Jammu is one of the oldest cities of India and it the winter Capital of State of Jammu and Kashmir.Jammu is well known for many tourist attractions and the most popular among them is Vaishno Devi Shrine Located at Katra.Katra is also an Indian City that comes under the Jammu Division.A Devotee who had to go for a Darshan of Maa Vaishno Devi will have to pass through Jammu because Only Jammu is connected to Katra by Road.
The Total Distance between Jammu (Bus Stand) and Katra (Bus Stand) is 48 kms.To reach katra from Jammu one can avail the Services of State Owned SRTC Buses,Local Buses,Private Taxis.The fares of all these Transportation's mediums differ from time to time,but generally the SRTC buses charge between Rs 35/- to Rs 40/-
Jammu to Katra Bus Fare: Rs 35 to Rs 40 (Fares are subject to changes as and when desired)
Jammu to Katra Taxi fare: Rs 200 Per Person ( Not fixed can be Bargained)
One must have to cross Jammu before reaching Katra,although there is new By pass road at Kunjawani that is nearly 10 Kms from Jammu and take you towards Katra but most yatris preferred to go through Jammu because they want to have a look and feel of this "City of Temples"The oldest and must visited temple in Jammu is "Ragunath Temple" that is Located in "Raghunath Bazaar"
For the Benefit of Yatris we have uploaded a Jammu to Katra Road Map that will help yatris is their Jammu to Katra tour: