You can reach Palampur by bus or by train until Maranda. The town is well connected by bus routes to neighbouring states. A narrow gauge train is also available and it is a fun travel from Pathankot to Maranda 1 km from main town. Currently Oct 2014 this train is not running up to Palampur because of a breach. However you can check at the enquiry counter at Pathankot when you come. Palampur is 3 km from Maranda.
You can also take a taxi from Pathankot Rs 2000, sedan, Oct 2014.