How to reach Udhampur

how to reach udhampur

Named after Raja Udham Singh, Udhampur in the Udhampur district of Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir is a great city. Surrounded by green forest of Eucalyptus the second largest city of Jammu is located in the hilly areas of the Shiwalik Range of the Himalayas. It is strategically an important place as it serves as the Northern Command headquarters of the Indian Army and also as Indian Air Force’s FBSU or the Forward Base Support Unit.

When travelling by road, Udhampur serves as a transit for the army between Jammu and Srinagar. An important defence base endowed with natural beauty, Udhampur is an interesting place to visit and explore

How to reach Udhampur by Air/Flight

Udhampur does not have an airport and hence there are no regular flights to connect the city with other cities of the country. The closest airport operating civilian flights is Satwari Airport in Jammu. It is located about 72 km from Udhampur but is well connected by road. Jammu Airport has flights to and from most of the major cities with both private and national carriers like Jet Airways, Air India, Vistara, Go Air, Indigo etc operating providing regular services.

How to reach Udhampur by Train

The city has its own railway station that has excellent connectivity with most of the major cities in India. Thus, reaching Udhampur by rain is one of the best ways.

How to reach Udhampur by Road

Jammu is a mere 70km from Udhampur and is connected by National Highway. Udhampur boasts of a commendable bus service operated by Jammu And Kashmir Road Transport Corporation (JKRTC) and private operators.

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National Highway 44 connects Udhampur with many destinations in India. State-run and private buses connect this travel destination with Jammu, Srinagar and many destinations of North India