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.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Delhi to Leh Ladakh||1,251 km||22 hours 58 mins||View Details|
|Srinagar to Leh Ladakh||415 km||8 hours 6 mins||View Details|
|Mumbai to Leh Ladakh||2,671 km||1 day 20 hours||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Leh Ladakh||2,798 km||1 day 22 hours||View Details|
|Chandigarh to Leh Ladakh||1,006 km||19 hours 56 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Leh Ladakh||3,423 km||2 days 7 hours||View Details|
|Bangalore to Leh Ladakh||3,387 km||2 days 6 hours||View Details|
|Pune to Leh Ladakh||2,721 km||1 day 22 hours||View Details|
|Amritsar to Leh Ladakh||876 km||17 hours 33 mins||View Details|
|Shimla to Leh Ladakh||1,084 km||23 hours 11 mins||View Details|
|Kolkata to Leh Ladakh||2,720 km||1 day 22 hours||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Leh Ladakh||2,202 km||1 day 12 hours||View Details|
|Jaipur to Leh Ladakh||1,537 km||1 day 3 hours||View Details|
|Gurgaon to Leh Ladakh||1,288 km||23 hours 47 mins||View Details|
|Agra to Leh Ladakh||1,466 km||1 day 2 hours||View Details|
|Varanasi to Leh Ladakh||2,049 km||1 day 10 hours||View Details|
|Goa to Leh Ladakh||3,138 km||2 days 6 hours||View Details|
|Udaipur to Leh Ladakh||1,919 km||1 day 8 hours||View Details|
|Jodhpur to Leh Ladakh||1,640 km||1 day 6 hours||View Details|
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
Tentative return flight prices to Leh Airport (IXL) from major cities in India.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 12,249||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 6,772 Non-stop||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 15,065||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 17,500||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 13,879||View Details|
|Kolkata||₹ 11,997||View Details|
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.
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.
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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