Dehradun is nestled in the luscious Doon Valley situated on the foothills of the Himalayas, amidst the two mighty rivers, the Ganga on the east and the Yamuna on the west. It is located at a distance of 236 km from the National Capital, New Delhi and can be easily accessed from the major cities of India. The Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport from Dehradun and the nearest railhead is also located at Dehradun.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Dehradun city of Uttarakhand state. It is situated 25kms from Dehradun city with motorable roads. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grant Airport to Dehradun. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights.
By Railway: Dehradun is well connected with railways and you can reach up to Dehradun by train from major cities of India. There are two trains that run daily between Delhi to Dehradun and vice-versa. Shatabdi Express and Mussoorie Express are the two major trains connecting Dehradun with major cities of India like Amritsar, Howrah, Bombay, Delhi, Lucknow, Varanasi etc.
By Road: Dehradun is well connected with all major road transportation facilities. Luxury and normal Buses to Dehradun are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. Buses and Taxis to Dehradun are also available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Dehradun is connected with National Highway 72 making it easier to access.
Road distances and travel time from/to Dehradun from/to various cities within or outside Uttarakhand - Dehradun Distance Chart