How to Reach Ludhiana
Ludhiana city is easily accessible through air, road & rail from the other major Indian cities and states.
Travel from Delhi is best planned ahead by reservation in a Shatabdi train for day travel, which includes the Indian food served onboard. Recently, the Indian railway websites allow E-tickets to be bought using a credit card for use with a photo ID. For more information, see http://www.indianrail.gov.in and see http://www.irctc.co.in for online booking of tickets.
Ludhiana Accessibility :
The Ludhiana District is very well connected in terms of roadways and railways. NH1-Grand Trunk road passes through the city, which connects it to Indian capital city Delhi and to other important cities of Punjab like Jalandhar, Amritsar, Wagha Border etc. NH95 connects the city to Chandigarh in southeast direction and Ferozpur in southwest direction. Other important State highways and major roads also connect the city to various towns of Punjab. Ludhiana lies on the main broad gauge line and is identified as a junction. The city is also well connected by rail network to Delhi and other important cities of Punjab like Jalandhar, Ferozpur and Bathinda.
The nearest operational airport from Ludhiana is one in the state capital Chandigarh, 100 km away & another one in the Holy City Amritsar. The proposal to build an international airport at Ludhiana has been floated recently.
o Raja Sansi Airport at Amritsar (155 Km | 2 hr 30 mins from Ludhiana)
o Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi (322 Km | 5hr from Ludhiana)
The Domestic airports nearby are:
o Airport at Chandigarh (100 Km | 1hr 50 min from Ludhiana)
o Palam (Domestic) Airports New Delhi (322 Km | 5hr from Ludhiana)
There are regular trains for New Delhi and Amritsar from Ludhiana Railway Station. Fast trains connect Ludhiana to Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Puri, Nagpur, Jammu and other cities of India. The important trains include Frontier Mail, Jammu Tawi and Deluxe Express to Mumbai, Shatabdi Express to Delhi, Utkal Express to Puri and Howrah Mail to Calcutta.
Ludhiana is situated on the Amritsar-Delhi Grand Trunk Road. New Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh & other major cities in Punjab are well linked with Ludhiana through road. The city lies about 305 km northwest of Delhi and is 92 km away from Chandigarh. There is vast network of bus services of Punjab, Himachal, Delhi, Pepsu, Chandigarh, U.P., J&K, Rajasthan State Roadways, apart from private operators. Important road links include Delhi, Shimla, Chandigarh, Rishikesh, Kulu, Manali, Dharmshala, Dalhousie, Jammu, Jaipur and Ganganagar.
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