How to Reach Nubra Valley

Owing to high altitude, and absence of proper rail networks, Nubra Valley is well connected to the rest of India only by roadways. Regular bus services ply to and fro the Nubra Valley in Leh; buses being operated both by private and government owners. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, however, to Nubra Valley. Leh Rimpochee airport, which is the nearest airport that connects Nubra Valley to the rest of India, is approximately 162 km away from the Nubra Valley. The nearest railway station to Nubra Valley is in Udhampur which is 298 km away from Nubra Valley.

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How to Reach Nubra Valley by Flight

Closest airport is Kushok Bakula Rinpoche airport at Leh at a distance of approximately 120 km. You can hire a jeep or board a bus in order to reach Nubra valley.

Nearest Airport: Leh Airport (IXL) - 73 kms from Nubra Valley

Tentative return flight prices to Leh from major cities in India:

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Mumbai ₹ 10,925 Check
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Hyderabad ₹ 12,986 Check
Kolkata ₹ 14,387 Check
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How to Reach Nubra Valley by Road

Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Nubra Valley. They operate on a daily basis, whether day or night, from places like Jammu Tawi, Srinagar, Leh etc. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route of 332 km.

How to Reach Nubra Valley by Train

Travelling to Leh by train is not recommended. Also, the closest railway station is Jammu Tawi, 620 km away from Nubra. The other nearest station is Udhampur railway station, 298 km away from the same.

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Local Transport in Nubra Valley

Nubra valley is an isolated spot and that's why it lags behind in transportation front. You can board public buses, but the service is less frequent. People otherwise hire jeeps to travel across the valley. There are chances that you might get stuck waiting for the buses and if you are lucky you could get a lift from the drivers of trucks and military vehicles.

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