Palampur is located at a distance of 289 km from Chandigarh. A beautiful hill town situated in the valley of Kangra of Himachal Pradesh, Palampur is well connected to Chandigarh by road, rail, and air.
However, the best way to reach Palampur from Chandigarh is by road, which takes around 5 ? hours. The places covered during the journey from Chandigarh to Palampur are Chandigarh - 15 km -> Kharar - 20 km -> Rupnagar - 48 km -> Swarghat - 41 km -> Bilaspur - 69 km -> Mandi - 56 km -> Joginder Nagar - 38 km -> Palampur.
On the way, there are several rest stops and options range from budget level dhabas to a few dine-in restaurants. Various petrol pumps are also available on the route at regular intervals.
Transport options from Chandigarh to Palampur
Chandigarh to Palampur By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Palampur which takes around 5 ? hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges between INR8 to 21, depending upon the type of car. Travelling by a cab or car is ideal for families with senior citizens and kids or while in a group.
I will prefer himachal road transport corporation buses because the staff is very cooperative and they are very punctual. The seats of the buses was great. The roads are very good in palampur. I advice all the travellers to travel there in HRTC buses.
By car itís like real feel of travel in your hands, you are the master of your dreams, just the way to take a break from your routine with nice songs and driving pleasure you reach Himalayan beauty, where you get real silent and soothing environment.