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

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Fly from Kathmandu  •  3h 58m

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

₹8,027 - ₹18,653

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Drive, train  •  24h 54m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Jn
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Jn to Laksar Jn
  3. Take the train from Laksar Jn to Rishikesh

₹1,407 - ₹1,860

2 alternative options

Drive to Gorakhpur, fly  •  6h 31m

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

₹5,315 - ₹16,647

Drive  •  15h 32m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh 1019.7 km

₹7,500 - ₹12,000

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The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh is to drive and train which costs $18 - $25 and takes 24h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh is to fly which costs $100 - $250 and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between Nepal and Rishīkesh is 606 km. The road distance is 1019.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m 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 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Rishīkesh is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 5:24 AM in Nepal and 5:09 AM in Rishīkesh.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Rishīkesh is 1020 km. It takes approximately 15h 32m to drive from Nepal to Rishīkesh.

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Spicejet, Helitrans, Nepal Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Dehra Dun Airport.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Rishīkesh. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Rishīkesh.
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  • Distance: 605.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Nepal and Rishīkesh, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and four other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Rishīkesh every 2 hours.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹15,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹15,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi, Pantnagar
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Jn to Laksar Jn
Ave. Duration
19h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹420 - ₹460
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irctc.co.in
Train from Laksar Jn to Rishikesh
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹90
Book at
irctc.co.in

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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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