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The Lake District of India ' Nainital ' is very well connected with the rest part of country through different modes of the transport.

A number of maps are available to help you find your way to the Lake City Nainital.

Nainital is a splendid hill station located in the heart of the state of Uttaranchal and is about 310 kilometres from Delhi. 

Nainital is connected to National Highway Number 87.

In fact Nainital is full of tourist places and could easily be the epicentre of Uttarakhand & Kumoan Tourism. The Lake Distrcit of Nainital boasts of Nine different Lakes (some of which are no more), shares its boundary with one of the most visited National Parks in the country and obviously is part of the Himalayas.

 

how to reach nainital BY TRAIN - Delhi to Nainital Route By Train

Nainital has NO Railway Station, Kathgodam is the nearest Railway Station only 34 Kms away.

KATHGODAM :- "The Gateway of Kumaon Hillswhich is just 34 km away from Nainital is the nearest railway terminus of the North Eastern Railway which in turn is connected with New Delhi, Calcutta (now Kolkata) & Lucknow by train services. Lalkuan is 60 Kms from Nainital which is connected to Bareilly, Agra & Lucknow by narrow gauge. 

Kathgodam is the last terminus of broad gauze line of North East Railways connecting Nainital with Delhi and Howarah. 

Ranikhet Express (Train Number 5013) departs from Old Delhi Railway Station at 11 PM daily, it reaches Kathgodam at 6 AM.

Delhi to Kathgodam (KGM) - Nainital by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15013 RANIKHET EXP DELHI 22:45 KATHGODAM 06:05 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

 

Kathgodam to Delhi by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15014 RANIKHET EXP KATHGODAM 20:40 DELHI 05:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

 

Delhi to Kathgodam - Nainital by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15035 Utr Samprk K Ex DELHI 16:00 KATHGODAM 22:40 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

 

Kolkotta to Kathgodam by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
13019 Bagh Express Howrah (HWH) 22:45 KATHGODAM 09:30 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

 

Kathgodam by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
12208 Kgm Garib Rath Jammu (JAT) 23:45 KATHGODAM 14:35 N N N N N N Y

 

Kathgodam by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
12209 Kgm Garib Rath Kanpur (CNB) 06:15 KATHGODAM 15:10 N Y N N N N N


This information was downloaded from the Indian Railways web site. For the latest information click on the Indian Railways link. 

Two coaches are attached in Ranikhet express for Dehradun daily. Bagh Express connects Kathgodam directly to Howarah via Lucknow. Lalkuan Junction 56 Kms. from Nainital is another terminal point of meter gauze line of North East Railways. Nainital Express connects Lalkuan with Lucknow while Kumaon Express connects Lalkuan with Agra via Bareilly. Ramnagar 65 Kms. away acts as an alternative outlet for Delhi & Lucknow.

Train No. 4319/4320 runs in between Kathgodam and Dehradun bi-weekly, its days from Kathgodam are Monday & Thursday while from Dehradun days are Sunday & Wednesday.

Tourist coming by rail mode can take Taxi or Buses from Kathgodam or Haldwani Taxis are available on shared seat basis at  Haldwani Taxi stand & as well as at Kathgodam, Haldwani & Lalkuan railway stations. While most of the buses start from Haldwani roadways bus stand.

Computerized railway reservation counter is situated near Bus Stand at Nainital (Telephone : 05942 - 235492). 
This facility is also available at Kathgodam & Lalkuan railway station.