By Air
There are daily flight services from New Delhi to Leh operated by Air India, Jet Airways and Go Air. Please check with the airliners for the schedule of the flights and availability of seats. Air India also operates flights from Jammu to Leh on Monday and Friday and from Srinagar on every Wednesday. It would be advisable to book in advance to avoid last minute inconvenience. The Organising Committee has made many requests to the Civil Aviation Minister to increase the frequency of flights between Delhi and Leh from early June to late July.

Departures Airlines Frequency
Delhi to Leh Jet Airways, Go Air, Air India Daily
Jammu to Leh Air India Monday and Friday
Srinagar to Leh Air India Wednesday

The Leh airport (Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport) is situated at a distance of 7km from the city centre. There are plenty of pre-paid taxis stationed at the airport, managed by the All Ladakh Taxi Operators’ Union.

By Rail
The nearest railway station is located at Jammu Tawi, about 739 kms from Leh.

By Road
There are daily buses from Delhi to Leh via Manali operated by the Himachal Road Transport Corporation. It takes two days and a night to reach Leh from Delhi. There are also private taxis in operation from Manali, Keylong, Jammu and Srinagar. We have requested the Ladakhi students studying in Delhi and Jammu and RTYC in Manali to help the Kalachakra participants with their travel to Leh, Ladakh. The bus journey between Leh and Manali takes about 20 hours or two days with an overnight halt at Keylong or Pang. Private shared taxis and mini vans, tempo traveller and maxi cabs are available at Manali  at reasonable rates.

Routes Distance Mode of transport Departure En route
Delhi to Leh 1047 km HRTC buses ISBT Manali-Keylong-Pang-Serchu
Manali to Leh 473 km Taxi, Maxi Cab, Bus Taxi Stand Keylong-Pang-Serchu-Kharu
Jammu to Leh 706 km Taxi, Maxi Cab Taxi Stand Srinagar-Kargil
Srinagar to Leh 434 km Taxi, Maxi Cab, Bus TRC Kargil-Khaltse
Kargil to Leh 204 km Taxi, Maxi Cab, Bus Taxi Stand Khaltse


Road Distances
Srinagar to Leh = 434km
Manali to Leh = 473km
Srinagar to Kargil = 204km
Delhi to Leh = 1047km
Leh to Kargil = 234km
Kargil to Padum (Zanskar) = 240km
Leh to Deskit (Nubra Valley) = 118km
Leh to Pangong Tso = 170km
Leh to Tsomoriri = 240km