The town is 22 Km from Nainital and 11km from Bhowali. The local bus stand and taxi stand is situated near the dam. One road from Bhimtal leaves for Naukuchiatal, while the other one goes to Kathgodam, 21km away.
Connectivity is available from Indian Rail up to Kathgodam and from Kathgodam by road with taxis readily available. The nearest airport is PantNagar at a distance of 35km.
The nearest airport to Bhimtal is Pant Nagar Airport, which is located around 58 km away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi in order to reach Bhimtal. The Pantnagar airport which is a minor domestic airport. This minor airport is connected with the airlines from all over India. Tourists can land at this place and can later get local buses or hire a taxi to reach Bhimtal smoothly. The buses are quite comfortable and luxurious.
Bhimtal is well-connected to major cities and towns of Uttarakhand via motorable roads. Buses from ISBT Anand Vihar, New Delhi, are available to Kathgodam and Nainital. Taxis to Bhimtal are also easily available from Almora, Nainital and Kathgodam. People can take buses for Kathgodam and Nainital to reach the place smoothly. After reaching the nearest bus stand people can take taxis to reach Bhimtal comfortably. Delhi (298km), Nainital (47km), Kathgodam (22km), Haldwani (29km) and Almora (60km) can be travelled to from Bhimtal by road.
The Nearest Railway station to Bhimtal is Kathgodam. The railway station is located at a distance of 30 km from Bhimtal. The railhead is well connected with Kathgodam from all over India. Taxis and buses are easily available outside the station, bound for Bhimtal.