Nearest airport from Dalhousie is Pathankot (80 km). Gaggal in Kangra (140 km) and Jammu (180 km) are other convenient airports. Kangra and Pathankot have limited options while Jammu has more frequent air services to Delhi and other cities in North India. Tourists can hire cabs from any of the above places to comfortably reach Dalhousie.
Nearest railway station from Dalhousie is Pathankot (80 km), which is very well connected by rail network to all major cities of India
Limited direct bus service from Delhi to Dalhousie is available on semi-deluxe buses, operated by Himachal Road Transport Corporation as well as Haryana Roadways. All kinds of Luxury sleepers, semi-sleepers, Volvo buses are available from Delhi to Pathankot which further go to Jammu. Buses and Cabs are available from Pathankot, Dharamshala, Kangra, Manali, Shimla, Amritsar, Jallandhar & Chandigarh to reach Dalhousie. One can also reach Dalhousie by private vehicle. Distance between Delhi & Dalhousie is 560 kms, which is about 12-14 hours drive. The best route is Karnal, Ambala, Ludhiana , Jallandhar, Pathankot and Dalhousie. The highway is well built and maintained and average speed is 70-80 km per hour.