How to Reach Binsar By Road, Rail, Flights
Binsar is a beautiful hill station perched on peak of the Jhandi Dhar hills at a height of 2412 m, and is totally bounded by dense forests. Oak, rhododendron, pine and deodar grow in wonderful plenty on the hills of Binsar. The mantle of green hangs all around - rocks enclosed with unusual moss and ferns, flowers and shrubs - foliage developing out of every conceivable nook and cranny of the hillside. The complete hill resort is now a sanctuary.
The nearest airport to Binsar is Pantnagar Airport situated at a distance of 152 km. Taxis and Buses can be taken from Pantnagar airport for Binsar. It is connected with the rest of India by a good number of flights being the only airport in the Kumaon region. And also is well connected with Binsar with good roads. The closest international Airport is the Indira Gandhi Airport Delhi.
The nearest railway station to Binsar is Kathgodam. It is popularly known as the gateway of Kumaon. Kathgodam is 120 km away from Binsar and is well connected with major Indian destinations by frequent trains. There are two trains that run daily between Kathgodam and Delhi. One can easily hire a taxi or catch a bus from Kathgodam for Binsar. The main trains for Kathgodam are listed below :
Anvt Kgm Sht (12040) starts from Anand Vihar TRM (Delhi)
Bagh Express (13019) starts from Howrah Jn (West Bengal)
Ddn Kgm Exp (14120) starts from Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
Ranikhet Exp (15013) starts from Bhagat ki Kothi (Rajasthan)
Kgm Garib Rath (12209) starts from Kanpur Central (U.P.)
Kgm Garib Rath (12208) starts from Jammu Tawi (J&K)
Utr Sampark K Ex (15035) starts from NDLS (Delhi)
MB Kgm Pass (55301) starts from Moradabad (UP)
Even though Binsar is not a much travelled destination and remains untouched by commercialization, it is well connected with all the major destinations of Kumaon region and Uttarakhand. Taxis are available from all main tourist destinations of Uttarakhand and North India for Binsar. Buses too are easily available. One can take a bus for any destination of Kumaon near Binsar like Nainital or Almora from Anand Vihar ISBT, Delhi and proceed to Binsar from there. The roads are good, motorable and comfortable in Kumaon.