How to Reach Kathgodam

Kathgodam is a small town of Nainital district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the foothills of Himalayas.

Distance from major cities:

  • From Delhi: 280 Km
  • From Mumbai 1690 Km
  • From Kolkata 1370 Km
  • From Ahmedabad 1214 Km
  • From Bangaluru 2251 Km
  • From Chennai 2283 Km
  • From Hyderabad 1661 Km
  • From Pune 1719 Km


  • Airport : Pantnagar : It is 34 Km from Kathgodam
  • Bus stand : Haldwani : 4-5 km from Kathgodam:
  • Railway Station : Kathgodam and Haldwani

Flights from Delhi:

Air India operates from Delhi to Pantnagar. It is about 1hr from New Delhi

Trains from Delhi

Train No. Name Departure Stn (Time) Arrival Stn (Time) Trip Time
12040 Kathgodam Shatabdi New Delhi (6.00) Kathgodam (11:45) 5h 30m
15033 Utr Samprk K Express Old Delhi (16:00) Kathgodam (22:40) 6h 30m
15013 Ranikhet Express Old Delhi (22:30) Kathgodam (05:05) 6h 35m
15060 Anand Vihar – Lalkuan InterCity Express ANVT/Anand Vihar Terminal (14:00) Lal Kuan (20:55) 6h 50 m Tuesday and Thursday only

Trains from Howrah

Train No. Name Departure Stn (Time) Arrival Stn (Time) Trip Time
12353 Howrah – Lal Kuan Weekly SF Express Howrah Junction (08:15) Lal Kuan(08:40) 24h 25m Leaves Friday and arrives Saturday
05008 Howrah – Ramnagar Special Fare Special Howrah Junction (08:35) Lal Kuan(14:30) 29h 55m Leaves Sunday and arrives Monday
13019 Bagh Express Howrah Junction (21.45) Kathgodam ( 9:35) 35h 45m

Buses from Delhi

Buses only ply from Anand Vihar to Haldwani. We request everyone tp book the bus through the government Don’t take bus from outside the bus stand. The following type of busses run from AnandVihar to Haldwani
  • Ordinary
  • AC Janrath
  • AC
  • Semi Deluxe
  • Volvo

If you are coming from Delhi We Recommend you to take the Night Train or Bus so that you are at Kathgodam/Haldwani before 6 AM. If you are coming a day before, It is better to go and stay at Nainital or Bhimtal. You can visit following places.

Nainital :

      a) Nainital lake : boating
      b) Mall Road
      c) High Altitude zoo
      d) Rope way
      e) Local temple


      a) Bhimtal lake
      b) You can enjoy paragliding at bhimtal: (rates vary from Rs 1000 to 1500)
      c) Naukuchiyatal lake : Boating there

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