Travel from Jammu to Katra by road
Distance 50 Kilometers, travel time one to one and a half hour
Jammu to Katra Taxi services
Private Taxies for Katra are available from the Jammu Tawi Railway Station and Jammu Airport. There are recognized taxi stands at both the places. Tourists are advised to take a prepaid taxi from the booking counter to avoid fleecing by taxi drivers. The taxi rates range between Rs. 1100-2000 for one way travel depending upon the make of the vehicle. For Cars or Vehicles with a sitting capacity of 4-5 persons, the rates are around Rs. 1100 while larger vehicles having larger sitting capacity charge in the range of Rs. 1600-2000
Rates for taxis from Jammu to Katra / Srinagar
|Jammu – Katra (only dropping) from Railway Station / Air Port|
|Serial||Vehicle||Max. Capacity (adults)||Non AC||AC|
|2||Qualis / Tavera||7||1300||1400|
|Jammu – Katra (both way with one night halt) from Railway Station / Air Port|
|2||Qualis / Tavera||7||2600||2800|
|Jammu Srinagar Jammu on per day basis tour five days onwards|
|2||Qualis / Tavera*||7||1800||2000|
|*Toll tax parking charges extra as per actual.|
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Bus services between Jammu and Katra
Ordinary and luxury buses are available from Jammu to Katra at a frequency of every 10 minutes. While ordinary buses can be boarded from the State Road Transport Bus Stand around 1 km from Jammu Railway Station, luxury buses are available outside the Jammu Railway Station.
Jammu to Katra by car
If one is coming by his own vehicle and does not wish to halt at Jammu, he can head straight on National Highway Number 1A. At Domel nearly 35 kms. from Jammu, the road branches off into two; while one road heads towards Srinagar the other leads to Katra.
The road from Jammu to Katra is hilly with lots of turns and slopes up and down. There are a few security check points also in between Jammu and Katra.