There are 7 ways to get from Nepal to Dharamsala by plane, taxi, train, car or bus

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Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Kulu (KUU) KTM - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala

$1,046 - $1,361

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Bus, train  •  42 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
  3. Take the train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Una Himachal (UHL)
  4. Take the bus from Dehra-Una to Dharamsala 945

$34 - $59

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Fly to Dharamsala  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Dharamsala (DHM) KTM - DHM

$325 - $1,306

Fly to Amritsar, train, taxi  •  9 h 28 min

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

$177 - $246

Drive, train, taxi  •  31 h 53 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 Dharamsala

$63 - $98

Bus  •  2 days 0 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 39

$38 - $51

Drive  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Dharamsala 998.2 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nepal and Dharamsala is 876 km. The road distance is 1597.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Dharamsala without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 18 h 59 min to get from Nepal to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Dharamsala is to fly which takes 5 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 0 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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Dharamsala is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 4:39 PM in Nepal and 4:24 PM in Dharamsala.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Dharamsala is 1597 km. It takes approximately 22 h 52 min to drive from Nepal to Dharamsala.

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Buddha Air Ltd, Jet Airways, Air India Limited and Helitrans offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Kulu Airport.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Dharamsala. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Dharamsala.
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  • Distance: 547.2 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 59 min

What companies run services between Nepal and Dharamsala, India?

Air India Limited, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Dharamsala twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kathmandu to Dharamsala via Pokhara, New Delhi, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
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 15 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 Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Kulu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.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 Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
21 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Una Himachal (UHL)
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
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 Dehra-Una to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to McLeod Ganj
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
bus
Bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Other operators
Taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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