi

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Time Destination Arr. Time
404 UHP DLI SPECIAL Jammu Tawi 11:25 PM Delhi 10:15 AM
406 DLI GARIB RATH Jammu Tawi 8:15 PM Delhi 6:35 AM
1078 JHELUM EXPRESS Jammu Tawi 9:45 PM Delhi 10:05 AM
2414 JAMMU AII EXP Jammu Tawi 6:15 PM Delhi 5:04 AM
2426 JAMMU RAJDHANI Jammu Tawi 7:45 PM Delhi 5:00 AM
2446 UTTAR S KRANTI Jammu Tawi 8:40 PM Delhi 6:25 AM
2472 SWARAJ EXPRESS Jammu Tawi 11:15 AM Delhi 9:30 PM
2920 MALWA EXPRESS Jammu Tawi 9:00 AM Delhi 7:00 PM
4034 JAMMU MAIL Jammu Tawi 4:15 PM Delhi 5:45 AM
4646 SHALIMAR EXP Jammu Tawi 9:00 PM Delhi 10:55 AM
6032 ANDAMAN EXPRESS Jammu Tawi 11:45 PM Delhi 1:15 PM
6032 Muri Express Jammu Tawi 02:30 PM Delhi 04:45 AM

Inquiry phone numbers New Delhi

Railways Enquiry New Delhi Roadways Enquiry New Delhi
General Enquiry 131, 011-23366177 ISBT General & DTC Enquiry 011-22968836
Centralized Enquiry 011-23366101 Haryana Roadways 011-22961262
Reservation Enquiry 1345 Himachal Pradesh Roadways 011-22966725
Automated Enquiry (English) 1330 Punjab Roadways 011-22967892
Automated Enquiry (Hindi) 1335 Rajasthan Roadways 011-22961246, 22919537
Arrivals (Recorded) North/East/West/south 1331, 1332,1333,1334 U.P. Roadways 011-22968709
Departures (Recorded) North/East/West/south 1336, 1337,1338,1339 DTC Head Office 011-23354518
Shahdara Railway Station 011-22285251 Local Enquiry City Office 011-23371745
New Delhi Jammu Flights
Airline Departure arrival
Goair 8:35 9:45
Jet Airways Konnect 10:20 11:30
Kingfisher 8:05 10:50
Kingfisher 10:40 12:00
Indian 11:30 12:40
Spicejet 8:50 10:10
Jammu New Delhi Flights
Airline Departure arrival
Goair 10:15 12:50
Jet Airways Konnect 14:20 15:35
Kingfisher 12:30 13:45
Kingfisher 14:00 16:55
Indian 15:50 17:10
Spicejet 12:55 14:15

New Delhi to Jammu by Air

aeroplaneThe Jammu and Kashmir state has three airports, namely: Srinagar, Jammu and Leh. Major airlines like: Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Spicejet, Kingfisher Airlines operate regular flights to these airports. The average flying time from New Delhi to Jammu is about 80 minutes.

The Jammu airport is located at Satwari about six kilometers from the city centre. The airport is at an elevation of 960 feet above MSL. Taxis are easily available outside the airport for Jammu city and Katra. Distance between Jammu city and airport can be covered easily in city buses or taxis. Autirickshaws are also a cheap and comfortable choice for the travellers.

There are stringent checks  and a lot of time is consumed in security clearence process as Jammu airport comes in the category of hyper-sensitive airports and is  hardly 6 kms (aerial distance) away from the Indo-Pak border.

Considering the above travelers must reach the domestic airport at least 2 hours before flight timings to board the flight in time as formalities at the airport may take time.

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7 comments to New Delhi Jammu Travel Guide

  • Tarak nath karmakar

    I wanth to know the following information and obliged

    a. The exact helicopter fare from katra to vaisno debi mandir

    b. The same but from delhi to katra

    c. how much bus fare from jammu to katra and delhi to katra

    d. kindly advise me the budget hotel at katra and jammu

    • Indian Travel Guru

      The helicopter fare one way is Rs 1250 per person plus taxes.
      Pls note this service is available during the daytime only. The helicopter lands at Sanjhi Chatt and from there the bhawan is about 3 kilometers. The walk is normally level from there.
      The new delhi to Katra Jammu bus fare is in the range of Rs 800-900 Rs for volvo buses dependimg upon the operator.

      For any travel related query for Jammu and Kashmir and tour packages contact: Shri Ganpati Travels Jammu. Mobile: 09906007883 (Raminder Sanhotra)

  • ashok khanna

    From helipad at Sanjhi chhat to Bhavan, for someone who can not walk,is it possible to have a Daandi all the way up to Bhawan entrance ?

  • debasis patra

    what is the fare of helicopter from Katra to Vaishno Devi Temple? Also does it require any prior booking? How is the road from the helipad till the temple?

  • Rajesh

    Can i know is there any morning buses from Delhi to jammu.