Public Transport in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is the first planned city of post-independent India. The city is known for its organized structure, well planned & clean roads, excellent landscapes and magnificent architectural excellence as well as innovatively created monuments. Chandigarh is not only visited by hundreds of people from the surrounding areas and from distant parts of India but considerable amount of local people travel in different parts of Chandigarh to accomplish various types of works.

Chandigarh Transport Undertaking

The population of Chandigarh is increasing and the city has different means of transport including bus, auto rickshaws, cars, cycle rickshaws, taxi, and private cars to get around within the city and surrounding areas. Trains and airway are the two important means of transport to reach the surrounding places as well as to other places of India.

Buses in Chandigarh:

Local Bus Services in Chandigarh as well as its satellite towns like Panchkula and Mohali are under the supervision of the Chandigarh Transport Undertaking. Chandigarh has two bus terminals located at Sector 17 and Sector 43. The bus services are frequent and it starts from 6:00 AM and runs till 10:00 PM. Bus journey is very economical especially the government buses. There are air-conditioned mini buses that run on the important routes like ISBT no. 17 and 43, IT Park, Railway Station, and PGI etc.

Double Decker Bus from Chandigarh Tourism

Chandigarh Tourism is given special boost with the arrangement of double-decker buses that take visitors on a city tour. The various spots covered by these buses are the Secretariat, the Punjab University, Sukhna Lake and others. The journey starts from Hotel Shivalik View located at Sector 17 Bus Terminal.  The passengers can buy tickets for a day and ride such buses as many times they want to thereby getting the flexibility of spending enough time at every spot.

Taxi Services in Chandigarh:

Chandigarh does not have many facilities of local taxi services within the city. Private Taxi Operators can be booked from various taxi stands of every sector. Fully air-conditioned taxi services are also available in Chandigarh. These taxis ply within the city as well as the satellite towns of Chandigarh-Mohali and Panchkula. These cabs can be found at Railway Station as well as at Chandigarh Airport.  Passengers can book these cabs over phone and they come to the doorstep of the passengers to pick them up.

Taxis lined at one of the Taxi stands in Chandigarh

Passengers can lodge any complaint about the taxi services with State Transport Authority. For the first KM only meter down charges are taken and for subsequent distances Rs 15 per kilometer is charged. Passengers can book taxis by calling 0172-4141414.

Auto-Rickshaws in Chandigarh:

Chandigarh is the first in the country to have Radio Auto Service. These autos are pink in color and charge Rs. 10 for first 1 km and then for subsequent kilometers the charge is Rs 8 per kilometer. This service is named as Tuk-Tuk and is available 24x7. Passengers can call on 0712-4343434 to book these auto rickshaws. Auto rickshaws are also available in the commercial sector of every sector of Chandigarh.

Cycle and Rickshaws in Chandigarh:

The pedaled cycle rickshaws are also quite popular in Chandigarh. This mode of conveyance is good for short distances. These can be easily found on different parts of the city.

Bicycles are available on rent for touring around the city. Visitors can use cycle path to visit various places like Leisure Valley, Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, Capitol Complex, and various other gardens.


Read about Chandigarh Metro, here.

Transporters In Chandigarh:

Here we bring you a list of Transporters in Chandigarh for your convenience. Choose the best one for yourself:

Chirag Cargo Carrier
Address-

Shop No 23,
1st Floor,
Village Pabhat,
Chandigarh-Ambala Highway
Zira, Zirakpur
HO-Zirakpur
Chandigarh-140603
Phone- 0172-4982343

KRL Transport Pvt. Ltd.
Address-

Krishna Roadlines,
Plot No-45,
1st Floor
New Timber Market, S
ector 26
Chandigarh
Phone- 0172-4982344

Sagar Transport Service
Address-

Plot No 33 
New Timber Market
Sector 26 ,
Chandigarh -160026
Phone-9876207587

Meritorious Relocation Service
Address-

Cabin no 1,
Arihant Bhavan,
Near Motia Homes
Opp. Big Bazar, Zirakpur
HO- Chandigarh
Phone- 0172-4985498

Dhaliwal Packer & Movers
Address-

Plot no-33,
Sector 26 ,
New Timber Market
Chandigarh-160019
Phone-0172-4985019

Haryana Punjab Roadlines
Address-

Plot No-4,
Transport Area,
Sector 26
Chandigarh-160026
Phone – 0172-4985763

JNC Goods Carrier
Address-
Plot No D-10,
Industrial Areas,
Phase 3
Mohali,
Chandigarh-160062
Phone - 0172-4983005

Ankur Logistics
Address-

HP Gas Godown Road,
Near Railway Station Chandigarh,
Dariya,
Opp. ACC Cement Godown
Chandigarh-160101
Phone -0172-4985147

Mohali Golden Transport Co.
Address-

Plot No 5,
Phase-1
Kamla Market,
Mohali SAS Nagar
Mohali,
Chandigarh-160062
Phone-0172-4983782

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    Deepti from Dehradun 1539 Days ago

    i want to know that how much time it will take to reach chandigarh from dehradun by train?

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    Chandigarhonline.in Expertfrom 1510 Days ago

    Hi Deepti, It can take anywhere between 6-8 hours depending on the train you prefer.

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