Ludhiana to Katra Trains

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Ludhiana to Katra Train Information

Distance
264 kms
Duration
04h 53m
Trains During Day
21
Trains At Night
26

Online Train Ticket Booking from Ludhiana to Katra

Looking to book Ludhiana to Katra trains? Booking a train ticket from Ludhiana to Katra is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Ludhiana to Katra trains or find the train seat availability from Ludhiana to Katra, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Ludhiana to Katra are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Ludhiana to Katra, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Ludhiana to Katra train.

There are 47 trains running from Ludhiana to Katra covering an approximate distance of 264 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Katra from Ludhiana by train. The first train from Ludhiana to Katra is HEMKUNT EXPRESS (14609), departing at 00:12 from Ludhiana Junction (LDH). JANMABHOOMI EXP (19107) is the fastest among the Ludhiana to Katra Trains. It departs from Jalandhar City Jun (JUC) at 10:10 and arrives at Jammu Tawi (JAT) at 13:40, covering the distance in just 3 hrs 20 mins. The last train from Ludhiana to Katra is SHRI SHAKTI EXP (22461), departing at 23:26 from Ludhiana Junction (LDH). You can get detailed information about Ludhiana to Katra train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Ludhiana to Katra

DURG JAT SF EXP (12549) departs every Wednesday from Ludhiana at 13:33 and arrives at Katra at 18:00, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 27 mins.

KOTA UHP EXP (20985) departs every Thursday from Ludhiana at 05:30 and arrives at Katra at 10:28, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 50 mins.

KYQ SVDK EXP (15655) departs every Tuesday from Ludhiana at 08:16 and arrives at Katra at 12:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 29 mins.

INDB SVDK SPL (09321) departs every Thursday from Ludhiana at 17:10 and arrives at Katra at 21:35, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 20 mins.

GATI SHAKTI SPL (04071) departs every Saturday from Ludhiana at 04:26 and arrives at Katra at 09:25, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 49 mins.

SVDK EXP SPL (04081) departs every Sunday from Ludhiana at 04:26 and arrives at Katra at 09:25, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 49 mins.

SARVODAYA EXP (12473) departs every Sunday from Ludhiana at 10:25 and arrives at Katra at 14:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 20 mins.

JAT HUMSAFAR (12751) departs every Saturday from Ludhiana at 18:25 and arrives at Katra at 23:05, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 40 mins.

GARIB RATH SPL (04655) departs every Saturday from Ludhiana at 09:55 and arrives at Katra at 15:10, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 15 mins.

JAM SVDK EXP (12477) departs every Thursday from Ludhiana at 10:25 and arrives at Katra at 14:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 20 mins.

HUMSAFAR EXP (22317) departs every Tuesday from Ludhiana at 18:20 and arrives at Katra at 23:05, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 45 mins.

AMARNATH EXP (12587) departs every Tuesday from Ludhiana at 07:36 and arrives at Katra at 13:00, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 24 mins.

LOT SVDK EXP SPL (04249) departs every Saturday from Ludhiana at 12:15 and arrives at Katra at 17:46, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 21 mins.

KOTA SVDK EXP (19803) departs every Sunday from Ludhiana at 06:35 and arrives at Katra at 11:55, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 10 mins.

AMARNATH EXP (15653) departs every Friday from Ludhiana at 07:36 and arrives at Katra at 13:00, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 24 mins.

BL JAT AC SPL (09097) departs every Monday from Ludhiana at 02:10 and arrives at Katra at 08:35, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 25 mins.

YNRK JAT EXP (14605) departs every Monday from Ludhiana at 22:50 and arrives at Katra at 03:20, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 30 mins.

GCT SVDK EXP (14611) departs every Saturday from Ludhiana at 05:35 and arrives at Katra at 10:28, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 45 mins.

NDLS UHP SPL (04075) departs every Friday from Ludhiana at 04:26 and arrives at Katra at 09:25, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 49 mins.

JAT VIVEK EXP (19027) departs every Sunday from Ludhiana at 18:25 and arrives at Katra at 23:05, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 40 mins.

JBP UHP SPL (01449) departs every Tuesday from Ludhiana at 12:45 and arrives at Katra at 17:48, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 53 mins.

INDB UHP EXP (22941) departs every Tuesday from Ludhiana at 16:25 and arrives at Katra at 20:48, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 17 mins.

MOUR DHWAJ EXP (12491) departs every Monday from Ludhiana at 07:05 and arrives at Katra at 11:45, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 40 mins.

NDLS SVDK SPL (04671) departs every Tuesday from Ludhiana at 04:26 and arrives at Katra at 09:25, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 49 mins.

DURG UHP SF EXP (20847) departs every Thursday from Ludhiana at 12:45 and arrives at Katra at 17:48, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 53 mins.

JANMABHOOMI EXP (19107) departs every Monday from Ludhiana at 10:10 and arrives at Katra at 13:40, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 20 mins.

ADI SVDK EXP (19415) departs every Monday from Ludhiana at 21:50 and arrives at Katra at 04:20, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 20 mins.

Daily Trains from Ludhiana to Katra

BEGUMPURA EXP (12237) departs daily from Ludhiana at 05:56 and arrives at Katra at 10:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 54 mins.

AII JAT EXPRESS (12413) departs daily from Ludhiana at 02:36 and arrives at Katra at 07:30, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 54 mins.

MALWA EXPRESS (12919) departs daily from Ludhiana at 09:49 and arrives at Katra at 14:15, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 21 mins.

HEMKUNT EXPRESS (14609) departs daily from Ludhiana at 00:12 and arrives at Katra at 04:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 28 mins.

SHRI SHAKTI EXP (22461) departs daily from Ludhiana at 23:26 and arrives at Katra at 03:48, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 14 mins.

JAMMU RAJDHANI (12425) departs daily from Ludhiana at 00:38 and arrives at Katra at 05:00, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 22 mins.

UTTAR S KRANTI (12445) departs daily from Ludhiana at 01:15 and arrives at Katra at 06:00, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 40 mins.

JAMMU MAIL (14033) departs daily from Ludhiana at 01:47 and arrives at Katra at 06:40, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 48 mins.

ADI JAT EXP (19223) departs daily from Ludhiana at 12:45 and arrives at Katra at 18:40, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 55 mins.

Ludhiana to Katra Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Ludhiana to Katra, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Ludhiana to Katra train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Ludhiana to Katra on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹220 to ₹1255. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹220.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Ludhiana to Katra for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹1255
2A₹760
3A₹555
SL₹220

Ludhiana to Katra Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Ludhiana to Katra. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Ludhiana to Katra route. The total time taken by different trains running from Ludhiana to Katra can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Ludhiana is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Katra

India is a country where people are very religious. Many travel far on pilgrimages to thank their gods. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, near the town of Katra, is among India's most famous pilgrimage sites.

Katra is a city within Jammu and Kashmir's union territory and is 42 km from Jammu. Visitors to the shrine must make a stop in Katra, making it a highly-visited place. Approximately 55 lakh people visit the holy Vaishno Devi shrine annually, and Katra city has a well-connected transportation network. The nearest airport is the Jammu Airport, 48 km away.

Most find it convenient to book online train tickets and reach the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Railway Station.

As the city sees significant footfall from its neighbouring state, Punjab, there are several trains from Ludhiana to Katra.

Places To Visit in Katra

Famous for Maa Vaishno Devi shrine, Katra is a memorable destination many travellers visit yearly. Legend has it that one can only visit the shrine only when summoned by the Goddess herself.

In addition to the famed holy shrine, the city has many other attractions, such as.

Nau Devi Temple

Also known as the temple of the nine Goddesses, the Nau Devi Temple is located 10 km from Katra. The cave is surrounded by mountains and rivers flowing at the foothills. While the cave is not very large, it is estimated to be about 200 years old.

Jhajjar Kotli

Located 15 km from Katra Jhajjar Kotli is a popular tourist destination known for its calm surroundings. It is a popular picnic area where one can rejuvenate in the peaceful surroundings.

Shivkhori

Although this spot is 90 km from the holy shrine and 70 km from Katra, it is still worth a visit. This cave is in the shape of lord Shiva's Damru and is home to a 4-foot-long shiv lingam. It is famed for a steady trickle of milky water on the lingam inside the cave. You may have to wait in line as it is a heavily-visited spot.

Mantalai Lake

This lake is located in the Parvati valley and is 61 km from Katra. It is surrounded by lush greenery and snow-covered mountains and is an excellent location to take photos.

Himkoti

A 2.7 km drive from Ardhkuwari, Himkoti offers a panoramic view of the valley. The site has no religious significance; it is a great place to enjoy nature's beauty amidst picturesque views. There is a meditation centre, a garden with food stalls, and an artificial pond.

Bagh-e-Bahu

Bagh-e-Bahu is a 45 km drive from Katra. It includes a beautiful lake and is one of the area's most notable gardens.

Major Railway Stations in Ludhiana to Vaishno Devi Train Journey

The journey from Ludhiana to Katra is approximately 265 km. The following stations are en route:

  • Jalandhar Cantt (JRC)
  • Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)
  • Jammu Tawi (JAT)
  • Udhampur (UHP)
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (SVDK)

Nearest Metro To The Railway Station

Unlike the airport, you don't have to reach the railway station hours early, but you do have to reach there on time. Having a metro is a great way to beat the traffic and catch your train without too much effort.

For Ludhiana

Ludhiana doesn't have a metro, and if you want to reach the railway station on time, you can always rely on a private taxi network. Apart from this, you can always catch a local bus from the nearest bus station.

For Katra

Katra also doesn't have a metro network, but with such a huge footfall, the private taxi and bus service is well-maintained. You can find transportation at any hour of the day.

FAQs

How many trains run from Ludhiana to Katra?
There are 47 trains that run from Ludhiana to Katra route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Ludhiana to Katra.
How can I book a train from Ludhiana to Katra?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Ludhiana to Katra by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Ludhiana to Katra?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Ludhiana to Katra, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Ludhiana to Katra?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Ludhiana?
There are 3 stations in Ludhiana.
How many railway stations are there in Katra?
There are 2 stations in Katra.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Ludhiana to Katra?
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