By plane
By plane
Jolly Grant Airport
IATA: DED ICAO: VIDN - Indian, Kingfisherflykingfisher.comOperates 2 flights daily and Jet Airwaysjetairways.comOperates 2 flights daily operates daily flight between Dehradun and Delhi. Further, connecting flights are available to some major cities including mumbai.

To reach airport from the city is a bit inconvenient as it is 20 kms from town and there are no direct bus service to reach here. one can avail private taxi service available at airport US$40, or hotels may provide their own arrangements.

By bus
By bus

Delux, Volvo, Semi-deluxe and ordinary Uttarakhand State buses depart every hour from ISBT, Kashmere Gate in New Delhi. There is also an overnight deluxe A/C service run by Uttarakhand Tourism. It is a six to seven hour journey from Delhi. However, the bus station is located about 5-6 km from the centre of the town. If you are coming from Delhi side the trains will generally be more convenient.

By train
By train

Dehradun IR station codeĀ : DDN is a major station and a terminus in Uttarakhand. It is connected by rail to Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Allahabad, Kolkata, Gorakhpur, Amritsar, Indore, Ujjain and Chennai. Here are some useful trains to reach Dehradun:

Train Number Train Name You may board at You may alight at
2017 ( Shatabdi Express New Delhi Dehradun
2055 ( Jan Shatabdi Express New Delhi Dehradun
4041 ( Mussoorie Express New Delhi Dehradun
2327 ( Upasana Express Howrah Kolkata, Lucknow Dehradun
3009 ( Doon Express Howrah Kolkata, Varanasi, Lucknow Dehradun
2687 ( Chennai-Dehradun Express Chennai, Nizamuddin Delhi Dehradun
2205 ( Nizamuddin Dehradun AC Express Nizamuddin Delhi Dehradun
4632 ( Amritsar-Dehradun Express Amritsar Dehradun
4163 ( Sangam Express Allahabad Dehradun
9019 ( Bandra-Dehradun Express Bandra Terminus Mumbai, Nizamuddin Delhi Dehradun

Also see Rail travel in India

By car
By car

Dehradun is in principle a 5 hour drive from Delhi, but unless you leave Delhi very early in the morning, you will encounter traffic that makes the trip significantly longer. The town is on NH 72A Chhutmalpur to Dehradun. The road is two-laned, but not very wide. There may be many slow-moving vehicles at harvest times, and pilgrims walking on the road in late July and early August.