How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. Here are a few ways to reach Corbett Tiger Reserve:

  • By Air: The nearest airport to Jim Corbett National Park is the Pantnagar airport, which is around 50 km away from the park. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the park.
  • By Train: Ramnagar railway station is the nearest railway station to Jim Corbett National Park, located at a distance of around 2 km from the park. Many trains from different parts of the country stop at this station. From the station, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach the park.
  • By Road: Jim Corbett National Park is well-connected by road, and you can reach the park through private or public transport. The park is located around 260 km from Delhi, and you can take the NH9 highway to reach the park.
  • By Bus: Many state-run and private buses run between Delhi and Jim Corbett National Park. You can board the bus from ISBT Delhi and reach the park in around 6-7 hours.
  • Self-Drive: You can also reach Corbett Tiger Reserve by self-driving. The reserve is located around 250 km from Delhi and can be reached via the National Highway 9.

Once you reach the park, you can hire a jeep or a canter for a safari tour inside the park.

Once you reach the reserve, you can explore the park on foot, by jeep or on elephant back. It is advisable to make prior arrangements for accommodation and safari bookings.

The best road route from Delhi to Corbett

The Roadway is the best option to commute from Delhi to Corbett as the road trip has its own allure, especially, in the pleasant weather. The Delhi to Corbett road distance is around 245 km and 6 hours of drive. You can either travel in your private vehicle or take the car/ tempo traveler/ Bus service which is easily available from Delhi. Below is the detailed Road route to reach Corbett-

Delhi - Gajrola - Moradabad - Kashipur - Ramnagar (around 245 km)

Whether you are traveling by your private vehicle or by the hired vehicle, this is the easiest and shortest road route to reach Corbett from Delhi. Start your journey from Delhi and by crossing the Ghaziabad or Noida road, hit the NH24 to drive towards Hapur. Crossing the Hapur, Gajrola and Garhmukeshwar you will reach Moradabad. Here, at Moradabad, do not enter into the city instead take the right turn to Muradabad bypass road and crossing the Thakurdwara and then Kashipur you will finally reach the Ramnagar. From Ramnagar, you can either directly reach the entry gate of the Corbett Park or visit at your pre-booked hotel or resort to stay. The whole distance will be around 245 km which will take nearly 6 hours to cover. The roads are in decent conditions except for the little stretch of state road near Ramnagar. Here are the few other road routes which you can prefer to take if you are visiting the Corbett Park from places other than Delhi

Road Distance To Jim Corbett Park

New Delhi Ramnagar (Jim Corbett Park) via Moradabad 260 Km
Lucknow Jim COrbett Park via Bareilly, Moradabad 435 Km
Kanpur Jim Corbett National Park Via Farrukhabad, Bareilly, Rampur 460 Km
Kanpur Jim Corbett National Park via Farrukhabad, Bareilly, Rampur 460 Km
Moradabad Jim Corbett National Park via Kashipur 95 Km
Kathgodam Jim Corbett National Park via Kaladhungi 55 Km
Nainital Jim Corbett National Park via Kaladhungi 60 Km

By Rail: Delhi To Ramnagar

The nearest railway station from Corbett is Ramnagar which is around 12 km from the park and the station is directly connected to the railway stations in Delhi. A direct train named Ranikhet Express runs from Delhi to Ramnagar which is the best train to reach Corbett from Delhi. You can catch the Ranikhet express at 10:50 pm at Delhi to reach Ramnagar at 04:35 am next day, and again return by catching the same train at Ramnagar at 09:05 pm to reach Delhi at 05:00 am next day. The train operates on a daily basis. However, Ramnagar station is the best option to reach Corbett but alternatively, you can also arrive at the Kathgodam station and visit Ramnagar by taxi or cab which will take around 3 and half hours by road.

Train No. Train Name Origin Dep.Time Destination Arr.Time

Map of Corbett

It is situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve which was first to come under the Project Tiger initiative launched in 1973.