chandigarh to amritsar Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from chandigarh to amritsar 3 Trains
Distance from chandigarh to amritsar By Train: 248 Km
Fastest Train from chandigarh to amritsar : ASR CDG SUP(12242)
Slowest Train from chandigarh to amritsar : ASR LKU EXP(14616)

Chandigarh to Amritsar Jn Trains

  • intercity express (12411) Chandigarh - Amritsar Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:40
    11:30
    04:50
  • chandigarh amritsar shrungavarpukta (12241) Chandigarh - Amritsar Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 16:50
    21:25
    04:35
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Chandigarh to Amritsar Jn Train Tickets

3 trains are operated by Indian railways between Chandigarh and Amritsar in North India. The trains run along the cities of Jalandhar, S A S Nagar, Beas, and Ludhiana. A clear sky can be expected in Amritsar, where people experience a temperature of 27°C during the day which can drop to 20°C at night. Amritsar was home of Maharishi Valmiki, the writer of Ramayana.

LKU ASR EXP is the slowest train for this route reaching the destination in 05 hours and 55 mins. The fastest of all the trains on this route is CDG ASR SUP, taking 04 hours and 15 mins to cover 248 kms. It is available throughout the week. It departs from Chandigarh at 17:10 and reaches Amritsar Jn at 21:25 on the same day.

For utmost convenience, you can opt for any 2 trains (CDG ASR SUP and Intercity EXP) that run directly between Chandigarh and Amritsar Jn. It is found that most trains pass through the major stations Ludhiana Jn, Jalandhar City and Beas.

Considering suitable start and end time, boarding CDG ASR SUP would be convenient as it reaches Amritsar Jn at 21:25. The earliest train leaving Chandigarh at 07:00 is Intercity EXP while CDG ASR SUP, the last train leaves at 17:10.

When in Amritsar, do find time to visit Jallianwala Bagh, Lahore Gymkhana and Royal Palm Golf & Country Club.Lahore Gymkhana and Royal Palm Golf & Country Club can be visited if time permits, as they are located a little away from Amritsar.

About Chandigarh CDG to Amritsar ASR rail route

The journey from Chandigarh CDG to Amritsar ASR is short and provides good railfanning opportunities. The trip from Chandigarh CDG to Amritsar ASR is just 5 hours long. The train passes through S A S Nagar (SASN), Ludhiana Junction (LDH), Jalandhar City Junction (JUC), and Beas (BEAS) before finally culminating in Amritsar ASR. 


Popular Trains Between Chandigarh CDG and Amritsar ASR


The Intercity Express and Chandigarh Amritsar Shrungavarpukta are the two most popular trains that run on the route between Chandigarh and Amritsar. Both the trains operate on all seven days of the week. The Intercity Express departs from Chandigarh CDG at 7:00 AM and arrives at Amritsar ASR at 11:30 AM. The train passes through junctions like Ludhiana LDH and Jalandhar JUC. The train covers a distance of 250 km in 4 hours and 30 minutes. The Chandigarh Amritsar Shrungavarpukta leaves Chandigarh CDG at 5:10 PM and arrives at Amritsar ASR at 9:25 PM. It passes through stations such as Ludhiana LDH, S A S Nagar SASN, and Beas (BEAS) before reaching Amritsar ASR. The train takes 4 hours and 15 minutes to cover a distance of 248 km. 


Average fare for Chandigarh CDG to Amritsar ASR Train Tickets


  • For Intercity Express, the average ticket fare for the Unreserved General Class is Rs.103, 2nd Sitting is Rs.120, and AC Chair is Rs.435. 
  • For Chandigarh Amritsar Shrungavarpukta, the average ticket fare for the Unreserved General Class is Rs.103, 2nd Sitting is Rs.120, and AC Chair is Rs.435
  • Discounts and concessions for children and senior citizens are available.

Popular hotels near Amritsar ASR railway station


There are plenty of hotels near Amritsar ASR railway station. Hotels like FabHotel Aay Kay Model Town, Hotel Le Golden, Hotel Hong Kong Inn, and Hotel Akaal Residency are some of the budget hotels near Amritsar ASR. These hotels provide services like free Wi-Fi and free parking. Luxury hotels like Hyatt Amritsar, Hotel Sawera Grand, Radisson Blu Hotel, HK Clarks Inn, Ramada Amritsar, Hotel Puri Palace, and Hotel Sarovar Regency provide you swimming pools, free Wi-Fi, parking, and complimentary breakfast throughout your stay. You can also choose accomodation from a list of best hotels in Amritsar based on different categories ranging like 5 star hotels in Amritsar, 4 star hotels in Amritsar, 3 star hotels in Amritsar, budget hotels in Amritsar, cheap hotels in Amritsar and resorts for your perusal.  


Popular Attractions near Amritsar ASR railway station


Some of the popular attractions to visit while in Amritsar include Jallianwala Bagh, The Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Khalsa College, Durgiana Temple, Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary, Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and the Partition Museum. 


FAQs: 


Q.1 - Which is the fastest train on this route?

Ans: - The Chandigarh Amritsar Shrungavarpukta is the fastest train along this route. The train covers a distance of 248 km in approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes. 


Q.2 - Which train takes the longest time to reach Amritsar ASR from Chandigarh CDG?

Ans: - The Intercity Express takes the longest time to reach Amritsar ASR from Chandigarh CDG. The train takes 4 hours and 30 minutes to cover a distance of 250 km. 


Q.3 - How do I cancel a Chandigarh CDG to Amritsar ASR train reservation?

Ans: - To cancel a Chandigarh CDG to Amritsar ASR train reservation, you need to first login to the IRCTC page. Then, click on the ‘Counter Ticket Cancellation’ link at the top right corner.


Q.4 - How many trains ply between Chandigarh CDG and Amritsar ASR?

Ans: - There are currently four trains plying between Chandigarh CDG and Amritsar ASR.


Q.5 - Which are the other key stations on this route?

Ans: - S A S Nagar (SASN), Ludhiana (LDH), Jalandhar City Junction (JUC), and Beas (BEAS) are other key stations on this route.


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