Dehradun Shatabdi Express connects the national capital of India with Dehradun, which is the capital of Uttarakhand state in North India. As is the case with all Shatabdi trains, the Dehradun Shatabdi Express too returns to its point of departure before the day ends.
Train No. 2017 runs from New Delhi to Dehradun on a daily basis. The train begins its journey at 6.50 AM and reaches its destination at 12.40 PM. The train stops at Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Roorkee and Haridwar. Haridwar is the last stop before the train reaches Dehradun. The train covers a total distance of 315 kms. This distance is covered in a time span of 5 hours and 50 minutes. This is an air conditioned train with only 1st AC and AC Chair car coaches in the train. The fare of this train is Rs. 900 for the 1st AC seat and Rs. 470 for the AC Chair Car ticket.
Dehradun Shatabdi Express No. 2018 runs from Dehradun to New Delhi. It begins its run at 5 PM and reaches its destination at 10.45 PM. The daily train covers the distance in 5 hours and 45 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 1005 and Rs. 545 for 1st AC and AC Chair car seats.
At New Delhi station, it is a common practice to accommodate this train and the Lucknow Shatabdi Express on the same platform.