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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Kathmandu, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Kathmandu (KTM) DED - KTM
  2. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara

$144 - $313

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Bus  •  43 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Rishikesh to Kashmiri Gate Volvo
  2. Take the bus from New Delhi to Pokhara

$30 - $35

4 alternative options

Fly to Pokhara  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Pokhara (PKR) DED - PKR

$118 - $411

Train, drive  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  2. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Nautanwa (NTV)
  3. Drive from Butwal to Pokhara

$34 - $63

Train, drive, bus  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  2. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Kurintar
  3. Take the bus from Kurintar to Pokhara

$57 - $76

Drive  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Pokhara 587.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rishīkesh and Pokhara is 588 km. The road distance is 940.7 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to get from Rishīkesh to Pokhara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Pokhara is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Pokhara is 15 min ahead of Rishīkesh. It is currently 3:57 AM in Rishīkesh and 4:12 AM in Pokhara.

Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Pokhara is 941 km. It takes approximately 14 h 5 min to drive from Rishīkesh to Pokhara.

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

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There are 371+ hotels available in Pokhara. Prices start at $10 USD 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 .

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Map of how to get from Rishīkesh to Pokhara.
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  • Distance: 367.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 58 min

What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Pokhara, Nepal?

IndiGo Airlines, Yeti Airlines and five other airlines fly from Rishīkesh to Pokhara once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rishīkesh to Pokhara via Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi, and Pokhara in around 43 h 28 min.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Pokhara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Pokhara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Pokhara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Nautanwa (NTV)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Kurintar to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
greenline.com.np
UPSRTC
Bus from Rishikesh to Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
bus
Bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23

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