|Delhi to Kangra Road Distance||455 km|
|Delhi to Kangra Aerial Distance||392 km|
|Delhi to Kangra Travel Time||7 hours 59 mins|
The Preferred Way of Travelling from Delhi to Kangra
Since the road distance between Delhi and Kangra can approximately range between 455 and 544 km depending on the course and mode of road transport, the journey can be fulfilled via bus or car. However, an overnight bus from Delhi to Kangra is quite accessible.
|1. Delhi to Kangra - Via Bus|
|2. Delhi to Kangra - Via Car (Cab/Self Drive)|
|3. Delhi to Kangra - Via Flight|
|4. Popular Routes to Kangra|
|5. Popular Routes from Delhi|
|6. Places to Visit in Kangra|
|7. Hotels in Kangra|
Bus Availability and DetailsThere are more than 20 buses, both ordinary and Volvo, that run on this route. These buses mostly depart in the evening and arrive Kangra early in the morning. A bus should take you approximately 10 hours to reach Kangra from Delhi. Buses serving this route run daily from several departure points, with most of the buses departing from Majnu ka Tila Bus stop in Delhi. Some of the major bus services operating on this route are HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation), Northern Travels, Bedi Travels, A.N Holidays, Laxmi Travels, Himachal Holiday Tours, and Snow Region Tours.
Type of Buses Available
Starting Points in Delhi
Drop Points in Kangra
Route TakenDelhi - Panipat - Ambala - Chandigarh - Ropar - Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur - Dehra - Kangra
Bus TimingsThe first bus to depart from Delhi to Kangra leaves at 18:00, while the last bus leaves at 20:15. You should be mindful of the fact that the bus schedules are subject to change. Before creating a travel itinerary, check online or contact bus operators to get the latest plan.
Duration of the JourneyAlthough the journey is roughly 8-10 hours, the period may increase depending on the traffic and climate conditions at the time of the visit.
FaresThe ticket fare for a bus journey from Delhi to Kangra can cost you anywhere from INR 560 to INR 1300. The cost of a ticket depends on the bus operator, type of bus and the seat.
Typical Stop Points
Road ConditionsDelhi is connected to Kangra via NH44 (the longest-running national highway in India) and NH503. Both these national highways are in top condition and ensure a smooth and pleasant bus ride. However, the journey leading from Ropar can get quite bumpy due to narrow roads and the last stretch leading to Kangra valley is full of sharp turns.
Route OptionsDelhi - Panipat - Karnal - Kurukshetra - Ambala - Chandigarh - Rupnagar - Una - Amb - Kangra (455 km)
Road Condition from Delhi to KangraDelhi is connected to Kangra via NH44 and NH503. The roads from Delhi to Ambala are well-laid and in good condition. From Amabala, you may come across a few rough patches on the road till Chandigarh. Further on, the route is flat and in good shape. However, the streets passing through small towns like Una and Amb are quite narrow and hard to drive on. The last stretch of the road leading to Kangra valley can be a steep climb. Be wary of the time of the year you visit Kangra as rain-triggered landslides in this area could worsen the road conditions.
Duration of the JourneyOn average, it takes 8 hours and 30 minutes to cover the distance between Delhi and Kangra by road. The estimated travel time may increase depending on factors like the number of halts made during the journey, traffic and weather conditions.
Approximate CostMost taxi operators charge around 9 per km.
Eating Options on the Way
Possible Stopovers On the Way
Direct FlightsA non-stop flight from popular airlines like Air India and SpiceJet should take you around 1 hour 25 minutes to reach Gaggal. The flights operate throughout the day; however, it is best to board a morning flight to have enough time left for the last leg of the journey to Kangra via a taxi.
Reaching Kangra City from the AirportFrom Gaggal Airport it takes approximately 30 minutes by road to reach Kangra. The road distance between these places is 15 km, and the best way to cover this distance is via a taxi. You can book a cab online from Kangra Travels or get in touch with local taxi operators like Swaran Jayanti Tour & Travels.
FaresThe fare for a private hatchback or sedan class taxi starts from INR 780. A 6-seater SUV can cost you approximately INR 1000. The rate may increase or decrease depending on the taxi company and the type of cab you book. You can enjoy the spectacular view of the surrounding mountain ranges en route to Kangra from Gaggal airport and make a halt at popular stopovers like Ban Ganga and Achar Kund Dham.
|Important Routes||Time Taken||Distance|
|Chandigarh to Kangra||4 hours 32 mins||226 km|
|Delhi to Kangra||7 hours 59 mins||455 km|
|Amritsar to Kangra||3 hours 57 mins||203 km|
|Gurgaon to Kangra||8 hours 48 mins||492 km|
|Shimla to Kangra||5 hours 52 mins||218 km|
|Manali to Kangra||6 hours 25 mins||235 km|
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