It's one of the most favorite hill stations for travellers coming to northern India. Since the picturesque town has gained worldwide popularity, tourists arrive here from different parts of the country and outside. Reaching Nainital is not a tough task, as you have several options to choose from. Though you can choose to travel by air for getting to Nainital, the rail and road network is a convenient and comfortable mode of travelling.
Reach Nainital By Air
The nearest airport to Nainital city is the Pantnagar airport. Nainital does not have its own airport. Tourist arrive at Pantnagar by air from other cities and then they catch buses and taxis to get to Nainital. The difference between Nainital district and Pantnagar airport is around 70 kilo meters. From the capital city of Delhi, regular flights are available to Pantnagar airport.
Reach Nainital By Rail
Nainital is well connected by rail line with most of the well known cities in India. 35 kilo meter away from the Nainital town is Kathgodam railway station. Regular trains are availed from various stations of India such as, Kolkata, New Delhi and Lucknow. The nearest station is Kathgodam and next most nearest railway station is Lalkuan. The aloofness between the Lalkuan and Nainital is about 60 kilo meters only.
Reach Nainital By Road (By Bus)
Bus route is also one of the convenient ways to approach Nainital city. Most of the Northern towns are well linked by road network to Nainital. Due to its wide network with major cities, road trips are easy and affordable. Eight hours of comfortable trip from New Delhi will take you to Nainital (310 km). Many private transportation facilities are also available from Delhi and Northern Indian towns.