Chandigarh to Dharamshala Distance

Chandigarh To Dharamshala

(Dharamshala To Chandigarh)

Best way to travel from Chandigarh to Dharamshala

Total distance 241 km
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Dharmashala is located at a distance of 254 km from Chandigarh. The hill station of Dharmashala is well-connected to Chandigarh by road, rail and air. However, the best way to reach Dharmashala is by car, a journey of about 5 hours. The places covered are Chandigarh-17 km->Kharar-20 km->Rupnaga-48 km->Swarghat-54 km->Una-36 km->Amb-10 km->Mubarakpur-32 km->Dehra Gopipur-17 km->Ranital-18 km->Kangra-6 km->Mataur-4 km->Gaggal->11 km->Dharmashala. Several HP, Indian Oil and Mehatpur Petrol Pumps are located on route. Notable banks along the way are Punjab National Bank, Kangra-Co-operative Bank and Union Bank of India. Dharmashala does not have a railway station. The New Delhi NDLS is the closest railway station connected to Chandigarh. The nearest airport is at Kangra valley, at a distance of 15 km and has connections to Delhi Airport, which is well connected domestically and internationally. Taxis are available from the Kangra valley airport to reach Dharamshala.

Transport options from Chandigarh to Dharamshala

Chandigarh to Dharamshala By Car: Hire a cab to drive down to Dharamshala which takes around 5 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometer ranges between INR 8 to 21, depending upon the type of vehicle. Travelling by a cab or car is ideal for families with senior citizens and kids or while in a group.

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Dinesh Singh

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  • Dinesh Singh
  • Lives in Chandigarh
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Dinesh Singh
1/7
Posted Dec 25, 2015 Dec 25, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
So I hired an Ola cab for the journey. It was an Innova SUV. The driver arrived two hours late which was really inconvenient, seeing I had made hotel plans which I had to reschedule traffic was bearable but as soon as you reach the hilly areas it becomes very difficult to drive especially-in the winters. As you're a review site i would have liked any new hotels in hat place because the one which i stayed in hotel bella heights was not up to mark because it didn't have any decent wifi and food.

My advice to the travelers would be try and find a better hotel and don't ever hire an ola cab because they are not punctual in their ways.
Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 21
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Virendar

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  • Virendar
  • Lives in Delhi
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Virendar
6.5/7
Posted Sep 4, 2015 Sep 4, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
Enjoyed a lot as it was a night journey. We accepted it as a great experience which built character and resolve. We made it to the reunion and completed the rest of our 249 km and had a great fun on that day. We'll plan once again to go to Dharamshala again by car as it was really amazing to travel in night by car.
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Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 21
Trip Includes:  Sahiwa Hotel
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Navneet

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  • Lives in Chandigarh
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Navneet
7/7
Posted Jul 23, 2014 Jul 23, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
It was a good travel as the road conditions were good. We visited temples all the way, good and tasty food is available all the way.
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Car Type:
  • Sedan
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Trip Includes:  Natraj Hotel
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Chandigarh to Dharamshala By Car/Taxi (171 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 1710
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 2052
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 2052
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 2223
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 2223
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