The beautiful valleys of the Kumaon Hills

How To Reach Nainital From Delhi

A city fenced with lush greenery, enchanting lakes, and picturesque views
Tourism in Nainital

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Mar - Jun

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New Delhi To Nainital Distance

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New Delhi to Nainital1.0 hours7.0 hours6.0 hours-

Owing to its location in the northern hilly region of India, this hill station does not have a good air connectivity with the rest of the parts of the country. However, you may still board a flight to cover the New Delhi to Nainital distance of about 290 km in just one hour. However, this beautiful location replete with serene mountains, lakes, blooming flowers, and lush greenery can be easily reached via boarding a train or bus in around 6 to 7 hours. If time is not a constraint to getting on a tour to Nainital, and you want to save some money, then opting for a train can be the best way to travel from New Delhi to Nainital.

 

 

 

If you are searching for the best routes in order to know how to reach Nainital from Delhi, then take a look at the detailed guide given below.

 

 

 

By Air:  There are no direct flights from Delhi to Nainital as most flights land into Pantnagar airport located at a distance of 75 Kilometres from Nainital. Air India is the most preferred flight in this route that covers the distance from Delhi to Nainital in just about one hour.

 

 

 

By Train: If you are on a family vacation to Nainital, the train is perhaps one of the best ways of spending quality time in the midst of beautiful surroundings. The distance from Delhi to Nainital by train can be covered in 6 to 9 hours depending on the train you opt for. There is no station at Nainital, and hence the most accessible station is Kathgodam from where Nainital can be reached by car. The station code of Kathgodam is KGM.

 

 

 

By Road: The drive from Delhi to Nainital is a picturesque road that is as relaxing as the destination itself. Wondering how to reach Nainital from Delhi by road? It is convenient to travel from Delhi to Nainital by bus. There is no direct bus from Delhi to Nainital. However, direct Volvo buses are available from Anand Vihar ISBT in Delhi to Haldwani, which is only 40 kilometers from Nainital. One can rent a car or take a bus to reach Nainital from Haldwani. Delhi to Nainital distance is about 301 km via NH 9.

 


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    To travel from Mumbai to Nainital, you may board the ADI SJ Rajdhani train to the Kathgodam Station. And, book a vehicle to reach the centre of the Nainital hill station.

    Travelers can enjoy snowfall in Nainital between last week of December and mid-February.

    If you are planning a Nainital trip that's fairly comfortable and clean, accomodation will cost you anything in between Rs. 3000- Rs. 5000. Commuting within and 2 meals included, a day on a middling budget in Nainital will cost you something around Rs. Rs. 2500- Rs. 3000 per person. 

    There are various options when it comes to staying in Nainital. From really nice resorts to some nice, budget hotels, you can find anything here. Some of the best hotels to stay at around Naini lake and Mall road are Hotel Himalaya, Hotel Elphinstone and the Hotel Royal.

    Nainital has a number of things to do and see for tourists. The first and foremost is Nainital Lake which is beautiful to simply gaze at and offers the opportunity to go boating as well. Nearby Sattal, with it's 7 lakes is a beautiful site to trek to as well. There is also the Pt. G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo which is one of the must visit places in Nainital. 

     

     

    In terms of Shopping, the specially different things to buy in Nainital include handmade candles, home-made jams, fruit concentrates and fruit preserves. It is an excellent place to buy a number of fresh fruits including different types of berries, peaches and apples. Other shopping can also be done in markets like Bara Bazaar, the Mall Road and the Bhotia Bazaar.

     

     

     

     

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