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How To Reach Jamnagar
Jamnagar is famous amongst tourists for being the jewel of Kathiawar. It has beautiful islands, beaches, hills, and temples. Majestic palaces, rich natural forests, and amazing bird and marine sanctuary simply make this place one of the top tourist locations in the state. Excited to visit Jamnagar? Wondering how to get here, especially, if you're the first time traveler? Continue to read the article to get familiar with the available options.
The state of Gujarat enjoys the privilege of a hefty rail network that connects its cities with the rest of the country directly and indirectly. For Jamnagar, there are direct trains available from Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kota, Ratlam, and Lucknow. The nearest railway station is Jamnagar Railway Station situated at a distance of 4 km from the city center. The distance between Jamnagar and Mumbai is about 820 km with a travel time of 15 hours. From Delhi, it is about 1200 km with a travel time of about 24 hours. Although it takes time, the journey in trains is very convenient and cheap as well. So check www.irctc.co.in for train details, seat availability, and ticket cost from your city.
Gujarat has the best road network in India. The highways are simply amazing with smooth and well-maintained roads. Traveling by road anywhere in Gujarat is the second most convenient option after trains. Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Udaipur, Rajkot, Delhi, Bhuj have superb connectivity with Jamnagar. The bus stand at Jamnagar is just about 2 km away from the city center. Private bus service providers regularly run AC, non-AC, Volvo, Deluxe, and Sleeper buses from Jamnagar to other cities. The state transport (ST) buses managed by the state government are available frequently as well. Moreover, many people also prefer a self-drive to Jamnagar from neighboring cities such as Rajkot, etc. So visit any ticket booking website for ticket costing and other details.
Jamnagar has its own dedicated airport which is situated 9 km from the city center. Flights offer the fastest mode of transport from Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and other cities of India. Go Air, Spicejet, Indigo, Air India, provide flight services regularly for Jamnagar. To check online for ticket price and availability and book your tickets right away. Once you get down at the Jamnagar airport, hire a cab to reach to the city center or your hotel.
To move around in the city and visit tourist places, there is an excellent local bus service available. It’s cheap and easy to avail of the bus service. Additionally, local auto-rickshaws are the preferred transport for quick hops. However, it is suggested to fix the fare before you get into one. Prices vary by distance but they usually start from INR 7 up to INR 15 within the town. If you want to visit the neighboring tourist spots book a private cab for INR 1000-1500 for a day. Bargain a bit to win the deal.