National Highway 48 (India)

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National Highway 48
Route information
Length: 2,807 km (1,744 mi)
Major junctions
From: Delhi
To: Chennai
States: Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Highway system
NH 8 NH 4
A scenic four laned stretch of NH 48 (formerly NH 4) between Hubli and Belgaum in North Karnataka.
A stretch of NH 48 between Belgaum and Kolhapur
NH 48 near Pune, Maharashtra.

National Highway 48 (NH 48) is a National Highway of India that starts at Delhi and terminates at Chennai and goes through Mumbai and Bengaluru, traversing through six states of India.[1]

It has a total length of 2807 km(1744 miles). [1]

Its stretch from Delhi to Mumbai was earlier designated as NH 8 and the stretch between Mumbai and Chennai was referred to as NH 4 before all the national highways were officially renumbered in the year 2010.[2] In fact, the earlier designations are still commonly used by people.

NH 48 passes through the states of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.[1]


NH 48 passes through some of the most important cities in India. They include:

The complete route of NH 48 on Open Street Map.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Roadnow. "National Highway 48 (NH48) Travel Guide - Roadnow". Retrieved 2017-03-17. 
  2. ^ "National highway numbers to change, stretches to be longer - Times of India". The Times of India. 2010-02-18. Archived from the original on 2010-02-19. Retrieved 2017-10-09.