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

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Fly, train  •  3h 12m

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Delhi (DEL) DED - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi to Mathura Jn

₹2,624 - ₹3,371

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Train via Raiwala  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the train from Raiwala to Mathura Jn 19020

₹582 - ₹668

4 alternative options

Train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Jn to Mathura Jn 18478 / ...

₹824 - ₹955

Bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rishikesh to Delhi
  2. Take the bus from Kaushambi to Mathura

₹857 - ₹1,218

Taxi  •  5h 9m

  1. Take a taxi from Rishīkesh to Mathura 374 km

₹8,000 - ₹10,000

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Mathura 374 km

₹2,800 - ₹4,100

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Mathura is to train via Raiwala which costs ₹550 - ₹700 and takes 14h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Mathura is to fly and train which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,400 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rishīkesh to Mathura. However, there are services departing from Rishikesh and arriving at Mathura via ISBT Bridge and Kaushambi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 5m.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Mathura is 296 km. The road distance is 374 km.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Mathura without a car is to train which takes 8h 32m and costs ₹800 - ₹1,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Rishīkesh to Mathura, including transfers.

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Rishīkesh to Mathura bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Rishikesh station.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Mathura is to train which takes 8h 32m and costs ₹800 - ₹1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,300 and takes 13h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Delhi Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Rishīkesh to Mathura bus services, operated by UPSRTC, arrive at Mathura station.

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  • Distance: 295.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Mathura, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Haridwar Jn to Mathura Jn 3 times a day. Tickets cost ₹210 - ₹230 and the journey takes 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rishīkesh to Mathura via Delhi, ISBT Bridge, Anand Vihar ISBT Main Road, and Kaushambi in around 13h 5m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹5,500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹5,500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,200 - ₹20,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,700 - ₹4,800
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 New Delhi to Mathura Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹130
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Jn to Mathura Jn
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹230
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raiwala to Mathura Jn
Ave. Duration
14h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹240
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Rishikesh to Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
UPSRTC
Bus from Kaushambi to Mathura
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹290 - ₹450
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rishīkesh to Mathura
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹10,000
Nature Holidays Travel
Phone
+91 97 60 58 55 60
Website
natureholidaystravel.com
Haridwar Car service
Phone
+91 99 17 03 34 48
Website
haridwarcarservice.com
Car Yatra
Phone
+91 96 90 16 90 69
Website
caryatraonlinetaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Mathura is 374 km. It takes approximately 5h 9m to drive from Rishīkesh to Mathura.

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Vistara, Spicejet, Helitrans and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Delhi Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Mathura. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ₹490 - ₹600.

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