Gangotri is situated at an altitude of 3048 mts above sea level in the Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand state. Located on the banks of the holy Bhagirathi River, Gangotri is one of the Char Dham of Uttarakhand. The nearest railhead is located at Rishikesh about 285 km from Gangotri. Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun situated at a distance of 268 km is the closest airport to Gangotri.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Gangotri situated at a distance of 250kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and Gangotri is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. ypu can also hire chopper services to Gangotri from Dehradun.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Gangotri is Rishikesh 234kms before Gangotri on NH58 and is well connected by railway network with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi and many other destinations to Gangotri.
By Road: Gangotri is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Situated at the end of NH108, buses to Rishikesh are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. Buses and Taxis to Gangotri are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Dehradoon, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi etc.
Road distances and travel time from/to Gangotri from/to various cities within or outside Uttarakhand - Gangotri Distance Chart