If you want to enjoy rail journey, The distance between both the cities is 1950 Kms. There are 2 trains one is Swaraj Express which takes approx 31 Hrs & second is Vivek Express which takes approx 38 Hrs. Both the trains originate from Mumbai only. You can also board train Jhelum Express which originates from Pune which is approx 149 kms from Mumbai.
If you want to visit Jammu & Kashmir via road, it will be very hectic because there is no direct bus from Mumbai to Jammu. First you need to take the bus from Mumbai to Delhi which will take approx 33 Hrs then from Delhi to Jammu which will take approx 12 Hrs.
There are three airports from where you can plan for the Kashmir trip, one is Srinagar most feasible one, second is Jammu and the third is Leh.
Distance between Jammu to Srinagar by road is 266.7 Kms and from leh to srinagar is 421.4 Kms, you can start your trip from Sonmarg which is 342 Kms from Leh. The flight will take 7 to 8 Hrs. There are many connecting flights from mumbai to Srinagar via Delhi like Indigo, Go Air, Air asia. It will take around 9 to 10 Hrs. The approximately airfare of the flight would be Rs. 5000/- per person.
Heavy tourists are attracted for activities towards Jammu & Kashmir, but Leh, Ladakh is closed during winters due to heavy snowfall. Along with Kashmir tour packages from Mumbai, we also have special arrangements of Kashmir tour packages from Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad.
How to reach Jammu & Kashmir from Mumbai?
BY FLIGHT: Four airline’s come to Srinagar i.e. Indigo, Jet Airways ,Go Air, Spice Jet . These flights are direct and take 3 hours minimum to reach. Some flights have one stop in New Delhi.
BY TRAIN : There is also option to come by train. There are two trains operate from Mumbai one is Swaraj Express second is Vivek express. Swaraj Express operates four days in a week i.e. Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Vivek express operate only 01 day i.e. Friday. but train drops you at Jammu Tawi Railway the distance is 1480 kms & take approx 27 hours to reach Jammu and than you choose taxi for further journey.
BY ROAD : There is no bus service or operator from Mumbai to Jammu Kashmir. You take bus from Mumbai to Delhi ISBT & than take another Bus from ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi to Jammu Bus stand the approx distance is 600 kms & it will take 11 hours approx to reach Jammu by road. In Jammu there are various option to reach Kashmir you take local sharing Cabs, local bus service and individual cabs. Bus service operates in the night only. You can take Volvo buses as well as local buses from Jammu Bus stand & rest services like individual taxi & sharing cabs you take from exit point of Railway station, Jammu Bus stand & Gumat chowk they operates whole day. The distance between Jammu to Kashmir is approx 300 Kms & it will take 8 to 10 hours to reach Kashmir.