Trip from Delhi to Vaishno Devi

trip from Delhi to vaishno DeviVaishno Devi  temple in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most holy places of the Hindus. Every year thousands of devotees flock to this holy place to seek blessings. Details of the trip from Delhi to Vaishno Devi are listed below:

Altitude:
5,200 feet above sea level
Distance from New Delhi: 533 Kms
Best time to visit: All the year round


How to reach Vaishno Devi from Delhi:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Vaishno Devi is at Jammu, which 48 km from Katra. You can catch daily flights from Delhi to Jammu. The air tickets from Delhi to Jammu ranges between Rs. 2500-Rs.3000 (Approx.)

Rail:
The nearest railway station to Vaishno Devi  is Jammu which directly connects Delhi with daily trains.

Train schedule from Delhi to Jammu Tawi (JAT)-

  • Jam Jat Express
    Train No.: 12477
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Wed

  • Hapa Jat Expres
    Train No.: 12475
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Thu

  • Swaraj Express
    Train No.: 12471
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Mon, Tue, Fri & Sat

  • Sarvodaya Exp
    Train No.: 12473
    Departure: 04:13 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 02:45 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 10h 32m
    Running Days: Sun

  • Malwa Express
    Train No.: 12919
    Departure: 04:37 AM (H Nizamuddin)
    Arrival: 04:05 PM (Jammu Tawi)
    Duration: 11h 28m
    Running Days: All Days

Road:
There are large number of Inter State Bus Services from Delhi to Katra. The duration is 14hrs. and the price ranges between Rs. 700-Rs.800 (Approx.)

Jammu to Katra
Reaching Jammu, you need to take a bus to Katra from the main bus stand at Jammu. The buses leave at a regular interval of 10 mins between 5.30 am to 8.30 pm. One can also hire private taxis between Jammu and Katra.

One needs to start with a 13 km long journey, after reaching Katra. One can walk, take a ride on a pony or by a helicopter service which is available from Katra. The 13 hours journey covers the Adhkawari cave, Bhairon temple, Banganga, Chhat, Sanji, Bhawan, and the shrine.


Find below the names of few important hotels in Katra along with their contact details:

  • Hotel Aashirwad
    Main Jammu Katra Road, Near Central Office Shrine Board
    Opposite Fire Station, Katra HO, Katra – 182301
    Call: (01991) 234433, 9419164327

  • Ishan Hotel
    Katra Bus Stand, Near Police Station
    Katra – 182301
    Call: (01991) 232341, 9419185570

  • Hotel Mount View International
    Near HDFC Bank, Jammu Road Katra
    Katra – 182301
    Call: (01991) 233058, 9906905877

  • Hotel Durga Residency
    Railway Raod, Opposite Katra Development Authority
    Katra HO, Katra – 182301
    Call: 9697977777

  • Hotel Mount View International
    Jammu road katra, Katra HO
    Katra – 182301
    Call: 9906905429

  • White Hotels Vaishno Devi
    Near Katra Taxi Toll Bridge, Katra Reasi Road, Katra HO
    Katra – 182301
    Call: (01991) 234634

  • Country Inn & Suites
    Vaishno Devi, Katra, Jammu - Katra Highway
    Katra HO, Katra – 182301
    Call: 9906060551

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    Himanshu from Lucknow 1168 Days ago

    a very nice article, thanks for giving the details about it.

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    Sonu Rajak from Delhi 1169 Days ago

    As i heard that direct train have been started from Delhi to Vaishno. I visited vaishno devi with my entire family.

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