How to Reach Dehradun
Dehradun’s airport is the Jolly Grant Airport, which is located 25 km away from the city center. Air India, Jet Airways, Indigo Air and Spice Jet have regular flights to Dehradun. You can hire a taxi from the airport to reach the city, which should take you about 45 minutes depending on traffic.
Dehradun is well connected to most cities such as Delhi, Shimla, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Agra and Mussoorie by Volvo, Deluxe, semi-deluxe, and Uttarakhand State Transport buses. These buses arrive and depart from the Dehradun Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) near Clement Town. Buses depart from here every 15 minutes to one hour. Other bus terminals in Dehradun are the Mussoorie Bus Station, located at the Dehradun Railway Station which has regular bus services to Mussoorie and other nearby cities. Another interstate bus terminal in Dehradun is the Delhi Bus Stand on Gandhi Road.
Dehradun is connected by regular train services to cities Delhi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain, Chennai, and Varanasi. The Dehradun Railway Station is located 1-2 kilometers away from the city centre and should take you only ten minutes, depending on traffic. Dehradun is connected to the rest of the country by trains such as the Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun AC Express, Doon Express, Bandra Express and the Amritsar-Dehradun Express among others.
A popular tourist destination, Dehradun has a strong road network, which makes for a pleasant driving experience. Dehradun is well connected by road to cities like Delhi by NH58 and NH72 is approximately a 4-hour drive. Chandigarh is located at a distance of 167 kilometers and is almost a 3 hours drive. Dehradun is also well-connected to cities like Haridwar and Rishikesh which ar about 90 minutes away.