How to Reach Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is gradually developing its connectivity with all three means of transport, however, roadways still remain the best means to explore this hilly state. There is efficient road connectivity both intrastate and interstate, making it easy for people to visit Uttarakhand anytime of the year and that too comfortably. The state at the moment has two operational airports and a few railway stations as well.
The airports, where the flights from different states fly in, go by the name of Pantnagar Airport which is situated in the Pantnagar in Kumaon Region, Jolly Grant situated in Dehradun and Naini Saini Airport in the Pithoragarh. Jolly Grant is the most well-connected of the three airports in Uttarakhand and Pithoragarh is yet to open for public.
Easing up the connection for the tourists, Uttarakhand railways department is maintaining 16 big and small railway stations which connect Uttarakhand with Lucknow, Delhi, Kolkata, and to several other major cities, towns in India. Haridwar, Dehradun, Kathgodam, Rudrapur, Tanakpur, Pantnagar are a few railways stations that contribute in making travelling easy inside the state as well as from other parts of the country.
Roadways offers the best connectivity in the state. There are well-connected highways like NH 108, NH 109, NH 119, NH 121, NH 123 and NH 72A that connect the state with other parts of the country. With an efficient bus unit, Uttarakhand offers excellent accessibility. Taxis are also available to most of the destinations in the state, and thus, is the best mode of transport.