How To Reach Badrinath from Kedarnath (243km): Route Map & Distance

kedarnath to badrinath distance

This article will guide you on how to reach Badrinath from Kedarnath. If you are already in Kedarnath and want to know how to reach Badrinath from Kedarnath then you are at the right place. Here we will give you complete details about Kedarnath To Badrinath Distance and travel guide by road and air.

Badrinath is one of the most sacred Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu and located at the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

Badrinath temple is one of the four Dhams of Uttarakhand and the place is famous not only because of the temple but also because of its natural scenic beauty.

Badrinath is situated on the banks of the Alaknanda River and it is the only temple that is part of both Char Dhams; Chota Dhams of Uttarakhand as well as Char Dham of India.

  • Chota Char Dhams of Uttarakhand comprises Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath.
  • Char Dhams of India comprises Dwaraka, Puri, Rameswaram, and Badrinath.

How to Go Badrinath from Kedarnath

If you are wondering how to go Badrinath from Kedarnath then you have to make it clear that from which mode of transport and by which routes you gonna be travel. Lakhs of tourist comes every year and take part in Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand.

In this yatra, most of the people like to visit Kedarnath and Badrinath both one by one. First of all, let me clear one thing If you are in Kedarnath Temple right now. then first of all you have to step down from the 16km trek of Kedarnath to reach Gaurikund.

Once you reached Gaurikund then you have to travel 5km ahead to reach Sonprayag Bus Station by taking a taxi (Only Mahindra Max is available at this route).

Kedarnath to Badrinath Distance

The complete distance between Kedarnath and Badrinath is 243 km.

(Note: It includes the 16 km of the Kedarnath trek and 5 km of the Gaurikund-Sonprayag route. If you have stepped down from the Kedarnath trek and standing in Sonprayag right now. Then from Sonprayag to Badrinath distance is 222km by road.)

Sonprayag (Kedarnath) to Badrinath route journey time is 7 hr 33 min via road.

Kedarnath to Badrinath Route Map

In this route map, we have shown the distance from Sonprayag To Badrinath. Because google map only shows one mode of transport at a time.

Distance from Kedarnath to Sonprayag is 21 km including the walking distance of 16km trek till Gaurikund. Then the journey for the Kedarnath to Badrinath by road started from Sonprayag.

Sonprayag to Badrinath Route map (Google Map)

kedarnath to badrinath route map

How to Reach Badrinath from Kedarnath

There are limited modes of transport to reach Badrinath from Kedarnath. Because as we mentioned earlier there is a walking distance of 16 km Kedarnath trek is mandatory if you can’t afford a helicopter ride.

  • Kedarnath to Badrinath By Road
  • Kedarnath to Badrinath By Air (Helicopter)
  • Kedarnath to Badrinath By Train (Not Available right now)

The nearest Bus station From Kedarnath is at Sonprayag Bus Station and the nearest helipad is situated at Guptkashi, Phata, and Sersi.

There is no direct connectivity between Kedarnath and Badrinath. But still, you can easily reach Badrinath by Road, and Helicopter ride.

The best time-saving option is to opt for a Helicopter ride as there is direct service available.

Here are all the detailed options available.

Kedarnath to Badrinath by Road:

badrinath by road

Note: If you want to visit Badrinath from Kedarnath the total distance from Kedarnath Temple to Badrinath Temple is 243 km. It includes a 21 km walking track from Kedarnath to Gaurikund and a 222 km Road track from Sonprayag to Badrinath. 

How to Reach Badrinath from Kedarnath by road

There are two routes that connect Kedarnath to Badrinath.

  • Route 1: Shorter in distance but more time-consuming due to poor road condition.
  • Route 2: Longer in distance but less time-consuming due to good road condition.

Route 1: (Short Route via Ukhimath-Chopta)

The distance of the Short Route to reach Kedarnath to Badrinath through road is 210 km. in this route you need to take a turn from Kund to reach Ukhimath.

Once you reached Ukhimath, you can easily complete your journey by road. It’s a totally hilly area and the road is a little bit narrow and has a lot of turns.

This is a short route but due to road conditions, it will consume more time than the longer route.

From this route, you can also visit Chopta (Tungnath) which is one of the highest Shiva Temple in the world and one of the best tourist places in Uttarakhand.

Major Destinations between Kedarnath to Badrinath via Route 1:

Kedarnath ➜ Gorikund ➜ Sonprayag ➜ Fata ➜ Guptkashi ➜ Kund UkhimathChopta (Tungnath)➜ Gopeshwar ➜ Chamoli ➜ Pipalkoti ➜ Joshimath ➜ Govind Ghat ➜ Badrinath

Route 2: (Long Route via Rudraprayag)

The distance of the Long Route to reach Kedarnath to Badrinath through road is 222 km. in this route first you need to reach Rudraprayag. from Rudraprayag the remaining distance is less than 160 km. It’s a less hilly area and the road condition is good.

Major Destinations of Kedarnath to Badrinath via Route 2:

Kedarnath ➜ Gorikund ➜ Sonprayag ➜ Fata ➜ Guptkashi ➜ Kund ➜ Chandrapuri ➜ Agustamuni ➜ Tilwada ➜ Rudraprayag ➜ Gochar ➜ Karnprayag ➜ Chamoli ➜ Pipalkoti ➜ Joshimath ➜ Govind Ghat ➜ Badrinath

Kedarnath to Badrinath by Bus Ticket price & Booking Here

Kedarnath to Badrinath By Air/Helicopter

badrinath temple by air

If you want to visit Badrinath from Kedarnath by Air then there is helicopter service available only.

There are regular Helicopter services available at three places and you can get a direct helicopter service for Badrinath from there.

You can easily Book your Helicopter ticket from Guptkashi, Phata, or Sersi Helipad.

(Note: There is no Direct Helicopter from Kedarnath Temple to Badrinath Temple. First, you need to visit one of these three places.)

In case if you are traveling from Dehradun then you can book take helicopter service from Sahastradhara Helipad.

There are direct helicopter services available for all four temples of Char Dham Yatra.

You can visit Kedarnath and Badrinath both Temples by booking in advance right from Sahastradhara Helipad. Helicopter Services can be booked online also.

Kedarnath to Badrinath By Train

badrinath temple by train or rail

There is no train route from Kedarnath to Badrinath. Kedarnath and Badrinath both are located in a hilly area and there is no railway station in either place as of now.

The nearest Railway stations from Badrinath are Rishikesh and Haridwar. The government is working on Rishikesh–Karnaprayag railway line project. This project will bring railway services to the hilly areas of Uttarakhand. but it is under construction right now.

Therefore, no possibility of Kedarnath to Badrinath trains right now. So you have to travel by road or by helicopter ride to reach Badrinath Temple.

Badrinath Distance from Major Cities

Note: This distance is directly from the Badrinath Temple in Chamoli, Uttarakhand.

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⦿ Mumbai To Badrinath
⦿ Pune To Badrinath
⦿ Lucknow To Badrinath
⦿ Bengaluru To Badrinath
⦿ Delhi To Badrinath
⦿ Kolkata To Badrinath
⦿ Jaipur To Badrinath
⦿ Ahmedabad To Badrinath
⦿ Hyderabad To Badrinath
⦿ Patna To Badrinath
⦿ Agra To Badrinath
⦿ Chandigarh To Badrinath
⦿ Indore To Badrinath
⦿ Chennai To Badrinath
⦿ Dehradun To Badrinath
⦿ Ludhiana To Badrinath
⦿ Panipat To Badrinath
⦿ Pimpri-Chinchwad To Badrinath
⦿ Bhubaneswar To Badrinath
⦿ Kedarnath To Badrinath
⦿ Rishikesh To Badrinath
⦿ Haridwar To Badrinath