The Uttaranchal Transportation system is well developed and advanced. The various modes of Transport in Uttaranchal connect the state with other cities and states of India. The inter-state links between different cities of Uttaranchal are also very convenient and fast. The state provides good facilities of road, rail and air transport system, which are being provided by both public and private carriers.
The Local transport in Uttaranchal depends upon State Transportation Buses, taxis and local shared 'auto rickshaws'. These 'rickshaws' are available in both plain and hilly areas of the state. In certain hill stations, 'Pony ride' is also available.
Reaching Uttaranchal in India is very easy from any part of India and across the world. There are flights, trains and various means of road transport that connects the state with other cities. Uttaranchal has two main airports, including one at capital city Dehradun and another in the Kumaon region of Pantnagar. Both these Airports are connected to Delhi and most other important cities of India, which provide international connections. Thereby, Uttaranchal offers well-connected Airport Transportation facilities to its international tourists.
Being a hilly area, the accessibility of Rail Transportation is limited in Uttarakhand. But the capital city and few other cities are well connected through railways. The main Railway Stations of Uttaranchal are Kathgodam Railway Station, Dehradun Railway Station and Ramnager Railway Station.
Except it Haldwani, Haridwar, Mussoorie, Tanakpur and Kashipur and Lalkuan Railway Station are a few more railway stations that link the state with other cities. Ramnager Railway station is located about 65 Kms from Nainital and around 10 Kms from Jim Corbett National Park.
As far as road transportation is concerned, there are state transport buses and luxury coaches that offer easy mode of commutation from one destination to another within and across the state. Regular bus services connect Delhi and other major centers in North India with Dehradun.
Shared private taxis are another alternative means of transport in the state. Last but not the least, hired private cabs is also available. In fact, hiring a private car is one of the best and more comfortable means of transport in Uttaranchal for tourists. There are so many car rental services in Uttarakhand also avilable which provide easy transport to anywhere in uttaranchal. The state is connected through national highways 58, 73, 74 and 87 to other parts of the country.
With the combined effort by both state government as well as private carriers, Uttaranchal has achieved the target of making Uttaranchal Transportation better day by day.