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There are 10 ways to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala by plane, taxi, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  15h 5m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Kulu (KUU) LKO - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala

$235 - $1,010

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Bus  •  26h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Charbagh to Dehradun Volvo
  2. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$10 - $19

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Fly to Dharamsala  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Dharamsala (DHM) LKO - DHM

$134 - $655

Fly to Jammu, train, taxi  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Jammu (IXJ) LKO - IXJ
  2. Take the train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Pathankot (PTK)
  3. Take a taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dharamsala

$124 - $502

Fly to Chandigarh, nightbus  •  10h 51m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Chandigarh (IXC) LKO - IXC
  2. Take the nightbus from Chandigarh to McLeod Ganj

$67 - $349

Fly to Amritsar, train, taxi  •  10h 35m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Amritsar (ATQ) LKO - ATQ
  2. Take the train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
  3. Take a taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dharamsala

$91 - $365

Train, taxi  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the train from Lucknow (LKO) to Mukerian (MEX) Jammu Tawi Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Mukerian (MEX) to Dharamsala

$45 - $62

Train, bus  •  23h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lucknowjn (LJN) to Chandigarh (CDG) Ljn-Sre Exp
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala 945 / ...

$17 - $31

Bus via Alighar  •  25h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Aligarh
  2. Take the bus from Alighar to Noida
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Dharamshala

$18 - $28

Drive  •  13h 59m

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Dharamsala 636.5 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,500 and takes 26h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala is to fly which costs ₹9,500 - ₹49,000 and takes 7h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucknow to Dharamsala. However, there are services departing from Charbagh and arriving at McLeod Ganj via Dehradun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 22m.

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The distance between Lucknow and Dharamsala is 746 km. The road distance is 1018.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala without a car is to train and taxi which takes 19h 14m and costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,600.

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It takes approximately 15h 5m to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala is to fly which takes 7h 54m and costs ₹9,500 - ₹49,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,100 and takes 25h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Lucknow Airport to Kulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala.
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  • Distance: 466 miles
  • Duration: 15h 5m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Helitrans and three other airlines fly from Lucknow to Dharamsala every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Alighar, Noida, Naya Bans, Mandi House, Mandi House, Kashmere Gate, and Delhi in around 25h 59m.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Varanasi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Lucknow to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Rae Bareli, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Jammu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Jaipur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lucknow (LKO) to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
17h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lucknowjn (LJN) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Night bus from Chandigarh to McLeod Ganj
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Lucknow Charbagh Station to Aligarh
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Alighar to Noida
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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 Kulu to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucknow to Dharamsala is 1018 km. It takes approximately 13h 59m to drive from Lucknow to Dharamsala.

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GoAir, Air India Limited, Helitrans and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Lucknow Airport to Kulu 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 Lucknow to Lucknow Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs ₹30.

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