Jaipur to Rishikesh

   Jaipur to Rishikesh Road Distance 500 km
   Jaipur to Rishikesh Aerial Distance 428 km
  Jaipur to Rishikesh Travel Time 9 hours 36 mins

How to reach Rishikesh from Jaipur

Jaipur and Rishikesh are separated by a road distance of 515 kms approximately and there are a lot of ways to reach from Jaipur to Rishikesh. You can take connecting flights from Jaipur to Rishikesh but trains are a better option. Travelling on the road is not really recommended since the distance is huge. But again, there are connecting buses that can take you here. Once in Rishikesh, there are tons of things that you can do other than visiting the pilgrimage sites. From bungee jumping to the famous river rafting, paragliding and even boating, there is so much to see and do. So check out all the details that you need to know and head out right now.

Knowing The Details

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

1. Jaipur to Rishikesh in Flight

Jaipur Airport

Jaipur has an international airport but since there is no airport in Rishikesh, it is not possible to take a direct flight to Rishikesh from Jaipur. However, there is Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun which is just at a distance of 35 kms from Rishikesh. From Dehradun, there are several State buses and other public transport options like shared taxis and jeeps that can take you to Rishikesh.

The only problem is that most of these flights are not direct and they have 1 or sometimes, more stoppages. Mostly these flights stop over at New Delhi.

Starting Price: INR 4092
Departure Airport: Jaipur International Airport
Arrival Airport: Jolly Grant International Airport
Travel Time: 2 to 22 hours (1+ stops)
Major Flight Operators: Air India, Spicejet and Indigo etc

2. Jaipur to Rishikesh in Train

Jaipur Railway Station

Although Rishikesh does have a railway station of its own and so does Jaipur but there are no direct trains available from Jaipur to Rishikesh. The next best option is to take a train to Haridwar which is just 20 kms away from Rishikesh. From Haridwar, you can take a state run bus or any of the several public commuting options to reach Rishikesh. There are shared jeeps, autos, taxis and cabs. Alternatively, you can also book a private cab. The train options are given below.

Option 1:

Train Name - Haridwar Mail
Train Number - 19031
Departure From Jaipur - 11:15 PM
Arrival at Haridwar - 12:10 AM
Ticket Prices Starting From - INR 325
Frequency of Train - All Days
Total Duration of the Journey - 12 hours 55 minutes

Option 2:

Train Name - UDZ HW Express
Train Number - 19609
Departure From Jaipur - 10:00 PM
Arrival at Haridwar - 10:30 AM
Ticket Prices Starting From - INR 320
Frequency of the Train - Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Total Duration of the Journey - 12 hours 30 minutes

Option 3:

Train Name - Uttaranchal Express
Train Number - 19565
Departure From Jaipur - 3:55 AM
Arrival at Haridwar - 4:17 PM
Ticket Prices Starting From - INR 335
Frequency of the Train - Saturday Only
Total Duration of the Journey - 12 hours 22 minutes

3. Jaipur to Rishikesh in Bus

Jaipur Bus Stand

Travelling from Jaipur to Rishikesh in a bus can be a little tiresome especially because the distance is huge. But for a relief, there are several direct buses available on the route that can take you from Jaipur to Rishikesh in around 12 hours or so. There are different pickup points in Jaipur and a few stoppages on the way before reaching the final destination in Rishikesh. These buses run on a daily basis and you can choose between sleeper, semi sleeper and seater etc. The ticket prices start from INR 550.

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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