How to Reach Chandigarh

Chandigarh is well connected to other major cities and different towns and villages through flights, railways and roadways. Chandigarh International Airport is a major air hub servicing the city which operates frequent flights to other destinations across the country. Chandigarh Junction Railway located 8 Km from the main city is a busy railway station in India, well-connected to other major cities in India. The road network connecting Chandigarh to other major cities is well maintained. The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) operates buses to nearby states and Union territories on a daily basis.

Most frequently searched routes to Chandigarh

Route Name Distance Time
Delhi to Chandigarh 245 km 3 hours 51 mins
Shimla to Chandigarh 113 km 3 hours 32 mins
Mumbai to Chandigarh 1,665 km 1 day 1 hour
Manali to Chandigarh 309 km 7 hours 33 mins
Amritsar to Chandigarh 229 km 3 hours 59 mins
Jaipur to Chandigarh 530 km 7 hours 41 mins
Ambala to Chandigarh 45.1 km 57 mins
Kolkata to Chandigarh 1,714 km 1 day 2 hours
Hyderabad to Chandigarh 1,791 km 1 day 3 hours
Udaipur to Chandigarh 912 km 13 hours 8 mins
Gurgaon to Chandigarh 282 km 4 hours 41 mins
Chennai to Chandigarh 2,416 km 1 day 12 hours
Jodhpur to Chandigarh 854 km 12 hours 34 mins
Goa to Chandigarh 2,132 km 1 day 11 hours
Bangalore to Chandigarh 2,381 km 1 day 11 hours
Srinagar to Chandigarh 594 km 11 hours 56 mins
Ahmedabad to Chandigarh 1,196 km 17 hours 10 mins
Pune to Chandigarh 1,714 km 1 day 3 hours
Agra to Chandigarh 460 km 6 hours 48 mins
Varanasi to Chandigarh 1,043 km 14 hours 57 mins

How to reach Chandigarh by flight

The city has its own airport, Chandigarh Airport (IXC), located approximately 12 kilometers from the city center. It operates both domestic and limited international flights, connecting Chandigarh to major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad.

Nearest Airport: Chandigarh Airport (IXC)

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How to reach Chandigarh by road

National Highways: Chandigarh is well-connected by roadways, with several national highways passing through or near the city. National Highway 5 (NH5) connects Chandigarh to Delhi, while NH7 connects it to Ambala and other parts of North India. NH22 links Chandigarh to Shimla and other destinations in Himachal Pradesh.

Interstate Bus Services: Chandigarh is served by interstate bus services operated by state transport corporations and private operators. Regular buses ply to and from cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, and Shimla.

How to reach Chandigarh by train

 The city is served by Chandigarh Railway Station (CDG), which is well-connected to various cities across India. Several trains, including express and superfast trains, operate to and from Chandigarh, connecting it to destinations like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Amritsar, and Jaipur.

Local transport in Chandigarh

Taxis and auto-rickshaws are readily available for local transportation within Chandigarh. They offer a convenient way to explore the city and reach specific destinations.

Chandigarh also has a well-developed public bus network operated by the Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU). These buses connect various sectors of the city and neighboring towns and are an economical mode of transport.

Alternately, you can also hire bicycles from Pedalchandigarh or rent a self-drive car and roam around the city.

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