There are 5 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.

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Fly to Dharamsala  •  5 h 45 min

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

$109 - $511

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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

$21 - $36

3 alternative options

Fly to Chandigarh  •  5 h 17 min

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

$74 - $293

Train, taxi  •  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

$48 - $65

Drive  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Barwāla 810.6 miles

$130 - $200

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

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh without a car is to train and taxi which takes 21 h 43 min and costs .

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

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Dharamsala Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh is 1297 km. It takes approximately 17 h 53 min to drive from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh.

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Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Varanasi Airport to Dharamsala Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Himachal Pradesh. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Himachal Pradesh.
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  • Distance: 580.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways fly from Varanasi to Barwāla 3 times a day. 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
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Varanasi to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
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
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Charbagh to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $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
$4 - $10
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nangal Dam (NLDM) to Barwāla
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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