New Delhi to Rishikesh

New Delhi to Rishikesh

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Refundable
03:25
Delhi
6h 28m ride in train #09609
09:53
Virbhadra, Uttarakhand
Refundable
02:25
Delhi Cantt
7h 28m ride in train #09609
09:53
Virbhadra, Uttarakhand
Instant Fastest
17:15
DEL Delhi Airport
35m flight #6E6246 with IndiGo in Economy
17:50
DED Dehra Dun Airport

From Delhi to Rishikesh by train

Refundable
03:25
Delhi
6h 28m ride in train #09609
09:53
Virbhadra, Uttarakhand

From Delhi Cantt to Rishikesh by train

Refundable
02:25
Delhi Cantt
7h 28m ride in train #09609
09:53
Virbhadra, Uttarakhand

From Delhi Airport to Rishikesh by flight

Instant Fastest
17:15
DEL Delhi Airport
35m flight #6E6246 with IndiGo in Economy
17:50
DED Dehra Dun Airport

New Delhi to Rishikesh Schedule

New Delhi to Rishikesh Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time₹ 7,238
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 03:25 - 09:53₹ 240
SpiceJet Economy #SG277006:10 - 07:10₹ 2,589
IndiGo Economy #6E204206:30 - 07:10₹ 5,752
Air India Economy #AI964509:50 - 10:55₹ 3,532
IndiGo Economy #6E81810:35 - 11:20₹ 4,575
SpiceJet Economy #SG298315:15 - 16:15₹ 4,075
SpiceJet Economy #SG203317:45 - 18:45₹ 4,075
SpiceJet Economy #SG232718:10 - 19:00₹ 2,763
Air India Economy #AI960918:10 - 19:10₹ 3,079
IndiGo Economy #6E224918:35 - 19:30₹ 4,075

Transportation from New Delhi to Rishikesh

How to get from New Delhi to Rishikesh

When you want to get from New Delhi to Rishikesh, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 13,764. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 240.

How far is New Delhi from Rishikesh?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from New Delhi to Rishikesh. Your trip will be a total of 170 miles (273 km). The flying distance is 131 miles (210 km).

How long does it take to get from New Delhi to Rishikesh?

The travel time from New Delhi to Rishikesh can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 25 hours.

How much does it cost to get from New Delhi to Rishikesh?

The cost of the trip from New Delhi to Rishikesh varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Indian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as INR 240 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as INR 13,764.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from New Delhi to Rishikesh:

  • Train tickets - INR 266 to INR 266;
  • Bus tickets - INR 799 to INR 799;
  • Plane tickets - INR 2,575 to INR 13,760;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 7,280 to INR 10,476.

How many trips per day are there between New Delhi and Rishikesh?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from New Delhi to Rishikesh depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 23:45 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:45. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from New Delhi to Rishikesh any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from New Delhi to Rishikesh. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is INR 2,575.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from New Delhi to Rishikesh
Air India, Air Vistara, Go Air, IndiGo, SpiceJet

Buses

Taking a bus from New Delhi to Rishikesh is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from New Delhi to Rishikesh. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as INR 7,280.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from New Delhi to Rishikesh

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from New Delhi to Rishikesh? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users took a plane.