Planning a Trip
By share taxi Patnitop is well connected to Jammu city and Srinagar by national highway and can be reached by a local bus or taxi. Share taxis are available from Ghantaghar near Lal Chowk in Old Srinagar. One-way fare from Srinagar to Patnitop is ₹150 (March 2008) and the journey is completed in 5-6 hours. The journey from Jammu takes approximately 2-3 hours and costs ₹100 per person in a shared Sumo. By train The nearest rail station to Patnitop is Udhampur, which has two trains per day that arrive from New Delhi. The best train is the 2446 Sampark Kranti Express that starts from New Delhi and reaches Udhampur at 8 am. From Udhampur, you can take a bus to Patnitop, which reaches there in an hour. Udhampur is connected to a small station called Chakki bank which is very close to Pathankot station. Pathankot is directly connected to New Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta.