There are 4 ways to get from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) Klk-Ndls Shatabdi Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Rishikesh (RKSH) Hemkunt Exp

$4 - $26

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Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Haridwar Volvo AC 49 / ...

$7 - $28

Taxi  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh 129.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh 129.6 miles

$21 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh. However, there are services departing from Chandigarh and arriving at Rishikesh via Haridwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh. However, there are services departing from Chandigarh (CDG) and arriving at Rishikesh (RKSH) via Ambala Cant Junction (UMB). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Chandigarh and Rishīkesh is 160 km. The road distance is 207.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh without a car is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh, including transfers.

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Chandigarh to Rishīkesh bus services, operated by HRTC, depart from Chandigarh station.

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Chandigarh to Rishīkesh train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chandigarh (CDG) station.

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The best way to get from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 24 min.

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Chandigarh to Rishīkesh bus services, operated by HRTC, arrive at Haridwar station.

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Chandigarh to Rishīkesh train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rishikesh (RKSH) station.

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Map of how to get from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh.
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  • Distance: 100.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Chandigarh, India and Rishīkesh, India?

You can take a train from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh via Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) in around 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, HRTC operates a bus from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $23 and the journey takes 7 h 2 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Ambala Cant Junction (UMB)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ambala Cant Junction (UMB) to Rishikesh (RKSH)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $23
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 172 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 90 90 90 90 90
Website
megacabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chandigarh to Rishīkesh is 207 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Chandigarh to Rishīkesh.

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There are 444+ hotels available in Rishīkesh. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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