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Lucknow to Kedarnath (730 km)


This article will guide you on how to reach Kedarnath from Lucknow. If you’re planning to visit the Kedarnath Temple from Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) and have no idea about the journey then you’re in the right place. Here we will give you a complete Travel guide for Lucknow To Kedarnath route Map, the distance by air, train, and road.

Lucknow is a large city in northern India and the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Rumi Darwaza, a Mughal gateway is toward its center. Many devotees of Lord Shiva visit Kedarnath from Lucknow every year.

And If you are planning to visit Kedarnath Jyotirling from Lucknow then this complete guide will help you to reach Kedarnath from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Lucknow to Kedarnath Distance

Note: This distance is directly from the Kedarnath Temple including the Kedarnath Trek which comes after Gaurikund in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand.

Lucknow To Kedarnath distance is 730 km.

There are no direct flights or any trains or buses between Lucknow to Kedarnath.

As you can see on the below image of the google map route,

There are various ways up to reach Sonprayag. And after that Kedarnath Temple is only 19 km away from Sonprayag.

So you can sum up the distance between Lucknow to Kedarnath is approx. 730 km.

Lucknow To Sonprayag Route Map (Google Map)

The distance between Sonprayag to Gaurikund is 05 Km. Then the road ends here.

How To Reach Kedarnath Temple From Lucknow

It does not matter whether you are traveling by train, air or by road, Haridwar and Rishikesh are the main points from where you have to start your journey to the hilly area.

Lucknow To Kedarnath Route Map:

Lucknow Dehradun Airport or Haridwar or Rishikesh Sonprayag Gaurikund then finally Trek to Kedarnath Temple.

Remember that Gaurikund is the last motorized place by road to Kedarnath. After that, you have to complete the 16 km long trek by yourself. It depends on your fitness that how much time you take to complete it. Generally, the 16 km long trek takes an average 5–6 hrs by the normal adult.

There are some other options also like helicopter services, horses and palanquins are available for booking to complete Kedarnath trek.

Lucknow To Kedarnath flights


There is no direct flight connectivity to Kedarnath Temple from Lucknow. The nearest airport to Kedarnath Temple is Jollygrant Airport, Dehradun. Now, this is the only way to reach Kedarnath from Lucknow by air.

Dehradun Airport is 238 km away from Kedarnath which is connected to Delhi on daily basis flights. You can choose any flight connecting to Dehradun Airport from Lucknow Airport.

Once you reached Dehradun after that you have various options for transport. From Dehradun itself or you can go to Rishikesh which is only 20 Km away from Dehradun Airport.

By booking a taxi or local transport to Sonprayag, your journey will be started in the beautiful range of Himalayan mountains along with the holy river Ganga flowing beside the Highway.

Generally, It is 5-6 hours long journey from Dehradun Airport to Sonprayag/Gaurikund.

After reaching Gaurikund which is 5 km away from Sonprayag, the Kedarnath trek of 16 km begins.

If you are unable to do trekking then there are various helicopter services also available directly to the Kedarnath Temple.

How to book a Helicopter to Kedarnath Temple?
What are the Price/Charges of Helicopter Services in Kedarnath?

To get the details of Helicopter Services Click Here

Lucknow To Kedarnath by Train


There is no direct train connectivity to Kedarnath Temple from Lucknow.

The nearest Railway Station for Kedarnath is Rishikesh (227 km), Haridwar (252 km), Dehradun (266 km).

Lucknow is well connected to these stations with various trains. So you can choose any suitable train for these nearby stations. And after that, you can hire taxi services from Haridwar To Kedarnath.

Suppose If you want to reach Haridwar Railway Station from Lucknow Junction Station. then your Route will be as shown below.

Lucknow To Haridwar Railway Route Map

lucknow to haridwar distance by train

Lucknow Junction Railway Station, UP to
➜ (5 Stops)
➜ Ghaziabad Junction Railway Station, UP
➜ (4 Stops)
➜ Haridwar Railway Station, Uttarakhand

Railway Journey Time Period & Train Names- (12h 20m)

New Delhi Swarn Shatabdi Express (12003) ➜ Kaifiyaat SF Express (12225) ➜ New Delhi IRCTC Tejas Express (82501) ➜ Dehradun Shatabdi ExpressTrain (12017) ➜ Haridwar SF Express (22917) ➜ Nanda Devi AC Express (12401)

You can book any Train from Railway’s official website by Click Here

Once you reached any of these stations, There are various taxi services to Kedarnath.

You can book any taxi or local transport services to Kedarnath there for your comfort and enjoy your journey.

Lucknow To Kedarnath By Road


The distance between Lucknow to Kedarnath Temple by road is approx. 730 km. So this is not a suitable way to go there by road, As it will be very difficult and tiring to drive that much distance.

That is why you can opt by Train or by Flight directly to the Dehradun or Haridwar. It will be suitable for your journey.

After that, you can easily book any taxi service directly to Sonprayag from Dehradun/Haridwar/Rishikesh.

Kedarnath Distance from Major Cities

Note: This distance is directly from the Kedarnath Temple including the Kedarnath Trek which comes after Gaurikund in Rudraprayag.

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