Trains Delhi to Rishikesh: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Delhi to Rishikesh by train?

The prices for train tickets from Delhi to Rishikesh vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Delhi to Rishikesh will cost ₹ 127.91. The average train ticket price is approximately ₹ 584.28. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Delhi to Rishikesh by train

Best price ₹ 127.91
Journey duration 5 h 48 min
Connections per day 12
First departure 08:15
Last departure 05:20
Distance 192 km
Departure Delhi
Arrival Rishikesh
Carriers IndianRail

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Delhi - Rishikesh


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How much time will it take to go from Delhi to Rishikesh by train?

The journey between Delhi and Rishikesh by train usually takes 5 h 48 min to cover a distance of 192 km. The shortest journey from Delhi to Rishikesh will take you 4 h 10 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Rishikesh quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Delhi to Rishikesh leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Delhi at 08:15, and the last departure will leave at 05:20. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Delhi to Rishikesh can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Delhi to Rishikesh?

In Delhi, departure stations include New Delhi(NDLS), Hazrat Nizamuddin(NZM), Delhi(DLI), Delhi S Rohilla(DEE) and Delhi Cantt(DEC). When you arrive in Rishikesh, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Haridwar Jn(HW) and Rishikesh(RKSH). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Delhi to Rishikesh?

On average, there are 12 daily departures from Delhi to Rishikesh. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 12 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include IndianRail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 12 departures from Delhi which travel directly to Rishikesh. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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