Delhi to Haridwar

Haridwar is a popular tourist destination in Uttarakhand for multiple reasons. 
1.    Haridwar is popular for holy dip in river Ganga at Har Ki Pauri
2.    Haridwar is popular for Ganga Aarti which is performed every evening
3.    Haridwar railway station is the railway station to get down at, for going for chardham yatra or hilly regions of Uttarakhand.

By road, Delhi to Haridwar is 250km and is well connected. The other options to reach Haridwar from New Delhi is by train and by air. 

Route: The most popular route from Delhi to Haridwar is via Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Roorkee and then Haridwar. The road distance of this route is 250 km. The google map of this route from New Delhi to Haridwar is below: The districts that are enroute on Delhi Haridwar route are: New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. On any normal day, this route takes around six hours, assuming normal traffic. On the route from New Delhi to Dehradun, one road bifurcates from Roorkee towards Haridwar and Rishikesh, while the other road goes towards DehraDun. Popular points for snacks on this route are Haldiram (near Muzaffarnagar), Bikanerwala (Rampur Tiraha, Muzaffarnagar), KFC, Grand Cheetal (Khatauli By Pass).

There are multiple bus services available from New Delhi ISBT to Haridwar. Both government buses and private buses operators have buses on this route. In case the direct buses to Haridwar are not available, tourists can also catch the bus for either Roorkee or DehraDun and get down at Roorkee. From Roorkee buses are easily available for Haridwar.

The bus services between New Delhi to Haridwar start from 4:00 AM in the morning, till late midnight. The route from New Delhi to Haridwar is mostly plain, with no hills.

Following Trains are available from New Delhi to Haridwar. Train 1: DehraDun Janshatabdi: Departure Time From Delhi: 15:20 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 19:50 Travel Time: 04:30 Train 2: Nanda Devi Express: Departure Time From Delhi: 23:50 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 03:52 Travel Time: 04:02 Train 3: DehraDun Shatabdi: Departure Time From Delhi: 06:45 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 11:22 Travel Time: 04:37 Train 4: Uttaranchal Express: Departure Time From Delhi: 11:00 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 16:40 Travel Time: 05:40 Train 5: Uttkal Express: Departure Time From Delhi: 15:00 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 20:55 Travel Time: 05:55 Train 6: Mussoorie Express: Departure Time From Delhi: 22:15 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 06:05 Travel Time: 07:50 Train 7: Haridwar Mail: Departure Time From Delhi: 04:21 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 12:20 Travel Time: 07:59 Train 8: DehraDun Express: Departure Time From Delhi: 05:45 Arrival Time from Haridwar: 14:40 Travel Time: 08:55

There are multiple cab operators who are operating on Delhi Haridwar route, which takes around five hours on road, with normal traffic. The cabs can be booked from the branded travel agents across the city. Cab fares: The cab fare between Delhi and Haridwar depends on the size of the car, and if AC is used during journey. Smaller cars without air conditioner cost lesser as compared to large 8 seater cars.

The airport for Haridwar is same as that for DehraDun named as Jolly Grant Airport. The flight operators that operate on New Delhi Haridwar route are: 1. Spicejet 2. Jet Airways 3. Alliance Air 4. Indigo The flight journey between Delhi airport to Jolly Grant Airport is close to one hour, for a non stop flight.

The Jolly Grant Airport is 38km from Haridwar. The journey takes more than one hour due to traffic woes. There are few private taxi service operators offering service from Jolly Grant Airport to Haridwar. The charges vary on the season time, size of the car and air conditioner used.

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