There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Rishīkesh by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Dehra Dun (DED) MAA - DED

$72 - $319

Cheapest option

Train  •  41 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Mdu-Ddn/Cdg Exp

$43 - $55

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  45 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to New Delhi (NDLS) Mas-Ndls Tamil Nadu Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kashmiri Gate to Rishikesh Volvo

$47 - $57

Drive  •  33 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Rishīkesh 1442.8 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Rishīkesh is to train which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,900 and takes 41 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Rishīkesh is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹23,000 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Rishīkesh is 1904 km. The road distance is 2308.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Chennai to Rishīkesh, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Rishīkesh.
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  • Distance: 1189.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines fly from Chennai to Rishīkesh hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Rishīkesh twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 41 h 20 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Visakhapatnam, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Coimbatore, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Goa, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Kashmiri Gate to Rishikesh
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in

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