How to Reach Zanskar?

Zanskar does not have its own airport and railway, but enjoys a road connectivity to Leh and Srinagar via two national highways. Travelling to Zanskar by road is the best way of reaching it.

Zanskar Travel Information

The best way of reaching Zanskar by air, rail & road is described below.


By Air

The nearest airports to Zanskar are Sheikh-Ul-Alam International Airport in Srinagar (about 448 kilometers away) and Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh (about 464 kilometers away). They operate flights to the major cities of India.


By Train

Jammu Tawi Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Jammu, which is located about 711 kilometers away. One can hire a car from the railway station to reach Jammu.


By Road

NH1 and NH301 connect Leh and Srinagar to Zanskar. Renting a cab from these places is the most comfortable way to reach Zanskar.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Srinagar to Leh - 418 kilometers
  • Jammu to Leh - 681 kilometers
  • Manali to Leh - 473 kilometers