How to reach Dehradun…
| Published: April 10, 2015 8:30 PM IST
Published: April 10, 2015 8:30 PM IST | Updated: April 10, 2015 6:54 PM IST
Dehradun is a lovely town nestled between Himalayan foothills and the Shivaliks. The landscape of Dehradun is bright, colorful and breathtaking. It is well-connected to popular tourist destinations like Mussoorie, Nainital and Auli. It’s an amazing vacation spot and one must certainly visit Dehradun in Uttarakhand. Apart from several places to visit, it also offers a lot to shop and eat, of course! So, if you wish to visit Dehradun, here’s how to reach the picturesque town.
Few airlines offer daily flight services from Delhi to Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport. One can also take flights from major Indian cities like Mumbai and Chennai to Delhi and then hop onto a connecting flight to Dehradun.
Dehradun has a railway station with services to major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Trivandrum, Vadodara and Varanasi. Major trains that you can board to reach Dehradun are: Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express and New Delhi—Dehradun AC Express among several others.
Dehradun is well connected by road to all parts of the country. Deluxe, Volvo, Semi-deluxe and ordinary run from New Delhi’s ISBT to Dehradun every hour. One can also drive to Dehradun from Delhi. It’s a 5 hour drive, if one leaves early in the morning. Else, one is likely to be stuck in traffic. The town is on NH 72A (Chhutmalpur to Dehradun).