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There are 4 ways to get from Dehradun to Dharamsala by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$4 - $10

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Taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehradun to Dharamsala 259.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Dehradun to Dharamsala 259.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, taxi  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Kulu (KUU) DED - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala

$554 - $870

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The cheapest way to get from Dehradun to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹300 - ₹750 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dehradun to Dharamsala is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹9,000 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dehradun and arriving at McLeod Ganj. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Dehradun and Dharamsala is 266 km. The road distance is 414.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dehradun to Dharamsala without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs ₹300 - ₹750.

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The bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj takes 7 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dehradun to Dharamsala bus services, operated by HRTC, depart from Dehradun station.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Kulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Dehradun to Dharamsala bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at McLeod Ganj station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dehradun to Dharamsala is 415 km. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Dehradun to Dharamsala.

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  • Distance: 166.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Dehradun, India and Dharamsala, India?

HRTC operates a bus from Dehradun to Dharamsala every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dehradun to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
GTS Cabs
Phone
+91 8191008191
Website
gtscab.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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IndiGo Airlines and Helitrans offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Kulu Airport.

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There are 375+ hotels available in Dharamsala. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dehradun to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs ₹600 - ₹800.

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