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There are 8 ways to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala by train, taxi, bus, 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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Train, taxi  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Mukerian (MEX) Hemkunt Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Mukerian (MEX) to Dharamsala

$37 - $56

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Bus via Dehradun  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Dehradun Volvo
  2. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$7 - $15

6 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Dharamsala 902

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haridwar to Dharamsala 279.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Haridwar to Dharamsala 279.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Dehra Dun to Kulu, taxi  •  17 h 54 min

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

$555 - $872

Train to Delhi, fly to Dharamsala  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
  2. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Dharamsala (DHM) DEL - DHM

$70 - $351

Fly Dehra Dun to Dharamsala  •  5 h 3 min

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

$394 - $617

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The cheapest way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala is to fly which costs ₹28,000 - ₹46,000 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haridwar and arriving at Dharamsala. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Haridwar and Dharamsala is 307 km. The road distance is 446.6 km.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala without a car is to train and taxi which takes 9 h 52 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,200.

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It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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Haridwar to Dharamsala bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Haridwar station.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala is to bus which takes 9 h 57 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹28,000 - ₹46,000 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala.
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  • Distance: 192.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Haridwar to Dharamsala via Dehradun and Dehradun in around 9 h 57 min. Alternatively, IndiGo Airlines, Helitrans and two other airlines fly from Haridwar to Dharamsala twice daily.

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
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $400
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Haridwar to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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
Bus from Haridwar to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mukerian (MEX) to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Haridwar to Dharamsala is 447 km. It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to drive from Haridwar to Dharamsala.

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

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There are 379+ hotels available in Dharamsala. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs ₹700 - ₹850.

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