How to Reach Dalhousie

Being a popular holiday destination, Dalhousie is well-connected to other parts of the country by air, road, and rail.

By Air By Air

Dalhousie doesn't have an airport, and to know how to reach Dalhousie by flight, the closest airports are Pathankot and Gaggal. Both have regular flights from New Delhi and Chandigarh. Pathankot airport is small and has flights only to Delhi, Chandigarh, and Kullu. Tourists from other cities in India as well as those from other countries can fly to Gaggal Airport which is well connected to both domestic and international cities. Two other nearest airports are Jammu Airport and Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport in Amritsar. In case you plan to fly to Pathankot or Gaggal, take a pre-paid taxi or a bus from the airport to reach Dalhousie or opt for the more scenic and reliable route by train.

By Road By Road

If you want to know how to reach Dalhousie by road, you will be happy to learn that Dalhousie has a good network of roads. All the roads to Dalhousie are picturesque, smooth and well maintained. Government, as well as private buses, ply to Dalhousie daily from New Delhi and Chandigarh. Dalhousie is well-connected to the nearest city Pathankot and plenty of government buses, private buses, and luxury buses ply on this route. Nearby towns like Chamba, Dharamshala, and Shimla are also linked by road to Dalhousie. Himachal Road Transport Corporation and Haryana Road Transport Corporation provide a fleet of semi-deluxe buses to Dalhousie. You can also find luxury sleeper, semi-sleeper and Volvo buses from Delhi to Pathankot. From Pathankot, you can travel to Dalhousie via taxis and buses that are available quite frequently.

By Rai By Rail

Traveling to Dalhousie by train is the most convenient and feasible option. Dalhousie does not have a railway station of its own. To know how to reach Dalhousie by train, the closest railway station is Pathankot which has an excellent connection with other cities in India. Many super-fast, express and deluxe trains ply daily to Pathankot from cities and towns all across the country. Delhi, the second closest railhead to Dalhousie, is well connected to all parts of India. The scenic train route will make this journey a memorable one. You can either hire a private taxi or take a shared cab from the railway station to reach Dalhousie, a journey of about 3 hours.

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