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Rail

Delhi to Kathgodam:

  1. Train No. 15013 Ranikhet Express; Old Delhi Junction (DLI) to Kathgodam; SMTWTFS; 2235-0505 (+1 day); travel time 6.30 hrs; Classes: 1A, 2A, 3A, SL; 10 halts; distance 280km; average speed 42km/hr
  2. Train No. 15035 Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express; Old Delhi Junction (DLI) to Kathgodam (KGM); SMTWTFS; 1600-2240; travel time 6.40 hrs; Classes CC, 2S; 7 halts; distance 280km; average speed 41km/hr
  3. Train No. 12040 Kathgodam Shatabdi; Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) to Kathgodam (KGM); SMTW_FS; 0615-1150; travel time 5.35 hrs; Classes IA, CC; 6 stops; distance 280km; average speed 48km/hr

Kathgodam to Delhi:

  1. Train No. 15014 Ranikhet Express; Kathgodam (KGM) to Old Delhi Junction (DLI); SMTWTFS; 2040-0355 (+1 day); travel time 7.15 hrs; Classes: 1A, 2A, 3A, SL; 10 halts; distance 280km; average speed 42km/hr
  2. Train No. 15036 Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express; Kathgodam (KGM) to Old Delhi Junction (DLI); SMTWTFS; 0850-1520; travel time 6.30 hrs; Classes CC, 2S; 7 halts; distance 280km; average speed 41km/hr
  3. Train No. 12040 Kathgodam Shatabdi; Kathgodam (KGM) to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT); SMTW_FS; 1545-2115; travel time 5.30 hrs; Classes IA, CC; 6 stops; distance 280km; average speed 48km/hr

Road

Delhi – Nanital – Shyamkhet: 300 kms and 7 hrs drive inclusive of one halt

Delhi – Nizamuddin Bridge – Ghaziabad – Hapur Bye pass – Dasna – Pilkhuwa – Babugarh – Garmukteshwar – Gajraula – Joya – UmriKalan – Moradabad Byepass – Suar – Bazpur – Choti Haldwani / Kaladungi – Khurpatal – Nainital

Driving directions from Moradabad to Nainital:

Cautionary Notes

Do not take the route via Tanda, as the road and bridge there has washed away.

Do not drive on the full moon days given below as the road at Garhmukteshwaris impassable with pilgrims and you could be stuck for 6-7 hours on the highway itself

2017 – Full Moon Dates:

AIR

Pantnagar Airport (PGH); 60km – Flights operational
Client-arranged private air charters possible

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