Ludhiana Airport is the main airport serving the city. However, it has flights only to Delhi, via Air India Regional. Hence, the tourists bound to Ludhiana, have to reach here through a connecting flight from Delhi. The other nearest airports are at Chandigarh and Amritsar, from where you reach Ludhiana by a bus, train or taxi.
Chandigarh International Airport has domestic flights to and from across various cities in India, such as Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Srinagar, Chennai, etc. It is served by many airlines including AirAsia India, Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara.
The airport at Amritsar is an international airport and has flights not only from cities across India, but also from international cities such as Dubai, Birmingham, Kuala Lumpur, Doha, Ashgabat and Tashkent, via international airlines like Malindo Air, Qatar Airways, Turkmenistan Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, etc.
Nearest Airport: Sahnewal Airport at Ludhiana is located at a distance of 5 km from the city. Chandigarh International Airport and Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport at Amritsar, lie at 112.6 km and 155.4 km respectively, from Ludhiana.
Safety Suggestion: The state of Punjab experiences heavy fog during the winter season, which can cause delays in flight schedules due to bad weather.
Ludhiana is well-connected to various cities in the state and across India, by both public and private buses. Important routes include Delhi, Chandigarh, Rishikesh, Kulu, Manali, Dharamshala, Shimla, Dalhousie, Jammu, Jaipur, etc. Amritsar-Delhi section of the Grand Trunk Road passes through Ludhiana. Several important destinations in Punjab, such as Amritsar, Jalandhar and Chandigarh, are connected to the city and the road network is excellent. NH95 connects Ludhiana to Ferozepur and Chandigarh. Punjab Roadways and PEPSU Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) are the major public transport organisations. Private organisations include Sai Travels Volvo bus service, Arora Tour and Travels, Sahib Tour And Travels and many more.
Journey Suggestion: The highways that lead to Ludhiana are in good condition. However, once you reach the city, it is advisable to drive carefully as some stretches have potholes.
Ludhiana Railway Station has frequent trains to several cities across the country. Many express trains and regular trains ply to this station to cities like Jammu, Kolkata, Mumbai, etc. Some of the trains that serve this station are Frontier Mail, Jammu Tawi, Utkal Express, Shatabdi Express and Howrah Mail.
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