Muzaffar coach and Karachi coach service are most famous local inter- city transport companies that are operating between Karachi and Sukkur. Besides these Daewoo Express and all the busses going from Karachi to Punjab or KPK stay in Sukkur as well. Distance of 474 Km is covered using National Highway in almost 7 hours.
Sukkur, or Sakharu, is the third largest city of Sindh province, situated on the west bank of Indus River in Pakistan in Sukkur District. Sukkur district shares its northern border with Shikarpur and the recently constituted Kashmore districts. Ghotki is located on the north-eastern side while Khairpur on the south. The border with India lies further east. Sukkur is also connected by road and by air with all major cities of Pakistan.
Sukkur is a hub of many small and large scale industries. Among important industries are cotton textiles, cement, leather, tobacco, paint and varnish, pharmaceuticals, agriculture implements, hand pumps, lock making, rice-husking, and sugar. Small-scale cottage industries comprise hosiery, boat making, fishing accessories, thread ball spooling, trunk making brass-wares, cutlery and ceramics.
The Sukkur Barrage has 66 Gates. It was built under the British Raj on the Indus River, controls one of the largest irrigation systems in the world. Construction of the barrage was started in 1923 and completed in January 1932. The 5,001 feet long barrage is made of yellow stone and steel and can water nearly 10 million acres of farmland through its seven large canals. Some of the canals are larger than the Suez Canal.