Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is a significant tourist destination and tourists keep coming here every season. Srinagar is the main center of Kashmir travel and how to reach Srinagar is a big question in front of tourists. Being the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is connected by every means of travel except the train, the work going on very fast and soon you will also get the news of the train schedule from Delhi to Srinagar. Till taking the rail to Kashmir, the work has almost been completed, now only a rail link bridge was to be added.
Chenab Rail Bridge has been completely constructed. However, at present, the work of laying the rail track on it is yet to be completed. Chenab Bridge is considered the highest rail bridge in the world. It is 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. this bridge is built 359 meters above the bed of the Chenab river.
This bridge over the Chenab river in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir is part of the Udhampur-Reasi-Anantnag-Srinagar-Baramulla railway project.
Reaching Srinagar is not a difficult task though Srinagar can be reached only by road and airways.
The nearest railway station from Srinagar is Katra or Jammu Tawi Railway Station. There are many direct trains going to Jammu Tawi and Katra. Jammu Tawi is connected to almost every major city in the country and trains come here from every corner of the country.
You can travel to Jammu or Katra by train. By getting down at Jammu Tawi railway station, you can take a bus or taxi to Srinagar or you can also take a flight from Jammu airport. Direct train service is available from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru to Jammu Tawi.
If you are planning to go to Srinagar by air in winter, then definitely take information about the weather. Because many times due to snowfall or bad weather, flights in Srinagar airport take off late or many flights get canceled.
By Road – Srinagar is connected to the rest of the country by road. You can also go to Srinagar by your own car and can also be reached via bus. There are direct bus services to Srinagar from many cities of Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana.
There is also a direct bus service from almost every major city of Jammu to Srinagar. Buses also ply from Leh and Mata Vaishno Devi Katra to Srinagar. Srinagar is at a distance of 814 km from Delhi, 566 km from Chandigarh, 266 km from Jammu, and 418 km from Leh.
If you are going to Srinagar by road then you will have to go via Jammu. Before going to Srinagar, know about the road thoroughly and leave for Srinagar only after seeing the weather, because due to snowfall during winter, the Srinagar highway is closed many times, due to which Srinagar is cut off from the rest of the country. The road is opened only after the snow is removed.