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How to Reach Dhanaulti

If you are planning your vacation here and need to know how to reach Dhanaulti, you have landed on the right page. Dhanaulti is one of the most enchanting holiday destinations for peace lovers in Uttarakhand. It attracts many tourists throughout the year and offers them a relaxing trip away from the hustle-bustle of routine life. Being located near Mussoorie, a known hill station in Uttarakhand, makes Dhanaulti easily accessible by air, road, and train. This tourist place of Uttarakhand shares good connectivity with major destinations of the country.

Check out the details below about reaching Dhanaulti so that you can choose the mode of transportation as per your location and preferences and plan your holiday in Dhanaulti for a leisure vacation. 

Dhanaulti By Air

Jolly Grant Airport, located in Dehradun, is the nearest airport to Dhanaulti. It is among the major airports in India that connects Uttarakhand to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Lucknow, and Trivandrum. The distance between Jolly Grant Airport and Dhanaulti is around 50 km, which takes about 50 mins to an hour to cover. Taxis are available from the airport, or you can hire a private car to reach Dhanautli to avoid the hassle. 

Major Airport near Dhanaulti: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun

Dhanaulti By Train

Rishikesh Railway Station and Dehradun Railway Station are located close to Dhanaulti in Uttarakhand. While Rishikesh is located around 67 km from Dhanaulti and takes about 2.5 hours to reach, Dehradun is at a distance of around 36 km and takes 2 hours to reach. Both are major railway stations connected to other towns and cities in India. Therefore, you can easily commute to Dhanaulti from these stations by bus or taxi.

Major Railway Station near Dhanaulti: Rishikesh Railway Station and Dehradun Railway Station

Dhanaulti By Road

Dhanaulti is situated on Mussoorie-Chamba Road. Thus, frequent traffic runs through it. In addition, the well-maintained roads make traveling easy. Frequent state and privately owned bus services are available, which are frequent, cheap, and connect Dhanaulti with major hill towns in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and other cities in India like Delhi.

Road Routes to Dhanaulti

Route 1: Delhi – Meerut – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Narendra Nagar – Chamba – Kanatal – Dhanaulti

Route 2: Delhi – Meerut – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Chhutmalpur – Dehradun – Mussoorie – Dhanaulti 

Route 3: Delhi – Baghpat – Baraut – Shamli – Saharanpur – Dehradun – Mussoorie - Dhanaulti

How to Reach Dhanaulti from Major Nearby Cities by Roads

  • How to reach Dhanaulti from Delhi: 317 km/6hr 40 min (approx.)
  • How to reach Dhanaulti from Dehradun: 37 km/ 2hr (approx.)
  • How to reach Dhanaulti from Haridwar: 75 km/ 2 hr 30 min (approx.)
  • How to reach Dhanaulti from Mussoorie: 58 km / 2 hr 20 min (approx.)

Getting Around in Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti is a small and quaint town and, thus, does not have the luxury of local transportation. The best way to explore the town is on foot. Local taxis are available if you want to explore the areas around the town.

For more details, you can get in touch with our tour experts. You can also choose our well-crafted Dhanaulti tour package to enjoy a vacation in Dhanaulti with a smooth travel experience. We add meals, transfers, sightseeing, and accommodation in Dhanaulti tour packages with customization possibilities.


FAQs about How to Reach Dhanaulti

Q: How can I go to Dhanaulti by train?

Ans. Book a train from any major city in India, like Delhi and Mumbai, to Rishikesh Railway Station (about 67 km away) or Dehradun Railway Station (about 36 km away). From there, get a local taxi to Dhanaulti.

Q: Which month is best for Dhanaulti?

Ans. September to June is the best time to visit Dhanaulti to witness scenic beauty. In December and January, Dhanaulti gets covered in snow.

Q: How far is Dhanaulti from Dehradun?

Ans. Dhanaulti is located around 36 km from Dehradun. Regular taxis are available from Dehradun to Dehradun at affordable prices.