Chandigarh Jalandhar travel guide

Distance 160 Kms travel time 3 hours

Chandigarh is well connected by road to almost every small and big town in northern India and also conveniently located within motor-able distance from [adsense-codesquare]a number of major cities of North India like New Delhi, Haridwar, Jaipur, Jammu, Amritsar, Manali and Shimla.

National Highways 21 and 22 run through the city. Near perfect road condition and breathtaking views on either side of the road offers a pleasant drive.

The Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) is located in Sector 17 (City Center), Chandigarh.

Distance, Road Map and driving instructions

Chandigarh to Jalandhar
City Distance Km
Mohali 9
Kharar 18
Ropar 48
Balachaur 78
Phagwara 145
Jalandhar 160

The Chandigarh to Jalandhar distance is 160 Kilometers and travel time is 3 to 4 hours. The road is partially four laned. The road towards Jalandhar passes through Mohali and  is common exit for Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Manali up to Kharar at a distance of 18 kilometers from Chandigarh. From Kharar one road takes left turn towards Ludhiana and the straight road goes towards Jalandhar Amritsar and Manali. At a further distance of  about 30 Kilometers the road passes through Ropar. One road bifurcates from this towards the right for Kullu Manali and Dharamshala. The road further passes through small towns like Balachaur, Nawashehar and Banga to reach Phagwara 90 Kilometers from Ropar. Take the bye pass road from Phagwara to avoid the city rust which in turn connects to National Highway number 1 (Delhi Jalandhar Road). 

Favourite eat out stopovers

Just at the entrance of Jalandhar city on the right side of the road, take a break at the old Lucky Dhaba or the new favourite Haveli where traditional food is served in traditional utensils with Punjabi music in the background. Over the years Haveli has become a favourite eating point and people from far off places also come to have food here.

From Haveli Restaurant Jalandhar is just 10 kilometers

Luxury Volvo and other AC Bus Services

Super Luxury Bus Service On Amritsar Jalandhar Chandigarh Route

PUNBUS a fully owned Punjab Government travel Company has introduced Air-conditioned Lexia buses on Chandigarh- Jalandhar -Amritsar route as per daily schedule given below: 

From Amritsar for Jalandhar, Chandigarh and Delhi int. Airport: 8 A.M.

From Delhi Bus stand for Chandigarh Jalandhar and Amritsar: 5.45 A.M.

From Chandigarh for Amritsar and Jalandhar: 12 Noon

From Amritsar for Jalandhar and Chandigarh: 5.30 P.M.

Ticket price from Chandigarh to Amritsar is Rs 300

Punbus Bus enquiry numbers

Jalandhar Bus Stand bus enquiry numbers 92161-11555 and 01781- 2223755

Chandigarh Bus Stand bus enquiry numbers 92161-11333 and 0172-2606672

Private buses between Chandigarh and Jalandhar

As Jalandhar lies on the Chandigarh Amritsar route there is no dedicated Chandigarh Jalandhar bus service. Private bus operators charge up to Amritsar if you want to get down at Jalandhar so Chandigarh to Amritsar and Chandigarh to Jalandhar ticket cost is the same. These buses do not enter the city so the dropping and pick-up point at Jalandhar is the bye pas, where one road diverts towards Amritsar. The city center is about 4 kilometers from this place.

Indo Canadian Transport Company

Sector 22, Chandigarh. Phone: 0172-2700119, 5095462

Amritsar Contact numbers: 0183-5006175

Ticket fare for AC bus Rs 230 either side

Scheduled Timings for AC / Volvo buses:

Chandigarh to Jalandhar bus services 6:00 am and 3:00 pm

Jalandhar to Chandigarh bus services 7:00 am and 4:00 pm

Libra Bus Service

Cabin No.5, S.C.O. 1064-65, Sector 22-B, Chandigarh. Phone: 0172-5061737

Amritsar: Jai Inder Singh Market, Amritsar Phone: 0183-2702037 

Scheduled Timings AC bus services:

Chandigarh to Jalandhar Volvo Bus 6:00 am and 2:30 PM Bus ticket price Rs 280

Jalandhar to Chandigarh Volvo Bus 7:00 am and 3:30 PM Bus ticket price Rs 280

The buses have one break at the Haveli Restaurant near Jalandhar. Travel time is three hours

Contact telephone numbers of other state transport departments at Chandigarh

Punjab Roadways Bus enquiry phone numbers

Chandigarh ISBT: 0172-2704023, 2606672

Himachal Roadways bus enquiry numbers

Chandigarh ISBT: 0172-2722625

Haryana Roadways bus enquiry numbers

Chandigarh ISBT: 0172-2704014

Chandigarh to Jalandhar by train

Being at a diversion of northern railways from Ambala Chandigarh is connected to rest of India through Ambala only. There are no direct Chandigarh to Jalandhar trains. One has to go to Ambala at a distance of 45 kilometers from Chandigarh to catch train for Jalandhar. As Jalandhar is on the opposite side, this increases the distance and travel time so people prefer to travel by bus only. Refer this if you want to travel by train: Delhi Jalandhar train travel via Ambala.


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