How 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.

Route Distance Time
Manali to Leh 62.56 km 1 hour 2 mins
Leh to Leh 76.6 km 1 hour 16 mins
Shimla to Leh 85.88 km 1 hour 25 mins
Dehradun to Leh 103.47 km 1 hour 43 mins
Haridwar to Leh 118.1 km 1 hour 58 mins
Chandigarh to Leh 121.46 km 2 hours 1 mins
Meerut to Leh 123.69 km 2 hours 3 mins
Panipat to Leh 134.05 km 2 hours 14 mins
Greater noida to Leh 136.15 km 2 hours 16 mins