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About Leh

There are only a few places on earth which can match up to the versatility of Leh. Ladakh’s joint capital and the largest city is dotted with stupas, white-washed houses, Tibetan-style palaces, and monasteries. But tourists from far and wide visit Leh to explore its unadulterated neutral landscapes, verdant valleys, gushing river, and snow-clad Himalayan peaks. If you too are planning a visit from Jammu, book a Jammu to Leh flight in advance, before the city shuts down during winter.

In addition, if traveling from Jammu, take the flight from Jammu Airport and land at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXJ-IXL).

Best Time to Book Jammu to Leh Flight

Leh features a cold and dry climate, with pleasant and dry summers and snowy and freezing winters. The weather could be harsh in winter and most part of the region remains inaccessible throughout the region. Hence, if you are taking a Jammu to Ladakh flight, the best time to explore the beauty of this Himalayan land is during summer.

Details About Jammu to Leh Flight

The aerial distance between Jammu to Leh (IXJ-IXL) is 297 km. You can take a flight while traveling on this route. However, there are no direct flights, so expect one or more layovers at Delhi and SriNagar. There are only 11 flights available. So, it is better to book in advance or take a road trip. The Jammu to Leh highway offers some of the most breathtaking Himalayan landscapes. It takes 11hour 15minutes to reach your destination.

To avail Jammu to Leh flight, book your seat with Vistara at the cost of INR 6,389 for a one-way trip, and INR 13,511 for a round trip.

Furthermore, the nearest airports to travel between the two cities are Jammu Airport and Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXJ-IXL).
Here are some insights concluding flight fares from Jammu to Leh to (IXJ-IXL):

One Way Trip
AirlinesAirlines NamePriceAction
VTIVistaraINR 6,989Book Now
SGSpicejetINR 7,245Book Now
AIAir IndiaINR 7,298Book Now
G8Go FirstINR 7,402Book Now
IndigoINR 7,515Book Now
Round Trip
AirlinesAirlines NamePriceAction
VTIVistaraINR 13,511Book Now
SGSpicejetINR 13,597Book Now
IndigoINR 13,615Book Now
G8Go FirstINR 13,642Book Now
AIAir IndiaINR 13,789Book Now

Best Places to Eat in Leh

The Tibetan Kitchen Restaurant Leh
The Tibetan Kitchen

It is impossible to resist the urge to relish authentic Tibetan dishes like thukpa, gyako, or a plate of hot momos and dumplings. This diner not only serves mouth-watering Tibetan, Indian, and Chinese dishes, the ambience too has a Tibetan vibe.

Gizmo Restaurant Leh
Gesmo Restaurant

A perfect place to fill your breakfast plate with crunchy cookies, cakes or parathas. But that’s not the highlight, as the menu also features authentic meat filled momos, thentuk, and you will also find some thin crust pizzas, loaded with cheese and toppings of your choice.

Sky Wok Restaurant Leh
Sky Wok Restaurant

One of the popular restaurants in town, known for its cozy ambience, great lighting, soothing music in the background, and comfortable setting. It also features al fresco dining on the top floor. This multi-cuisine eatery serves food, made with locally sourced ingredients.

Hotels in Leh

The Grand Dragon Hotel Ladakh
The Grand Dragon

Location : Old Leh Road, Sheynam, Leh, Ladakh

Price : INR 20,000

The Abduz
The Abduz

Location : Old Road Sheynam, Leh, Ladakh

Price : INR 9,338

Sangaylay Palace Hotel Leh
Sangaylay Palace

Location : Fort Road, Leh, Ladakh

Price : INR 3,060

Places to Visit in Leh

Zanskar Valley Leh
Zanskar Valley

Sitting at an elevation of 13154 ft, Zanskar Valley is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking places in the Himalayan region. For adventure enthusiasts, it offers incredible opportunities for rafting, trekking, paragliding, etc. You can also visit the old monastery nearby.

Khardung La Pass leh
Khardung La Pass

It is the highest motorable pass in the world, located at an elevation of 18,380. Tourists visit Khardung La Pass, to make the onward journey to Nubra Valley and Shyok. Since it remains closed between October and May, make proper research before heading to Khardung La Pass.

Thiksey Monastery leh
Thiksey Monastery

This Tibetan-style monastery is just half an hour drive from Leh. This twelve-storey monastery, on a top of a hill, offers the most impressive views of the Himalayan zenith and the Indus-Valley below. It houses a 15mt high Maitreya Buddha statue.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the flight duration from Jammu to Leh?

    The flight duration between Jammu and Leh is 11hours 15minutes.

  • Are there any direct/non-stop flights available for Jammu to Leh?

    There are no direct flights, so expect one or more layovers at Delhi and SriNagar.

  • What are the best flights from Jammu to Leh?

    To avail Jammu to Leh flight, book your seat with Vistara at the cost of INR 6,389 for a one-way trip, and INR 13,511 for a round trip.

  • Is Leh safe to travel?

    Leh is one of the safest cities in India and greets its guests with open arms. The residents of this Himalayan region are friendly, kind, and helpful.

  • Can I take flights from Jammu to Leh now?

    Yes, you can take flights from Jammu to Leh. But no airline offer direct flights on this route.

  • Which Airports will I be using to fly from Jammu to Leh?

    You will board a flight from Jammu Airport and land at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXJ-IXL).

  • What is the best day to fly from Jammu to Leh?

    While traveling from Jammu to Leh, consider flying on Wednesdays, and avoid weekends and holidays since it’s more expensive. 

  • What is Leh famous for?

    Leh is known for its unspoilt natural beauty, breathtaking landscapes, snow-clad Himalayan zenith, Bactrian camels, trekking trails, verdant valleys, and cold desert.

  • Which language is spoken in Leh?

    Ladakhi is the official language of Leh.

  •  Is Leh worth traveling to?

    It is considered as one of the best places for explorers. However, it's best to follow a travel itinerary to avoid any unnecessary confusion.

Flights From Leh
Airports Near Leh
  • Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
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