Reaching Badrinath Dham is not a difficult task since the well-built networks of roads make their way directly to the main entrance of the temple. These roads are also connected to other major and minor surrounding cities using which pilgrims from different parts of the nation visit.
If you are planning on making this spiritual pilgrimage then here is how you can reach:
There are a number of interstate and intercity buses that ply to and from Sri Badri Nath Dham. This is probably the easiest and the most convenient ways of reaching Badrinath Dham. From Delhi the Dham is situated at a distance of 525 km and from Rishikesh it is situated at a distance of 296 km. regular buses run from Haridwar, Rishikesh and Delhi to Badrinath Dham.
Road Connectivity – The road leading up to the main temple of Badrinath make their way from Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Rudraprayag, Nainital, Kotdwar as well as other hilly towns of the regions in Kumaon and Garhwal. Other than buses you can also choose to go via your own private car or rent a car or taxi from Haridwar or Rishikesh, which can be parked at the parking spot near the temple area.
General Road Route Map:
Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Gauchar – Nandprayag – Gopeshwar – Pipalkoti – Joshimath – Hanuman Chatti – Badrinath
The last railway station is situated in: Rishikesh (297 km); Haridwar (324 kms) and Kotdwar (327 km). The closest rail head i.e. Rishikesh railway station is connected to a number of trains from various different parts of India however it is not connected via fast train services. Once you reach Rishikesh station you will be able to hire a cab or avail a bus services heading for Badrinath Dham.
Rail Route Map:
Rishikesh Railway Station: Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Gauchar – Karnaprayag – Langasu – Gopeshwar – Pipalkoti – Joshimath – Hanuman Chatti – Badrinath
Kotdwar Railway Station: Lansdowne – Pauri – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Gauchar – Karnaprayag – Chamoli – Pipalkoti – Joshimath – Hanuman Chatti – Badrinath
Located at a distance of 317 km from the main temple of Badrinath is the last airport of Jolly Grant which is situated in Dehradun. This airport caters to a number of airplanes from various different parts of the nation. However this option is only viable if you choose to come to Dehradun from places like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Kolkata etc. this will also significantly cut down on your travel time.
This has to be one of the most convenient and luxurious ways of travelling to Badrinath Dham. If you are running on a limited time of travel but you want to complete your Yatra journey then visiting Badrinath Dham via a helicopter is the best option. By helicopter you will also be able to cover the journey in just half a day. The journey commences from Sahastradhara airport in Dehradun and carries on till the helipad of Badrinath which is situated at a distance of just 80 metres from the helipad. From here on a car will assist you to the temple. Although a little bit expensive, a helicopter journey is definitely the best and the most luxurious way of travelling especially if you are travelling with senior citizens or infants.
Helicopter Route Map:
Sahastradhara helipad (Dehradun) – Badrinath helipad – Badrinath ji
Badrinath Road Route Map:
There are three different routes from which you can choose and pick the best-suited route for you:
Route 1 (Haridwar / Rishikesh to Badrinath Dham):
Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag –Nandprayag – Chamoli – Pipalkoti – Helang – Joshimath – Vishnuprayag – Govindghat – Pandukeshwar – Hanuman Chatti – Badrinath ji
Route 2 (Kedarnath to Badrinath via Chopta):
Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Ukhimath – Chopta – Gopeshwar – Chamoli – Pipalkoti – Hanuman Chatti – Badrinath ji
Route 3 (Kedarnath to Badrinath):
Kedarnath – Gaurikund – Rampur – Phata – Guptkashi – Agastmuni – Rudraprayag – Karnaprayag – Nandprayag – Chamoli – Pipalkoti – Garur Ganga – Joshimath – Vishnuprayag – Govindghat – Pandukeshwar – hanuman Chatti – Badrinath ji
Distance Chart of Badrinath from Different Cities:
- Rishikesh – Badrinath – 301 km
- Gaurikund – Badrinath – 233 km
- Almora – Badrinath – 243 km
- Kausani – Badrinath – 230 km
- Valley of flowers – Badrinath – 70 km
- Auli – Badrinath – 34 km
- Delhi – Badrinath – 525 km
- Kotdwar – Badrinath – 327 km
Badrinath Distance from Major Cities in India
- Ahmedabad to Badrinath – 1,489 km
- Madurai to Badrinath – 2,999 km
- Thiruvananthapuram to Badrinath – 3,294 km
- Kolkata to Badrinath – 1,664 km
- Puri to Badrinath – 1,901 km
- Indore to Badrinath – 1,278 km
- Bangalore to Badrinath – 2,564 km
- Coimbatore to Badrinath – 3,182 km
- Vellore to Badrinath – 2,607 km
- Kerala to Badrinath – 3,024 km
- Karnataka to Badrinath – 2,600 km
- Tirupati to Badrinath -2,552 km
- Pune – Badrinath – 1,947 km
- Jaipur – Badrinath – 801 km