Punjab Location and Getting There
Punjab – How to Reach Planning to Visit Punjab? Find the various ways to travel to Punjab by Road, Cars, Trains, Indian Railways, Flights, Airlines and Airports in Punjab.
Location of Punjab
Punjab is located in the northwest of India and shares borders with Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast and Rajasthan to the southwest and Pakistani province of Punjab to the west. It is also bounded to the north by Jammu and Kashmir. Major cities of Punjab include Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Patiala, Jalandhar, Firozpur, Bathinda and Mohali.
How to reach Punjab
By Air (Flights): Delhi is the major international airport if you are coming from abroad, it takes only a few hours drive or by Train from Delhi to reach various cities in Punjab. Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport is in Amritsar, the other major airports in Punjab are at: Ludhiana, Patiala, Pathankot, Mohali, Chandigarh.
Domestic flights like Indian Airlines, Kingfisher Red and JetLite and international flights like Turkmenistan Airlines, Uzbekistan Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines and Air India connect Punjab with various parts of India and abroad.
By Train: All the major and smaller cities of Punjab are connected through railways. Amritsar is the largest railway station having trains connecting to all major cities. Punjab Railways have major railheads at Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Ferozepur, Jalandhar and Pathankot.
By Road: All the cities and towns of Punjab are connected with roads, National Highways and State Highways. The Grand Trunk Road also called as NH1 connect Kolkata to Peshawar passing through Jalandhar and Amritsar. Another major National Highway connects Punjab to Jammu passing through Hoshiarpur and Pathankot. The state road conditions of Punjab are the finest in India.
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