Kingfisher Red and MDLR airlines (http://mdlrairlines.in) are running daily flights from Delhi to Kangra Airport Dharamsala which is just 40 km from Palampur. Kingfisher uses a fairly sizeable plane and the baggage limit is 25kg. Flights are prone to climatic conditions and at foggy times of year can be cancelled - plan your trip accordingly.As of April 2012 , there is no airlines flying to Kangra Dharamsala Airport
The nearest broad gauge rail-head is Pathankot112 km from where a narrow gauge toy train runs. It is a wonderful experience for those who have ample time it takes around 7 hrs. from Pathankot to Palampur(Maranda). Chakki Bank is a station just outside Pathankot that handles a lot of long distance trains arriving from the south and east, as well as Jammu. From here it is possible to take an Auto to Pathankot bus station, and then complete a beautiful 4 hour ride to Palampur on a HRTC bus.