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There are 5 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Raja Ki Mandi (RKM) Kalingautkalexp / ...

$13 - $25

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Taxi  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal 238.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal 238.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Delhi, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Delhi (DEL) DED - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Agra Cantt (AGC)

$35 - $122

Fly to Jaipur, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Jaipur (JAI) DED - JAI
  2. Take the train from Gandhinagar Jpr (GADJ) to Idgah Agra Junction (IDH)

$54 - $138

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal is to train which costs ₹950 - ₹1,900 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal is to fly and train which costs ₹2,500 - ₹9,000 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Taj Mahal is 327 km. The road distance is 381.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal without a car is to train which takes 9 h 28 min and costs ₹950 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Delhi Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal is 382 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal.

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

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There are 260+ hotels available in Taj Mahal. 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 ₹500 - ₹650.

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Map of how to get from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal.
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  • Distance: 204.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Taj Mahal, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jaipur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jaipur via Lucknow, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jaipur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Flights from Dehra Dun to Jaipur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Raja Ki Mandi (RKM)
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Agra Cantt (AGC)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gandhinagar Jpr (GADJ) to Idgah Agra Junction (IDH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Rishīkesh to Taj Mahal
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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