There are 7 ways to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh by plane, taxi, car, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kulu  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Kulu (KUU) KTM - KUU

$1,012 - $1,315

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  40 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Saharanpur (SRE)
  3. Take the bus from Sahāranpur to Kangra

$39 - $48

5 alternative options

Fly to Chandigarh  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Chandigarh (IXC) KTM - IXC

$135 - $339

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Dehra Dun (DED) KTM - DED
  2. Take a taxi from Dehra Dun to Nāhan

$155 - $321

Drive, train, taxi  •  31 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Jalandhar Cant (JRC)
  3. Take the train from Jalandhar Cant (JRC) to Dasuya (DZA)
  4. Take a taxi from Dasuya (DZA) to Barwāla

$70 - $111

Bus  •  2 days 1 h

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

$48 - $59

Drive  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Barwāla 994.8 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Himachal Pradesh, India?

Air India Limited, Helitrans and three other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Mandi every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kathmandu to Barwāla via Pokhara, New Delhi, Kashmiri Gate, Delhi, and Dharamshala in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Jalandhar Cant (JRC)
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jalandhar Cant (JRC) to Dasuya (DZA)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Saharanpur (SRE)
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Sahāranpur to Kangra
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
bus
Bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Other operators
Taxi from Dehra Dun to Nāhan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
GTS Cabs
Phone
+91 8191008191
Website
gtscab.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kathmandu and Himachal Pradesh is 915 km. The road distance is 1592 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh is to bus and train which costs $35 - $50 and takes 40 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs $130 - $340.

It takes approximately 16 h 3 min to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh, including transfers.