How to travel to Vaishno Devi from Delhi by train.

Vaishno Devi Yatra continues throughout the year, and everyone dreams of visiting this place. If someone is going on this journey for the first time, he must have gone many times. Many trains run daily from Delhi to Vaishno Devi temple.

Vaishno Devi Temple is in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. You can reach Katra (the Base Camp town of Vaishno Devi temple) by train to visit Vaishno Devi by making a booking on any train at your convenience.

The train journey from Delhi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra is 655 km and takes approximately 3 hours. After leaving Delhi, the train enters the Jammu division passing through Haryana, Punjab, and some parts of Himachal.

The first station of Jammu is Kathua, from here you reach Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra in about 2.30 hours.

Traveling by train from Jammu to Katra is full of adventure as the train track ahead of Jammu has been cut through many mountains and you will find many tunnels on this route. The journey from Jammu to Katra is above 1.30 hours and the last station of all trains going to Katra is Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra. The station code of this railway station is (SVDK).

You can check the availability of seats in trains by entering your journey date on the website of or the IRCTC App. You can choose the seat categories in the train as per your convenience (the categories of seats in the train are sleeper class, 3rd first class, 2nd first class, and 1st class) and enjoy the journey. In sleeper class, your seat is reserved for sleeping and seating and does not have air conditioning. In sleeper class, you do not get a pillow, sheet, or blanket to sleep on.

Train bogies of 3rd, 2nd and 1st class of the train have the facility of air conditioning. In the bogies of these trains, you get a pillow, sheet, or blanket to sleep at night, which is free of charge. You can order food at your convenience on IRCTC simultaneously with booking your ticket. A catering facility is available on every train from Delhi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra so that you can quickly get food and drink inside.

Some special trains and high-speed trains have been run by Indian Railways on this Delhi to Katra route. Vande Bharat Train and Shri Shakti Express Train are the Fastest Trains.

The first train from New Delhi to S M V D Katra leaves at 04:35 hrs from New Delhi. The fastest train from New Delhi to S M V D Katra is the NEW DELHI – SMVD KATRA Vande Bharat Express which covers a distance of 576 kilometers in approximately 8 Hours and 0 Minutes.

You can get the train for Mata Vaishno Devi Katra from 5 stations in Delhi. The names of these stations are New Delhi Railway Station, Sarai Rohilla Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Station, and Delhi Cantt. railway station. Most of the trains depart from Delhi to New Delhi railway station.

How to travel to Vaishno Devi from Delhi by train.
How to travel to Vaishno Devi from Delhi by train.

List of Trains from Vaishno Devi from Delhi

Train no.Train NameRunning Day
12919Malwa SF ExpressDaily
12477Katra SF ExpressWeekly
12475Katra SF ExpressWeekly
12473Sarvodaya ExpressWeekly
12471Swaraj Express Except for Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
22439Vande Bharat ExpressExcept for Tuesday 
22461Shri Shakti AC ExpressDaily
12445Uttar Sampark Kranti ExpressDaily
16787Vaishno Devi Katra ExpressWeekly
16317Himsagar ExpressWeekly
16031Andaman ExpressMonday, Thursday, and Friday 
11449Katra Weekly ExpressWeekly
19803Katra Weekly ExpressWeekly
14033Jammu MailDaily 
20847Udhampur SF ExpressWeekly
12751Humsafar ExpressWeekly
12425Rajdhani ExpressDaily
11077Jhelum ExpressDaily
20985Udhampur ExpressWeekly
14661Jammu Tawi ExpressMonday, Wednesday, and Saturday 
14645Shalimar ExpressExcept for Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday
18309Jammu Tawi ExpressExcept for Monday, Thursday, and Saturday
18101Jammu Tawi ExpressMonday, Thursday, and Saturday
12413Pooja SF ExpressDaily
22401Udhampur AC SF ExpressMonday, Wednesday, and Saturday
12265Jammu Tawi Duronto ExpressSunday, Tuesday, and Friday 
12549Jammu Tawi Weekly Express Weekly
22705Humsafar ExpressWeekly
22941Udhampur Weekly SFWeekly
Train Time Table Delhi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra