How to reach Kotdwar

Aug 17, 2021 | Kotwdar Tourism | 0 comments

Kotdwar

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Kotdwar, the Gateway to Garhwal

Location- Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Nearest Railway Station – Kotdwar Railway Station

Nearest Airport – Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun Airport)

Best time to visit- October- February

Recommended duration– 1 day

Being an industrial area with 2/3rd chunk of Corbett park being in the Pauri Garhwal district, Kotdwar has a well-built road connectivity to nearby towns and cities.

Here, we have a detailed travel guide to the gateway to Garhwal- Kotdwar.

Here are 3 main modes of reaching Kotdwara-

1. By Road

NH 534 Kotdwar

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Due to its strong connectivity, by road to Kotdwar is the most preferred way of travelling. Additionally, being in Uttarakhand, by road travel is a great way to explore highlights of nearby places such as Haridwar and Rishikesh.

The NH 534 (earlier known as NH 119) passing through Kotdwar provides a good connectivity to the town from places in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakand.

The highway starts in Meerut (UP) from the junction with NH 58 and runs all the way to Srinagar in Uttarakhand. One can easily travel by road via cabs, taxis, buses, and private vehicles.

2. By Train

Kotdwar Railway Station

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The Kotdwar Railway Station (code KTW) can be counted amongst the oldest railway stations in the country. With just 1 platform the station sees scheduled trains from Delhi, Howrah, Varanasi, Dhanbad, Haridwar, and Lucknow.

Trains running to and from KTW are

  • Mussoorie Express (14041 and 24042)
  • Garhwal Express (14043 and 14044)
  • Doon Express (23010 and 13009)

It is the last station in northern line under Northern railway network. 

3. By Air

Jolly Grant Airport

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Kotwdar does not have an airbase. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport also known as Dehradun airport. The distance between the two is 108 kms.

The airport contributes significantly to the state’s tourism. The airport has a good connectivity with Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Pantnagar, Lucknow and Varanasi.

The airlines operating to and from Jolly Grant Airport are-

  • Air India
  • SpiceJet
  • IndiGo
  • GoFirst
  • Alliance Air

One can opt for taxis or cabs in order to reach the airport. The airport is 39kms away from Haridwar, 27 kms from Dehradun, and 21kms from Rishikesh.

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