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There are 6 ways to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  22h 8m

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Chandigarh (CDG) Unchahar Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala 945

$17 - $31

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Bus  •  28h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Take the bus from Charbagh to Dehradun
  3. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$14 - $25

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Train, taxi  •  23h 58m

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Pathankot (PTK) Tata Muri -Hte - Jat Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dharamsala

$47 - $69

Bus via Mathura  •  26h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Mathura
  2. Take the bus from Mathura to Noida Depot
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Dharamshala

$19 - $32

Drive  •  13h 46m

  1. Drive from Kanpur to Dharamsala 618.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly  •  17h 22m

  1. Fly from Kanpur (KNU) to Dharamsala (DHM) KNU - DHM

$80 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900 and takes 28h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala is to drive which costs ₹7,000 - ₹11,000 and takes 13h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanpur to Dharamsala. However, there are services departing from Kanpur and arriving at McLeod Ganj via Charbagh and Dehradun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 14m.

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The distance between Kanpur and Dharamsala is 750 km. The road distance is 989.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 8m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 22h 8m to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala is to bus which takes 26h 7m and costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,400. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹5,500 - ₹27,000 and takes 17h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Kanpur Airport to Dharamsala Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Kanpur to Dharamsala.
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  • Distance: 468.4 miles
  • Duration: 22h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Kanpur to Dharamsala via Mathura, Noida Depot, Naya Bans, Mandi House, Mandi House, Kashmere Gate, and Delhi in around 26h 7m. Alternatively, Spicejet flies from Kanpur to Dharamsala 5 times a day.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kanpur to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Kanpur to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Kanpur to Dharamsala via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Kanpur to Mathura
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Mathura to Noida Depot
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Charbagh to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanpur to Dharamsala is 989 km. It takes approximately 13h 46m to drive from Kanpur to Dharamsala.

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Spicejet offers flights from Kanpur Airport to Dharamsala Airport.

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There are 394+ hotels available in Dharamsala. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Kanpur Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs ₹80 - ₹100.

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