How to Reach Hemis - The Easiest Way to Reach Hemis


  • By Air : The closest airport to Hemis is Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport. So, if you are coming by air to Hemis, your flight will land on this airport. From here, you need to hire a taxi.
  • By Train : The nearest airport to this hill station is Jammu Tawi Railway Station. From here, you will either have to hire a taxi or get a city bus to reach Hemis.
  • By Road : Hemis can be reached via two routes; one is Srinagar-Leh highway and another is Manali-Leh Highway. Regular buses and hired taxis are available on both these highways to reach Hemis.


For getting around hired taxis are available. Otherwise, if you have adventurous instinct in you, hire a motorcycle. Numerous local tour organizations are there to hire vehicles to travel in Hemis. Else, you can hire taxis or motorcycles from Srinagar or from Leh.

If these options don’t excite you much, just trust your feet. Take advantage of your strong feet and explore the town in the best way. 

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How to Reach Hemis from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Bangalore to Hemis 495.42 km 8 hours 15 mins
Pune to Hemis 596.46 km 9 hours 56 mins
Muscat to Hemis 2159.13 km 35 hours 59 mins
Singapore to Hemis 2783.79 km 46 hours 23 mins
Riyadh to Hemis 3467.13 km 57 hours 47 mins