Jammu Tawi, lying at a distance of about 101 km, is the closest railway station that joins this city with various other cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. Along with these many other major cities are well connected with the Jammu railway station by frequent rail service. Different trains that operate on regular basis are Jammu Rajdhani, Swarak Express, Andaman Express and Himgiri Express to name a few. From the railway station, tourists can hire a pre paid taxi or take a bus to reach the beautiful hill station of Patnitop.
Tourists who are planning to visit the hill station via airways can get down at the closest airport which is located in Jammu. The Jammu air terminal is located at a distance of around 112 km from Patnitop and is connected with different cities with the help of frequent air service. Various service providers are Air India, Jet Konnect, IndiGo and many others. Being well connected, Patnitop can be accessed easily from the airport with the help of buses or taxi services.
Tourists travelling from Pathankot, Srinagar and Jammu can reach Patnitop with the help of frequent bus services that connect these cities. Besides these, cities like Udhampur and Katra are also connected with Patnitop, thanks to the vastly spread network of roads. A large number of privately owned and state run buses help in making the journey comfortable for the tourists. A bus journey can help the tourists in exploring the beauty of the city.