Jamnagar is connected by motorable roads with Ahmedabad 304 Km., Dwarka 148 Km., Mumbai 782 Km., Palitana 246 Km., Rajkot 89 Km. And Somnath 257 Km.

Jamnagar is a station on the Western Railway line directly connected with Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Hapa Junction (9 Km.) from Jamnagar is another convenient railhead on the broad gauge line, linking it with major cities in the country. Direct trains to Rajkot from Coimbatore, Trivandrum, Hyderabad, Cochin & Bhopal via Ahmedabad.     
Rail Schedule

Indian Airlines service connects Jamnagar with Bombay and Bhuj.
Flight Schedule

There is no minibus service to the airport, which is a long way out. Auto-rickshaw drivers demand at least Rs.100. A rickshaw from the bus stand to the bedi gate area costs about Rs.15 from Teen Batti Chowk to the new train station, about 4km north of the city centre,expect to pay about Rs.30


Khambhalia Gate

firefox Jamnagar, or the city of Jams was built by the Jadeja Rajputs, as their capital in 1540 and the city was among one of the important princely states of saurashtra. This city was built around the small Ranmal Lake and in the centre of the Lake is a small palace.

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Ranmal Lake

Ranmal (Lakhota) lake In the centre of old Jamnagar, on an island, are located two magnificient old structures, the Lakhota Fort, in middle of the Lake and Bhujia Kotha just near by to the Lake. Lakhota Fort is Jamnagar's Museum and its terraces display a fine collection of sculpture that spans from a period of the 9th Century to the 18th Century. The Bhujia Kotha is Jamnagar's arsenal. One of its most interesting sights is an old well, the water of which can be drawn by blowing into a small hole in the floor.


Three foundation stone were laid; one can see one of them in “Dilawar” cycle shop near Wellington Circle (Darbar Garh). Second one can be seen in Mr. P. H. Sheth’s home near Ram Hotel (Darbar Garh). Third foundation stone’s location is not known. Although Jam Rawal named this city as Nawanagar, even till 1800 AD City’s business man referred this city as its old name or “Nagni” hence it can be concluded that there was a flourishing city when Jam Rawal took over crown of Jamnagar. Jamnagar city is oldest city in Saurashtra, it was aptly named “Jamnagar” from “Nawanagar” from rulers of the city.