Uttarakhand has a vast and extensive network of roadways that connect this charming hill state with the capital city of Delhi, and the other parts of the country as well. Due to its mountainous terrain, the state doesn’t boast a huge number of airports and railway stations. Thus, the roadways remain the best and easiest mode of travel to reach Uttarakhand.
The well developed state and national highways like the NH 108, NH 109, NH 119, NH 121, NH 123 and NH 72A, connect Uttarakhand with the major north Indian cities. Frequent buses run from Anand Vihar ISBT and the Kashmere Gate ISBT in Delhi to popular tourist destinations of Uttarakhand like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Almora and Haldwani. The Uttarakhand Road Transport Corporation with its large fleet of buses, including a wide array of ordinary and Volvo buses. and efficient online as well as offline booking facilities. ensure that traveling to Uttarakhand by road remains a fast and hassle free experience. One can also travel between the various cities of Uttarakhand on either the numerous Uttarakhand Road Transport Corporation Buses or the easily available private buses. Thus, roadways remain the most effective mode of transport to reach Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand boasts 16 big and small railway stations throughout the state that connect it with major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata, among others. Many important administrative centers and tourism hubs of Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kathgodam and Roorkee among others, have their own railway stations, which connect them to the different parts of the country.
There are namely three domestic airports in Uttarakhand- The Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, the Pantnagar Airport in Pantnagar and the Naini Saini Airport in Pithoragarh. The Jolly Grant Airport is the biggest airport in Uttarakhand and it is very well connected to the major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. One can easily hire a cab from outside the airport to reach Dehradun and Mussoorie (from the Jolly Grant Airport) and Nainital (from the Pantnagar Airport).
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