The city of Golden Temple, Amritsar, is one of the most frequented tourist destination in North India. Known for hospitality and charity, the Golden Temple receives visitors even more than Taj Mahal. Due to its close proximity to various North Indian cities, Amritsar serves as a popular weekend getaway. With the growing commutation facilities, it has started receiving even more tourists. Below is a short brief on how to reach Amritsar from Delhi.
Travelling via air is the most convenient way to reach anywhere. The nearest airport to Amritsar is Sri Guru Ram Das Jee. There are various Delhi to Amritsar flight which one can board from Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi. A number of airlines like Indigo, Air India, Jet Airways etc operate on a daily basis from Delhi to Amritsar. Due to close proximity between the two cities, it only takes 1.5 hours via airways.
Commutation via railways offer a pocket-friendly alternative against flights. Amritsar Railway Station is the main station in the city. It is well-connected to various other cities like Jammu, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Agra, Chennai, Hyderabad and various others. There are numerous Delhi to Amritsar trains which one take to reach the destination. Some of the trains operating from Delhi to Amritsar are Katihar Amritsar Express, Amritsar Express, and Shane Punjab. Superfast trains also can be taken to reach the place in a short span of time. Some of the superfast trains running from Delhi to Amritsar are Amritsar Shtbdi and Swarna Shtbdi.
Owing to the short distance from Delhi to Amritsar, a large number of tourists opt for roadways commutation. Amritsar is well and Delhi both are well connected to various cities by means of roadways. The Delhi to Amritsar distance by road is 450 Kms. One can commute to the city by means of buses or cars. A number of state buses and private volvo buses like Fouji bus, Pepsu, Golden Temple Volvo Bus, RS Yadav Travels Bus, Arora Tour and Travel Bus, Prince Travels Bus, N D Travels Bus and various others run between Delhi and Amritsar. One can also hire a private cab or take their own vehicle via NH7, NH9, NH44 and NH54.