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There are 7 ways to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh by plane, car, train, taxi or bus

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Recommended option

Fly from Kathmandu  •  3 h 53 min

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

$138 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  32 h 8 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

$25 - $39

5 alternative options

Drive to Gorakhpur, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Siddharthanagar to Gorakhpur
  2. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Dehra Dun (DED) GOP - DED

$86 - $352

Drive, train, taxi  •  22 h 34 min

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

$37 - $52

Bus, drive, train  •  25 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
  2. Drive from Chitwan Sauraha to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  3. Take the train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Haridwar Junction (HW)

$39 - $59

Bus, train  •  35 h 38 min

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

$32 - $44

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh 647 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh is to bus and drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 32 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh is to fly which costs $130 - $300 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Nepal and Rishīkesh is 606 km. The road distance is 1035.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kathmandu Airport to Dehra Dun Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Rishīkesh is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 4:11 AM in Nepal and 3:56 AM in Rishīkesh.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Rishīkesh is 1035 km. It takes approximately 15 h 43 min to drive from Nepal to Rishīkesh.

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Helitrans, Druk Air, Spicejet and four other airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Dehra Dun Airport.

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There are 443+ hotels available in Rishīkesh. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh.
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  • Distance: 378.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Nepal and Rishīkesh, India?

Jet Airways, Air India Limited and six other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh every 3 hours.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Laksar Junction (LRJ)
Ave. Duration
19 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Haridwar Junction (HW)
Ave. Duration
19 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Moradabad (MB)
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
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
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Basti to Kaisarbagh
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Moradabad to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Laksar Junction (LRJ) to Rishīkesh
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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