How to Reach Almora By Road, Rail, Flights
Being in the hill area of Kumaon region, Almora is still connected by all means of transportation. Almora can be covered by aero plane, train or motor vehicles. So this is how you can reach Almora by different means of transportation as below.
How to reach Almora by Air
To reach Almora by air, Pantnagar is the nearest airport which is situated almost 120 km from Almora. Pantnagar airport is a domestic airport operated by Airports Authority of India which serves the town of Pantnagar in the state of Uttarakhand. For the nearby places such as Nainital, Corbett National Park, Ranikhet and Almora, Pantnagar airport is the nearest one and taxis and buses are easily available to reach these places.
How to reach Almora by Train
Situated at a distance of 85 km, the nearest railway station is Kathgodam to reach Almora by train. With major states of India like U.P. , Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir, the Kathgodam railway station is well connected. Being the gateway of Kumaon region, trains run frequently to Kathgodam. From Kathgodam taxis and buses are readily available to reach Almora. Trains to Kathgodam from major destination are as follows :
Anvt Kgm Sht (12040) starts from Anand Vihar TRM (Delhi)
Kgm Garib Rath (12209) starts from Kanpur Central (U.P.)
Ddn Kgm Exp (14120) starts from Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
Ranikhet Exp (15013) starts from Bhagat ki Kothi (Rajasthan)
Utr Sampark K Ex (15035) starts from NDLS (Delhi) Kgm Garib Rath (12208) starts from Jammu Tawi (J&K)
MB Kgm Pass (55301) starts from Moradabad (UP)
Bagh Express (13019) starts from Howrah Jn (West Bengal)
How to reach Almora by Road
With major cities and towns of the northern India, the Almora district is well connected. NH87 and NH87E connects Almora to the country. It is a highway driving throughout of 370 km from Delhi which takes almost 10-12 hours to reach Almora by road. Delhi to Rampur via Hapur is connected by National Highway-24 and at Rampur moving north on NH87, the way goes to Almora.