Amritsar to Chandigarh

Chandigarh is located at a distance of 229 km from Amritsar. This is the shortest route on the Grand trunk road. Distance from the Grand Trunk Road and NH 95 is 236 km. However, the best way to reach Amritsar is by car, a journey of 4 hours. The places covered on the way to Chandigarh are Amritsar - 43 km -> Rayya -50 km -> Jalandhar - 50 km -> Banga - 43 km -> Rupnagar - 61 km -> Kharar-20 km -> Chandigarh. On the way, there are several rest stops, hotels and dhabas. Options range from Lucky Vaishno Dhaba to Haveli and Magicland. Petrol pumps such as AH Padam Petroleum and HP Petrol Pump are also available at regular intervals.

Transport options from Amritsar to Chandigarh

Amritsar to Chandigarh By Car: Take a car or hire a cab to drive to Chandigarh which takes around 4 hours. Approximate cost per kilometer ranges from INR 8 to INR 23 depending upon the type of car. Travelling by car is ideal for families with kids, senior citizens and while in groups.

Amritsar to Chandigarh By Train: Take a direct train to Chandigarh from Amritsar, a journey about 5 hours. Swarna Shatabdi is best train to and fro. In almost all the stations you can find refreshment stalls and small eateries. Economical and comfortable, travelling by train is ideal for families with senior citizens and children.

Amritsar to Chandigarh By Flight: By Flights: Take a flight from Amritsar Airport to Chandigarh Airport, which halts at Delhi. The journey takes around 3 hours to complete. You can hire taxis, cabs and buses to reach Chandigarh city centre, which is located at a distance of around 10 km. Although flights are easily available, this mode is is expensive and time-consuming owing to a lot of airport formalities.

Amritsar to Chandigarh By Bus: Take a direct bus from Amritsar to Chandigarh, which takes around 6 hours. Chandigarh bus stand is located at a distance of around 8 km from the Chandigarh city centre. You can reach the city centre from the bus stand by hiring buses, auto-rickshaws and cabs. Travelling by bus is economical and ideal for individual travellers and youngsters.

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Rekha Pasrija

Rekha, Amritsar,
Scout
1 Review | 1 View

Good experience travelling with not much break

May 14, 2015
Mode of Transport: Car

Don't take much breaks as journey was not so long. Experience was good. A very beautiful, neat and clean city. Love this place. Visited many time there. Stayed only there at Hotel Toy. Fantastic city. Spender here my quality time wid my family members.

    • Car Type:
    • Sedan
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Route Taken:
    • Grand Trunk Rd

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Sunil kumar

Sunil kumar, Adilabad,
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3 Reviews | 38 Views

Excellent roads with moderate traffic

Feb 28, 2015
Mode of Transport: Bus

Journey was safe and sweet. Punctuality in arrival and departure of the bus and staff behaviour was good. One halt point at Jallandhar Bus Stand/ haveli Jallandhar. It took 4-4:30 hours journey from Chandigarh to Amrtisar. Even roads are excellent with moderate traffic during the peak hours in the route.

    • Bus Type:
    • A/C
Dixit Pasricha

Dixit, Karnal,
Connoisseur
23 Reviews | 1 View

Good travel experience and reasonable price

Aug 6, 2015
Mode of Transport: Train

Its awesome when you reach the beautiful city in 4 hours with only few bucks. The Station at Chandigarh is under renovation, which might cause you some problem. If you are traveling by kids, please take the baby food and water with you, because you can not trust the local vendors in train if they are selling original or not. When you reach Amritsar there are many Autowalas outsides the Station which have a fix price.

    • Tickets booked:
    • 7 days prior
    • This train has:
    • On-time
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
Arihant Jindal

Arihant, Chandigarh,
Tourist
5 Reviews | 76 Views

Tickets are mostly available in this train

Aug 28, 2014
Mode of Transport: Train

This new train between Amritsar and Chandigarh is a boon. It is a super fast express and with AC coaches as well. It takes approx 5 hours and is always on time. Food is served within. It is the best source for low cost travel. Plus there is not much booking. So you can book tickets 10 -20 days in advance.

    • Tickets booked:
    • 30 days prior
    • This train has:
    • Veg. Food
    • On-time
    • Clean toilets
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
    • Prepaid auto/taxi
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
    • Prepaid auto/taxi
V r  bhaskaran

V r bhaskaran, Adra,
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2 Reviews | 41 Views

Good roads with beautiful sceneries through out

Nov 25, 2014
Mode of Transport: Taxi

There are good roads and beautiful sceneries through out. Punjabi Dhabas are very good place for on road food. Some of them are having toilets much much better than Delhi airport's equivalents. There are many toll plazas spoiling the smooth flow of vehicles. Some of them have very long boring traffic block.

    • Car Type:
    • Sedan
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Accomodation
    • Food/Dhabas
    • Clear Signages
    • Route Taken:
    • NH 1

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