Palampur

By plane
By plane

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

By train
By train

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.

Local Sightseeing

As Palampur is a small place, most of the sightseeing can be done on foot. You can hire a car for Rs 700 oct 2014 to see places within the city.

By taxi
By taxi

Taxis can be hired from travel agencies outside Pathankot station.

By bus
By bus

There is an excellent bus service available from major cities like Delhi 510 km and Chandigarh 250 km. Himachal Roadways also runs a daily air-conditioned bus service from Delhi to Palampur. HRTC is the best bus to travel from Delhi to Palampur or Vice-versa.