How to Reach Ranikhet
Ranikhet is well connected from the nearby cities of the state. The roadway is well connected from various buses like tourists, state, local and luxurious buses. The service of these buses is quite good that make the tourists feel relaxed throughout the journey. Ranikhet has good connectivity with the cities like Dehradun (345 km), Delhi (332 km), Haridwar (280 km), Bareilly (177 km) and Chandigarh (486 km).
Kathgodam is the nearest railway station that is situated at a distance of 80 km from Ranikhet. Kathgodam Railway Station is well connected from all major cities and towns so people can reach at this railway station and from outside station, people can take taxi or bus to reach Ranikhet smoothly.
Trains to Board For
- Old Delhi - Kathgodam by Ranikhet Express. (Train No. 5013)
- Old Delhi - Kathgodam by Uttarakhand Smprk Kranti Express (Train No.5035)
- Old Delhi - Lal Kuan by Pooja Express. (Train No. 0517)
- Kathgodam-Anand Vihar AC Express. (Train No. 14011)
The nearest airport to Ranikhet is Pantnagar airport that is situated at a distance of 119 km. Pantnagar airport is well-connected from all the major cities and towns. Tourists from here can take a taxi or bus to reach the place amazingly. The travelling through flight is quite comfortable. The airfare of the place is affordable in range.
Distance by Road from Open View Estate
- Delhi : 357 km
- Kausani : 58 Km
- Binsar : 66 km
- Almora : 45 km
- Nainital : 66 km
- Corbett Park : 182 km
- Haldwani : 88 km
- Lalkuan : 105 km
You can come to Ranikhet at any time of the year but the Best time to visit this Picturesque hill station is from April to June and Again from September to November. The summer months between April and July are usually warm with temperatures hovering between 10° C and 20° C. Summers are perfect for nature walks, hikes and short treks. Hotels are aplenty and are open all year round.