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How to Reach Auli

Known by the name of ‘Ski Capital of India’ Auli is among the most beautiful hill stations in India. The ski-worthy slopes have earned international reputation. While skiing in winter is the most known, the Auli trip is accessible and entertaining in other seasons of the year too. Owing to its location high up in the breathtaking locales of Uttarakhand, the hill town is not easily accessible by all modes of commute. To plan a visit to the hill town the first thing to be planned is how to reach Auli. We provide you with details of reach to Auli by flight, by road, by train including driving route as well as cable car.

Distances between major Cities to Auli

From Delhi to Auli 520 km Via NH 7
From Rishikesh to Auli 263 km Via NH 7
From Haridwar to Auli 283 km Via NH 7
From Badrinath to Auli 54 km Via NH 7
From Joshimath to Auli 8 km via Auli Rd

Auli by Flight

The closest airport to get to Auli is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, around 286 km away. The air terminal has flight connectivity all over India including regular connectivity with Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram. From Dehradun, drive to the hill town, there are options of taxi available. The nearest international airport is in Delhi, around 500 km away. Even from the international terminal there are options of connectivity buy road to get to Auli from the airport, you can easily hire a taxi.

Auli by Train

Dehradun railway Junction is the nearest connection by rail for Auli. Well connected to major Indian cities and towns, trains to Dehradun play regularly on the route. From the train station avail taxis or bus services to cover the almost 160 km to get to Auli. Superfast train from Delhi take the shortest time for journey to the hill town.

Auli by Road

Located in the lap of the hill of Uttarakhand, Auli shares well-metaled road with neighboring states and towns. There are frequent options of buses traveling from Ukhimath, Joshimath, Rishikesh and Dehradun.  Even it’s not very taxing to plan Auli trip from Delhi a there are service of Volvo buses, taxis and even privately-owned vehicle can drive up to the hill station.

By Cable Car from Joshimath to Auli

The exciting way to pay a visit to get to the beautiful hill town is the Joshimath to Auli Ropeway. Name among the the highest ropeways of India, the ride makes it possible to cover the difficult track distance of 4.15 kms in 22 minutes.

The base of the ropeway is in the town of Joshimath at an altitude of 6254 ft. where there are more options of hotels and tourist services. There are two cable cars and 10 towers, ending at the height of Auli is at 9896 ft. The cable car ride take visitors through mesmerizing views of the Himalayan peaks - Nanda Devi, Mana Parbat, Dungagri, and more.

FAQs of How to Reach Auli

Ques: How to reach Auli from Delhi?

Ans: The best way to reach Auli from Delhi is to take a bus from Delhi to Rishikesh. This is an overnight journey. From Rishikesh, either you can take a private cab direct to Auli (8-9 hours) or a shared taxi till Joshimath). From Joshimath get on the cable car to reach Auli.

You can also take a flight from Delhi to Dehradun and from Dehradun, you can avail of a cab or catch a bus to Joshimath.

Ques: How to reach Auli from Rishikesh?

Ans: From Rishikesh, you can catch a bus which will take almost 9 to 10 hours or hire a taxi which will take 8 hours to reach Joshimath. From Joshimath, take a cable car (ropeway) to Auli.

Ques: Which is the nearest airport to Auli?

Ans: The nearest airport from Auli is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. You can hire a private and shared taxi or a cab from Dehradun Airport to Joshimath. From Joshimath, you can either travel by road to Auli or by cable car (ropeway). Traveling by ropeway is time-saving and exciting.

Ques: How can I reach Auli from Joshimath?

Ans: You can reach Auli from Joshimath through cable car.

Ques: Which are the nearest railway stations to Auli?

Ans: The nearest railway station from Auli is in Haridwar. You can hire a private and shared taxi or a cab from the Haridwar railway station and easily reach Auli. You can hire a taxi till Joshimath and travel the rest of the distance by ropeway or you can also complete your journey through road.