How To Reach Chakrata (Chakrata Travel Guide) – ThePoorNomad

How To Reach chakrata uttarakhand

Today with this article, I will be sharing with you a on how to reach Chakrata.

Chakrata is a cantonment town located just 90 kms from Dehradun Uttarakhand. It is one of the most popular weekend travel destinations for many Delhites. Reaching Chakrata is not a hard task, as there are lots of buses and cabs available from Dehradun, which will drop you at Chakrata.

How To Reach Chakrata By Road

Reaching Chakrata by road is not at all hard. There are lots of buses and cars which ply from Delhi, Mussoorie, Dehradun to Chakrata. To reach Chakrata, first you have to reach Dehradun and from Dehradun, you can book a shared cab to Chakrata, which takes around 3-4 hours to cover the full 90 kms distance.

Note: There are no petrol pumps in Chakrata, so make sure to fill up your tank at Haripur or Vikasnagar, If traveling with your own conveyance.

How To Reach Chakrata By Railway

Jolly Grant Airport or Dehradun Airport is the nearest airport. It is located in Dehradun and is 115 kms from Chakrata. Taxis are easily available there which will drop you at Chakrata. Jolly Grant is well connected with Delhi and other major Indian cities.

How To Reach Chakrata By Air

Dehradun Railway station is the nearest railway station if you want to reach Chakrata through railways. From there, you can take a taxi to Chakrata.


Q: How to reach Chakrata from Haridwar?

Ans: If you are coming from Haridwar, then there are government buses which ply between Haridwar and Chakrata. Or you can come to Dehradun by bus and from Dehradun take a cab to Chakrata.
Note: If want to come by train then the best option would be to reach Dehradun and from there go for your nward journey by cab or bus.

Q: How to reach Chakrata from Delhi?

Ans: There are lots of buses from Delhi to Dehradun. From Dehradun, you will have to break your journey and book a cab for Chakrata.

Hope know you know how to reach Chakrata by air, by road, and by railways.

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  1. Prabhakar Kumar

    Chakrata seems very much interesting. I will include it my bucket list of places-to-visit in uttarakhand. I visited lansdowne, another cantonment town in uttarakhand last year and experience was amazing.
    Very Informative and Relevant post. Keep writing!

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