Kathgodam Railway Station

About Kathgodam Railway Station

Kathgodam Railway Station (Station Code: KGM) is a major and nearest railhead that connects Nainital district and all another major part of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. 

Kathgodamnear Bus Stop
0.45 km
From Kathgodam Bus Depot

Kathgodam Railway Station in Kathgodam

About Kathgodam Railway Station

Actually meaning "timber warehouse", Kathgodam was a little town in 1901 with a populace of 375, however, its significance became quickly after the railroad line was stretched out here in the late nineteenth century after it achieved Haldwani in 1884. It was already called 'Chauhan Patta' as it is still recorded in the area records. Kathgodam is one of only a handful couple of railheads in Kumaon region which connect the area to rail network. Kathgodam Railway Station has turned out to be a help for the tourists coming to Nainital, Ramgarh, Mukteshwar, Ranikhet and Kausani

Train Schedule of Kathgodam Railway Station

Several number of trains are scheduled from here every day for connecting almost major cities of India. Kathgodam Railway Station is a last railway station of his division has 3 platforms which operates more that 20 trains some of them daily basis and some are on weekdays basis. This is a list of the trains that start or terminate in Kathgodam Junction:

Train Name / No.Start PointEnd PointArrivesDepartsStop TimeOperational DaysMajor Cities
Bagh Express (13020) Kathgodam (KGM)Howrah Jn (HWH)Starts21:55First StopDailyHaldwani, Rudrapur, Bareilly, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Asansol
Kgm Garib Rath (12208) Jammu Tawi (JAT)Kathgodam (KGM)14:40EndsLast StopSunJalandhar, Ambala, Saharanpur, Moradabad
Jammu Garib Rat (12207) Kathgodam (KGM)Jammu Tawi (JAT)Starts18:30First StopTueMoradabad, Saharanpur, Ambala, Jalandhar
Cnb Garib Rath (12210) Kathgodam (KGM)Kanpur Central (CNB)Starts18:30First StopMonRudrapur, Bareilly, Lucknow
Utr Samprk K Express (15035) Delhi (DLI)Kathgodam (KGM)22:40EndsLast StopDailyMoradabad, Rudrapur, Haldwani
Utr Samprk K Express (15036) Kathgodam (KGM)Delhi (DLI)Starts08:50First StopDailyHaldwani, Rudrapur, Moradabad
Kgm Ddn Express (14119) Kathgodam (KGM)Dehradun (DDN)Starts19:45First StopDailyHaldwani, Rudrapur, Moradabad, Haridwar
Ranikhet Express (15013) Jaisalmer (JSM)Kathgodam (KGM)05:05EndsLast StopDailyJodhpur, Marwar, Jaipur, Delhi, Rudrapur, Haldwani
Ddn Kgm Express (14120) Dehradun (DDN)Kathgodam (KGM)07:10EndsLast StopDailyDehradun, Moradabad, Rudrapur
Kgm Anvt Shatabdi (12039) Kathgodam (KGM)Anand Vihar Trm (ANVT)Starts15:35First StopMon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, SunRudrapur, Moradabad
Kgm Garib Rath (12209) Kanpur Central (CNB)Kathgodam (KGM)15:05EndsLast StopTueLucknow, Bareilly, Rudrapur, Haldwani
Bagh Express (13019) Howrah Jn (HWH)Kathgodam (KGM)09:30EndsLast StopDailyDurgapur, Samastipur, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Bareilly
Anvt Kgm Shatabdi (12040) New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS)Kathgodam (KGM)11:40EndsLast StopMon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, SunGaziabad, Moradabad, Rudrapur
Anvt Gkp Special (05038) Kathgodam (KGM)Lucknow Ne (LJN)
Starts14:10First StopWed, Fri, SunHaldwani, Rudrapur, Bareilly
Gkp Anvt Special (05037) Lucknow Ne (LJN)Kathgodam (KGM)Starts12:55First StopTue, Thu, SatBareilly, Rudrapur, Haldwani
Ranikhet Express (15014) Kathgodam (KGM)Jaisalmer (JSM)Starts20:40First Stop
DailyHaldwani, Rudrapur, Moradabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur

Facilities at Kathgodam Junction

Kathgodam is a major railway station to connect kumaun region of Uttarakhand to other parts of the country. Passengers can find facilities like:

  • Waiting Room:Waiting Rooms are available at Kathgodam Railway Station for use by genuine passengers. These can be used free of cost on production of your journey tickets for a few hours till the connecting train arrives.
  • Places to shop and eat: There are lots of small stores in platform for snacks and some light refreshments.
  • Accommodation: You can also find couples of handful hotels just outside the station at a fair price.
  • Cloak Room: Cloakrooms and Safety Lockers are available at Kathgodam station where your luggage can be kept in safe custody.
  • Reservation: Passenger can book tickets at Kathgodam Railway Station through computer reservation facility.
  • Help Desk: Passenger can get help from tourist help desk on railway station like train timings, directions, and tourism queries.

Kathgodam Railway Station Location

Also known as the twin town of Haldwani, Kathgodam is situated on the banks of Gaula River in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Kathgodam is located in the Bhabhar region, on the foothills of Kumaon Himalayas at an elevation of 554mts above sea level. Kathgodam serves as the nearest railway station to Nainital district and other parts of Kumaon region. Kathgodam is an important station for tourists who want to visit tourists places like Nainital, Almora, Kausani, Ranikhet, Mukteshwar and much more. Tourist can easily find cabs, taxis, and buses from outside the station towards these hill stations. Nearest bus stand is Haldwani that is few km far from Kathgodam Railway Station buses are simply available for Delhi and to all major destinations in North India including Dehradun, Meerut, Saharanpur, Shimla, Haridwar, Nainital, Ranikhet, and Almora. The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport located about (35 km) in Pantnagar.

Major Tourist Destinations near Kathgodam Railway Station

As gateway of Kumaun and a Hill Station, Kathgodam Railway Station becomes very important mean to connect with Nainital as well as Kumaon. Therefore, tourists who plan to visit Nainital and nearby places they have to deboard at the Kathgodam junction. Find the tourist destinations which are connected with Kathgodam with distance as follows:

Distance of Kathgodam Railway Station from different tourist destinations:

Destination
Distance in KM
Nainital24
Haldwani7
Jim Corbett National Park144
Ranikhet75
Almora82
Kausani134
Mukteshwar56
Ramgarh45
Binsar109
Chaukori193
Bageshwar157

Some Other Places to See Near Kathgodam Railway Station

Eco Cave Gardens, Aerial Ropeway Nainital, Kilbury, ARIES, Bhimtal, Bhowali, Gaula Barrage, Sanjay Van, Aurobindo Ashram, Garjiya Temple, Gurney House, Kainchi Dham, Naina Devi Bird Reserve, Naina Devi Temple, Naina Peak, Naini Lake, Nainital Zoo, Nal Damyanti Tal, Nathuakhan Village, Raj Bhawan, The Mall Nainital.

Location of Kathgodam Railway Station

Kathgodam Railway Station is located in Kathgodam ( near Bus Stop).

What is Kathgodam Railway Station famous for?

Kathgodam Railway Station is popular place for following activities/ interests - Railway Station.

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