Pahalgam is around 297 km from Jammu. It is one of the getaways in Kashmir valley. The very famous Amarnath Yatra starts from here. For trekkers, it is a paradise while for nature lovers, it is nothing less than heaven.
Reaching Pahalgam by Air
The closest airport is Srinagar which have air connectivity to other metro cities of India. Regular flights from New Delhi, Jammu, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai are available. Almost all major carriers ply on this route. You can hire a cab from Srinagar airport to Pahalgam.
Reaching Pahalgam by Train
There is no direct train to Pahalgam. The closest railway station to Pahalgam is Jammu. You can take cab or taxi from Jammu Railway station that can take you to Pahalgam via Srinagar. Almost all major cities are connected to Jammu through express trains. The drive between Pahalgam and Jammu will be long, hence it will be advisable if Srinagar can be considered for taking a halt.
Reaching Pahalgam by Bus
Regular bus services are available from Srinagar and Anantnag to Pahalgam. There are varieties of buses plying on the route- from state run buses to luxurious coaches, which are very comfortable but time taking.
If you are running short of time, it is advisable to hire a private cab from Srinagar airport and reach Pahalgam in shortest time, in just 150 minutes.