New Delhi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Train Tickets
16 trains are operated by Indian railways between New Delhi and Katra in North India. The journey includes travel through the states of Haryana, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and more. Katra is in Uttar Pradesh which is known for its spiritual affinity to Ganga. The temperature can go to as high as 23°C in Katra during the day with an expectation of a clear sky.
The fastest of all the trains on this route is Shri Shakti EXP, taking 11 hours and 40 mins to cover 655 kms. Train availability will not be a problem as it operates everyday. The train leaves at 17:30 from New Delhi and reaches Shri Mata Vaishno Devi at 05:10 on the next day. Navyug EXP takes the most time to reach Katra, covering a distance of 671 kms in 15 hours and 45 mins.
If you are avoiding pantry and not carrying food you may like to board Shri Shakti EXP which halts at Ambala Cant Jn (12 mins) and at Ludhiana Jn (10 mins), where you can have your dinner. Considering the duration of the journey, boarding Shri Shakti EXP from New Delhi would be convenient as it departs at 17:30. Sarvodaya EXP is the earliest train for this route leaving New Delhi at 04:50 while the last train is Andaman Express that leaves New Delhi at 23:35.
Of all the trains, 2 trains run directly between New Delhi and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi - Shri Shakti EXP and Anvt Svdk SPL. Pathankot Cantt, Ludhiana Jn and Ambala Cant Jn are major stations in this route and most trains pass through them.