Transport in KapurthalaKapurthala’s transportation credentials are very impressive and the city is well connected to every other major place in India through extensive road network, rail network and other forms of transportation.
Air Transportation in KapurthalaIt is not possible to reach Kapurthala by air directly as Kapurthala does not have an airport of its own. But the nearest International Airport is in Amritsar which is just 66 kms away from Kapurthala. It is advisable to fly to Amritsar and then carry the journey by road to Kapurthala if one is looking for air transportation.
Road Transport in KapurthalaKapurthala has an impressive road transport. It is easily accessible through impressive road network. Even the bus services of transportation in Kapurthala and services from Kapurthala to nearby cities is very impressive and efficient.
Highways and RoadwaysThe highway and roadway routes leading to Kapurthala have been constructed pretty well. National Highway 1, National Highway 44 and National Highway 71 connect Kapurthala to other major cities of Punjab.
Bus Transportation in KapurthalaTransportation in Kapurthala becomes very easy when one commutes by bus. The inter-city bus transport and bus transport to other parts of district and other cities is comfortable. There are plenty of options and operators to choose from and the fares are also not very high. Options are available to commute within Kapurthala and there is also interstate bus transport that is available. Mahority of the bus transportation is provided by PRTC. In fact, the Kapurthala Bus Stand is owned and operated by the PRTC.
Travel Routes and Bus Fares in KapurthalaThe buses from Kapurthala ply to different places within Punjab as well as places and cities outside Punjab. One can avail the bus services to travel to places like Jalandhar, Phagwara, Banga, Nawanshahr, Ropar, Mohali, Chandigarh, Solan, Simla, Hoshiarpur, Mubarakpur, Kangra, Ludhiana, Barnala, Mansa, Kartarpur, Tarntaran, Amritsar, Dhaliwal, Batala, Sangrur and plenty of other places. There is bus service to religious places like Chintpurni and Jwala Ji.
The fares are not very high and the maximum fare can go up to Rs 200 for places like Solan and Karnal. Delhi can be reached from Kapurthala at an affordable fare of around Rs 222 by PRTC bus.
Kapurthala Bus Stand Contact Details
Address: Amritsar Rd,
Shanti Nagar, Kapurthala,
Rail Transportation in KapurthalaKapurthalais easily accessible through rail network and the local rail network as well as interstate rail network connects the city very well to the other parts. Local trains and express trains run to and from Kapurthala Railway Station.
There are two major express trains that run to Kapurthala. One is the Jammu Tawi Bhatinda Express that runs from Jammu Tawi to Bhatinda and has Kapurthala as a stop. The other one is the Jammu Tawi Ahmedabad Express that runs between Jammu and Ahmedabad and has a stop in Kapurthala.
Train No- 19226
Train Name- JAT BTI EXP
Train No- 19224
Train Name- JAT ADI Express
Apart from this there are regular trains to Pathankot, Firozpur Cant, Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr, Nakodar, Jalandhar etc.
Kapurthala has a robust transport facility and system. Transportation and conveyance by rail, road and air all are very conducive and the it is well connected with all the major cities of India.