Nainital is well connected with the rest part of country through
different modes of transport.
Kathgodam 35 Kms. away is the last terminus of broad gauze line of
North East Railways connecting Nainital with Delhi,Dehradun & Howarah .
Ranikhet express departs from Old Delhi railway station at 10:45 PM
daily , it reaches Kathgodam at 6:05 AM . Extra coaches for Ramnagar
are attached with this train , arriving Ramnagar at 5:00 A.M.
.Uttaranchal Sampark Kranti Express is also running between Kathgodam &
Delhi, it start from Kathgodam at 8:50 AM in the morning and reaches
Delhi at 3:20 PM and on the same day return from Delhi at 4:00 PM and
reaches Kathgodam at 10:45 PM.
Bagh Express connects Kathgodam directly to Howarah via Lucknow. Lalkua
Junction 56 Kms. from Nainital is another terminal point of meter gauze
line of North East Railways . Nainital Express connects Lalkua with
Lucknow while Kumaun Express connects Lalkua with Mathura via Bareilly.
Ramnagar 65 Kms away acts as an alternative outlet for Delhi & Lucknow.
Train No. 4319 / 4320 runs daily in between Kathgodam and Dehradun via
A new weekly train Garib Rath introduced between Kathgodam and Jammu
Tawi. This train runs from Kathgodam on Tuesday & from Jammu Tawi on
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 & Lalkua railway stations.
While most of the buses starts from Haldwani roadways bus stand.
Computerized railway reservation counter is situated near Bus Stand at
Nainital . This facility is also available at Kathgodam, Haldwani &
Lalkua railway stations .