Preferred Travelling Mode (Distance 318 Kms)
Badrinath does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Haridwar, at a distance of 154 kms from Badrinath.
- Jagdish Raval
- Lives in Ahmedabad
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As we were two passenger, my wife and I, so I hired Indica Taxi for 6 days as per my fixed schedule for 2 dham i.e Badrinath-Kedarnath. We started on 12.5.16 from Haridwar and via Devprayag-Rudraprayag. We planned to reach Joshimath but rain started with ice, on the first night we stayed at Pipalkoti. Next day on 13.5.16, on my 43rd marriage anniversary, we started early morning and got blessing from Lord Badrinath at 11.30 A.M and returned to Joshimath and stayed here.
Next day via karnprayag-Adi badari-Karnprayag, we reach Rudraprayag and stayed here for our 3rd night hault. Next day we reached Guptkashi and stayed our 4th night at a nice resort Himalayan Comforts. Next day in morning we reached KEDARNATH via HELICOPTER and got blessed and offered Abhishek inside temple and came back up to Srinagar and stayed 5th night here and on 6th day returned to Haridwar at 12.30 p.m. It was about 850 km tour in hilly area. Some area specially from Joshimath to Badrinath where road is Narrow and somewhat dangerous. But overall a thrilling and nice religious tour.
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- Ravi Agarwal
- Lives in Narsinghgarh
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Buses are well-maintained conditions of bus is good. We take early morning bus service from Haridwar to direct Badrinath. The climate was very pleasant. Road to badrinath is very good but so risky. At late evening we visited badrinath. Journey takes 12 hours approx from haridwar to badrinath But it was unforgettable and enjoyable.
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The distance between Haridwar and Badrinath, is 325 km. It can take half a day of driving to reach Badrinath from Haridwar. The road runs along the Ganga and its tributary, which makes driving along the route just as memorable as it is dangerous. Buses are available every three hours and cover the distance in 15 hours, charging Rs. 265 per head; but it can be very uncomfortable for people who feel nauseated in hilly regions. The best way to reach Badrinath from Haridwar, is by hiring a cab, which charge around Rs. 4500 for each way. The route is as follows: Haridwar - Rishikesh - Devprag - Srinagar - Rudraprayag - Chamoli - Joshimath - Badrinath.
Transport options from Haridwar to Badrinath
Haridwar to Badrinath By Car: By Cab: Take a car or hire a cab from Haridwar to Badrinath, a journey of around 6 hours. The approximate cost of cab ranges from INR8 to INR20 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for travelling with kids and seniors as well as in groups.
Haridwar to Badrinath By Bus: Take a bus from Haridwar to Badrinath, which takes over 15 hours. Badrinath Bus Stand is less than a kilometre away from the city centre and can be reached by walking. Not recommended as it is time-consuming and uncomfortable.
Many travel agents offer Haridwar to Badrinath tour packages in various budget categories.