There are 5 ways to get from Chandigarh to Nainital by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Ramnagar (RMR) Cdg Rmr Sf Exp

$24 - $37

4 alternative options

Bus, night train  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Haridwar Volvo AC 49 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Kathgodam (KGM) Ddn Kgm Exp

$44 - $59

Taxi  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Nainital 274.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chandigarh to Nainital 274.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chandigarh (IXC) to Pantnagar (PGH) IXC - PGH
  2. Take a taxi from Pantnagar to Nainital

$181 - $827

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chandigarh to Nainital is to train which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,500 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chandigarh to Nainital is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 48 min and costs ₹12,000 - ₹60,000.

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The distance between Chandigarh and Nainital is 296 km. The road distance is 439 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to get from Chandigarh to Nainital, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chandigarh, India and Nainital, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chandigarh to Nainital once a week. Tickets cost $7 - $18 and the journey takes 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Chandigarh to Pantnagar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $500
Flights from Chandigarh to Pantnagar via Leh, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Chandigarh to Pantnagar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $500
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chandigarh (CDG) to Ramnagar (RMR)
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Kathgodam (KGM)
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Haridwar
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Nainital
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 172 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 90 90 90 90 90
Website
megacabs.com

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