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.