Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant, Dehradun 226 km.
Nearest Railhead : Haridwar, 230 km.
Road : Well connected to Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun and Delhi.
Gangotri can be reached only via road in bus, private operated jeeps, SUVs/ other vehicles. The journey from Rishikesh takes about 12 hours.
Important Road Distances :
Dharasu 129 km, Yamunotri 224 km Mussoorie 247 km, Tehri 172 km
Taxi/Jeeps are also available from Taxi Stations in Rishikesh0135-2520573, Haridwar09690749753 & Dehradun0135-6544287. Tourist cabs are available from Dehradun/Rihikesh.
Rishikesh is the best place to start the journey in the morning. If required, you can rest in Uttarkashi before reaching Gangotri. If you are going to Gaumukh, you would need pass from Gov office, which can be purchased in Uttarkashi.