Planning a Trip
1 Get in 1.1 By plane 1.2 By rail 1.3 By bus 1.4 By car By plane The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport near Dehradun, about 317 km from Badrinath. By rail The nearest railway stations to Badrinath are at Rishikesh and Kotdwar, which are at a distance of 297 km and 327 km respectively. By bus There are regular buses operating to Badrinath from Delhi, Haridwar and Rishikesh. By car There are certain timings to visit Badrinath by car/bike after opening of the temple, as routes are narrow from Pandukeshwar on some places. As of 2018, roads are open by the time 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. There is a checkpost near Pandukeshwar, around 23 km from Joshimath (a good place for a journey break). So check the timings before start your journey.