There are 11 ways to get from Dharamsala to Nepal by plane, car, train, taxi or bus

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 to Gorakhpur, drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Gorakhpur (GOP) DHM - GOP
  2. Drive from Gorakhpur to Siddharthanagar

$143 - $669

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Bus, train via Moradabad  •  46 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from McLeod Ganj to Dehradun 912
  2. Take the bus from Dehradun to Moradabad
  3. Take the train from Moradabad (MB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$33 - $48

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Fly to Bagdogra, drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Bagdogra (IXB) DHM - IXB
  2. Drive from Bagdogra to Kerabari

$148 - $626

Fly to Kathmandu  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Kathmandu (KTM) DHM - KTM

$325 - $1,306

Fly to Pokhara  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Pokhara (PKR) DHM - PKR

$225 - $467

Fly to Bharatpur  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Bharatpur (BHR) DHM - BHR

$214 - $445

Fly to Patna, train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Dharamsala (DHM) to Patna (PAT) DHM - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Jaynagar (JYG)

$121 - $256

Taxi, train, drive  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Mukerian (MEX)
  2. Take the train from Mukerian (MEX) to Jalandhar City (JUC)
  3. Take the train from Jalandhar City (JUC) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$66 - $98

Bus, train  •  39 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dharamsala to Dehra-Una 945
  2. Take the train from Una Himachal (UHL) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
  3. Take the train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$34 - $58

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Dharamshala to Delhi
  2. Take the bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
  3. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu

$37 - $46

Drive  •  22 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Dharamsala to Kathmandu 915 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dharamsala to Nepal. However, there are services departing from Dharamshala and arriving at Kathmandu via ISBT Kashmere Gate, New Delhi and Pokhara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Dharamsala and Nepal is 876 km. The road distance is 1464 km.

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The best way to get from Dharamsala to Nepal without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Dharamsala to Nepal, including transfers.

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Dharamsala to Nepal bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Dharamshala station.

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The best way to get from Dharamsala to Nepal is to fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 1 h.

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There is no direct flight from Dharamsala Airport to Gorakhpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Dharamsala to Nepal bus services, operated by Hamrobus, arrive at Kathmandu station.

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Nepal is 15 min ahead of Dharamsala. It is currently 1:40 AM in Dharamsala and 1:55 AM in Nepal.

Yes, the driving distance between Dharamsala to Nepal is 1464 km. It takes approximately 22 h 42 min to drive from Dharamsala to Nepal.

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  • Distance: 547.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Dharamsala, India and Nepal?

Spicejet, Nepal Airlines and three other airlines fly from Dharamsala to Kathmandu 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dharamsala to Kathmandu via Delhi, ISBT Kashmere Gate, GTK Depot, New Delhi, and Pokhara in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dharamsala to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dharamsala to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dharamsala to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Dharamsala to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dharamsala to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Dharamsala to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Pokhara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Flights from Dharamsala to Bharatpur via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dharamsala to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Dharamsala to Bharatpur via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Jaynagar (JYG)
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
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Train from Mukerian (MEX) to Jalandhar City (JUC)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jalandhar City (JUC) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Una Himachal (UHL) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Moradabad (MB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Dharamsala to Dehra-Una
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from McLeod Ganj to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
UPSRTC
Bus from Dehradun to Moradabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
bus
Bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dharamsala to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
New Himalayan Travels
Phone
+91 9417 602979

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Helitrans and Spicejet offer flights from Dharamsala Airport to Gorakhpur Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in Nepal. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dharamsala to Dharamsala Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs .

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