To keep a knowledge about local transport in Dehradun is essential if you are planning to visit Dehradun.
The local transport in Dehradun comprises of buses, taxis, private cars, tongas, tempos and auto rickshaws. Dehradun has a very well connected network of these local transports.
The local transport in Dehradun is mainly centered around the bus service. The City Bus stand is located near the Clock Tower which is just a 10 minutes walk from Dehradun Railway Station.
It covers almost all the areas of Dehradun. These buses are operated by Uttarakhand Roadways. You can also hire coaches from private travel agencies for excursions if you have a large group or go out on paid trips with their help.
Next local transport in Dehradun that you can use are the taxis that are available at taxi stands near Railway Station, Delhi Bus Stand, and City Bus Stand.
You can also avail unmetered fixed rate auto rickshaws which are available at all the above mentioned places. You might have to negotiate for the rate.
The most famous local transport in Dehradun which is available in all major routes on point to point basis are Vikram Rickshaws. These are three wheeler rickshaws that can accommodate only six people at a time. These rickshaws mainly operate to and from the following routes in Dehradun :
- Clock Tower-Rajpur
- Clock Tower-Raipur
- Clock Tower-Rispana Bridge
- Near ISBT-Rispana Bridge
- Rispana Bridge-Doiwala
- Clock Tower-Subhash Nagar
- Connaught Place-Premnagar
- Clock Tower-Seema Dwar
- Connaught Place-Garhi Cantonment