The holy city of Kedarnath can be accessed with the help of closest railhead, which is present at Rishikesh. This railway station is located at a distance of 189 km from the city. Tourists travelling to Kedarnath can continue their journey with the help of different trains which include Hemkunt Express, New Delhi Dehradun Ac Express, Dehradun Shatabdi and Garhwal Express, among others. These train services are available on all days; thereby making the traveler’s journey comfortable. From the Rishikesh railway station tourists can easily hire a taxi to reach Kedarnath.
At a distance of 239 km from the holy city of Kedarnath lies the nearest airport in the city of Dehradun, making the traveler’s journey very comfortable and fast. The Jolly Grant Airport is connected with different flights that operate at regular intervals and on daily basis as well. Tourists from abroad can travel to the city by taking a connecting flight from the international airport in Delhi.
A huge network of motorable roads helps in connecting Kedarnath with different Indian cities. National highway that stretches from Delhi to Mana, covering a distance of 538 km, is open throughout the year and helps in making Kedarnath accessible. From Gaurikund, Kedarnath can be easily reached by foot. Different state government run and privately owned buses connect Kotdwara, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun and various other cities with Gaurikund. Fare charged for different bus services is variable and depends upon different seasons. Tourists also have the option of travelling by deluxe and luxury buses.