How To Reach Mussoorie

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How to Reach Mussoorie

Mussoorie is connected to all the major cities in India by air, rail and road through Dehradun. Located around 60 km away, the nearest airport to Mussoorie is the Jolly Grant International Airport in Dehradun which is connected to all the major cities by regular flights through Delhi. The nearest railway station to Mussoorie is the Dehradun railway station, situated around 68km away in Dehradun town. Mussoorie is well-connected by road to Delhi and the nearby hill stations through the Mussoorie-Chamba highway.

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Route Name Distance Time
Delhi to Mussoorie 279 km 6 hours 47 mins
Gurgaon to Mussoorie 317 km 7 hours 22 mins
Jaipur to Mussoorie 610 km 10 hours 36 mins
Mumbai to Mussoorie 1,744 km 1 day 4 hours
Agra to Mussoorie 469 km 8 hours 56 mins
Hyderabad to Mussoorie 1,801 km 1 day 5 hours
Kolkata to Mussoorie 1,723 km 1 day 5 hours
Chennai to Mussoorie 2,425 km 1 day 14 hours
Bangalore to Mussoorie 2,390 km 1 day 13 hours
Ahmedabad to Mussoorie 1,275 km 20 hours 5 mins
Pune to Mussoorie 1,794 km 1 day 6 hours
Varanasi to Mussoorie 1,052 km 17 hours 5 mins
Udaipur to Mussoorie 992 km 16 hours 2 mins

How to reach Mussoorie by flight

The nearest airport to Mussoorie is the Jolly Grant Airport located around 60 km away in Dehradun, on the Rishikesh-Dehradun State Highway. It is connected to all the major cities of India via New Delhi. The nearest international airport to Mussoorie is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. After reaching Dehradun airport, you can hire a taxi to reach Mussoorie, which is just 30 km away from Dehradun. Uttarakhand State Road Transport Corporation buses are also available from the airport gate.

Nearest Airport: Dehradun

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How to reach Mussoorie by road

Mussoorie is well connected by road to Delhi and the major cities in Uttar Pradesh through Dehradun which is located around 35km away. One can hire a taxi or take one of the regular buses from Dehradun to Mussoorie. The Uttarakhand State Road Transport Corporation runs regular bus services between Mussoorie, Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun and other nearby hill stations. Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation runs buses between Mussoorie and cities like Lucknow, Allahabad and Varanasi on a regular basis. Private operators provide deluxe and luxury bus services on these routes. 

The four major bus stands in Mussoorie are:
Library Bus Stand
Tehri Bus Stand
Masonic Bus Stand
Kempty Bus Stand (operational only from May to October)

Private Tours Operators & Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) conduct tours from Kempty Bus Stand.

How to reach Mussoorie by train

The nearest railhead to Mussoorie is the Dehradun railway station, located around 34km away in Dehradun town. A part of the Northern Railway Terminus, it is linked with Superfast trains to almost all the major cities in India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Howrah, Amritsar, Allahabad, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Indore among others. 

Some of the most popular trains from Mussoorie are the Amritsar Fast (Psgr.) Dehradun to Amritsar, Howrah Express, Mussoorie Express, Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi. 

Local transport in Mussoorie

Rickshaws and taxis are the best ways to get around Mussorie. In fact, taxis offer much flexibility in travelling across the various destinations in Mussorie which are spread away. Buses are also available. Alternately, you can also walk around the place.

Bus: Local buses are available for Barlowganj and Jharipani from the Masonic Bus Stand. These buses operate every day at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM

Taxi: Taxis are available for local sightseeing and excursion from the main taxi stand of Mussoorie. The rate for a taxi is fixed at INR 6.35 for the first km. or its part and INR 2.90 for every 500 meters or its part subsequently.
Parking for cars and taxis is available only at these 4 places:
Moti Lal Nehru Road
Darpan Hotel-Landour Road
Municipal Garden
Parking Library bus stand
Note: Parking on The Mall Road is strictly prohibited.

Ponies: Ponies are available for The Mall Road, Camel's Back Road, Municipal Garden and Children's Lodge. The rates for these are fixed.

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Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Mussoorie - Situated at an average elevation of about 1,300 meters
Mussoorie is a hill station and also a municipal board at Dehradun district
Kempty Falls - Waterfall in Ram Gaon located 1364 meters above the sea level

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