How to reach Mussoorie?
Mussoorie is one of the premier hill station in Uttarakhand state of India. Its close proximity to Delhi (National Capital) and Dehradun (State Capital) has made it a celebrated weekend getaway. The Governments have made sure that Mussoorie is well connected with the rest of the country. Mussoorie forms a part of an important travel circuit of North India .Dehradun-Mussoorie-Haridwar-Rishikesh Circuit. It is also the gateway to Tehri Gharwal.
Want to know how to reach Mussoorie? Don’t worry, this article will help you out in getting there.
Reach Mussoorie by Railways/Bus/Flights:
The nearest railhead is Dehradun which is at a distance of 30kms (1hr). The railway station is located at the heart of the city.
The major trains are “Dehradun Satabdi and “Mussorie Express” from Delhi. “Dehrandun express” runs from Mumbai. A private taxi could take as much as Rs 600 for a drop. There are frequent buses (5 A.M- 6 P.M) to Mussoorie which goes via railway station for Rs 52).
Note – The train number, train name, timings, train schedule to Mussoorie are subject to change without prior notice. You can also consider checking the Mussorie Distance Chart before booking. Please check the Indian Railways Official website or IRCTC for latest and correct train timing and for online train ticket booking to Dehradun.
Regular buses leave from Kashmere Gate ISBT to Mussoorie from 6 Am to 10 Pm . Try (utc.uk.gov.in) for online reservations and timings of respective buses.
There are several private busses availabe. There are buses available from popular tourist destinations like Nainital, Dharamsala, Shimla and Manali.
The nearest airport is at Dehradun which is about 58km from Mussoorie. After Dehradun was made the capital of the new state Uttarakhand, the number of flights coming in and taking off has increased dramatically. This had made Mussoorie even more popular.
The distance between Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi and Dehradun Airport is approximately 250 kms.
Different modes of transport like Taxis, Roadways Buses etc. are easily available.
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