National Highway 5 (India)

National Highway 5 (NH5), is a primary national highway in India, running from West to East, connecting Firozpur in Punjab to the Sino-Indian border at Shipki La. The highway passes through Moga, Jagraon, Ludhiana, Mohali, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Kalka, Solan, Shimla, Theog, Narkanda, Kumarsain, Rampur Bushahr and continues along the Sutlej River till its terminus near the Tibet border.[1]

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National Highway 5
Map of the National Highway in red
Himalayan Expressway, part of NH-5 approaching Shivalik hills on way to Shimla
Route information
Length660.2 km (410.2 mi)
Major junctions
West endFirozpur
East endShipki La, Sino-Indian border
StatesPunjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Moga, Jagraon, Ludhiana, Mohali, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Kalka, Solan, Shimla, Theog, Narkanda, Kumarsain, Rampur, Chini
Highway system
NH354-IN.svg NH 354NH505-IN.svg NH 505


Schematic map of National Highways in India

NH5 traverses the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and union territory of Chandigarh in India.[2][3]


Firozpur, Moga, Jagraon, Ludhiana, Kharar, Mohali - Chandigarh border


Punjab border at Mohali, exits at Zirakpur in Punjab


Zirakpur - Haryana border


Punjab border - Panchkula, Surajpur, Pinjore, Kalka bypass - H.P. border

Himachal PradeshEdit

Haryana border - Parwanoo, Solan, Shimla, Theog, Narkanda, Kumarsain, Rampur Bushahr, Chini, Shipki La at Sino-Indian border


  NH 354 near Firozpur.
  NH 354B near Firozpur
  NH 54 near Talwandi Bhai
  NH 105B near Moga
  NH 703 near Moga
  NH 44 near Doraha
  NH 205 near Kharar
  NH 205A near Kharar
  NH 152 near Zirakpur
  NH 7 near Zirakpur
  NH 105 near Pinjore
  NH 907A near Kumarhatti
  NH 205 near Shimla
  NH 705 near Theog
  NH 305 near Sainj
  NH 505A near Powari
  NH 505 near Khab.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rationalization of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). Govt of India. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  2. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. ^ "The List of National Highways in India" (PDF). Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 2 September 2019.

External linksEdit

Route map