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How To Reach Ludhiana

Planning A Trip To Ludhiana? Here are some guidelines on how to reach Ludhiana

Ludhiana is a serene Punjabi town that emanates an excellent amalgamation of urban as well as rural cultures within its territory. Forming the industrial hub of Northern India, this city is fondly called the "Manchester of India" by most of the local inhabitants. Ludhiana's industries prepare many of the manufacturing products that are used by people across India and overseas. It does not come as a surprise that many architectural wonders thrive across Ludhiana's extent.


The fastest way to reach Ludhiana includes landing at the airport in Delhi and then catching a connecting flight to the city. Ludhiana Airport provides excellent connectivity to the capital of India. Tourists who prefer railways and roadways can choose to travel through those modes of transport. Let us understand how the transport options to get to impressive Ludhiana fare.

By Air

By Air:  How To Reach Ludhiana
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The prime airport in Ludhiana, Ludhiana Airport lies approximately 14 km away from the central hub of the city. However, to reach Ludhiana Airport, tourists from any part of the country or globe will have first to reach Delhi and then catch a connecting air carrier of the Air India Regional airlines to cover the remaining distance. The airports at neighboring cities like Amritsar and Chandigarh also offer decent connectivity to Ludhiana through airlines such as AirAsia India, SpiceJet, Air India, and Vistara. The Chandigarh International Airport allows Ludhiana to enjoy connectivity to Indian hubs such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, and Srinagar and international centers such as Doha, Kuala Lumpur, and Birmingham. Once at these airports, tourists can reach their destination in one of the local auto rickshaws or taxis.

By Rail

By Rail:  How To Reach Ludhiana
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The Ludhiana Junction Railway Station is situated about 2 km away from the heart of the city of Ludhiana. Several regular or express trains ply in and out of Ludhiana every day. North Indian hubs such as Delhi, Pathankot, Amritsar, Lucknow, and Chandigarh enjoy excellent rail connectivity to the Ludhiana Junction Railway Station. Other railway stations in the vicinity include Dhandari Kalan (DDL), Sanehwal (SNL), Kila Raipur (QRP), Gill (GILL), and Chawapail (CHA). Other Indian metropolitans that have trains regularly plying into Ludhiana include Mumbai, Kolkata, Jammu, and Hyderabad. Tourists can choose to hop onto trains such as Shatabdi Express, Utkal Express, Howrah Mail, Jammu Tawi, or Frontier Mail when making their way into the beautiful city of Ludhiana.

By Road

By Road:  How To Reach Ludhiana
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Prime metropolitans across the whole of Punjab and the map of India reap the benefits of the vast network of state-run and private buses that ply in and out of Ludhiana regularly. The prime routes that help tourists step into the city pass through cities such as Rishikesh, Manali, Delhi, Dharamshala, Chandigarh, Shimla, Jaipur, and Jammu. The famous Grand Trunk Road that connects Delhi to Amritsar also passes through Ludhiana's highways. Neighboring areas such as Chandigarh, Jalandhar, and Amritsar enjoy excellent connectivity to Ludhiana through NH 95. Major transport companies such as PEPSU Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) and Punjab Roadways regularly ply their vehicles to the Ludhiana Bus Stand.

Getting Around

Getting Around:  How To Reach Ludhiana
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The mainstay of Ludhiana's internal transport system is its extensive array of private as well as public bus services. With the Ludhiana Bus Stand as an intermediate stop, bus carriers such as Arora Tour, Sai Travels Volvo, and Sahib Tour And Travels help tourists swiftly cover places within the city. Apart from buses, the hundreds of auto-rickshaws that locomote through Ludhiana's roadways offer an inexpensive and comfortable mode of transport for tourists. Ludhiana has also allowed companies such as TaxiForSure and Ola Cabs to operate within its territory lately. Tourists who prefer to explore the town's tourist destinations while taking charge of their rides themselves can hire a vehicle from one of the local rental stations. Rental companies such as Ludhiana Cabs, Savaari, and Aggarwal Tours even offer chauffeur-driven cars on rent.

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