5 Best Places You Can Reach from Delhi with Shatabdi Express
Fotoplane Writer

Shatabdi Express. Period. The first word that pops in our mind is speed, as soon as we hear the name of this train. Bhopal Shatabdi is the fastest and runs at a peak speed of 155 mph or 96 mph. Usually, the average speed is around 130 kmph. 

Shatabdi express connects metro cities and is day trains that come back to their station of origin the same day. 

We have the list of 10 best tourist destinations that you can reach if you take Shatabdi from New Delhi.

1. Kalka

Photo by dinachka09

Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district and is the gateway to a hell lot of wonderful places in Himachal Pradesh. The name of Kalka is derived from goddess Kali. The town lies in the foothills of Himalayas and is the last station that one can reach on this route. Delhi- Kalka Shatabdi covers of the distance of 303 kilometers in approx 4 hours. Best places that can be reached from Kalka are Kasauli, Anandpur Sahib, Shoghi, Shimla, Mashobra, 

2. Kathgodam

Photo by pramodpanwar48

Kathgodam is a town in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Similar to Kalka, Kathgodam is also the last station on its route and lies in the foothills of Himalayas. It is a gateway to lots of beautiful destination in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Delhi- Kathgodam Shatabdi covers of the distance of 271 kilometers in approx 5 hours 30 minutes. Best places that can be reached from here are Nainital, Sattal, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar and Almora.


Must read: 15 Best Tips to Plan Your Travel Efficiently

3. Amritsar

Photo by beats of freedom


Amritsar is a city in Punjab and lies close to the border of India-Pakistan. Delhi- Amritsar Shatabdi covers of the distance of 448 kilometers in approx 6 hours. There are lots of places to visit in Amritsar like Golden Temple, Jalianwala Bagh, and Wagha Border. 

4. Dehradun

Photo by himalayan_yayavar

Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand and is well known for Indian Military Academy and Doon School. is in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas nestled between the river Ganges on the east and the river Yamuna on the west. Delhi- Dehradun Shatabdi covers of the distance of 315 kilometers in approx 5 hours 45 minutes. Best places that can be reached from Dehradun are Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, Chamba, and New Tehri.

5. Lucknow

Average journey time is 6 hours 30 minutes and distance it covers is 513 km. Places to visit in Lucknow include Bada Imambara, Hazratganj, British Residency, and Rumi Darwaza.

So don’t waste time thinking about where to go. Just book any of these Shatabdi express tickets and board the train and find amazing places near the destination station. HAPPY TRAVELING