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There are 5 ways to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake by train, car or plane

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  1. Take the train from Gorakhpur to Kathgodam

Drive

  1. Drive from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake

Fly to Pantnagar

  1. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Pantnagar (PGH)

Fly to Delhi, train

  1. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Delhi (DEL)
  2. Take the train from New Delhi to Kathgodam

Fly to Lucknow, train

  1. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Lucknow (LKO)
  2. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Kathgodam

Gorakhpur (GOP) to Pantnagar (PGH) flights

The flight time between Gorakhpur (GOP) and Pantnagar (PGH) is around 6h and covers a distance of around 468 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 10m. Services are operated by IndiGo Airlines. Typically four flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Planes
6h Average Duration
₹6,992 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake is to train which costs ₹900 - ₹2,400 and takes 16h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake is to fly which costs ₹8,500 - ₹22,000 and takes 7h 44m.

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The distance between Gorakhpur and Nainital Lake is 482 km. The road distance is 626 km.

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The best way to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake without a car is to train which takes 16h 17m and costs ₹900 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 16h 17m to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake is to train which takes 16h 17m and costs ₹900 - ₹2,400. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹8,500 - ₹22,000 and takes 7h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Gorakhpur Airport to Pantnagar Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has two stopovers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake is 626 km. It takes approximately 9h 17m to drive from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Gorakhpur Airport to Pantnagar Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Nainital Lake. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake.
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  • Distance: 481.8 km
  • Duration: 16h 17m

What companies run services between Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India and Nainital Lake, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Gorakhpur to Kathgodam once daily. Tickets cost ₹330 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 15h 20m. Alternatively, IndiGo Airlines flies from Gorakhpur to Nainital Lake 4 times a week.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Gorakhpur to Pantnagar via Delhi, Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Gorakhpur to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹9,500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Gorakhpur to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹8,000
Flights from Gorakhpur to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹4,800
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gorakhpur to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹23,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Gorakhpur to Kathgodam
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹330 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹330 - ₹420
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Train from New Delhi to Kathgodam
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹240
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹1,000
Train from Lucknowjn to Kathgodam
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹210 - ₹270
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100

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The best way to get from Gorakhpur to Gorakhpur Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs ₹450 - ₹550.

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