Bangalore to Rishikesh

   Bangalore to Rishikesh Road Distance 2,334 km
   Bangalore to Rishikesh Aerial Distance 1,904 km
  Bangalore to Rishikesh Travel Time 1 day 11 hours

How to reach Rishikesh from Bangalore

Bangalore and Rishikesh are separated by a distance of 2347.8 kms but the journey is totally worth it. The river town of Rishikesh is not just popular as the Hindu pilgrimage spot but is also known as the ‘Adventure Capital of India’ owing to the numerous adventure sports that you can experience here. Best known for its river rafting expeditions, you can also try paragliding, parasailing and bungee jumping etc. Given below are all details that you need to know about travelling from Bangalore to Rishikesh.

Knowing The Details

1. Bangalore to Rishikesh in Flight
2. Bangalore to Rishikesh in Train
3. Bangalore to Rishikesh by Bus
4. Popular Routes to Rishikesh
5. Popular Routes from Bangalore
6. Places to Visit in Rishikesh
7. Hotels in Rishikesh

1. Bangalore to Rishikesh in Flight

Kempegowda International Airport
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Although Bangalore has an international airport i.e. Kempegowda International Airport but unfortunately Rishikesh does not have an airport of its own. So there is no possibility of a direct flight from Bangalore to Risikesh. However, the next nearest option is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun that is 35 kms from Rishikesh. Once you land in Dehradun, there are State buses and public transport that can take you to Rishikesh.

Starting Price: INR 5316 
Departure Airport: Kempegowda International Airport
Arrival Airport: Jolly Grant International Airport
Travel Time: 6 to 10 hours (1+ stops)
Flight Operators: Indigo, Vistara, Air India and SpiceJet

2. Bangalore to Rishikesh in Train

Yeshvantpur Bus Stand
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Again, there are no direct trains from Bangalore to Rishikesh. But the best train option is to take a train from Bangalore to Delhi and then take a connecting train from Delhi to Rishikesh. You can also take an overnight bus to Rishikesh Bus. The trains from Bangalore can be boarded at the Yesvantpur Junction that travel to different stations in Delhi like New Delhi Railway Station, Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station etc. You can prebook another train to Rishikesh from any of these stations.

3. Bangalore to Rishikesh by Bus

Delhi Bus Stand
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There are no direct buses available from Bangalore to Rishikesh. Or from Bangalore to Haridwar. Or even from Bangalore to Delhi. The best option again is to travel in a flight or a train from Bangalore to Delhi and then complete the overnight journey from Delhi to Rishikesh in a bus. The journey takes around 5 to 7 hours and ticket prices start from INR 299 and go up depending on the bus and the seats.

Popular Routes to Rishikesh

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Delhi to Rishikesh 5 hours 37 mins 242 km
Dehradun to Rishikesh 1 hour 21 mins 45.9 km
Chandigarh to Rishikesh 5 hours 12 mins 210 km
Bangalore to Rishikesh 1 day 11 hours 2,334 km
Jaipur to Rishikesh 9 hours 36 mins 500 km
Mumbai to Rishikesh 1 day 3 hours 1,634 km

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