How to Reach Delhi to Dehradun


How to Reach Delhi to Dehradun – Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand state of India which is well connected to rest of India by Roads, Rails and Air. Dehradun has an Interstate bus terminal (ISBT) and a railway station connecting major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc.

 Dehradun has a domestic airport which is known by name of Jolly Grant Airport. The Jolly Grant airport is situated about 30 km away from Dehradun.

Dehradun is a beautiful city situated on the foothills of Himalaya and surrounded by mighty tall mountains. You can check out entire information about How to Reach Dehradun by Bus, Train Air or Own Vehicle.


Dehradun is well connected by Delhi to Dehradun trains, and there are a handful of services to Lucknow, Varanasi, Chennai and Kolkata. The quickest service linking Delhi to Dehradun is the daily Shatabdi Express which has a fare of chair/executive class ₹390/780 respectively.  It departs from New Delhi train station at 6.50am and reaches Dehra Dun at 12.40pm. The return trip leaves Dehra Dun at 5 pm.

The daily Mussoorie Express has a fare of sleeper/3AC/2AC class ₹130/365/508 respectively. It takes 11 hours from Delhi to Dehradun. Mussoorie Express is an overnight service that leaves Delhi Sarai Rohilla station at 9.05pm. The return trip leaves Dehra Dun at 9.30pm.

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The overnight Dehradun-Amritsar Express has a fare of sleeper/3A class ₹127/356 respectively which has 12 hours journey time. It departs from Amritsar daily at 7.40pm.

Bus: Delhi to Dehradun

 Nearly all long-distance buses arrive and depart from the huge, modern Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT), 5km south of the city centre. To get there, take a local bus (₹5), vikram 5 (₹10) or an autorickshaw (₹100). A few buses to Mussoorie leave from here but most go from the Mussoorie bus stand (₹35, 1½ hours, half-hourly between 6 am & 8 pm) next to the train station.

Some buses go toward Mussoorie’s Picture Palace bus stand while others go to the Library bus stand across town. Private buses to Joshimath (₹250, 12 hours, departs 7 am) and Uttarkashi (₹190, 9 hours, departs 8.15am & 1 pm) leave from the Parade Ground bus stand.


If you are planning a trip to Dehradun from Delhi or Chandigarh by your personal Bike or Car, then you can follow these routes.

Route from Chandigarh to Dehradun-

NH21 to Panchkula, NH 73 to Narayangarh via Raipur state Highway to Nahan via Kala Amb, NH 72 to Dehradun via Paonta Sahib and Herbertpur

Route from Delhi to Dehradun-

 NH 58 to Roorkee via Meerut, Muzaffarnagar Purkazi, NH 72A to Dehradun via chhutmalpur and Mohand tunnel.

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport is located south-east of the city at Doiwala. It is 24 kilometres far away which take about 1-hour. Dehradun is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Lucknow by Air India, Jet Airways and SpiceJet flights.

Usually, taxis charges from Rs. 800 to 1000 for City Centre.

Dehradun Airport Contact No.- 0135 2412053

Getting Around in Dehradun

 By Bus 

City transport services runs buses across the town . The route and destinations are written in Hindi . As the bus service is an economic mode of transport , it is usually crowded . If you are seeking for comfort and luxury , it ‘ s better to consider other options .

By Rickshaws

The least expensive way to get around town is by the blue three – wheelers called ‘ Vikram ‘ . These vehicles are frequently packed , with a capacity of 8 cramped travelers in the back . The minimum fare is Rs . 5 to a maximum of Rs . 15 anywhere in the city .

Hundreds of eight-seater vikrams race along five fixed routes (look at the front for the number). Vikrams which runs between the ISBT stand, the train station and Rajpur Rd, and as far south as the Tibetan colony at Clement Town.

Vikram runs up and down Rajpur Rd above Gandhi Park, and also to Harthibarkala. Autorickshaws fare ₹30 for a short distance, ₹100 from ISBT to the city centre or ₹120 per hour for touring around the Dehradun.

By Taxi

A taxi to Mussoorie costs ₹510, while a shared taxi should cost ₹100 per person; both can be found in front of the train station. Taxis fares around ₹810 for Rishikesh and ₹960 for Haridwar.

Dehradun on Map

You can check the location of Dehradun from Map given below:

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