There are 8 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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

Train, taxi  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rishikesh (RKSH) to Kathua (KTHU) Hemkunt Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Kathua (KTHU) to Dharmsāla

$50 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Dehradun Volvo
  2. Take the bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj 912

$34 - $44

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla 324.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla 324.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Dehra Dun to Jammu, taxi  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Jammu (IXJ) DED - IXJ
  2. Take a taxi from Jammu to Dharmsāla

$153 - $399

Fly Dehra Dun to Amritsar, train, taxi  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Amritsar (ATQ) DED - ATQ
  2. Take the train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
  3. Take a taxi from Pathankot (PTK) to Dharmsāla

$90 - $315

Train to Delhi, fly to Dharamsala, taxi  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
  2. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Dharamsala (DHM) DEL - DHM
  3. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Dharmsāla

$98 - $387

Fly Dehra Dun to Dharamsala, taxi  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Dharamsala (DHM) DED - DHM
  2. Take a taxi from Dharamsala to Dharmsāla

$126 - $464

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla is to bus which costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,100 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla is to fly and taxi which takes 7 h 6 min and costs ₹8,500 - ₹32,000.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Dharmsāla is 339 km. The road distance is 520 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to get from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Dharmsāla, Himachal Pradesh, India?

You can take a bus from Rishīkesh to Dharmsāla via Haridwar, Dehradun, Dehradun, and McLeod Ganj in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jammu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jammu via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Dehra Dun to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Dehra Dun to Amritsar via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Amritsar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $400
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Delhi to Dharamsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $400
Flights from Dehra Dun to Dharamsala via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $600
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jammu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jammu via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Rishikesh (RKSH) to Kathua (KTHU)
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Amritsar Junction (ASR) to Pathankot (PTK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Haridwar to Dehradun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Dehradun to McLeod Ganj
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kathua (KTHU) to Dharmsāla
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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