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Railways In Chandigarh

Located in the northern part of India, Chandigarh is surrounded by 3 states and is the capital of Haryana and Punjab. The connectivity of Chandigarh is really good throughout the country through the mode of Indian Railways as it is a really popular destination among people. In spite of the roadways being really good and wide and the view being extremely beautiful, it still cannot compete with the railways in terms of the reliability and even value of money.

The Northern Railways of India serve the Chandigarh Railway Station and is there on the outskirts of the city which is between Chandigarh and Panchkula. There are several trains which connect Chandigarh with Delhi and other places in the country. The two main trains which run between the Delhi-Chandigarh routes are Himalayan Queen Express and Shatabdi Express. Howrah Mail and Inter City Express are two other important trains which pass through the city. To reach the main city, you can easily find a bus from the railway station itself.

Chandigarh is connected to various places via trains and so, is best for two day trips. Shimla and Kasauli are two hill stations which are 70 and 125 kilometres from the main city respectively and are far from the dust and heat of the city. The trains which pass through Chandigarh generally ply between Kalka and Chandigarh which is further connected to Shimla and Kasauli by roadways.

Chandigarh Railway Station Details

Northern Railway serves the Railway Station of Chandigarh, which is in Sector 17 which is around eight kilometers from the city. The railway station of Chandigarh is connected with Delhi as well as other parts of the country. The two important trains which run between the Delhi Chandigarh routes are Himalayan Queen and Shatabdi Express. Intercity and Kalka Howrah Mail are the two other very important trains which run on the route. To reach the main city from the railway station, you can easily find buses which will take you in fair price. You can also hire an auto-rickshaw or a cycle rickshaw to travel locally.

Station Code of Chandigarh Railway Station

Station Code is CDG

Reservation Enquiry at Chandigarh Railway Station

Can be done by call on 132

Distance from Chandigarh Airport

Major Landmark of Chandigarh Railway Station is Chandigarh Airport, which is 7 Kms away from Railway Station.

Amenities and Service at Chandigarh Railway Station

The Chandigarh railway station is equipped with facilities like waiting room, retiring room, computerized reservation office, tourist reception centre,  refreshment room (vegetarian and non vegetarian), tea stall, book stall, G.R.P office and telephone booth. 

Major Trains from Chandigarh

  • Ajmer Chandigarh Garib Rath Express
  • Sampark Kranthi
  • Paschim Express
  • Kalka Mail
  • Himalayan Queen Express
  • Shatabdi Express
  • Kerala S Kranthi
  • Kalka Shatabdi

Chandigarh Railway Enquiry Details

Service Contact No.
Station Superintendent 2654782
Enquiry Manual 139
National Enquiry 2653131, 131, 1333
Enquiry Computerized (Reservation)
Enquiry (Train Arrival-Departure) 2708573
Reservation Office, Sector-17 2708573
Train Booking - Railway Station
Railway Station 2641651
Train Ticket Confirmation 132

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