The airport nearest to Yamunotri is Jolly Grant Airport, about 210 kms away from Yamunotri. Daily flight services to Delhi are available at this point. One can then avail taxis to reach Hanuman Chatti from where begins the trek to Yamunotri. One can also avail Helicopter services to reach Yamunotri and such services are available from Dehradun.
The stations that fall nearest to Yamunotri are Rishikesh, Dehradun. The Dehradun Rail station is 175 kms away from Yamunotri while Rishikesh is 200 kms away and falls on NH 58 prior to Yamunotri. Each of these stations are connected to all major stations of the country through well developed railway networks and trains run quite frequently from all other destination to Rishikesh. Motorable roads connect Hanuman Chatti to Dehradun and Rishikesh. Thus you can avail bus, shared jeep, taxi services to reach Hanuman Chatti. Bus and taxi for Hanuman Chatti are available from Uttarkashi, Barkot, Tehri Garhwal too. There are two other rail stations, not too far away from Yamunotri. Those are Haridwar and Kotdwar. You could reach Yamunotri by taking trains to any of these stations as well. Buses, taxis and other similar vehicles ply between these two stations and Hanuman Chatti via well-developed motorable roads.
The most ideal road route to Yamunotri is via Barkot and Dehradun. In case a traveler takes the Haridwar-Rishikesh roadway, the road to reach Yamunotri would divert from the bifurcation point of Dharasu. There are no motorable roads to directly connect Yamunotri but well-developed motorable roads connect Hanuman Chatty to other renowned Uttarakhand cities like Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Barkot, Rishikesh, Tehri Garhwal and many more. Taxis and buses ply on these roads regularly, allowing you to reach Hanuman Chatti quite easily. From the ISBT Kashmiri Gate, you would easily get buses to reach Rishikesh.
From Hanuman Chatti, the actual Yamunotri Yatra commences. The most availed pattern of travel is-
- First 5 kilometers can be travelled by jeep and it will take you from Hanuman Chatti to the Phool Chatti
- From Phool chatti, one has to trek 5 kms to reach Janaki chatty
- From Janaki chatti, again a trek of 8 kms will take you to Yamunotri Dham
The road head taking you to Yamunotri is connected to Haridwar, Rishikesh and other Uttarakhand cities via well developed bus services arranged by Yatayat Vyavastha Samiti, Samyukt Rotation.
Delhi to Yamunotri Route Map via Haridwar
Delhi – Haridwar [210 km]
Haridwar – Rishikesh [25 km]
Rishikesh – Narendranagar [16 kms]
Narendranagar – Chamba [46 kms]
Chamba – Brahmkhal [15 kms]
Brahmakhal – Barkot [40 kms]
Barkot – Sayana Chatti [27 kms]
Sayana Chatti – Hanuman Chatti [6 kms]
Hanuman Chatti – Phool Chatti [5 kms]
Phool Chatti – Janaki Chatti [3 kms]
Janaki Chatti – Yamunotri [6 kms]
Detailed Distance Chart for Yamunotri Yatra
Dharasu – Yamunotri [107 kms]
Hanuman Chatti – Yamunotri [13 kms]
Tehri – Yamunotri [149 kms]
Rishikesh – Yamunotri [222 kms]
Delhi – Yamunotri [419 kms]
Chandigarh – Yamunotri [394 kms]
Nagpur – Yamunotri [1470 kms]
Mumbai – Yamunotri [1795 kms]
Bangalore – Yamunotri [2533 kms]