Since Rishikesh is one of the most frequented tourist places in Uttarakhand, it's quite well networked in terms of transportation facilities. Whether you're traveling to this holy town from a town in Uttarakhand or northern India, you have a range of options to reach here without any hassle. From Delhi, you can also plan weekend getaways in and around Rishikesh.
Reach Rishikesh By Air
Jolly grant is the closest airport to the town located in the capital town of Dehradun. The airport is just 35 kilo meter away from Rishikesh. One can take the Deccan Airlines flight to come to the city. Deccan Airlines run flights thrice in week - Tuesday, Saturday and Thursday from the capital city Delhi to Dehradun. At the jolly grant airport taxis and buses are easily available that will take you to Rishikesh. If you hire a taxi, you'll be charged around Rs. 300.
Reach Rishikesh By Rail (By Train)
Rishikesh has good railway connectivity with many of the Indian cities in India. One can approach the closest railway station approximately at a distance of 24 kilo meter from Haridwar. From the railway station, take a bus or hire a taxi to go to Rishikesh.
Shatabdi Express from New Delhi to Haridwar
Jan Shatabdi Express from New Delhi to Haridwar
Mussoorie Express from Old Delhi to Haridwar.
From Haridwar station one can hire cabs, taxis or buses to reach Rishikesh.
Reach Rishikesh By Road (By Bus)
It is very easy and most convenient way to reach Rishikesh. Buses and taxis from the nearby towns like Dehradun, Haridwar and Delhi are available to arrive in Rishikesh. Regular buses and taxis also run from the sacred town Haridwar. Tourist from Chandigarg, Manali, Shimla and Agra can also reach Haridwar to go to Rishikesh.