There are 6 ways to get from Nepal 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 from Kathmandu  •  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 - $55

4 alternative options

Drive to Gorakhpur, fly  •  5 h 43 min

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

$86 - $353

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

What companies run services between 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
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Gorakhpur to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
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
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Train operators
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
UPSRTC
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nepal and Rishīkesh is 606 km. The road distance is 1035 km.

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

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

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