Kathgodam to Nainital: There are many taxi services, private and government buses going from Kathgodam to Nainital or Haldwani to Nainital. Nainital is a world famous hill station, which is popular for its many lakes towns and adventure activities such as paragliding, boating and uphill trekking.
People usually come to Haldwani or Kathgodam via train. Since Kathgodam is the last railway station to reach Nainital and from here one need to take a bus or book a taxi to reach Nainital. Kathgodam is known as “Gateway of Kumaon” because from here one enters into the Kumaon hills and valley, which are home to many world famous hill stations.
Just outside of the railway station there is a government bus station opposite to the Kathgodam-Nainital road. You can find many buses going to Nainital. If you can’t find a bus here you can go to Haldwani bus station, which is one km away from here. From Haldwani bus stand, buses are more frequent to Nainital and Bhimtal.
As soon as you arrive at Kathgodam, you can find many taxis just outside the railway station, which will take you to Nainital. You can book the whole taxi or find some other levellers and split the taxi fare. The other option is to go the Haldwani taxi stand from where you can find multiple taxis going to Nainital or Bhimtal.
The total road distance from Kathgodam to Nainital is 35.5 km. It will take slightly more than an hour to reach there by taxi or bus or your personal vehicle. There is no railway station in Nainital. Kathgodam is the last railway station of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. There are many hill stations in this route and from here, hilly area starts. Haldwani is the second last railway station. Nainital is 42 km away from Haldwani bus station. It would take an hour and half to reach Nainital from Haldwani.
Kathgodam is well connected to all the major cities of India and Uttarakhand. Regular and luxury buses and taxis are available from Anand Vihar ISBT, Delhi and ISBT Dehradun to Haldwani and Kathgodam.
Kathgodam Railway Station the last railway station of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is well connected to all major cities of India. From railway station cabs, buses and auto rickshaw will take you to the desired location such as Nainital, Bhimtal, Khurpatal, Pangot, Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal.
Pantnagar Airport is the closest airport to Haldwani. There are regular flights available from Delhi and Dehradun. The road distance between Pantnagar to Haldwani is 26 km. There are many buses and cabs to this city are available from the airport.