There are 3 ways to get from Dehradun to Rishīkesh by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehradun to Haridwar Volvo
  2. Take the bus from Haridwar to Rishikesh Volvo

$7 - $10

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehradun to Rishīkesh 26.9 miles

$10 - $13

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Dehradun to Rishīkesh 26.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Dehradun to Rishīkesh is to drive which costs ₹310 - ₹460 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dehradun to Rishīkesh is to taxi which costs ₹750 - ₹950 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dehradun to Rishīkesh. However, there are services departing from Dehradun and arriving at Rishikesh via Haridwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Dehradun and Rishīkesh is 35 km. The road distance is 43 km.

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The best way to get from Dehradun to Rishīkesh without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 56 min and costs ₹470 - ₹750.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Dehradun to Rishīkesh, including transfers.

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Dehradun to Rishīkesh bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Dehradun station.

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Dehradun to Rishīkesh bus services, operated by UPSRTC, arrive at Rishikesh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dehradun to Rishīkesh is 43 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Dehradun to Rishīkesh.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Rishīkesh. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dehradun to Rishīkesh.
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  • Distance: 21.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Dehradun to Rishīkesh via Haridwar in around 2 h 56 min.

Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Dehradun to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Haridwar to Rishikesh
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Dehradun to Rishīkesh
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
GTS Cabs
Phone
+91 8191008191
Website
gtscab.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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