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

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Fly to Kulu  •  16 h 18 min

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

$1,011 - $1,314

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  40 h 54 min

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

$35 - $50

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Fly to Chandigarh  •  5 h 27 min

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

$134 - $337

Fly to Dehra Dun, taxi  •  5 h 39 min

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

$153 - $318

Drive, train, taxi  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Jalandhar City (JUC)
  3. Take the train from Jalandhar City (JUC) to Mukerian (MEX)
  4. Take a taxi from Mukerian (MEX) to Barwāla

$63 - $98

Bus  •  2 days 3 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

$63 - $68

Drive  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Barwāla 994.8 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh is to bus and train which costs $35 - $50 and takes 40 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh is to fly which costs $130 - $340 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Himachal Pradesh is 915 km. The road distance is 1591.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 3 h and costs $60 - $70.

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It takes approximately 16 h 18 min to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh is to fly which takes 16 h 18 min and costs $1,000 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $70 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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There is no direct flight from Kathmandu Airport to Kulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Himachal Pradesh is 15 min behind Kathmandu. It is currently 5:33 PM in Kathmandu and 5:18 PM in Himachal Pradesh.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh is 1592 km. It takes approximately 22 h 41 min to drive from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh.

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Nepal Airlines, Buddha Air Ltd, Jet Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Kulu Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Himachal Pradesh.
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  • Distance: 571.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 18 min

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

Air India Limited, Helitrans and four other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Mandi every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kathmandu to Barwāla via Pokhara, New Delhi, Kashmiri Gate, Delhi, and Dharamshala in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Varanasi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $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
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Jalandhar City (JUC)
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jalandhar City (JUC) to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Saharanpur (SRE)
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
$4 - $9
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
greenline.com.np
bus
Bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Other operators
Taxi from Dehra Dun to Nāhan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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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There are 198+ hotels available in Himachal Pradesh. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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