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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the different modes to reach Dehradun?

Reema Bhalla DEC 10 2012
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Planning a trip to the capital city of Uttarakhand? You must want to know about the various means for reaching your favourite destination? Please have a quick glance:

  • Air
    Dehradun has Jolly Grant Airport and there are a number of flights like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Kingfisher which operate from almost all major cities in India for this city. You can also board a connecting flight for Dehradun which are available from some main cities. As the airport is about 20 kms from the city, you can hire a private cab or taxi for reaching Dehradun. The charges depend on the type you choose- AC or Non-AC. You can find cheap air tickets to Dehradun across different carriers on ixigo.

  • Railways

    Dehradun is well connected to some major cities like Delhi, Chennai, Allahabad, Kolkata, Amritsar, Ujjain, Indore and Mumbai. You can catch Shatabdi Express, Mussoorie Express and Jan Shatabdi Express from Delhi, Chennai-Dehradun Express from Chennai and Delhi, Upasana Express from Lucknow and Kolkata, Amritsar-Dehradun Express from Amritsar and so on. You can check live train running status on ixigo to reach this enchanting location on time. Also, don't forget to check your PNR status before boarding the train.

  • Road
    When we talk about reaching Dehradun via roads, you will be more than happy to hear that there is no dearth of bus services for this city from all across India. Deluxe and Semi-Deluxe, Volvo and Uttarakhand State buses are available from Shimla, Mussoorie and Delhi for Dehradun. The tariff varies depending on the type of bus you choose. Dehradun is about 207 kms away from Delhi and a ride from Delhi to Dehradun by car takes about 5 hours, making it one of the favorite road trips in North India.

With a host of names to select from, you can opt for a travel plan that makes most of your time and money.

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