How to Reach
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, is the nearest airport, situated at a distance of 35 kms from Rishikesh. Major cities are connected to Dehradun by almost all the major airlines in India. Once you reach Dehradun, you can hire a taxi or use public transport like buses to reach the city of Rishikesh.
There is a railway station in Rishikesh. However, not many trains are operated from there. The nearest railway station is located in Haridwar, at a distance of 25 kms from Rishikesh. Haridwar is connected by all the major cities in India, so it is advisable to reach Haridwar by rail, and cover the distance from Haridwar to Rishikesh by taxi or public transport.
There is provision of regular bus service from Delhi, Haridwar and Dehradun to reach Rishikesh. Tourists can choose bus or shared or private taxis/cabs to reach Rishikesh. Within Rishikesh, one can opt to take auto-rickshaws or buses to travel to short distances.