Dehradun to Kedarnath

Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand. It is located in the southwest of Uttarakhand. It is a major city that is accessible from all parts of India. In this article, we will discuss in detail how to reach Dehradun to Kedarnath, the time taken on this trip, the best route, mode of transportation, and major and minor stopovers in between routes.

Dehradun is the only airport on the Char Dham route in Uttarakhand. The name of the airport in Dehradun is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. If tourists want to visit Kedarnath, they have to first reach Dehradun.

Mode of transport

Dehradun to Kedarnath bus

The following  are the best modes of transportation from Dehradun to Road.

  • Road 
  • Helicopter services

In this article, we will discuss the roadway method of transportation, all the information regarding road travel, and which vehicle you should choose.

Dehradun to Kedarnath by Bus

Dehradun to Kedarnath by bus
Dehradun to Kedarnath route

Dehradun to Kedarnath’s total distance is around 245 to 250 km. It will take around 8 to 10 hours to reach Gaurikund. Gaurikund is the last junction on the Kedarnath route that tourists can reach by vehicle. After this place, tourists have to trek to reach Kedarnath (the Kedarnath Trek).

Every time you wish to travel to Kedarnath from Dehradun, there are buses, taxis, and private taxis easily available. The price of bus tickets is around Rs 400 to Rs 500 per person. Public taxis cost around Rs 500 to Rs 700 per person. A private taxi costs around Rs 5000 to Rs 10000, depending on the vehicle you choose.

Stopovers in between routes:

  • Dehradun to Rishikesh [43.1 km]
  • Rishikesh to Teen Dhara: [662 km] Teen Dhara is famous for restaurants. At this place, many restaurants are available, and tourists stop here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Teen Dhara to Devprayag [12 km]
  • Devprayag to Srunagar [35.9 km]
  • Srinagar to Rudraprayag [32.3 km]
  • Rudraprayag to Guptakshi [44.9 km]
  • Guptkashi to Gaurikund [229.9 km]
  • Gaurikund to Kedarnath trek [16 km]

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