Travel from Jammu to Katra by road

Distance 50 Kilometers, travel time one to one and a half hour

As there is no rail and air connectivity between Jammu and Katra, Passengers using Air or Rail as a mode of travel have to break their journey at Jammu and from thereon travel to Katra by bus or Taxi

carclip4Jammu 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
1 Indica 4 1100 1200
2 Tata Sumo 6 1200 NA
2 Qualis / Tavera 7 1300 1400
3 Innova 7 NA 1700
4 Tata Winger 13 1600 NA
5 Tempo traveler 11 1800 2000
Jammu – Katra (both way with one night halt) from Railway Station / Air Port
1 Indica 4 2400 2600
2 Tata Sumo 6 2000 NA
2 Qualis / Tavera 7 2600 2800
3 Innova 7 NA 3200
4 Tata Winger 13 3200 NA
5 Tempo traveler 11 3600 3800
Jammu Srinagar Jammu on per day basis tour five days onwards
1 Indica* 4 1400 1600
2 Tata Sumo* 6 1600 NA
2 Qualis / Tavera* 7 1800 2000
3 Innova* 7 NA 2000
4 Tata Winger* 13 1800 NA
5 Tempo traveler* 11 2000 2200
*Toll tax parking charges extra as per actual.

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busclip2Bus 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.

Content updated in January 2020