Roadways in Ambala
National Highways in AmbalaThe city of Ambala, being an important district in the state of Haryana, has two national highways passing through it. These are:
National Highway 22National Highway 22 or NH 22 runs through Chandigarh from Ambala and Himachal Pradesh to an area known as Khab on the India China border. This also called as the ‘Hindustan Tibet’ Road. National Highway 22 stretches up to 459 kms.
NH 22 starts from Ambala in northern Haryana and runs through the outskirts of Chandigarh towards Zirakpur. Finally, it enters the Chinese territory through the Shipki La Pass. The NH22 was constructed in the year 1850 and 1851 starting from Kalka and its first part was up to the city of Shimla.
National Highway 72National Highway 72 or NH 72 is another major national highway that links Ambala, Haryana to Haridwar, Uttarakhand by way of Nahan, Paonta Sahib and Dehradun.
Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC)Haryana Road Transport Corporation or HRTC is the unit of public transport of the Government of Haryana. It is the major transport service provider in the state as well as the city of Ambala. It has a convoy of approximately 3400 buses that are being operated at 21 bus depots. Each depot is lead by a General Manager. There are also 17 sub depots working under the concerned depots. At present, Haryana Roadways is making the people of Ambala available with the fleet of buses to almost all important neighboring cities of Ambala including the state capital Chandigarh, New Delhi, Amritsar, Karnal, Panipat, Hisar, Shimla, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Zirakpur, Shahbad, Dera Bassi and many more.
Bus Stand in AmbalaDistrict Ambala has two major bus stands. One is the Ambala City Bus Stand and the other is Ambala Cantt Bus Stand. Majorly, a large number of buses operate from the Ambala Cantt Bus Stand. It is situated just on the National Highway opposite Ambala Cantt Railway Station. It is a very well connected inter-state bus terminus from where you can get buses to almost all parts of North India. All sorts of AC, luxury, video coach buses run from here.
So, with such information, you can be sure that traveling from the city of Ambala would not be an issue anytime.