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

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, taxi  •  16 h 50 min

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

$220 - $1,015

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 22 min

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

$15

8 alternative options

Fly to Dharamsala  •  6 h 34 min

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

$124 - $656

Fly to Jammu, train, taxi  •  8 h 10 min

  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

$130 - $504

Fly to Amritsar, train, taxi  •  10 h 36 min

  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

$97 - $366

Fly to Dehra Dun, bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Dehra Dun (DED) LKO - DED
  2. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj

$49 - $167

Train, taxi  •  20 h 5 min

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

$47 - $64

Bus via Delhi  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucknow to Delhi ordinary
  2. Take the bus from Delhi to Dharamshala

$16 - $20

Night train, bus  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Lucknow Nr (LKO) to Nangal Dam (NLDM) Lko Nldm Sf Spl
  2. Take the bus from Dehra-Una to Dharamsala 945

$26 - $36

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Dharamsala 636.5 miles

$100 - $150

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

Jet Airways, Spicejet and four other airlines fly from Lucknow to Dharamsala every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Dehradun and Dehradun in around 26 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Jammu
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Patna, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Jammu, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Lucknow to Dharamsala via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Lucknow to Amritsar via Jaipur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jammu Tawi (JAT) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lucknow Nr (LKO) to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
17 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Lucknow Nr (LKO) to Nangal Dam (NLDM)
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
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 Dehra-Una to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Charbagh to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucknow and Dharamsala is 746 km. The road distance is 1018 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹1,030 and takes 26 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs ₹8,500 - ₹45,000.

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 26 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 16 h 50 min to get from Lucknow to Dharamsala, including transfers.