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How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park

Ramnagar is the town closest to Corbett National Park, which is famous as a sanctuary for Indian Wildlife. Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in the country and situated in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand. Ramnagar is well connected via road to Lucknow, Nainital, Ranikhet, Haridwar, Dehradun, and New Delhi. This national park boasts of beautiful landscape, rich in flora and fauna, grasslands, large lakes, and hilly areas. It is a very popular wildlife destination in India and attracts a large number of tourists across the country. 

From Destinations Kilometers

Approx. Travel Time

Delhi to JIm Corbett  260 km  6 hr Delhi - Ghaziabad - Hapur - Gauraula - Moradabad - Pipal - Sana - Kashipur - Ramnagar
Nainital to JIm Corbett  67 km  2 hr Nainital - Ramnagar (Via Kaladhungi)
 to JIm Corbett
 160 km  4 hr Bareilly-Kichha-Haldwani-Ramnagar
Chandigarh to Corbett  350 km  8 hr Chandigarh - Saharanpur - Roorkee- Hardiwar - Ramnagar
Kathgodam to Corbett  60 km  1 hr 30 minutes Kathgodam - Ramnagar (Via Kaladhungi)


Here is the description of how to reach Jim Corbett by car, bus, train, air, volvo bus etc.

By Air

Jim Corbett doesn’t have its airport and the closest domestic airport to Corbett National Park is 50 km away. Pantnagar Airport, Dehradun is the nearest domestic airport to the national park. From here one can easily get a taxi, cab for the national park. At 295 Km from Corbett National Park, the nearest International Airport is at Delhi. Flights from all over the country and across the globe lands at Delhi Airport. It is the most convenient way to reach Jim Corbett by keeping in mind the time taken during this journey.

By Train

The closest railway station to Jim Corbett National Park is Ramnagar, which is 12 km from the Park. The Ranikhet Express plies between Delhi and Ramnagar, departing from Delhi at 10.50 pm and arriving at 4.35 am the next day. The train from here for Delhi begins at 9.05 pm, reaching Delhi at 5 am the next day.

This is the best way to travel from Delhi to Ramnagar. There are other two major railheads situated in the proximity of the Jim Corbett and those are Gaushala and Kotdwar which are 69 and 110 km respectively. One can easily get a bus, taxi or cab which will take you to the national park.

By Road

Most people prefer to drive to Corbett National Park. It takes approximately six hours from Delhi to cover the 295-km stretch. The route takes you through Gajraula, Moradabad, Kashipur, and Ramnagar. Jim Corbett National Park is connected with NH34 and a wide network of the road with the nearby citifies. This is the best way to reach Jim Corbett National Park.

Jeeps are very popular among tourists to explore the hilly terrains of the national park and its nearby areas. A large number of buses ply from the major cities to the national park. You can also travel from Delhi to Ramnagar by bus. There are many buses runs between the two cities. You can choose from regular to semi-deluxe and deluxe buses to travel from nearby cities.

By Self Drive/Car

Jim Corbett National Park is situated nearby the Ramnagar and it is well-connected by road network to the nearby cities and the major cities. The distance from Delhi to Jim Corbett by road is just 295 km which can be easily covered in 6-8 hours.

The route from Delhi to Jim Corbett by car is through the cities of Noida, Hapur, Moradabad, Kashipur, and on to Ramnagar. Traveling by own car is one of the best ways to travel from Delhi to Jim Corbett as it will take less time as compared to any other mode of transport and it is convenient as well.