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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the different ways to reach Srinagar?

Rupali Khanna DEC 10 2012
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Reaching Srinagar is just not a problem. Being the capital of J&K the accessibility to the city is quite feasible. And of course this internationally famed tourist destination ought to be communication friendly. Lets look at the different options to reach the city:

  • By Air

    The Srinagar airport is 14 km from the city. You can take a taxi into the city or hire a rented car from the airport. From major cities like Delhi and Mumbai you can easily reach the city with available airlines like Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Kingfisher Airlines, Go Air, Indigo, Jetlite and Indian Airlines.
    Seasonal Hajj pilgrimage charters to Jeddah are also operated from the Srinagar Airport.

  • By Train

    The nearest railway station to Srinagar would be the recently opened Udhampur railway station located 60 km north of Jammu. The Jammu Tawi Railway Station is a major railhead in India situated 293 km from Srinagar which is well connected to the metro cities in India including Delhi, Chennai, Trivandrum, Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru. From Jammu, you will have to take a bus or hire a taxi and make a 10-12 hour journey to Srinagar.

  • By Road

    Srinagar is connected by the National Highway 1A to the rest of the country. From Jammu, J&K State Road Transport Corporation operates good buses that you can board for Srinagar. A 10-12 hours journey amidst picturesque scenery through majestic mountain passes, with vast lush green fields stretching out to the sides and lined with towering trees. The roadways are completely secured with Indian army personnels guarding the highway from militant attacks.

So, make your favourite pick quickly and book your tickets for the fun filled sojourn.

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