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This traveling section on "How to reach Ladakh" provides you with the options related to Leh Ladakh, India transportation.

How to Reach Ladakh

How to Reach LadakhIn the following paragraphs, we have provided information about the various modes of transportation in Ladakh. One thing to remember while traveling to Ladakh is to carry maps of Ladakh with you. They can come quite handy. Read on to further to know "How to reach Ladakh":

By Air
Leh, the main town of Ladakh, has an airport that receives flights from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu and Srinagar throughout the year. The main airlines operating out of Leh are India Airlines and Jet Airways. Indian Airlines operates Daily flights to Leh from Delhi, twice a week flights from Jammu and once a week flights from Chandigarh and Srinagar. Jet Airways operates daily flights between Leh and Delhi.

By Rail
The nearest railhead from Leh Ladakh is Jammu, approximately 690 km away. Jammu is well connected with rest of the country through trains.

By Road
The 434-km Srinagar-Leh road connects Ladakh to rest of the country. The road remains open for traffic from early June to November. There are regular Deluxe and Ordinary bus services between Srinagar and Leh plying on this route, operated by the J&K State Road Transport Corporation (J&KSRTC). You can also hire taxis (cars and jeeps) from Srinagar for the purpose. Another road leading to Ladakh is the 473-km Manali-Leh Highway. It remains open for traffic from mid-June to early October. There are regular Deluxe and Ordinary bus services plying on this route, operated by Himachal Pradesh Tourism, H.P. SRTC and J&K SRTC.