Amritsar to Chandigarh

#1 Jul 7th, 2018, 07:52
Join Date:
Jul 2018
Location:
Pennsylvania
Posts:
1
  • RT8670 is offline
#1
Hi!

Need to travel from Amritsar to Chandigarh. Sounds like there are not many direct trains and all the best trains require change in Ambala.

Few questions:

1. Best option to travel from Ambala to Chandigarh? Only looking for a train or Taxi.
2. Is Taxi an option? are they good? reliable? Can I book in advance so that they are there waiting when we reach Ambala?
3. Any other options to go from Amritsar to Chandigarh direct?

Thanks in Advance.
RT
#2 Jul 7th, 2018, 08:41
Learning... from others' experiences!
Join Date:
Sep 2011
Location:
India
Posts:
13,374
  • Prakaant is offline
#2
There are buses available (including Volvo) between Amritsar and Chandigarh. You may opt for it
#3 Jul 7th, 2018, 09:03
Join Date:
Oct 2009
Location:
NOTTINGHAM
Posts:
1,608
  • OldandRambling is offline
#3
Train number 12242 is direct from Amritsar to Chandigarh each day, departing 05.15am, and Train 12412 again is daily, and departs Amritsar at 17.30 pm.
These have "chair car" reserved seating.

Not the "best trains" but a fuss free option. Trip time is scheduled at 4-4.5 hours...

Ambala to Chandigarh is about 60km, and I imagine there would be many taxi's available at Ambala... Go to the pre-pay taxi booth at the station, to at least pay a reasonable fare! You should expect to pay some extra as the taxi would expect to return empty from such a far distant place...

Ed.
#4 Jul 7th, 2018, 14:07
Learning... from others' experiences!
Join Date:
Sep 2011
Location:
India
Posts:
13,374
  • Prakaant is offline
#4
On pre paid taxis you will not be required to pay any amount extra. The charges include everything.

Similar Threads

Title, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views Forum
Amritsar-Chandigarh-Shimla-Dharamasala-Amritsar Aug 13th, 2016 10:49 1 635 India Travel Itinerary Advice
Chandigarh to Amritsar Feb 21st, 2011 01:35 2 4342 Punjab
chandigarh to amritsar ??? Jan 7th, 2009 14:30 2 8773 Punjab
Amritsar To Chandigarh Nov 15th, 2004 20:51 2 8187 Indian Railways


Posting Rules

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Forum Rules»
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2
© IndiaMike.com 2018
Page Load Success