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Nainital is well-connected by rail-cum-road from all the major towns of the country. It is located at the distance of about 325 km from Delhi and about 380 km from Lucknow. The twin township of Kathgodam-Haldwani is the last rail-head en route to Naintial. The distance between Haldwani/Kathgodam and Nainital is 40/35 km.

 

Train

By Railways:
Kathgodam, 35 km away, is the nearest railway terminus of the broad gauze line of North East Railways connecting Nainital with Delhi, Dehradun and Howarah. Lalkuan, 60 Kms from Nainital, is connected to Bareilly, Mathura & Lucknow.

A computerized railway reservation counter is situated near the Bus Stand, Tallital and High Court Campus, Mallital at Nainital. This facility is also available at Kathgodam, Haldwani & Lalkuan railway stations.

For more details, please visit www.indianrail.gov.in or www.irctc.co.in

List of Trains

By Roadways:
The U.K.S.R.T.C. (Uttarakhand State Roadways Transport Corporation) runs direct buses to Nainital from Delhi, Lucknow and other major cities. There are many Private Tour Operators who provide good and comfortable buses to Nainital from New Delhi. Besides these, Harayana Roadways, Rajasthan Roadways & the DTC (Delhi Transport Corp.) also operate direct buses to Nainital. It takes around 8 hrs to reach Nainital from New Delhi by bus via National Highway No. 87.

 

Local Taxi or Bus:
Taxi or Bus are available from Kathgodam or Haldwani. Taxis are available on shared seat basis at Haldwani Taxi Stand and at Kathgodam, Haldwani & Lalkuan railway stations. Most of the buses start from Haldwani Roadways Bus Stand. 

 


Railway Time Table
(Kindly confirm with current schedule of Indian Railways)

Trains from Kathgogam

 

Train Name

Train No.

 From/Departure time

 To /Arrival time

Ranikhet Express

15014

Kathgodam/ 20:40

Delhi/         04:00

UTR Samprk K Ex.

15036

Kathgodam/ 08:50

Delhi/         15:20

Kathgodam - Anand Vihar Shatabdi Express (PT)

12039

Kathgodam/ 15.35

Delhi/ 20.50

Bagh Express

13020

Kathgodam/ 21:55

Howarah/  12:40

Howrah Weekly SF Express

 

12354

Lalkuan/18.35

Hawarah/18.55

KGMDDN express

14119

Kathgodam/19:45

Dehradun/04:20

Kathgodam- Jammu Tawi Garib Rath Express

 

12207

Kathgodam/18.30

Jammu Tawi/09.40

Kathgodam-Kanpur Garib Rath Express

12210

Kathgodam/18.30

Kanpur/04.35

 

Trains to Kathgodam

Train Name

Train No

 From/Departure time

To /Arrival time

Ranikhet Express

15013

Delhi/                  22:40

Kathgodam/  05:20

UTR Samprk K Ex.

15035

Delhi/                  16:00

Kathgodam / 22:40

Kathgodam - Anand Vihar Shatabdi Express (PT)

12040

Delhi/06.15

Kathgodam / 11.40

Bagh Express

13019

Howarah/            21:45

Kathgodam / 09:30

Howrah Weekly SF Express

 

12353

Hawarah/08.15

Lalkuan/08.40

KGMDDN express

14120

Dehradun/            22:50

Kathgodam/07:10

Kathgodam- Jammu Tawi Garib Rath Express

 

12208

Jammu Tawi/23.25

Kathgodam/14.35

Kathgodam-Kanpur Garib Rath Express

122.9

Kanpur/06.15

Kathgodam/15.05