There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  9 h 42 min

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

$37 - $57

Cheapest option

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

$5

5 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Dharamsala 902

$9

Taxi  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haridwar to Dharamsala 279.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Haridwar to Dharamsala 279.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Dharamsala  •  4 h 33 min

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

$104 - $437

Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  17 h 4 min

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

$560 - $872

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹300 and takes 9 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala is to fly which costs ₹7,000 - ₹31,000 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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

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It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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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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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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  • Distance: 192.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 42 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, Spicejet, Helitrans and two other airlines fly from Haridwar to Dharamsala every 4 hours.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
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
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Haridwar to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
$5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Haridwar to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
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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