Traveling from Delhi, Roorkee is located north approximately 170 kilometres. Take the highway NH58, and it passes through Roorkee. The city of Haridwar is located further on the same highway about 29 kilometres from Roorkee. The main bus depot of Roorkee is located on NH58. Several buses run from various cities in North India.
Nearest airport to Roorkee is Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport which has Air India, Spice Jet and Jet Airways services from New Delhi. But the most preferable airport nearest to Roorkee is the New Delhi International Airport which is about 180 kilometres away.
Easiest way to get to Roorkee is by train. There are several trains serving Roorkee daily from various cities around. The high-speed trains Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi also stop at Roorkee on their route from Delhi to Dehradun. By train, it takes less than 3 hours and 30 minutes to reach Roorkee from Delhi, so it is the fastest and most economical way of travel.