Tranportation in PanchkulaPanchkula is a highly planned city and therefore, each aspect of the city has been developed after lot of deliberation. Same goes for transport in Panchkula. Transportation facilities, is perhaps, one area which closely connects the life of common people and also facilitates them in a big way. Keeping this thought in mind, the transportation facilities in Panchkula have been developed in a multi pronged manner so as to suit the convenience of each kind of commuter.
The bus services in Panchkula are maintained under the aegis of Chandigarh Transport Undertaking. Panchkula is one of the city in the ‘tri-city’ which includes Mohalli and Chandigarh itself.
Bus Service in Panchkula
Therefore, the connectivity between these three points is well developed. Buses to Panchkula can be boarded from Inter State Bus Terminal at Sector 17 of Chandigarh and conversely buses to Chandigarh and Mohalli can also be boarded from Panchkula bus stand at Sector 5.
Apart from this, Haryana Roadways has its separate fleet of buses operating in the city for intra city travels. Bus stops have been built at various points and the whole schedule of which buses halt at that particular bus stop can be found there.
For inter state and intra state travels too, one can find many buses from the bus stand of Panchkula. These buses start at regular intervals and their services are quite efficient.
Another and perhaps the most convenient way of commuting is through a taxi or a cab which picks you up from your doorstep and drops you at your destination comfortably. Various cab service providers are available in Panchkula.
Cabs and Taxis in Panchkula
The fares of cabs and taxis are pre decided and they charge the commuters on per kilometer basis. Every cab service provider has a different slab for charges but it roughly hovers around Rs 10-20 per kilometer, with waiting and night charges extra if applicable.
Following are the cab service providers in Panchkula
Walia Tourist and Taxi ServiceAddress- Near Booth Market, Sector 15C, Panchkula
Contact No- 9041692587
Address- Near Housing Board Chowk, Panchkula
Sharma Tours and Travels
Contact No- 9876334003
Address- House No 184, Devi Nagar, Sector 3, Panchkula
Bhole Shankar Tours and Travels
Contact No- 09915040843
Address- Huda Taxi Stand, Sector 14, Panchkula
Agam Taxi Service
Contact No- 9815491127
Kulwinder Taxi ServiceAddress- Huda Taxi Stand, Near Shopping Centre, Sector 20, Panchkula
Contact No- 9814151608
Arun Taxi ServiceAddress- Ambala- Kalka Road, Panchkula
Contact No- 9812220417
Autorickshaws and Rickshaws in Panchkula
Another mode of transport that one can avail while in Panchkula is that of Autorickshaws. They are readily available throughout the city and can drop you at your destination if it is within 5-8 kms of distance.
Autorickshaws also operate in the city on sharing basis for shorter distances where you can share the ride with other commuters and, hence, reach your detination at a lesser cost.
For short distance travels within one or two kilometers of radius, rickshaws are another easily available mode of transport that one can avail. Rickshaws can cost you anything between Rs 20- Rs 50 depending on the distance you want to travel.
Thus, while in Panchkula one will never face any commuting problems simply because of so many modes of transportation at one’s disposal from which one can choose depending on distance, budget and availability.