How To Reach Haridwar
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun located about 35 kilometers from Haridwar is the nearest airbase from this holy city. This domestic airport nestled at the footings of the Himalayas also serves two other cities of Northern India including Dehradun and Rishikesh. The major airlines that cater their services at this airport include Air India, Kingfisher Airlines and Jet Airways. This airbase 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 the Jolly Grant Airport via connecting flights. To reach the airport from Haridwar you can either avail a rented cab which will charge around 400 INR or use the state transport bus. The nearest international airport from Haridwar is the Indira Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi located about 200 kilometers from here.
By Rail: Haridwar Railway Station that falls under the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railway provides Haridwar the connectivity with rest of the country via rail route. Located in the southern Haridwar, the Haridwar Junction links the city with a number of prime locations of the country which include Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Amritsar, Allahabad, Indore, Jaipur, Shri Ganganagar, Ahmedabad, Puri, Barmer, Dehradun, Howrah, Varanasi, Ujjain, Gorakhpur and many others. The chief trains that run on Haridwar rail route are: Haridwar Ahmedabad Mail, Allahabad Express, Haridwar Amritsar Jan Shatabdi Express, Haridwar Shri Ganganagar InterCity Express, Kalinga Utkal Express, Haridwar Barmer Link Express, Dehradun Shatabdi Express, Nizamuddin Dehradun AC Express, Dehradun Varanasi Express, Indore - Dehradun Express, Ujjaini Express, Hemkunt Express, Dehradun Amritsar Express, Dehradun Gorakhpur Express, Upasana Express, Bandra-Dehradun Express, Doon Express and many more. It takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach Delhi from Haridwar via train and just 1 hour to reach Dehradun.
By Road: National Highway No 58 that runs between Delhi and Mana Pass passes through Haridwar and annexes this civic with other cities of the country such as Ghaziabad, Meerut, Muzzafarnagar, Roorkee, and Badrinath and so on. National Highway no 74 that originates from Haridwar itself links it with other metropolis including Kashipur, Kichha, Nagina, Pilibhit and Bareilly. Haridwar City Bus Station positioned very close to the Railway Station provides regular bus services from Haridwar to Delhi, Rishikesh, Dehradun, and a number of North Indian cities. Apart from the state transport buses, multiple private traveling companies cater bus services through their AC, Non AC, and Deluxe, Super deluxe and other comfy and luxurious buses.