How to Reach Rishikesh

The Jolly Grant airport is the closest airport at Dehradun, 35 km from Rishikesh. Taxis and cabs ply between these two places. Alternately, you can take a train to the Rishikesh Railway Station. Buses are also available to Rishikesh from Delhi and other cities/towns in Uttaranchal.

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Route Name Distance Time
Delhi to Rishikesh 242 km 5 hours 37 mins
Dehradun to Rishikesh 45.9 km 1 hour 21 mins
Chandigarh to Rishikesh 210 km 5 hours 12 mins
Bangalore to Rishikesh 2,334 km 1 day 11 hours
Jaipur to Rishikesh 500 km 9 hours 36 mins
Mumbai to Rishikesh 1,634 km 1 day 3 hours
Agra to Rishikesh 413 km 7 hours 35 mins
Varanasi to Rishikesh 886 km 15 hours 25 mins
Amritsar to Rishikesh 426 km 8 hours 18 mins
Gurgaon to Rishikesh 261 km 6 hours 1 min
Manali to Rishikesh 514 km 12 hours 22 mins
Hyderabad to Rishikesh 1,744 km 1 day 4 hours
Kolkata to Rishikesh 1,557 km 1 day 3 hours
Goa to Rishikesh 2,101 km 1 day 12 hours
Chennai to Rishikesh 2,369 km 1 day 13 hours
Ahmedabad to Rishikesh 1,165 km 19 hours 4 mins
Pune to Rishikesh 1,684 km 1 day 5 hours

How to reach Rishikesh by flight

The nearest airport Jolly Grant is in Dehradun, away from Rishikesh. One can opt for a flight to Dehradun via Delhi or Lucknow and reach Rishikesh via the regular buses and taxis available from the airport.

Nearest Airport: Dehradun - 34 kms from Rishikesh

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Tentative return flight prices to Dehradun from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 15,128 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 5,448 Non-stop View
Bengaluru ₹ 13,544 View
Chennai ₹ 14,230 View
Hyderabad ₹ 8,678 View
Kolkata ₹ 12,376 View

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How to reach Rishikesh by road

Rishikesh has regular bus services from Delhi, Haridwar and Dehradun. One can opt for buses or hire cabs from these places to reach Rishikesh.

How to reach Rishikesh by train

The nearest railway station, Haridwar is 25 km from Rishikesh. Haridwar is well connected to major cities of the country via a number of regular express and superfast trains. One can take up a bus or cab available from the Haridwar station up to Rishikesh.

Local transport in Rishikesh

Take the autos or buses to move around the city. Otherwise, you can also walk on foot.

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