There are 5 ways to get from Dehradun to Dharamsala by bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$5

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehradun to Dharamsala 259.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Dehradun to Dharamsala 259.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Dharamsala  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Dharamsala (DHM) DED - DHM

$103 - $437

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  16 h 54 min

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

$559 - $876

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Dehradun to Dharamsala is to fly which costs ₹7,000 - ₹30,000 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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

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

HRTC operates a bus from Dehradun to Dharamsala every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, Spicejet, Helitrans and two other airlines fly from Dehradun to Dharamsala every 4 hours.

Airlines
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dehradun to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
GTS Cabs
Phone
+91 8191008191
Website
gtscab.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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