Mussoorie does not have an airport of its own. People travelling to this city can reach the domestic airport in Dehradun, called Jolly Grant Airport. This airport has flight connectivity to several cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Chennai and Lucknow. The main airlines flying these routes are Air India Regional, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Ventura AirConnect. Travellers from outside India can reach the international airports in Delhi or Mumbai, and board a connecting flight to Dehradun. Several private taxis are available at the airport which will take visitors to Mussoorie.
Nearest Airport: The Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport from Mussoorie. It is located at a distance of 60 km from Mussoorie.
Safety Suggestion: During monsoon and winter seasons, there is trouble for air travel to this part of the world due to reduced visibility because of heavy fog. Flights are delayed or cancelled many times, so one should keep a track of the flight schedule if travelling to Mussoorie during this time.
Mussoorie is well connected with other cities in and around the state, by bus. The ISBT (Inter State Bus Transport) and SDTC (South Delhi Travel Centre) offer bus services from Kashmiri Gate bus stop in Delhi to Mussoorie. There are overnight non-deluxe and deluxe bus services. Other than this, Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC), Uttarakhand Roadways, UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) also run buses to Mussoorie. There are multiple buses that ply throughout the day between Mussoorie and Dehradun. Buses usually halt at Library Bus Stand in Mussoorie, coming from different cities. King holidays, AG holidays and Blue World Tourists are some of the private travel companies operating buses to Mussoorie.
Journey Suggestion: The network of roads leading to Mussoorie is in good condition. But night travel should be avoided in this region due to the unfriendly terrain. A road journey to Mussoorie is a refreshing experience, with scenic views all along the journey.
The railway station at Dehradun is the nearest rail head from Mussoorie, 35 km from the city centre. A part of the Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways, this station is a halt for many trains coming from different parts of the country. Direct trains to Dehradun are available from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Madurai, Trivandrum etc. Some of the major trains passing through this station are Mussoorie Express, Doon Express, Madurai-Dehradun Express and Kochuveli-Dehradun Express.
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