The nearest airport is located in Pantnagar, which is about 127 km away from Almora and home to a well-known agricultural university.
The nearest railway station is situated in Kathgodam, around 90 km away, and is directly connected by rail to major cities such as Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun, and Kolkata.
The Ranikhet Express, which departs from Jaisalmer (Rajasthan), stops at Kathgodam and arrives at 5:05 AM. Extra coaches for Ramnagar are attached to this train, and it reaches Ramnagar at 4:50 AM. Another option is the Uttaranchal Sampark Kranti Express, which operates between Kathgodam and Delhi, departing at 8:50 AM and arriving in Delhi at 3:20 PM. The train returns from Delhi at 4:00 PM and reaches Kathgodam at 10:45 PM.
The Kathgodam-New Delhi Shatabdi Express runs every day of the week except Thursday, departing from New Delhi at 6:00 AM and arriving at Kathgodam at 11:10 AM. It returns from Kathgodam at 3:35 PM and reaches New Delhi at 09:05 PM. The Bagh Express connects Kathgodam directly to Howrah via Lucknow, while the Kathgodam-Dehradun Express runs daily between Kathgodam and Dehradun via Moradabad.
There is also a weekly train, the Garib Rath, which runs between Jammu Tawi, Kathgodam, and Kanpur. This train departs from Jammu Tawi on Sunday, arrives at Kathgodam on Monday, travels to Kanpur on the same day, and returns to Kathgodam on Tuesday before departing for Jammu Tawi in the evening.
Tourists arriving by train can take taxis or buses from Kathgodam or Haldwani. Shared taxis are available at Haldwani Taxi Stand and both Kathgodam and Lalkuwan railway stations. Most buses depart from Haldwani Roadways Bus Stand. Local transport, private taxis, and buses run by private operators and the state government corporation UASRTC are available at all hours from Kathgodam.
Distance from Major Cities
Distance from Almora to other cities. are listed below
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