How to Reach Pahalgam

Get in

  • By Air- Pahalgam doesn’t have any airport of its own and the nearest airport is Sheikh-ul-Alam airport, also known as Srinagar airport. This airport is around 95 kilometres away from Pahalgam. It takes about 1 hour 50 minutes to reach. Once you reach at the airport, you can hire a taxi or a cab which will take you to the town.
  • By Bus- Pahalgam is well connected to Srinagar and Jammu by buses. The bus service in Pahalgam provides you with luxury and even general coaches of private companies. If you don’t want to travel through state run buses, you can also book a seat for these buses. Roads are the best means to travel through the nearby places to Pahalgam like Panchtarni (40 Kilometres) and Sonamarg (42 kilometres).
  • By Train- Nearby railway station to Pahalgam is situated in Jammu and is known as Jammu Tawi railway station. Trains to major cities are available from this railway station.

Get around

  • By Foot- Pahalgam can be experienced over long walks.
  • By Taxi-Taxis are readily available for hire.
  • By Pony- Ponies are available at officially published rates everywhere; Main market, Laripora, Aru, Baisaran which is also known as mini Switzerland.