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

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Train, taxi  •  17 h 14 min

  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  •  24 h 57 min

  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

$14 - $26

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Train, bus  •  24 h 34 min

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

$20 - $32

Bus via Aligarh  •  26 h 37 min

  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  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Kulu 646.5 miles

$100 - $160

Fly  •  11 h 8 min

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

$172 - $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 24 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Kulu is to fly which costs ₹12,000 - ₹70,000 and takes 11 h 8 min.

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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 24 h 57 min.

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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 17 h 14 min and costs ₹4,600 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 17 h 14 min 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 24 h 57 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹12,000 - ₹70,000 and takes 11 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lucknow Airport to Kulu Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 35 min 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: 17 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Lucknow to Kulu via Brijghat, Sakauti, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi in around 24 h 57 min. Alternatively, Air India Limited, Helitrans and three other airlines fly from Lucknow to Kulu hourly.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
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 Goa, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
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 Goa, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Lucknow to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
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
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lucknowjn (LJN) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chandigarh to Kullu
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Delhi to Kullu
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
UPSRTC
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Brijghat
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Sakauti to Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Aligarh
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Alighar to Noida
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Bilaspur
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Bilaspur to Kullu
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nangal Dam (NLDM) to Kulu
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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

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Air India Limited, Jet Airways, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Lucknow Airport to Kulu Airport.

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There are 202+ hotels available in Kulu. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Lucknow Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs ₹30.

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