How to Reach Pahalgam

The nearest airport to Pahalgam is the Srinagar Airport from where one can hire a taxi or cab to reach Pahalgam. While the nearest railway station to Pahalgam is the Udhampur railway station located almost 220 km away, tourists often prefer to travel to the better connected Jammu Tawi Railway Station. There are regular buses available from Jammu, Srinagar and Anantnag to Pahalgam.

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How to reach Pahalgam by flight

There is no direct flight connectivity for the city of Pahalgam. Srinagar Airport, which is 91.1 km. away from the destination, is the nearest airport that connects Pahalgam to the major cities in India like Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh, Leh, among others. From Srinagar Airport, one can hire a taxi to travel to Pahalgam.

Nearest Airport: Srinagar International Airport (SXR) - 51 kms from Pahalgam

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How to reach Pahalgam by road

Regular bus services ply to and from the city of Pahalgam from places like Srinagar, Jammu and Anantnag. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route.

How to reach Pahalgam by train

The nearest railway station to Pahalgam is the Udhampur railway station, located almost 220 km away. However, there are limited trains connected to Udhampur. So, most tourists prefer to travel to Jammu Tawi, which is the nearest major railway station to Pahalgam. It is connected by regular trains to the rest of India through cities like Delhi, Amristar, Kolkata and Pathankot. 

From both Udhampur Railway Station and the Jammu Tawi Railway Station, one can hire a taxi to reach Pahalgam.

Local transport in Pahalgam

The best way of traveling within Pahalgam is taxis, buses, and ponies (cost around INR 50). One will have to take local cabs (Sumo, Tavera, or similar) as they don't allow taxis from Srinagar and Jammu or private vehicles (of other states) for local sightseeing in Pahalgam. The taxis cost around INR 1500 for a trip to Chandanwari, Aru Valley & Betaab Valley.

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