Department of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, city of temples, is well connected with Flights, Trains and Buses. 
 
Air
Jammu has its own airport and daily Air India and Kingfisher flights are available. Indian Airlines operates scheduled services between Jammu & Delhi and Jammu & Srinagar/Leh.
 
Jet Airways also operates regular services between Jammu & Delhi and Jammu & Srinagar. Jammu airport is 8 kms from the city centre.
 
Rail 
Jammu Tawi is an important railhead of the Northern India, just 6 Kms from the city. Jammu Tawi is connected to all major cities in India like Delhi (Jammu Rajdhani), Kolkata (Himgir Exp), Mumbai (Swarak Exp), Chennai (Andaman Exp) and even to the the southern most Trivandrum Railway station (Himsagar Exp). The main trains operating to/ from Jammu are:
 
Malwa Express, Super Fast, Jammu Mail, Jammu Express, Shalimar Express, Sealdah Express, Jhelum Express, Himgiri Express, Himsagar Express, Lohit Express, Sarwodaya Express, Sarvodaya Rajkot Express, Happa Express, Navyug Express, Gorakhpur Express, Barauni Express, Madras Express, Rajdhani Express and Ferozpur Express.
 
Road 
Jammu is on National Highway 1-A and is connected by the highway network to all parts of the country. Some important road distances from Jammu are:
 
Amritsar- 243 kms
Chandigarh- 436 kms
Delhi- 586 kms 
Srinagar- 305 kms 
Leh - 705.1 kms
Katra- 48 kms
Manali- 428 kms 
Patnitop - 108 kms
Mansar - 62 kms 
 
Bus Service 
Daily bus services of all classes operate to and from Jammu to Srinagar, Delhi, Amritsar, Ambala, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Pathankot, Shimla, Manali and Haridwar.
 
Besides the J&K State Road Transport Corporation (J&K SRTC) the road transport corporations of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Chandigarh also operate bus services between Jammu and various cities in north India. All inter-state bus services operate to and from the Jammu General Bus Stand. Super deluxe, deluxe/ video coaches and A-class buses to Srinagar operate from the railway station and the Tourist Reception Centre. B-class buses to Srinagar leave from the General Bus Stand. Besides, some travel agencies also operate deluxe / video coaches on the main routes.
 
Local Transport
 
Tourist Taxis  
Tata Sumos operate between Jammu and Srinagar on shared seat basis. These are mostly run by private Tour operators.
 
Taxis for local sightseeing or to visit any tourist destination can be hired at Jammu from the Special Tourist Taxi Association, Tourist Reception Centre, 
 
There is a sightseeing tour of 2-3 hours available for tourists, which cover Amar Mahal Museum, Dogra Art Gallery, Ranbireshwar Temple, Raghunath Mandir, Bahu Fort and Bagh-e-Bahu.
 
For information and tariff, check with the Tourism Department information centre, J&K TDC offices and J&K SRTC offices, all in the TRC complex.
 
Other Transport
The widely used mini buses cover the entire city and suburban areas on fixed routes. Autorickshaws are also easily available from all points in the city at negotiable rates.
 
 
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The Department of Tourism, J&K is the main developmental, promotional and regulatory arm of the J&K Government. Its main role comprises of overall planning and execution of schemes for the development, up-gradation and improvement of the tourism infrastructure in different parts of the State.
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