Situated amidst the serenity of Himalayas, Dehradun is well-connected with rest of India through all means of transportation. You can reach Dehradun by air, water and road. Go through the below written article and know about how to reach Dehradun.
To reach Dehradun by flights, you have to arrive at Jolly Grand Airport. It is situated at a distance of around 25 km away from the main city. Various airlines serve to this airport and there is a regular flight from Delhi to Dehradun. On arrival at the airport, you can easily get taxis to reach Dehradun.
Dehradun is well-connected to all major destinations of its neighboring states through excellent network of roads. To reach Dehradun by road, you can use national highways. National Highway 72 connects Dehradun to Nahan (95 km) in north-west and then to Panchkula, Chandigarh and Shimla. The road terminates at Haridwar, which is situated at a distance of 54 km from Dehradun. Dehradun is 235 km far from Delhi. NH-72A connects Dehradun to NH-58 at Roorkee (67 km) and after that Meerut at 170 km and Delhi at 235 km. Regular bus service from Delhi for Dehradun is available from Delhi’s ISBT Kashmiri Gate.
If you are planning to reach Dehradun by train, then a number of options are available for major cities and towns of India. Various express trains arrive in Dehradun from Delhi. Two trains including, Shatabdi Express and Mussoorie Express connect Dehradun with major cities like Amritsar, Varanasi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.
Sights of Dehradun