Buses leave from Dehradun train station. There are two buses which go to opposite ends of the Mussoorie Mall, Library and Picture Palace. It is quite a hike from one to the other, so make sure you catch the right one. To reach Kempty Falls directly from Dehra Dun catch a bus from the Dehra Dun Railway station Hill Bus Services Section or take a taxi. One should look for buses heading for destinations like Barkot, Nainbagh, Yamunotri, and Purola. You can also take a bus to the Library end of Mussoorie and walk to the Kempty Bus stop and take a bus or taxi or a milkvan or even hitch a ride with a tourist going in that direction!! Bus fee for Library end or Kulri end (from Dehradun) is INR47. Toll Tax is payable on entering Kempty Village per bus/taxi/car/scooter.
It is possible to hire a taxi for the trip up to Mussoorie. Rates are Rs 1000 per taxi and Rs 50 extra for the night charges but one can pay per seat as well in a shared taxi which normally accommodates up to five passengers.Shared or chartered taxis too are available near the same Hill Section Bus terminal and the rates are controlled by the taxi union. These rates are generally displayed on a board outside their office.
Mussoorie is just 38 kms from Dehradun and one can reach here by taxis and buses. It takes approximately one and a half hour and Rs 47 for the regular buses to reach Mussoorie. From the Dehradun railway station, taxis charge around Rs 1000. Shared taxis charging a little over Rs 300 per person are also available.
You can also get in to Mussoorie from Delhi by hiring a taxi for up and down journey. It takes approximately 288 k.m. or 6 hrs to reach Mussoorie from Delhi. The roads are too good uptill Muzzarfa Nagar, U.P. Then for about an hr or so the roads are completely pathetic as the roads are being upgraded to 4 way lanes, so expect lot of dust while driving in this stretch. Once you reach Dehradun the roads become better.
It is possible to come to Mussoorie by plane. The nearest airport is Dehradun Airport or also known as the Jolly Grant Airport. There are flights from all the major cities in India to Dehradun with a stop over in Delhi. Only if you are travelling from Delhi it is direct flight but if you are coming in from other cities there is a stopover in Delhi. All major airlines like Jet Airways, Spicejet, JetKonnect, AirIndia have daily flights to Dehradun. Mussoorie is just 30kms away from the Dehradun