Road Transport in Dehradun comprises of buses, cars, and taxis. For short journeys or journeys from nearby town areas like Delhi, Haridwar, Kedarnath, Mussoorie, Naianital, etc, you can take up private cars. You can also avail buses for journeys to and from Agra, Delhi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Mussoorie, Shimla, etc.
Buses that are part of road transport in Dehradun can be categorized into three groups : Deluxe, Semi-deluxe, and Ordinary buses. The first one offers you all luxury including color television. The second one is less luxurious than the first one but still provide items of comfort. The third one does not offer much services.
The two main bus stands that are part of road transport in Dehradun are Delhi Bus Stand at Gandhi Road and Mussoorie Bus Stand at Dehradun Railway Station. The former is an inter state bus terminal while the other offers transport in the Himalayan region. The third bus stand is City Bus Stand near Parade Grounds.
Another mode of road transport in Dehradun are the taxis. Taxis are available for journey to and from nearby towns and cities and can be availed from the above mentioned bus stands.
Road distance of Dehradun from some significant places are as follows :
- Delhi-255 kilometer
- Haridwar-54 kilometer
- Rishikesh-43 kilometer
- Kedarnath-274 kilometer
- Mussoorie-36 kilometer
- Nainital-297 kilometer
Last Updated on 14 March 2013