Chandigarh to Dehradun
The distance between Chandigarh and Dehradun is 167 km. It takes around three hours to reach Dehradun from Chandigarh. The best way to travel, is by car. The road goes through some of the scenic foothills of the Himalayas. 12 km from Chandigarh, is Panchkula. From there, get on NH -73 and drive for 31 km to reach Raipur Rani. Continue on NH – 73 till Naraingarh and then turn left, for Nahan. Nahan is a beautiful place with plenty of restaurants; so, one can stop for meals and refills. From Nahan, another 42 km on NH – 72 is Ponta Sahib. 52 km from Ponta Sahib is Dehradun.
Transport options from Chandigarh to Dehradun
Chandigarh to Dehradun By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car from Chandigarh to drive down to Dehradun, which takes around 3 hours. Approximate cost of cab ranges from INR12 to INR25 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. It is an ideal option for those travelling in groups or with families.
Chandigarh to Dehradun By Bus: Take a direct bus from Chandigarh to Dehradun that takes around 4 hours. Dehradun Interstate Bus Terminal is located 5 km away from the city centre. You can take an auto-rickshaw from the bus terminal to reach the city centre. It is a suitable option for individual travellers and backpackers.
Chandigarh to Dehradun By Train: Take a direct train from Chandigarh to Dehradun which takes about 4 hours. The railway station is located in the city centre. This option is recommended for seniors as it is economical and convenient.