How to reach Nainital Uttarakhand

How to reach Nainital Uttarakhand

Nainital also known as the city of lakes is one of the most famous hill stations of Uttarakhand. This is an ancient city developed by the Britishers when India was a colony of Britain. If you are looking for a perfect summer destination or want to enjoy the beautiful snowfall during the winter, then it is the best winter destination. Nainital is also a popular honeymoon destination.

Are you planning to visit Nainital and don’t know how to reach Nainital? Don’t worry, below is the detailed travel guide to Nainital. This city is well-connected with all the major towns and cities of India, so you won’t face any problem reaching here. So let’s see the detailed information:

Location of Nainital

Nainital is a town located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. This hill station is surrounded by beautiful mountains, and fulfilled with a pear-shaped lake that is approximately two miles in circumference. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam and the nearest airport is at Pantnagar. The main attraction of this city is the Naini Lake (commonly known as Nainital Lake). So let’s discuss in detail about different modes to reach Nainital.

Nainital – How to reach here

By Air

The nearest Airport to Nainital is Pant Nagar Airport. It is located at a distance of 72 Km from Nainital, and this airport is well-connected by motorable state and national highways. You can take a taxi from the airport to Nainital, which is available very easily.

By Train

The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam which is situated at a distance of 41 km. Kathgodam railway station is well-connected by railway networks with the major railway stations of India, such as Prayagraj (formerly known as Lucknow), New Delhi railway station and Kolkata. You can get a direct train to Kathgodam Uttarakhand from these stations. Buses and cabs are easily available from here to Nainital city.

By road

Nainital City is well-connected with the major state and National highways of Uttarakhand, India. You can easily reach here via your personal vehicle or via Govt. Buses or book a cab to Nainital. If you are traveling via train and reached Kathgodam, Nainital city is just a 1-hour drive from Kathgodam railway station. Buses and cabs are frequently available

Nainital Quick Information

Attractions – Natural Beauty, Naini Lake, Boating

Altitude – 2084 m

STD Code – 05942

Best time to visit – Summers March to June, Winters December to February

State code – Nainital (263001, 263002)

Languages – Hindi, Garhwali and Kumauni

Nainital Distance Chart

Here is the distance chart of Nainital and travels time from/ to Nainital from various cities of Uttarakhand and India. – Nainital Distance Chart

You can also hire or rent a cab to Nainital. For more information, contact Garhwali Traveller Cab Service for Nainital Cab rentals.

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