Delhi to Amritsar Trains

People flock from Delhi to Amritsar for travel, education and tour purpose. There are about 5 weekly trains that run between Delhi to Amritsar. These weekly trains take about 10 hours to reach from Delhi to Amritsar. There are many different trains that run Delhi to Amritsar which includes the Amritsar Express. The Amritsar Express train no.11057 is the first train that departs from Delhi at around 4:30 am in the morning. The major stations through which this train passes includes New Delhi, Adarsh Nagar, Amritsar Junction and Verka Junction. It also covers other major cities and parts of the state. Traveling by trains is the best way to reach out to Amritsar. It is much cheaper than airways. The total distance covered is 448km. It take 6-7 hours to reach Amritsar from Delhi.
Fastest train running
There are about 27 trains that run between Delhi and Amritsar. These 27 trains also include some outbound trains that halt at Delhi for a major span of time. Fastest train is the New Delhi- Amritsar Shatabdi Express and the New Delhi-Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi Express. It takes about 6 hours and 25 minutes to reach the destination. The other fast train is the Saharsa Amritsar Garib Rath which takes about 6 hours and 55 mins to reach Amritsar from Delhi.
Slowest running train
There are a lot of other outbound trains like the Amritsar Express, Nagpur-Amritsar Express, Mumbai CST- Amritsar train that takes around 10-12 hours to reach Amritsar from Delhi. This is the total number of stops that fall between the two locations.
Upcoming Enhancements
The Government of India has announced to operate Spanish Talgo trains to run between Delhi to Amritsar,
During winters and rainy seasons, a lot of trains are cancelled due to snow, fog and heavy rains. Many people opt for other modes of transport for convenience and faster travel.
Amritsar was historically known as Ramdaspur. This city played a very important role because of its vicinity to both India and Pakistan. Before pre-partition and Independence people used roadways and trains to travel to travel to Amritsar from Delhi. Amritsar would be a key junction for people traveling between Delhi and Lahore (Pakistan). The Jallianwalla Baug massacre is known to all.
Travel time for various modes of transport
Tourists travel between Delhi to Amritsar via railways, roadways and airways. The fastest mode of transport to reach Delhi from Amritsar is airways followed by trains which are more affordable.
Other modes of transport
Roadways: The total distance to cover for roadways is 452 kilometres. It will take about 9-10 hours to reach Amritsar from Delhi. There are direct buses available, however you can take the fauji bus from New Delhi.
Airways: This is the fastest means to reach Amritsar. The total distance covered is 399 kilometres. It takes about 1 hour to reach Amritsar.
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