How to Reach Nainital by Road, Train and Flight and also check places near to Nainital

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Travelers can easily come to Nainital. The road network connects the town with various places like Delhi, Nainital, Almora and other places.

Reach Nainital By Road :

Government Buses and Private buses are easily available from any place to Nainital. If any how direct bus is not available then travel to Haldwani or Rudrapur and from there lots of cabs and buses are easily available to Nainital.

From Delhi : 286 km
From Almora : 60 km
From Bangalore : 2206 km
From Ranikhet : 81 km
From Corbett National Park : 127 km

Reach Nainital By Train :

Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Nainital. It is situated at a distance of 41 kms. Kathgodam is well connected by Rail networks with major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata. Buses and Taxis are easily available from Kathgodam to Nainital vice versa

Reach Nainital By Flight :

Nainital does not have direct air connectivity. Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, is the nearest commercial airport to Nainital. As every flight of all domestic and international airlines connect Delhi with rest of the world.

Pant Nagar Airport is the nearest airport to Kathgodam and approx 70 Kms from Nainital. Taxis are also easily available from here. But not sure about the frequency of flights.

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Best Time to Visit Nainital: Nainital in the Kumaon hills maintains pleasant weather throughout the year but in winter months. it becomes very cold. The best time to visit the place is between April to June and then again in September and October. The months of January to February are marked by snowfall.

Places Near Nainital

There are many tourist places near Nainital that showcases the beauty of the place and offer an unforgettable travel experience.


(Distance from Nainital : 47 Km )


Mukteshwar is a town and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Mukteshwar gets its name from a 350-year-old temple of Shiva, known as Mukteshwar Dham, situated atop the highest point in the town.


(Distance from Nainital : 22 Km )

Bhimtal is a town and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Bhimtal is an ancient place named after Bhima of Mahabharata. Bhimtal Lake is most beautiful lake. it is nearby Kathgodam Rly station on the way to Nainital, Pithoragarh etc.

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(Distance from Nainital : 23 Km )

Sattal in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand is famous for its freshwater lakes and also known as 'Town of Seven lakes'.

Khurpa Tal

(Distance from Nainital : 14.5 Km )

It is a beautiful spot at a distance of 14 km from Nainital popularly known as Khurpatal. It is considered to be anglers paradise having clear water and a good harvest of fishes.

Bhowali (11 Km)

Bhowali is famous for it Fresh fruit market and it is also an important road junction to neighbouring hill stations, like Nainital, Bhimtal, Mukteshwar, Ranikhet and Almora.

Kainchi Mandir

(Distance from Nainital : 38 Km )


Kainchi is a mountain ashram located nearby Nainital, Uttarakand. In 1962, Maharajji (Baba Neem Karoli) built a chabootara (platform) around a place where two spiritual gurus Sadhu Premi Baba and Sombari Maharaj had performed Yagyas in Kainchi village.

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It is a Famous temple as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Kainchi Dham Temple., Steve Jobs advised him to visit a temple in India, where the Apple co-founder had also experienced life-changing spiritual reflection


(Distance from Nainital : 25 Km )

Naukuchiatal or ‘lake of nine corners’ is a small hill station in Nainital Uttarakhand.It is surrounded by hills covered in trees and shrubs. It is the deepest of all the lakes in the Nainital region


(Distance from Nainital : 68 Km )

Ramnagar is a small town in Nainital, Uttarakhand. It is famous for Jim Corbett National Park. and a famous tourist destination of India. Garjiya Devi Temple and Sitabani temple, Sitabani Wildlife Reserve located nearby also attracts many visitors.

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(Distance from Nainital : 56 Km )

It is charming hill station located in Almora district.It is the home for the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment (KRC) and Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army. Beautiful place to vist, lush green forest and host an array of wildlife.

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