There are 6 ways to get from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh by plane, car, train, taxi or bus

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  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Dehra Dun (DED) KTM - DED

$138 - $301

Cheapest option

Drive, train, taxi  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Laksar Junction (LRJ)
  3. Take a taxi from Laksar Junction (LRJ) to Rishīkesh

$38 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  32 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
  2. Drive from Krishnanagar to Basti
  3. Take the bus from Basti to Kaisarbagh
  4. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Haridwar

Bus, train  •  36 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Moradabad (MB)
  3. Take the bus from Moradabad to Haridwar

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  2. Take the bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
  3. Take the bus from Kashmiri Gate to Rishikesh

$44 - $49

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh 647 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh is to bus which costs $44 - $49 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $130 - $310.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Rishīkesh is 734 km. The road distance is 1035 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Rishīkesh, India?

Jet Airways, Air India Limited and six other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh via Pokhara, New Delhi, and Kashmiri Gate in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Basti to Kaisarbagh
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Moradabad to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kashmiri Gate to Rishikesh
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
bus
Bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Other operators
Taxi from Laksar Junction (LRJ) to Rishīkesh
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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