Kedarnath is the most visited Dham and we will talk about the connectivity from Delhi to Kedarnath train and its prices and time schedule. During the yatra season time, its becomes tough to find transport options. So in this article, we will discuss about how to reach Kedarnath from Delhi by train.
Kedarnath is at 450 Km distance and Kedarnath is situated in a high-altitude hilly region. So there are no direct trains but we will discuss the alternate train routes between Delhi and Kedarnath. There are connecting trains from Delhi to Kedarnath rote.
So far, Haridwar and Rishikesh are the nearest railway stations to Kedarnath Haridwar is a big station having more trains than Rishikesh. You get direct trains from Delhi to Haridwar or Rishikesh. From Haridwar to Rishikesh you need to get a connecting bus direct to reach Kedarnath.
The best way to go to Kedarnath by train is
- Book the train from Delhi to Haridwar or Rishikesh
- From Rishikesh or Haridwar, take a bus to sonprayag
- From Sonprayag, 30 min journey sharing a cab to Gaurikund
- Trek to Kedarnath from Gaurikund
Railway stations for Delhi to Kedarnath train –
In Delhi, we have the following railway stations where you can get direct trains
- Old Delhi Railway station (DLI)
- New Delhi Railway station (NDLS)
- Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station (NZM)
Now we will talk about the trains from these stations –
Old Delhi Railway station to Kedarnath train price and timings –
There IS only one direct train from old Delhi to Haridwar that is Mussoorie express – Here is the details –
New Delhi to Kedarnath train Price and Timings-
There are two direct trains between New Delhi railway station to Haridwar, Doon Jan Shatabadi, and Doon Shatabdi. Here are the details –
Nizamuddin Delhi to Kedarnath train Price and Timings –
There are 4 trains running daily between Hazarat Nizamuddin railway station Delhi to Haridwar. Here are the details
These are the trains from Delhi to Haridwar. Now we will talk about the trains from Delhi to Rishikesh –
Delhi to Kedarnath train, via Rishikesh–
Two direct trains for Rishikesh, Here are the details
|Yoga Express||04:05 AM to 12:25 PM||08 Hrs 20 Mins|
|Utkal Express||01:20 AM to 09:50 PM||08 Hrs 30 Mins|
Alternate Train route till Karanprayag – Char Dham railway project (Under Construction)-
Karanprayag railway project is the ambitious project. Its still under construction but once it will get final shape than trains will go more closer to Kedarnath temple. Nearest station will be in Rudraprayag.
From Rishikesh to Karanprayag, there will be total 12 stations nad it will be 120 Km long railway line where it passes through 17 tunnels and 35 bridges.
Stations between Rishikesh to Karanprayag will be –
Rishikesh, Muni Ki Reti, Shivpuri, Manjilgaon, Sakni, Devprayag, Kirtinagar, Srinagar, Dhari, Rudraprayag, Gholtir, Ghauchar, and Karanprayag
Karanprayag will be the nearest railway station to Badrinath and Rudraprayag will be the nearest to Kedarnath.
New Delhi to Kedarnath train ticket price –
|Third AC (3A)||460|
|Second AC (2A)||710|
|First AC (1A)||1200|
And now you can add Rs. 1000 per person per seat as a bus fare from Haridwar or Rishikesh
Here you can check the Daily bus schedule from Haridwar
Last Bus stop for Kedarnath –
Sonprayag is the last bus stop. Bus will drop you and the sharing taxi will go till Gaurikund, it will take 30 more minutes. and from Gaurikund, you need to start your trek for Kedarnath.
If you are planning by helicopter, than Guptakashi and Phata are the helipads where you will get your helicopter.
Gaurikund to Kedarnath trek –
From Gaurikund there will be trek of 16 Km to reach Kedarnath. you can go either by Horse or palki. Check here the Horse and palaki charges. or you can trek and it will take approx and average 5 or 5 Hrs to trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath.
Read here in detail about the trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath
Registration for Kedarnath Yatra –
If you are done with everything and now have a full plan to visit Kedarnath dham than its mendotatory for you to get registered in chardham portal to get the e-pass without this you wont be allowed to enter. So its a necessary step and make sure you do it before going to Kedarnath.
Here you can register yourself. https://badrinath-kedarnath.gov.in/Auth/LoginRegister/Pilgrim_Registration.aspx