How to Reach Uttarakhand

Are you planning for the next holiday trip in the Himalayas? Then Uttarkhand is the best place. You will face no problem to reach Uttarakhand because the state has developed all three means of transport-roadways, rail and airways.

The roadway is the best means of transport to explore Uttarakhand. The state has developed both inter-state and intra-state road connectivity and thus has made the journey to Uttarakhand easy and comfortable for people any time of the year.

Important and interesting places to visit in Uttarakhand are Dehradun, Jim Corbett National park, Mussoorie and Nainital. There are so many pilgrimage places at Uttarakhand. Each destination is well-connected.

Out-of-state travellers feel thrilling and excited while visiting the places by high-altitude roads. Travel and explore Uttarakhand with your loved ones, family and friends by any means of transport.

Here is information about how to reach Uttarakhand.

By Road

The road is the best means of transport. NH 108, NH119, NH109, NH123, NH121, and NH 72A connect Uttarakhand with other states of India. The length of the National Highways is 1,328 km. and the length of state highways is 1,543 km. Around 1000 buses, run by the Uttarakhand Transport Corporation, connect the state with other states.

NH34 connects Delhi with Haridwar and Rishikesh. NH7 connects Dehradun with Badrinath. Highways 309 and 109 interconnect Almora, Nainital and Jim Corbett National park. Char Dham Highway will connect all the pilgrimage places in Uttarakhand. You can also avail taxi to reach any destination. It is certain that you will enjoy the road journey to the fullest extent.

By Air

Two domestic airports in Uttarakhand are the Jolly Grant Airport and Pantnagar Airport. The jolly Grant airport, located 22 km. away from the city, operates flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai.

Pantnagar Airport is a gateway to Nainital, Almora and Ranikhet. Indigo, Jet Airways and Alliance Air operate commercial flights to Dehradun and from Dehradun. Pantnagar Airport is 120 km. away from Jim Corbett National Park.

By Train

Uttarakhand railway Station maintains 16 small and big railway stations. Railways make the journey to Uttarakhand easy. Railways connect Uttarakhand with Kolkata, Delhi and Lucknow.

Major railway stations are Kathgodam, Dehradun, Haridwar, Rudrapur, Pantnagar and Tanakpur, which connect Uttarakhand with other parts of India. Major trains that serve Uttarakhand are Dehradun Express, Jana Satabdi Express, Nanda Devi Express and Doon Express.

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