How to Reach Leh Ladakh

Being a remote area, Ladakh is only traversable by air or road. The Leh city does not have any railway station of its own. However, there is an airport for the city and a highway too, that leads to Leh.

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Route Name Distance Time
Delhi to Leh Ladakh 1,251 km 22 hours 58 mins
Srinagar to Leh Ladakh 415 km 8 hours 6 mins
Mumbai to Leh Ladakh 2,671 km 1 day 20 hours
Hyderabad to Leh Ladakh 2,798 km 1 day 22 hours
Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh 1,006 km 19 hours 56 mins
Chennai to Leh Ladakh 3,423 km 2 days 7 hours
Bangalore to Leh Ladakh 3,387 km 2 days 6 hours
Pune to Leh Ladakh 2,721 km 1 day 22 hours
Amritsar to Leh Ladakh 876 km 17 hours 33 mins
Shimla to Leh Ladakh 1,084 km 23 hours 11 mins
Kolkata to Leh Ladakh 2,720 km 1 day 22 hours
Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh 2,202 km 1 day 12 hours
Jaipur to Leh Ladakh 1,537 km 1 day 3 hours
Gurgaon to Leh Ladakh 1,288 km 23 hours 47 mins
Agra to Leh Ladakh 1,466 km 1 day 2 hours
Varanasi to Leh Ladakh 2,049 km 1 day 10 hours
Goa to Leh Ladakh 3,138 km 2 days 6 hours
Udaipur to Leh Ladakh 1,919 km 1 day 8 hours
Jodhpur to Leh Ladakh 1,640 km 1 day 6 hours

How to reach Leh Ladakh by flight

The nearest airport is at Leh, which is well connected to Delhi, Jammu, Srinagar, Chandigarh, Mumbai and several other cities in India. From the Leh airport, hire a cab to visit places of interest. Leh city has several accommodation options.

Nearest Airport: Leh Airport (IXL) - 44 kms from Leh Ladakh

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Tentative return flight prices to Leh Airport (IXL) from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 8,992 View
New Delhi ₹ 5,445 Non-stop View
Bengaluru ₹ 9,523 View

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How to reach Leh Ladakh by road

Road If you don't want to take flight, then you will have to reach Manali or Srinagar via trains and buses and then from Manali or Srinagar, you can catch a bus or a cab or even a shared taxi that drops you directly to Leh. The road from Manali to Leh is said to be one of the most picturesque routes in the world. A lot of people cover this route on their motorbikes, especially on Royal Enfield motorcycles as the terrain is a bit bumpy. Some cycle enthusiasts also cover this distance over their bicycles.

How to reach Leh Ladakh by train

As mentioned, the city is at a very remote location with minimal resources available. So the region does not have a railway station. However, the nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi (700 km from Ladakh) which is well connected with Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai.

Local transport in Leh Ladakh

The mystic and awe striking region of Ladakh is surrounded with gorgeous scenery and travelling through this region can indeed be a pleasure. There are buses, taxis, motorcycles and bicycles available for getting across Ladakh and you can choose the one that you deem fit.

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