Delhi is the most famous metro city of India. When it comes to bus service, the city has three main ISBT (Interstate Bus Terminus).
Buses for various cities depart from these three ISBTs on daily basis. Buses from New Delhi to Jammu is avaialble from
ISBT Kashmiri Gate. You can reach Kashmiri Gate by metro rail. From metro station, ISBT is at walkable distance hence you can easily board the bus from there.
Distance between Delhi and Jammu
Road distance between Delhi and Jammu is around 592 Kms. Both the cities are well connected thru train, bus, taxi and flight. Most of the people prefer overnight rail journey and there are several trains connecting the two cities. In case rail tickets are not avaialble then Bus journey is second prefered choice .
Average fare of an A/C Delhi to Jammu sleeper class bus is Rs 1250/-
The fare of Volvo bus for same route is Rs 1100/- . However bus fare for a non ac sleeper bus is around Rs 700/-
There are many private operators providing the bus service between the two cities.
How to get Bus Tickets
You can book the tickets online / internet. Sevaral online bus service providers are offering the ticken booking online. You can simply book the tickets and select your seats and get the tickets printed. These days Online ticket booking is the easiest way because there is no need of visting the bus station. However incase online tickets are not avaialble because of festive season then one can try getting the tickets from ISBT.
Delhi Jammu Bus Route
While travelling from Delhi, the bus route consists of Panipat, Karnal, Ludhiana, Phagwara, Jalandhar, Pathankot and Kathua. However this is not the only route.
Why to take sleeper bus from Delhi to Jammu : Because of long distance this is recommended to prefer a sleeper bus the journey. You may also want to read the tips for bus journey. Before booking the ticket for sleeper bus, it is advisable
to get the feedback of private bus operator.
If you are planning to go to Vaishno Devi then it is advisable to book the ticket directly for Katra instead of Jammu because getting down at Jammu and taking another bus / car for katra will be an overhead.
For Vaishno Devi trip, IRCTC offers very good packages and there service is really good. Entire details about the package is avaialble on their website. The package includes pick and drop from Banganga, Hotel Stay (with food) and return rail ticket.