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How To Reach Dehradun

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport, located about 25 km to the southeast of Dehradun is the nearest airbase from here. This domestic airport nestled at the footings of the Himalayas also serves two other destinations of Northern India namely Rishikesh and Haridwar. The major airlines that cater their services at this airport include Air India, Kingfisher Airlines and Jet Airways. This airport is well connected with the capital of the country New Delhi via air. Moreover, other major cities of the country including Mumbai can be reached from Dehradun via connecting flights. To reach the airport from Dehradun you will have to avail a rented taxi as there are no buses plying on this rout.
By Rail: Dehradun Railway Station is the major railway terminus of the state Uttarakhand. The trains operational from this station include Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Mussoorie Express, Upasana Express, Doon Express, Chennai-Dehradun Express, Nizamuddin Dehradun AC Express, Amritsar-Dehradun Express, Sangam Express, Bandra-Dehradun Express and many more. Chief destinations accessed from Dehradun Railway Station include New Delhi, Howrah, Lucknow, Varanasi, Chennai, Amritsar, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ujjain and so on.
By Road: An all encompassing road network consisting of well maintained National Highways, a number of state highways and other metal led motorable roads render the city Dehradun an easily accessible destination. Various Uttarakhand State Transport Buses, Private deluxe, semi deluxe, Volvo, private taxis and cabs are conveniently available from and to Dehradun. Kashmere Gate Bus Stand of New Delhi is a special terminus for the buses plying between Delhi and Dehradun. It takes around 7 to 8 hours to reach Dehradun from here.
The buses will reach you to ISBT Bus Stand Dehradun or to the Prince Chowk near Dehradun Railway Station. Several prominent cities of the country linked with Dehradun via road include Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Rajaji National Park, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Agra, Lucknow, Jaipur, Chennai, etc. Dehradun is approximately 30 km from Mussoorie, 43 km from Rishikesh, 54 km from Haridwar, 241 km from Delhi, 381 km from Agra, 493 km from Jaipur and 582 km from Lucknow.