Badrinath is accessible by road and buses and taxis are available to take you to Badrinath when the roads open in May, June, September and October. Buses are available from Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun and some other nearby towns till the bust stand on Narayan Palace Road, 1 km from Badrinath Temple. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport near Dehradun, about 317 km from Badrinath. The nearest railway stations to Badrinath are at Rishikesh and Kotdwar, which are at a distance of 297 km and 327 km respectively. Helicopter services are also available for Badrinath from Dehradun. When it comes to the local transport, you can easily reach the temple by your car or taxi. However, exploring the town on foot is the best option.
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Badrinath, at a distance of 314kms. It is a major domestic airport for Uttrakhand and is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad. It hosts regular flights at cheap rates. Nearest international airport is in New Delhi which also is very well connected with almost all the cities of India and major cities of the world.
Nearest Airport: Dehradun - 148 kms from Badrinath
Tentative return flight prices to Dehradun from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 10,041 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 5,114 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 12,764 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 17,948 Non-stop|
Badrinath is connected to major cities of Uttrakhand by road. Buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi are available to Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun. And then taxis and buses can be hired from there to Badrinath.
The nearest railway station to Badrinath is Rishikesh which is distanced at 295kms from Badrinath. It is well connected with major cities in India. From Rishikesh, you can take a bus or taxi to reach Badrinath.
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Walking around Badrinath is the best way to explore the place.