There are 6 ways to get from Varanasi to Rishīkesh by plane, bus, train, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Varanasi  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Dehra Dun (DED) VNS - DED

$64 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station Shatabdi Ac
  2. Take the bus from Charbagh to Haridwar Volvo / ...

$18

4 alternative options

Bus to Allahabad, fly  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Pandewara to Zero Road
  2. Fly from Allahabad (IXD) to Dehra Dun (DED) IXD - DED

$219 - $322

Train  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Haridwar Junction (HW) Doon Exp / ...

$19 - $29

Taxi  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varanasi to Rishīkesh 502.6 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Rishīkesh 502.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Rishīkesh is to bus which costs ₹1,243 and takes 24 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Rishīkesh is to fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹15,000 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Varanasi and Rishīkesh is 707 km. The road distance is 804.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Varanasi to Rishīkesh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varanasi to Rishīkesh. However, there are services departing from Varanasi and arriving at Rishikesh via Charbagh and Haridwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 54 min.

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

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and four other airlines fly from Varanasi to Rishīkesh every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi to Rishīkesh twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Varanasi to Dehra Dun via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Flights from Varanasi to Dehra Dun via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Flights from Allahabad to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Allahabad to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Varanasi to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Allahabad to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Pandewara to Zero Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Charbagh to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Varanasi to Rishīkesh
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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