How To Reach Bhimtal

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How to Reach Bhimtal

Bhimtal is well connected to the major cities via a proper road network and is the preferable mode of transportation. The nearest airport to Bhimtal is Pantnagar Airport situated around 58 km from Bhimtal, but only has small carrier flights landing here. Dehradun Airport is 285 km away. The nearest railway station is the Kathgodam railway station, 21 km away.

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How to reach Bhimtal by flight

Pantnagar Airport lying at a distance of 58 km from Bhimtal is the nearest airport to the town. It is connected to Delhi via regular flights and can easily be accessed by Bhimtal via a well-maintained road. Taxis can be availed from outside the airport easily for a comfortable 2-hour ride to Bhimtal. Alternatively, the better-connected Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun is 285 km away - with cab services avaiable in plenty.

Nearest Airport: Dehradun - 182 kms from Bhimtal

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How to reach Bhimtal by road

Uttarakhand has a network of well-maintained roads that connects the main cities with Bhimtal as well as to major cities in the neighbouring states. To travel to Bhimtal, state-owned as well as private buses run regularly to Nainital and Kathgodam. Buses and taxis can further be hired to reach Bhimtal from these cities.

How to reach Bhimtal by train

The nearest railway station to Bhimtal is Kathgodam, 21 km away. Kathgodam, being the entrance to the Kumaon region is connected via two trains that run daily between Delhi and the city. Once reached, buses and taxis can easily be hired to your destination.

Local transport in Bhimtal

Bhimtal is a small hill station where it is easy to commute through a taxi or cab which can easily be availed. However, avoid travelling to this place during monsoon due to heavy rain falls and landslides.

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