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How to Reach Dharamshala

Set on the upper hilly terrains of Kangra valley, Dharamshala is one of the most travelled destinations in Himachal Pradesh.  The beautiful hill station serves as the residence of the Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. The serene and spiritual ambience of the city allures travelers from all parts of the globe. Travelling to Dharamshala is not a tough task as you can easily reach the city via rail, air and road. The place is well-connected to major cities of India including Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur.

By Road

There are a number of bus services available from all major cities of Himachal Pradesh to reach Dharamshala. Destinations like Pathankot (88km), Jalandhar (193km), Amritsar (200km), Shimla (241km) and Delhi (490km) are directly connected to the city via state buses.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Dharamshala is Pathankot railway station, which is set at a distance of around 85km. Further, you can take a bus or hire a taxi to reach Dharamshala.

By Air

Located at a distance of 15 km from Dharamshala, Gaggal is the nearest airport. Regular flights operate from Delhi, Kullu and Chandigarh to Dharamshala. Taxi services are available from airport to reach Dharamshala.