by flights / air: Indian Airlines and Jet airways ply direct flights from Delhi to Leh (1047 km) every day. Indian Airlines operates flights frequently from Srinagar, Jammu and Chandigarh.
by local transport / road: Leh is well linked with all the chief cities within the state. The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (J & K SRTC) operates regular Deluxe and Ordinary bus services within Srinagar and Leh (434 km) through Kargil. More over this route remains open for traffic only from June to November.The other accessible road is from Manali to Leh (473 km) which remains open for traffic from throughout mid-June to early October. Himachal Pradesh Tourism (HRTC) and Jammu and Kashmir SRTC operate every day Deluxe and Ordinary bus services linking Manali and Leh. Cars and jeeps are available too on hire basis. Bus service is available from Leh towards the Hemis national park which is approximately 30 km away.