There are 7 ways to get from Colombo to Dalhousie by plane, taxi, train, car or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Colombo to Dharamsala, taxi  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Dharamsala (DHM) CMB - DHM
  2. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Dalhousie

$249 - $786

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Fly Diyawanna Oya to Delhi, train, taxi  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Delhi (DEL) DWO - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)
  3. Take a taxi from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Dalhousie

$132 - $358

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Fly Colombo to Jammu, taxi  •  12 h

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Jammu (IXJ) CMB - IXJ
  2. Take a taxi from Jammu to Dalhousie

$216 - $631

Fly Colombo to Kulu, taxi  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Kulu (KUU) CMB - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Dalhousie

$406 - $1,291

Fly Colombo to Amritsar, train, taxi  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Amritsar (ATQ) CMB - ATQ
  2. Take the train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
  3. Take a taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dalhousie

$142 - $426

Fly Colombo to Srinagar, drive  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Srinagar (SXR) CMB - SXR
  2. Drive from Srinagar to Dalhousie

$231 - $716

Fly Colombo to Chandigarh, night train, taxi  •  16 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Chandigarh (IXC) CMB - IXC
  2. Take the night train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)
  3. Take a taxi from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Dalhousie

$171 - $502

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Dalhousie is 2875 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 28 min to get from Colombo to Dalhousie, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Colombo Airport to Dharamsala Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h and has one stopover.

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Helitrans, Air India Limited, SriLankan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Colombo Airport to Dharamsala Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Dalhousie. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Colombo Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Dalhousie.
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  • Distance: 1796.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 28 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Dalhousie, India?

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Dalhousie. However, you can take the bus to Katunayake Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Dharamsala, then take the taxi to Dalhousie. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Katunayake Bus Station, take the walk to Colombo airport, fly to Jammu, then take the taxi to Dalhousie.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Colombo to Dharamsala via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Colombo to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Delhi, Leh
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Varanasi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Dubai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Delhi, Leh
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Muscat, Lucknow
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Delhi via Colombo, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Trivandrum, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Dharamsala via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Colombo to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Colombo to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Delhi via Colombo, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Delhi via Colombo, Dubai
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Colombo to Jammu via Mumbai, Leh
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Delhi, Jammu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Mumbai, Leh
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Colombo to Srinagar via Mumbai, Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Delhi via Colombo, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Colombo to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Colombo to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Delhi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Colombo to Amritsar via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Delhi via Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Dharamsala to Dalhousie
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
New Himalayan Travels
Phone
+91 9417 602979

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