Chandigarh getting there

Chandigarh is linked to all major urban centres in the region by road, rail, and air. Delhi Chandigarh is the main route as a majority of travellers travel through / from Delhi to Chandigarh. Owing to its central location, Chandigarh serves as a  gateway to the Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and northern Punjab. Tourists and public in general travel to Chandigarh to approach northwards to places like Kasauli, Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Dharamsala, Kangra, Palampur, Dalhousie, Chamba, Khajjiar

By Air

Popular flights

Airlines Flights to / from
Indian Airlines Delhi, Jammu, Mumbai
Jet airways Delhi, Mumbai
Kingfisher Delhi, Mumbai
Go Air Delhi, Mumbai, Goa

aeroplaneChandigarh is connected to Delhi and Mumbai (daily) and other major towns and tourist circuits by flights of Indian Airlines and other private sector airlines. There is also a weekly flight to Leh from Chandigarh. The airport is 11 km away from the main city. The traffic is increasing day by day and more flights get added / modified on a regular basis. Maximum number of flights are in the Delhi Chandigarh section

By Rail

Some important trains from Chandigarh

Train Name to / from station Arrival Departure
Shatabdi Morning Delhi 11:05 06:50
Shatabdi Evening Delhi 20:45 18:20
Paschim Express Mumbai 16:30 11:20
Garib Rath  Jaipur 06:35 21:50
Klk Bme Express Barmer 05:10 22:30
Cdg Lko Express Lucknow 10:15 21:30
Himalayan Queen Delhi 10:25 17:32
Kalka Mail Howrah 03:15 01:10

The railway station is 7 km away from the city center. It is well connected to the major cities of India like Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai, Trivendrum etc. Important trains like the Shatabdi Express and the Himalayan Queen service the city on a regular basis in Delhi Chandigarh section. Check exact timings from Indian railways website.

By Road

Chandigarh is well connected by road to almost every small and big town in northern India. The city can boast of an excellent road-network. It is also conveniently located within motor-able distance from a number of major cities of North India. 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.
Frequent buses ply from Chandigarh to Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and even Rajasthan. One has a varied choice that includes deluxe VOLVO buses, luxury buses, ordinary buses and taxis, all of which are readily available.

Delhi Chandigarh by AC taxi

carclip4Taxi facility is also available between new Delhi and Chandigarh. The travel time is 4 to 5 hours only. The advantage of taxi service is that it is available as per your required date time and place. This service is a bit costly but more comfortable than bus services. If number of passengers are more then this service comes in your budget. AC tata Indica car is available for Rs 2400 only and AC Tavera is available for RS 3000 only. read more

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