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

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Fly to Dharamsala  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Dharamsala (DHM) DEL - DHM

$64 - $336

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Bus RedBus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Dharamshala

$8 - $11

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Fly to Kulu, taxi  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kulu (KUU) DEL - KUU
  2. Take a taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala

$155 - $611

Train, taxi  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Pathankot (PTK) Durg Jat Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dharamsala

$40 - $63

Bus HRTC  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to McLeod Ganj 39

$8 - $17

Taxi  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Delhi to Dharamsala 308.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Dharamsala 308.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Dharamsala is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Dharamsala is to fly which costs ₹4,700 - ₹25,000 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Delhi and arriving at Dharamshala. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Dharamsala is 408 km. The road distance is 493.9 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Dharamsala without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs ₹550 - ₹850.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from New Delhi to Dharamsala, including transfers.

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New Delhi to Dharamsala bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Delhi station.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Dharamsala is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs ₹4,700 - ₹25,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Dharamsala Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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New Delhi to Dharamsala bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Dharamshala station.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Dharamsala.
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  • Distance: 254.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Dharamsala, India?

Spicejet and Helitrans fly from New Delhi to Dharamsala twice daily. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from New Delhi to Dharamsala every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $400
Flights from Delhi to Kulu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
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
Other operators
Taxi from Kulu to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Dharamsala is 494 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from New Delhi to Dharamsala.

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Spicejet and Helitrans offer flights from Delhi Airport to Dharamsala Airport.

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There are 372+ hotels available in Dharamsala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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