DestinationJammu is the largest city in the Jammu Division and the winter capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir in India. It is situated on the banks of the Tawi River. It is administered by a municipal corporation.
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Population: 576,198 (2011)
How to Reach Jammu by Air
You can reach Jammu by flight, Satwari Airport, Jammu, is served by major airlines of India. It offers regular flight service from places like Delhi, Srinagar, Leh and Mumbai. The airport is located in the heart of Jammu and can be reached by any means of public transport. Passengers can hire a taxi from the airport to travel across the city.
How to Reach Jammu by Road
Jammu has a good network of roadways. NH1 passes through Jammu and connects it to India’s most pictorial destination, Kashmir. Jammu is also served regularly by state and private buses from places like Amritsar, Delhi, Manali, Ludhiana and Shimla. Local cabs are available outside bus terminus for convenience of passengers.
How to Reach Jammu by Rail
The Jammu-Tawi Station is well-connected to all the major cities in the country such as Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai and more. Jammu Tawi, a prominent railway junction, is located within Jammu city. Several local cabs and tourist vehicles are available outside the station, which can be availed to travel within the city.
Best Time to Visit Jammu
The months from June to August receive sufficient rainfall. This is not the best season to visit Jammu. The autumn season post monsoon is the best time to visit Jammu, as it is the flowering season and is characterised by pleasant climate.
Emergency Phone Numbers
Jammu Airport Contact Number:
Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation
Jammu Tawi Railway Station
Railway Enquiry 131, 132, +91-191- 2476407
Tourist Reception Centre Jammu (TRC)
+91-191-2548172 / 2520432
Divisional Commissioner Office Jammu
+91-191-2544665 / 2544045
Foreigners Registration Office Jammu
Jammu Hospitals Contact Numbers
S.M.G.S Hospital, Shalamar Road Jammu: +91 – 191 – 2547637
Govt. Medical College Bakshi Nagar, Jammu: +91 – 191 – 2549621 / 2549625
Ambulances: +91 – 191 – 2584225 / 2575364
Ambulances (Red Cross) +91 – 191 – 2543739
Jammu Police Helpline Number
Police Control Room – 100
Jammu Railway Station +91-191-2472870
Control Room 101,132, +91-191- 2476407