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Haridwar is a sacrosanct place in Uttarakhand, well-connected to the rest of India by various means of transport. Its existence is supposed to be from the days of Pandavas of Mahabharata, so one can safely assume that the place is really ancient. People from all over the world especially travel to the city, only to have a dip in the mighty Ganges, reputed to remove all their sins.Delhi, the capital of India, is just at 214 km from Haridwar and easily accessible by rail as well as road. Read below to know more on how to reach Haridwar.

How to reach Haridwar by Air:

Nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is a domestic airport located at about just 20 km away from city center. Taxi cabs are available from airport to Haridwar city, which cost about Rs 400. The airport operates daily flights to Delhi. Nearest International airport is Delhi, which is about 200 km away. Delhi airport is well connected to most of the domestic airports and foreign airports. However it is convenient to use roads or rail to Delhi and then take the flight to Haridwar.

irports near Haridwar Type Arial Distance
Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (DED) Domestic 43 km
Chandigarh Airport (IXC) Domestic 173 km
Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, Delhi (DEL) International 181 km
Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (BOM) International 1348 km


How to reach Haridwar by Train:

The major pilgrimage center of Haridwar is well connected by trains to almost all the major cities in India. There are many trains from all parts of the country. Important cities such as New Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun, Mumbai etc. are well connected with Haridwar.

Reaching Haridwar by train is another good option, since the journey is not only comfortable, by also proves to be very economical. Haridwar has its own railway station, with trains connecting it with major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Dehradun, and Rishikesh, besides others. Trains like Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Ujjaini Express, Mussoorie Express and Doon Express regularly ply between Delhi and Haridwar.

Train Timetable for Mumbai-Delhi

Train Timetable for Delhi - Haridwar


How to reach Haridwar by Bus:

Haridwar is well connected to the major cities in India. The National Highway no.45 crosses the city of Haridwar and links it with Delhi, which assures a comfortable travel to Haridwar. Regular buses and taxis on hire are easily available in Haridwar.

By road, Haridwar is well connected with major destinations of the region. While NH 58 connects Haridwar with the country's capital - Delhi, NH 72 connects it with Uttarakhand state's capital - Dehradun. There is also good road connectivity between Haridwar and Rishikesh (25 km).


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