How to reach Haridwar

Aug 22, 2021 | Haridwar Tourism

Haridwar

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Places to visit in Haridwar, the Gateway to Gods

Location- Haridwar District, Uttarakhand

Nearest Railway Station – Haridwar Junction Railway Station

Nearest Airport – Jolly Grant Airport

Best time to visit- November- March

Recommended duration– 1 day

Welcome to the land of gods, Haridwar is a must-visit city which one needs to visit once in their lives. Haridwar is one such Uttarakhand state which is both a busy tourist spot and has good transportation connectivity.

So in this article, we provide all the travel details on how to reach Haridwar.

Here are 3 ways to travel to Haridwar-

1. By road

How to reach Haridwar by road

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Being one of the busiest and important towns in the state, one way how to reach Haridwar is by road. Having good road connectivity, Haridwar is connected to other parts of the state. 

The NH 34 (earlier 108) connects Rishikesh and Haridwar whereas NH 334A connects Purkazi (Muzaffarnagar district) with Haridwar.

The two NHs are segments of the previous NH 58. The NH 58 runs from Mana Pass at Indo-Tibet border to Gaziabad. Therefore, coming from parts like Rishikesh, Meerut, and Delhi to Haridwar can be achieved via road easily.

2. By train

How to reach Haridwar by train

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One of the ways how to reach Haridwar is by train. The Haridwar Junction Railway Station is also well connected with other states and hence, is advisable to avail the train services if coming from outer states. The railway station is operational with over 70 trains starting, ending, or passing Haridwar on a daily or weekly basis.

The trains connect states and cities like Varanasi, Lucknow, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhopal, Patiala, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Vijaywada, Gwalior, Kota, Dhanbad, and Chandigarh.

Some of the connecting trains include

  • Upasana Express (12327 and 12328)
  • Doon Express (13010 and 13009)
  • Dehradun Express (19020 and 12287)
  • Uttaranchal Express (19565 and 19566)

3. By air

Jolly Grant Airport

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Haridwar does not have a dedicated airport and just like other towns and cities the only connecting air base is Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport. In spite of it, one of the ways how to reach Haridwar is by air. 

The distance between the airport and Haridwar is just 41 km and can be easily covered by availing taxi services.

Due to the airport, Haridwar has good flight connectivity with Chandigarh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad. The operating airlines include SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air India, and GoFirst.

Additionally, the airport is 27 kms from Dehradun and 21kms from Rishikesh.

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