The City of Kapurthala is well connected with the main transport routes of the Punjab
and Northern India. It is situated 19 km away toward South-West of its closest neighbouring
city of Jalandhar, a main road and railway junction of the Punjab region. Nearest
international Airport is approximately 66 Kilometers away at Amritsar.
Nearest International Airport to Kapurthala is Amritsar
1. Flights to Amritsar
The airport at Amritsar named ‘Raja Sansi International Airport’ offers excellent
service. The airport is well connected by other parts of the Country by regular flights.
The Raja Sansi International airport at Amritsar is located about 11km from the city
centre. Several airlines operate flights from abroad, including Singapore as well
as London and Birmingham and Toronto. The airport now handles as many as forty-eight
flights every week up from the occasional, intermittent ones some years ago. British
airways, Malaysia airlines, Phuket airlines, Singapore airlines, Tajakistan airlines,
Uzbek airways and air-India are also lining up to fly here.
There are several flights to Amritsar that operate from various destinations. There
are four main airlines namely Turkmenistan Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, Jet Airways
and Air India that operate between different cities of United Kingdom and Amritsar.
Some of the major cities like London, Toronto, Singapore and Birmingham can be reached
very easily from Amritsar. Air India operates non stop flights from Amritsar to Birmingham.
The flights of Uzbekistan Airlines connect Amritsar to London and Birmingham via
Tashkent. Turkmenistan Airlines provides its passengers flights to Amritsar both
from London and Birmingham via Ashgabat. After reaching Amritsar one can easily reach
Kapurthala by Bus or taxis in about one and half hour.
Popular Indian cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi and Bangalore are directly
connected to Amritsar through air.Jet Airways flight number 9W-3322and 9W-912 operates
between Amritsar and Kolkata. Jet Airways flight number 9W-3322 and 9W-824 fly between
the destinations Amritsar and Chennai. Jet Airways flight number 9W-3322 and 9W-804
connect Amritsar with the garden city of Bangalore. There are frequent flights to
Delhi, the capital city of India from Amritsar.
Kapurthala falls on the Jalandhar-Ferozpur road and there is a vast network of bus
services. Both Public and Private bus operators are there. Important destinations
include Delhi, Shimla, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Amritsar.
Kapurthala falls on Jalandhar-Firozpur Railway line. It has low frequency of trains
from major cities. Jalandhar,19 Kms. away, is falls on Main Railway line of Jammu-New
Delhi and Amritsar-New Delhi and connected to all major cities of India through trains.
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