Going to Rawalpindi or Islamabad by bus from Lahore is super convenient. However, you should use motorway M2. It is a bit lengtheir route but very comfortable. Most of the bus companies use this path. However, some buses still opt for GT road path which is not that comfy.
There are so many inter-city transport companies that can take you from Lahore to Rawalpindi covering the distance of 375Km in approx.4 to 5hours both by Motorway and GT road. Daewoo Express, Niazi Express, Faisal Movers, Bilal Daewoo, Skyways are some of the famous companies operating between Lahore and Rawalpindi and are available 24 hours. There are some other low fare options too but obviously they’ll cost you extra 2, 3 hours.
Rawalpindi, commonly known Pindi, is a rapidly growing city in the Pothohar region of northern Punjab, Pakistan. It is located just 14 kilometers south of the capital city of Islamabad, in the province of Punjab. Due to the very short distance Rawalpindi, Islamabad also called twin cities.
Many tourists use the city as a stopover before traveling to northern areas. Numerous shopping bazaars, parks and a cosmopolitan population attract shoppers from all over Pakistan and abroad. The city is home to several industries and factories. Islamabad is located in Rawalpindi, which is also the Chaklala airbase, and serves two cities and several neighboring districts for international flights.
Rawalpindi is inhabited for thousands of years; It is believed a distinct culture flourished on this plateau distant as c. 1000 BC. The remains found at the site materials prove the existence of a Buddhist establishment contemporary to Taxila and Vedic civilization. Liaquat Bagh, Ayub Park, Sadar Bazar, Raja Bazar, Murree Brewery, Bara market, Cricket Stadium and Rawal Lake are some of the most prominent places in Rawalpindi. Another meaning of this city is the GHQ fourth general head of the Armed Forces of Pakistan.