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There are 6 ways to get from Lucknow to Kulu by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  16h 46m

  1. Take the train from Lucknow (LKO) to Nangal Dam (NLDM) Koaa-Nangaldam Wkly Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Nangal Dam (NLDM) to Kulu

$63 - $81

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Bus  •  24h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
  2. Take the bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Kullu 516

$14 - $26

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Train, bus  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the train from Lucknow (LKO) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) Bsb-Jat Exp. / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ambala Cantt to Kullu Express

$15 - $25

Bus via Alighar  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Aligarh
  2. Take the bus from Alighar to Noida
  3. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Bilaspur 733
  4. Take the bus from Bilaspur to Kullu 706

$18 - $32

Drive  •  13h 57m

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Kulu 646.5 miles

$100 - $160

Fly  •  11h 18m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Kulu (KUU) LKO - KUU

$192 - $954

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The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Kulu is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900 and takes 24h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Kulu is to fly which costs ₹14,000 - ₹70,000 and takes 11h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucknow to Kulu. However, there are services departing from Kaisarbagh and arriving at Kullu via Sakauti and Delhi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 50m.

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The distance between Lucknow and Kulu is 679 km. The road distance is 1034.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Kulu without a car is to train and taxi which takes 16h 46m and costs ₹4,600 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 16h 46m to get from Lucknow to Kulu, including transfers.

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Lucknow to Kulu bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Kaisarbagh station.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Kulu is to bus which takes 24h 50m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹14,000 - ₹70,000 and takes 11h 18m.

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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 Kulu bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kullu station.

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Map of how to get from Lucknow to Kulu.
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  • Distance: 424.1 miles
  • Duration: 16h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Lucknow to Kulu via Sakauti, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi in around 24h 50m. Alternatively, Air India Limited, Helitrans and two other airlines fly from Lucknow to Kulu hourly.

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
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Lucknow (LKO) to Nangal Dam (NLDM)
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lucknow (LKO) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RSRTC
Bus from Ambala Cantt to Kullu
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
UPSRTC
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Kashmeere Gate ISBT to Kullu
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Bilaspur
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Bilaspur to Kullu
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nangal Dam (NLDM) to Kulu
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucknow to Kulu is 1034 km. It takes approximately 13h 57m to drive from Lucknow to Kulu.

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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 195+ hotels available in Kulu. Prices start at $15 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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