There are 7 ways to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh by plane, train, taxi, bus 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 Dharamsala  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Dharamsala (DHM) VNS - DHM

$110 - $513

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Take the bus from Charbagh to Dehradun
  3. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$29 - $31

5 alternative options

Fly to Chandigarh  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Chandigarh (IXC) VNS - IXC

$76 - $295

Train, taxi via Nangal Dam (NLDM)  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Nangal Dam (NLDM) Koaa-Nangaldam Wkly Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Nangal Dam (NLDM) to Barwāla

$54 - $71

Train, taxi  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kashi (KEI) to Mukerian (MEX) Jammu Tawi Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Mukerian (MEX) to Barwāla

$51 - $69

Train, bus  •  38 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Chandigarh (CDG) Ppta - Cdg Super Fast Exp
  2. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Dharamshala 135A

Drive  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Barwāla 810.6 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh is to bus which costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,200 and takes 34 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹21,000 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Varanasi and Himachal Pradesh is 929 km. The road distance is 1297 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Varanasi, India and Himachal Pradesh, India?

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways fly from Varanasi to Barwāla twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varanasi to Barwāla via Lucknow Charbagh Station, Charbagh, Dehradun, Dehradun, and McLeod Ganj in around 34 h 19 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Nangal Dam (NLDM)
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kashi (KEI) to Mukerian (MEX)
Ave. Duration
26 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Chandigarh (CDG)
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Charbagh to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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
CTU
Bus from Chandigarh to Dharamshala
Ave. Duration
19 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
chdctu.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Nangal Dam (NLDM) to Barwāla
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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