How to Reach Leh, India

The Easiest Way to Reach Leh

You can drive into Leh using one of two roads, one from Srinagar in the west and one from Manali in Himachal Pradesh in the south. You can also make use of a bus company. The state owned bus companies operate during the official season and allow you stop at a number of places along the way. You can also come in using a shared jeep, truck or renting a motorcycle. Planes fly into Leh throughout the year and are the only way to get into Leh during winter, if you decide to come in by plane, give yourself at least a day to acclimatise. Once you are in Leh, you can get around on foot due to the size of the city.

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How to Reach Leh from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Srinagar to Leh 257.72 km 40 mins
Jammu to Leh 299.71 km 45 mins
Pahalgam to Leh 348.91 km 2 hours 13 mins
Manali to Leh 609.29 km 8 hours 58 mins