The most convenient way of travelling to Kinnaur is by the buses that run from Delhi and Chandigarh on a daily basis. The nearest airport and railway station is located in Shimla, from where you can hire a taxi to reach Kinnaur.
The nearest airport to Kinnaur is Jubbarhatti airport in Shimla, which lies at a distance of 267 km from Kinnaur. From Shimla, you can either take a taxi or a bus to reach Kinnaur.
Nearest Airport: Dehradun
- 154 kms from Kinnaur
Tentative return flight prices to Dehradun from major cities in India.
Kinnaur is well-connected by road with the cities like Shimla, Chandigarh, and Delhi.
Kinnaur does not have its own railway station. The nearest broad gauge railway station to Kinnaur is Kalka railway station, which is situated 356 km from Kinnaur. If you choose to travel by train to Kinnaur you have two options:
1. Get down at Kalka railway station and then take a cab to Kinnaur
2. Take a toy train from Kalka to Shimla and then take a cab or bus to Kinnaur from Shimla. Distance: 96 km and Time Required: 5 hours to 7 hours
To reach Chitkul, two buses have to be taken. One from Shimla to Sangla and then from Sangla to Chitkul:
|Shimla -> Narkanda -> Sangla||6.50 AM||5.00 PM|
|Sangla -> Rakcham -> Chitkul||5.10 PM||6.00 PM|
|Chitkul -> Rakcham -> Sangla||6.30 AM||5.20 PM|
|Chitkul -> Rakcham -> Sangla||4.00 PM||4.50 PM|
Some of the routes in Kinnaur are really rough and challenging however, buses and taxis are readily available here but there are some regions which could not be covered by them and people walk by foot to reach such destinations.
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