The railway station at Pathankot lies nearest to Kangra and is situated at a distance of 90 km. This is a broad gauge railway station that connects with all the major cities of India. Various trains that help the tourists to reach their destinations are Adi Jat Express, Jammu Express, Dauladhar Express, to name a few. After reaching the Pathankot railway station, tourists can hire a taxi to reach Kangra.
The nearest airport that connects Kangra with other cities is situated at Gaggal at a distance of 13 km. The Jagson Airlines flight flies on certain days and connects Gaggal with Delhi. Cab services are available at the airport and a person can hire a cab to reach Kangra from the airport.
State owned buses and private buses connect Kangra with all the major cities of the Himachal Pradesh state. Regular bus service helps the tourists to commute between Kangra and Dharamsala, Palampur, Amritsar or some other cities. Different AC and non AC buses ply on road to provide comfortable journey to the tourists with basic facilities being also provided in these buses. The fares of these buses are reasonably priced thereby making the journey more pleasant.