By road: Buses uses depart from the Inter-state bus terminus (ISBT) in Delhi, and are run by Uttarakhand Roadways. AC and Volvo bus tickets can be booked online. Buses can take between 6 – 8 h from Delhi to Ramnagar / Haldwani. There are two ISBTs in Delhi, which are over 20 km apart, and it is best to consult a recent time table on the Roadways website to identify timings and the departure terminus (i.e., Anand Vihar or Kashmere Gate ISBT).
By train: There are night and day train options from Delhi to Ramnagar. The next stations on this route, Kathgodam and Haldwani are also well connected with Ramnagar by local buses and taxis (~ 1 h).
|Listed below are train connections between Delhi and Ramnagar / Kathgodam:|
|Train Number||Train Name||You may board at||You may alight at|
|15013||Ranikhet Express/ Corbett Link Express||Delhi||Kathgodam / Ramnagar|
|15035||Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express||Delhi||Kathgodam/ Ramnagar|
|13019||Bagh Express||Howrah (Kolkata), Gorakhpur, Lucknow||Kathgodam|
|14120||Dehradun-Kathgodam Express||Dehradun, Haridwar||Kathgodam|
By Air: Ramnagar is served by PantNagar Airport, about 1 hour away on certain days of the week. The other possibility is to take a morning flight to Delhi and the afternoon train to Ramnagar / Kathgodam.
Local Transfers: The host resort is approximately 10 km from the railway station or bus-stand at Ramnagar. You can pre-arrange a pick-up with Him Safari travels (Mob. 9837259492).
Transfer rates by Him Safari are as follows:
INNOVA (up to 7 passengers)
From Ramnagar rly stn – Rs. 600
From Kathgodam/ Haldwani – Rs. 2200
From Pantnagar – Rs. 2700
ETIOS (up to 4 passengers)
From Ramnagar rly stn – Rs. 500
From Kathgodam/ Haldwani – Rs. 1700
From Pantnagar – Rs. 2300
Infrequent local buses also ply from Ramnagar to the Corbett River View Retreat, Dhikuli. Autos may cost anywhere between Rs. 200-300 or more depending on the time.
If your train is booked up to Kathgodam, you can alight at the Haldwani Station which is 15-20 minutes before Kathgodam. Haldwani is slightly closer, and also well connected by buses to Ramnagar. Please note that there are no direct buses from Kathgodam to Ramnagar, you will have to switch buses at Haldwani bus station.