Car Hire in Leh

Ladakh Maxicab Union

Ladakh Maxicab Union runs 11-seater nonstop Tempo minibuses to Manali with departures at either 8pm or 1am. Sign up a day or two ahead to get a decent seat. The journey can take anywhere from 15 to 21 hours.
Taxi in Leh

Shared Jeep-Taxis to Diskit

Arriving before 8am it should be easy enough to find a space to Nubra in one of the Diskit-bound jeeps that fill up at the southern entrance to the polo ground. Some services also go to Sumur.
Taxi in Leh

Long-distance Shared-Taxi Park

Shared jeeps to Kargil (₹900 to ₹1000, mornings), Manali (₹2000 to ₹3000, around 6pm) and Srinagar (₹2000 to ₹2500, 4pm to 6pm) have their own parking area 400m down the Choglamsar Rd from Leh's main petrol pump, ie…
Taxi in Diskit

Nubra Taxi Union

To charter a taxi from Diskit you'll need to assemble both the next driver on the rota and the union boss to stamp the necessary chit. This Kafkaesque system can mean waiting ages for a taxi if the latter is away fr…
Airline in Leh


Flies Leh–Delhi thrice daily in summer, daily in winter. In Delhi GoAir uses Terminal 1, so leave ample time if you are planning to connect to or from an international flight. GoAir also operates Mumbai–Leh–Srinagar…
Taxi in Leh

Shared Taxis to Choglamsar & Skalzangling

From what's known as the 'Old Bus Stand', just above Friendship Gate, there is a special stand for minivan share taxis to Choglamsar and Skyalzangling near the airport.
Bus in Leh

HPTDC Buses Departure Point

Every second day in July and August, buses to Manali depart early morning from opposite the Tourist Information Centre but you'll need to prebook at least a day or so before from the HPTDC Office.
Bus Station in Leh

Main Bus Station

The main bus station is 700m south of the town centre via the Kigu-Tak stepped bazaar from Friendship Gate. The large site is divided into sub-areas for local minibuses, private (LBOC) buses and state services (J&am…
Bus in Leh


'Luxury' buses to Manali (₹2700, two days) depart every second day in July and August from outside the Leh Tourist Office. Ticket price includes a basic dorm bed in Keylong plus dinner and breakfast.
Airline in Leh

Jet Airways

Flies Leh–Delhi twice daily April to mid-October, and other months five days a week.