How to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Hemkunt Exp

$38 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus via Dehradun  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Volvo
  2. 912

$5

6 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h

  1. 902

$9

Taxi  •  7 h 38 min

  1. 279.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. 279.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Dehra Dun to Kulu, taxi  •  17 h 4 min

  1. DED - KUU

$561 - $878

Train to Delhi, fly to Dharamsala  •  7 h 26 min

  1. DEL - DHM

$70 - $353

Fly Dehra Dun to Dharamsala  •  5 h 3 min

  1. DED - DHM

$105 - $439

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 3 times a day.

Airlines
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
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 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Haridwar and Dharamsala is 307 km. The road distance is 447 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs ₹7,000 - ₹30,000.

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.

It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to get from Haridwar to Dharamsala, including transfers.