Being a much popular tourist destination in Uttarakhand, Haridwar offers you several options of reaching it. Every year, hundreds of thousands of travellers and pilgrims pay a visit to this holy town. If you too are planning a tour to this town, you can travel by air, road or rail. Haridwar is easily reachable from different parts India because it lies at an easily strikeable distance from New Delhi, the country's capital city.
Reach Haridwar By Air
If you're planning to travel to Haridwar by air, you can first reach Delhi and catch a flight from there. The flight lands you at the Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun (which the capital city of Uttarakhand). From the Dehradun airport, you can hire a taxi to reach the town of Haridwar. You'll need to cover a distance of 20 km by road to get to the town.
Reach Haridwar By Rail
Taking the rail route is one of the most preferred means of reaching Haridwar. Where you're coming from the states of northern India, central India, eastern India or southern India, you can easily travel by train (both express and mail) to get to the holy city of Haridwar.
Given below are some popular express or mail trains connecting Haridwar with different parts of the country.Dehradun Express - 12687 [Starting station - Chennai, TN]
Haridwar Mail - 19105 [Starting station - Ahmedabad, GUJ]
Dehradun Sharabdi - 12017 [Starting station - Delhi]
Allahabad Haridwar Express - 14115 [Starting station - Allahabad, UP]
Doon Express - 13009 [Starting station - Howrah, WB]
Hemkunt Express - 14610 [Starting station - Jammu, J&K]
Utkal Express - 18477 [Starting station - Puri, Orissa] Varanasi Dehradun Express - 14265 [Starting station - Varanasi, UP]
Indore Dehradun Express - 14317 [Starting station - Indore, MP]
Amritsar Dehradun Express - 14632 [Starting station - Amritsar, PJB]
There are many other trains that you can catch from different cities of India to reach Haridwar, according to your specific requirements.
Reach Haridwar By Road
Haridwar is also well-connected (National Highway 58) with different key destinations across India. There are both private as well as state government buses that you can catch from different cities to reach Haridwar. From Delhi, you can travel by luxury coaches or deluxe coaches to get to Haridwar.