How to reach Pahalgam

How To Reach Pahalgam

Via Flight

From Pahalgam, the walk of Amarnath begins and the nearest airport from Pahalgam is at Srinagar which is about 90 km away. Apart from this, Jammu Airport is another option which is about 263 km away. Srinagar and Jammu airports are connected to almost all major cities of the country. A flight between Delhi to Srinagar takes around 1.35 minutes, while a flight from Mumbai to Srinagar takes around 3 hours and from Bangalore to 4.40 hours. From Srinagar you can go to Pahalgam by taxi or bus.

Via Bus

Amarnath Cave is in a mountainous and inaccessible place. There is no direct road connectivity from other parts of the country. To reach Amarnath by road, one has to first go to Jammu and then travel from Jammu to Srinagar. From Srinagar you can reach Pahalgam or Baltal. It is from these two places that the holy journey begins. Pahalgam is about 92 km from Srinagar and Baltal is around 93 km. Apart from this, you can also reach Pahalgam through bus or taxi services. Regular bus services from Delhi to Amarnath are available. Apart from this, Amarnath is 631 km from Delhi and 2370 km from Bengaluru.

Via Rail

The nearest railway station from Pahalgam is Udhampur which is about 217 km away. But Jammu railway station is well connected to the entire country than Udhampur. The name of Jammu railway station is Jammu Tawi, from here trains run to all the major cities of the country.