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Transport in Shupiyan

Shupiyan being the district Headquarters has a very good roadway transport system which connects the town with its neighboring localities within and outside Shopian district. Though no highways run through the city it holds the pride of historic Mughal road running through its grounds. The city is also strong in its local transportation system which facilitate its tourist and travelers to reach in and out of the city.

Roadways in Shupiyan

The famous and ancient Mughal road runs through Shupiyan town which was once used to connect Lahore with Kashmir. Currently the road runs from Shopian district passing through Shupiyan town to Poonch district in the India Pakistan Line of Control and it is 84 km in length at present and it was laid in 2005 and it was given a name “Mughal road” by then state Chief Minister Sheikh Abdullah. The Mughal road runs through Bagander Mohallah, District police line and Naikoo Mohalla localities of Shupiyan town. It also crosses the Rimbiara River tributary within the town and the Rimbiara River itself very close to the town.

The nearby localities the Mughal road connects Shupiyan are Chowgam, Bongam, Day Gam, Shopian woods, Forest Block and many other localities within and around Shopian district. The cities in Jammu and Kashmir the Mughal road links Shupiyan are Dubjan, Aliabad, Zaznar, Heerpora, Poshana, Behramgalla, Buffliaz, Chandimarh, Chattapani and Peer Ki Gali. 

Historic Importance of Mughal Road

Historic Importance of Mughal RoadThe Mughal road has a great historic background. During 16th century Mughal road was used by Mughal rulers to capture Kashmir. In 1586 the great Mughal Emperor Akbar used this very same road to capture Kashmir. King Jahangir while returning from Kashmir died on this road and several other historic reasons also adds the importance of Mughal road that run through Shupiyan town. The road was also under the control of Militants for several years.

Major Roads in Shupiyan

The other important roads running through the town are the Imam Sahib to Bijbehara road, Meemander road, Pulwama to Srinagar road, Hospital to Bongam road, Shiekh Mohallah road, Nagbal Shopian road, Shopian to Zaoora road, Link road, Chowgam road, College road, Nihama Shopian road and several other roads connecting each and every locality of the district headquarters.

All the major roadways in the town like Imam Sahib to Bijbehara road, Sheikh Mohalla road, Hospital to Bongam road and Nagbat Shopian road also get linked with the Mughal road at various localities of Shupiyan.

Airports and Railway Stations nearby Shupiyan

The town doesn’t own an airport or a railway station. The airports located nearby the town are Srinagar airport at 35 km away and Satwari airport at 129 km away. The major railway station sited near the town is the Jammu Tawi railway station at 126 km away. The other nearby railway stations are Panjgam railway station at 26 km away and Awantipura railway station at 26 km away.

Local Transportation in Shupiyan

Shupiyan being the district headquarters has good local transportation facility like car hire, bus, trasnporters, auto rickshaw etc. to connect to town with its neighbourhood. The Shopian bus station is the major bus station for the town and its nearby villages to get buses to reach other destinations in Shopian district and many other major towns & cities in Jammu and Kashmir.

Shopian Bus Station
Address: Imam Sahib-Bijbehara Road
Tak Mohalla
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303

The New General Bus stand in the town operates private and government buses from Shupiyan to various other localities in Shopian and its nearby districts.

New General Bus Stand
Address: District Police line
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303

Car Hire Services in Shupiyan

The district Headquarters Shupiyan homes numerous car rental agencies for tours and travels at a reasonable charge per km.

Car Hiring Services in ShupiyanNisar Ahmad Thoker
Address:
Nully Poshwary  
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9419030423

Mohd Shafi Kumar
Address:
Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9419819681

Altaf Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Heff Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9469885187

Sartaj Ahmad Manchoo
Address:
Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9419750406

Tariq Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Heff Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9419636249

Mohammad Yousuf Kumar
Address:
Heff Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9622849866

Ghulam Nabi Malla
Address:
Hef Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9469179805

Sajid Ahmad Malla
Address:
Hef Sihrmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 8803827154

Farooq Ahmad Shah
Address:
Heff Shirmal
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9797142839

Sayar Ahmad Ganie
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9858970064

Manzoor Ahmad Dar
Address:
Sugam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9858066619

Nisar Ahmad Dar
Address:
Sugam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 8803968853

Nisar Ahmad Dar
Address:
Sugam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 8803968853

Abdul Rashid Dar
Address
: Sugam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 7298152359

Gulam Mohi Ud Din Dar
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9697932541

Wajid Manzoor
Address:
Chillpora
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9906491488

Mohmmad Maqbool Ganie
Address:
Sugam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9858842649

Nazir Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9018191592

Nazir Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9018191592

Gulam Mohmmad Dar
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 7298634549

Gulam Mohi Ud Din Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9697680410

Tariq Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Tarkewangam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9018752206

Aijaz Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9697363440

Feroz Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 8803073239

Mohmmad Iqbal Lone
Address:
Tarkewangam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9797271725

Farooq Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9906491806

Muzafar Ahmad Lone
Address:
Tarkewangam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9018192795

Mohmmad Asif Lone
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9086492067

Shabir Ahmad Wagay
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 8803946053

Javaid Ahmad Shah
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 8803075443

Shakeel Ahmad Bhat
Address:
Sugam 
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9906622066

Mehraj Ahmad
Address:
Sugam
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9697451337

Ishfaq Ahmad Bund
Address:
Batpora Tral
Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir- 192303
Phone no.: 9622772713

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