Yamunotri is not directly connected to the rest of India by any means. Some 198 km away is the Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun, which is the nearest airport that connects Yamunotri to the rest of India. The nearest railway station to Joshimath is in Rishikesh which is 210 km away from Yamunotri. From there, you have to avail either private taxis or buses plying on the route.
There is no direct flight connectivity to Yamunotri. The nearest airport is in Dehradun, around 198 km away from the Yamunotri. If possible, you can also go for the helicopter service from Dehradun to Yamunotri.
Nearest Airport: Dehradun - 86 kms from Yamunotri
Tentative return flight prices to Dehradun from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 9,565 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 5,236 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 13,119 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 8,089 Non-stop|
There is no direct road connectivity to Yamunotri in any respect. The nearest road stop is in Uttarkashi, which is 122 km away from Janki Chatti, the nearest Jeep stop to Yamunotri, from where the trekking trip to Yamunotri is 4 km. You can have horses and palanquins for rent if you don't want to trek on foot.
There is no direct rail connectivity to Yamunotri. Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railway station to the site, almost 211 km away from the same. You can opt for private taxis or buses to travel to Yamunotri.
Ponies and palanquins are used by tourists. Otherwise, locals traverse the place on foot.