How to reach Chandigarh

It is very easy to reach Chandigarh as it is well connected with all the means of transport like air, road and rail. Choose the means of transport according to your Convenience.

You can reach Chandigarh by any means of transport.

By Air

The airport is just 11 km far from the city and taxis and other means of transport are available for Airport transfer. Many well known Airlines like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Deccan connects Chandigarh with New Delhi the National Capital.

There is well maintained Tourist Information Centre at the Airport run by Chandigarh Tourism.

You can also contact the following numbers for Airlines Enquiry:

Flight Enquiry, Airport - 2656029
Airport (Civil) - 2656027
VIP Room - 2656021
Senior Aerodrome Officer, Airport - 2656027

By Road

Chandigarh is well connected by road and buses provide an important transport link. There are services from various states such as- Haryana, Punjab, Himachal, and Delhi.

The National Highways No. 21 (Ambala-Kinnaur) and 22 (Chandigarh-Leh) are the chief road arteries linking Chandigarh with the rest of the country. The Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) is located in Sector 17 (City Centre).

Some important road distances (in kilometers) from Chandigarh are given below:

Ambala – 46 Kilometers
Amritsar – 240 Kilometers
Delhi – 248 Kilometers
Jaipur – 507 Kilometers
Kasauli – 77 Kilometers
Kurukshetra – 70 Kilometers
Jammu – 380 Kilometers
Panipat – 165 Kilometers
Shimla – 120 Kilometers

Many other tourist places are very near to Chandigarh. It is a gateway to Himachal Pradesh.

By Rail

Chandigarh is linked with New Delhi, the National Capital by Rail. The Chandigarh Railway Station is 8 Kms from the city centre in Sector 17.

You can contact the following numbers for more information

Railway Enquiry – 131, 132, 2653131
Superintendent – 2654782
Train Status - 131, 132
Ticket Booking - ISBT 2708573
Train Booking - Railway Station 2641651

For detailed train timings and other information log on to or

Please add these codes before the numbers if you are calling from outside Chandigarh(ISD Code 91-172, STD Code 0172).


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