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There are 4 ways to get from Chandigarh to Dharamsala by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Una Himachal (UHL) Ndls-Nldm- Janshatabdi / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Una Himachal (UHL) to Dharamsala

$32 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala 945

$4 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Dharamsala 157.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Chandigarh to Dharamsala 157.3 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chandigarh to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹330 - ₹800 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chandigarh to Dharamsala is to taxi which costs ₹4,400 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chandigarh and arriving at Dharamsala. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chandigarh and Dharamsala is 171 km. The road distance is 251.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chandigarh to Dharamsala without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 23 min and costs ₹2,300 - ₹4,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Chandigarh to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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

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Chandigarh to Dharamsala bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Dharamsala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chandigarh to Dharamsala is 252 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Chandigarh to Dharamsala.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Dharamsala. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chandigarh to Dharamsala.
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  • Distance: 106.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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

HRTC operates a bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. RedBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Una Himachal (UHL) to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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