KATHGODAM - The Gateway of Kumaon Hills
KATHGODAM - The Gateway of Kumaon Hills
 
Kathgodam - Kathgodam Railway Station - Kathgodam to Nainital Kausani Kathgodam :- "The Gateway of Kumaon Hills" is situated at the foothills of Himalayas in Nainital District, is the terminus of the broad gauge line of North East Railways connecting Nainital with Delhi, Dehradun & Howarah line from Bareilly.

The Distance from Kathgodam to Nainital is 35 km and 6 km is immediately north of Haldwani. Kathgodam is considered the twin city of Haldwani and the beauty of Uttarakhand reflects in the small town of Kathgodam.

 
Kathgodam Railway Station Code KATHGODAM

Kathgodam Railway Station
 

Meaning of Kathgodam Meaning of Kathgodam

Kathgodam means Kath = wood and Godam = depot

Geography of Kathgodam Geography of Kathgodam

Kathgodam is one of the most picturesque locations situated in the Bhabhar region, the foothills of Kumaon Himalayas. Kathgodam is located at 29.27N 79.53E. It has an average elevation of 554 metres (1,483 feet). Kathgodam is situated on the banks of the Gaula river. Gaula River is approximately 500 kilometers long. It originates in the Sattal lakes, and flows south past Kathgodam.

History of Kathgodam History of Kathgodam

Kathgodam means Kath = wood and Godam = depot, timber depot the importance of this place grew rapidly after it was brought on the Railway map of British India in 1909 and in the early 1900s it was a hamlet with less than 400 people. It grew to be a stop over town, when railways were laid down in the early 19th century by the british.


In 1942, the Haldwani - Kathgodam Municipal Council was founded and is still the second largest Municipal Council in the state after Haridwar. The railway line was extended to Haldwani in 1884 and even today, it is the last railway station to Kumaon region and is the base station for visiting Nainital and other hills. Tracing the history of this region, the 14th century Mughal history mentions Gyan Chand belonging to the Chand dynasty, who was awarded the Bhabhar Terai region till the Ganges River, from the Delhi Sultanate.

Kathgodam, Kathgodam Railway Station, Kathgodam to Nainital Packages, Nainital to Kathgodam Packages, Kathgodam to Nainital Pick up and Drop, Pick up and Drop at Kathgodam, Nainital to Kathgodam Pick up and Drop, Kathgodam to Kausani Attractions In Kathgodham :- Temples of Sheetla Devi, Kalichaud, Hedakhan Ashram and a beautiful dam which is built on the Gaula river (Gaula Dam - A barrage on this river, known as the Gaula Barrage, is located at Kathgodam. The barrage is a landmark for the local residents. Gaula Barrage provides irrigation water for the bhabhar fields.)


Computerized Railway Reservation Counter is available at Kathgodam, Haldwani & Lalkuan railway stations.

 
KATHGODAM RAILWAY STATION

athgodam Railway Station
 

Kathgodam serves as the nearest Railway Station to hill station of Nainital and Kathgodam is an important center for trade and commerce in itself.

Kathgodam Railway Station Code Kathgodam Railway Station :-

Kathgodam Railway Station Code Station Code of Kathgodam Railway Station is :- KGM

Arrival and Departure Enquiry 132,

Kathgodam Railway Station phone number Kathgodam Railway Station phone number :- 05946 - 266637

Reservation Enquiry 311


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Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationWaiting Room
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Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationComputerized Reservation Office
Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationRefreshment Room
Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationCanteen
Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationTea Stall
Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationBook Stall
Amenities at Kathgodam Railway StationTelephone Booth

 
KATHGODAM RAILWAY STATION

athgodam Railway Station
 

 


Ranikhet express (Train Number 5013) departs from Old Delhi Railway Station at 11 PM daily, it reaches Kathgodam at 6 AM.

Delhi to Kathgodam (KGM) - Nainital by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15013 RANIKHET EXP DELHI 22:45 KATHGODAM 06:05 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Kathgodam to Delhi by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15014 RANIKHET EXP KATHGODAM 20:40 DELHI 05:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Delhi to Kathgodam - Nainital by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15035 Utr Samprk K Ex DELHI 16:00 KATHGODAM 22:40 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Kolkotta to Kathgodam by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
13019 Bagh Express Howrah (HWH) 22:45 KATHGODAM 09:30 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Kathgodam by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
12208 Kgm Garib Rath Jammu (JAT) 23:45 KATHGODAM 14:35 N N N N N N Y

Kathgodam by Train

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
12209 Kgm Garib Rath Kanpur (CNB) 06:15 KATHGODAM 15:10 N Y N N N N N



This information was downloaded from the Indian Railways web site. For the latest information click on the Indian Railways link.

Two coaches are attached in Ranikhet express for Dehradun daily. Bagh Express connects Kathgodam directly to Howarah via Lucknow. Lalkuan Junction 56 Kms. from Nainital is another terminal point of meter gauze line of North East Railways. Nainital Express connects Lalkuan with Lucknow while Kumaon Express connects Lalkuan with Agra via Bareilly. Ramnagar 65 Kms. away acts as an alternative outlet for Delhi & Lucknow.

Train No. 4319/4320 runs in between Kathgodam and Dehradun bi-weekly, its days from Kathgodam are Monday & Thursday while from Dehradun days are Sunday & Wednesday.

Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express and Delhi Kathgodam Express are two important trains connecting Delhi with Kathgodam.

Computerized railway reservation counter is also available near Bus Stand Tallital, Nainital (Telephone : 05942 - 235492).

KATHGODHAM RAILWAY TIME TABLE

Train No. From To Depature
5014 Kathgodam Delhi 20:40
3020 Kathgodam Howarah 19:30
5307 Lalkuan Lucknow 20:45
5312 Lalkuan Agra Fort 19:00
4319 Kathgodam Dehradun 22:00

Train No. From To Arrival
5013 Delhi Kathgodam 06:00
3019 Howarah Kathgodam 08:30
5308 Lucknow Lalkuan 06:30
5311 Agra Fort Lalkuan 08:30
4320 Dehradun Kathgodam 07:30

How To Reach Kathgodam

Kathgodam Distance Distance between Kathgodam - Kathgodam Distance

Kathgodam at a distance of 36 Km from Bhowali.

Kathgodam at a distance of 34 Kms from Nainital.

Kathgodam is approx. 6 km from Haldwani

Kathgodam is approx. 20 km from LalKuan

Kathgodam is approx. 272 km from Delhi


How to Reach Kathgodam From Delhi - Pune - Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Patna - Bangalore - Hyderabad - Moradabad - Rampur - Agra - Bareilly - Lucknow - Kolkata - Ludhiana - Chandigarh - Haryana - Punjab - Noida - Gurgaon - Ghaziabad

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By Air

The nearest airport at Pantnagar which operates during season period. The closest operational airport to Nainital is New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport - Palam Airport.

Till Delhi by Air and from Delhi to Kathgodam by Train OR by Personal Cab.

Delhi to Kathgodam by train. Details of the are trains below mentioned in the chart.

Kathgodam to Nainital is only 34 kms which is by road. Nainital Tour & Package can arrange train tickets OR Cab for you.


By Road

Till Delhi by Air and from Delhi to Kathgodam by Train OR by Personal Cab.

Delhi to Kathgodam - Nainital by Personal Cab. 8 - 9 Hours 272 Kms.

Kathgodam to Nainital is only 34 kms which is by road. We can arrange Personal Cab for you.

Delhi to Nainital Distance by Personal Cab - Total distance from Delhi to Nainital is 275 kms which is covered in 8-9 hour drive.

Kindly Note :- Though Travelling time varies to reach Nainital as it depends on the traffic, time of the journey (morning daytime or evening) and the mode of Transportation.

From Delhi Nainital Tour & Package can even arrange Volvo Bus Ticket till Nainital.

Delhi to Nainital Distance by Bus - Total distance from Delhi to Nainital is 320 kms which is covered in 9-10 hour drive. Buses normally operates during night hours and reaches Nainital by morning 7-8 am.


By Train

Details of the are trains below mentioned in the chart. We can arrange train tickets

STATION NAME (FROM-TO)

DEP. TIME

ARV. TIME

TRAINS NAME AND CLASS
DELHI - KATHGODAM

2245 HRS
0600 HRS

0445 HRS.
2040 HRS.

RANIKHET EXPRESS
1A, 2A, SL,II
AGRA FORT - LAL KUAN

2200 HRS
0835 HRS

0615 HRS
1910 HRS

KUMAON EXPRESS
2A, SL, II
LUCKNOW - LAL KUAN

2110 HRS
0625 HRS

0605 HRS
2050 HRS

Nainital EXPRESS
2A, SL, II
HOWRAH - KATHGODAM

2145 HRS
0845 HRS

1155 HRS
1930 HRS

BAGH EXPRESS
2A, SL, II

SHATABDI EXPRESS:- Runs between New Delhi-Kathgodam-New Delhi twice a week (Friday & Sunday) during summer vacations.

NOTE:- For precise details of dates, timings and fares of all the above trains, we request you to kindly confirm with the Indian Railways before making reservations.

Kathgodam to Nainital Travel Time :- It take around 60-70 minutes though time varies to reach Kathgodam as it depends on the traffic, time of the journey (morning daytime or evening) and the mode of Transportation.


Trains from Ahmedabad Junction - ADI to Kathgodam - KGM


Trains from Ahmedabad To Kathgodam

 
A Route Map to Nainital District

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