How to Reach Dharamshala

It is a famous hill station which offers a majestic view of the mountain ranges and it is been visited by a large number of tourists each year, finding out how to reach Dharamshala will not be difficult. Dharamshala is well linked with the rest of the country through flights, buses, and trains.

By Air By Air

Dharamshala is easily accessible by air from all the major cities in India. Gaggal Airport, also known as Kangra Airport. It is located at about 15 km from Dharamshala. It is the main domestic airport serving Dharamshala. The airport is well connected with regular flights from different parts of India. International tourists can get connecting flights to Dharamshala from major cities in India. Travelers can easily get taxis and cabs from outside the airport. They can also take a bus to reach their destination.

By Road By Road

Dharamshala is well-connected to other parts of India by road network. Several buses operate from many cities in North India to Dharamshala. Several interstate and state buses are plying from nearby cities and towns for Dharamshala. From Delhi and Shimla, several Volvo, luxury, and sleeper buses are available at regular intervals to Dharamshala. You can also get direct buses from Chandigarh, Jalandhar, and Amritsar. Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has many buses connecting Dharamshala to many parts of North India. The Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) also operates buses between Delhi and Dharamshala. Cars are also available on rentals for those who want to drive. The advantage of traveling to Dharamshala by car is that the vehicle can be stopped anytime and anywhere as desired to enjoy the view.

By Rai By Rail

The Pathankot railway station is the important railway station which is located at a distance of 85 kilometers from Dharamshala. The nearest station is Kangra, at a distance of 14 kilometers from Dharamshala, but not many major trains halt here. One of the popular Dharamshala trains is Kangra Valley Rail Passenger which has stops in Kangra railway station. The nearest major railway station to Dharamshala is in Pathankot, which is well connected to all parts of the country. The Kangra Valley Railway connects Pathankot to Kangra and Joginder Nagar. This is a regular service, which will give you an extremely slow but scenic experience. From the railway station, you can take a bus, taxi or cab to reach Dharamshala.

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