How to Reach

Best time to visit Dudhwa National Park is between November to April. Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is open to visitors from 15th November to 15th June every year. The park remains open to the public from November to June, though the months of May and June are a little too hot for comfort.
Dudhwa railway station is well connected by road network to Dudhwa National Park. The nearest railheads are Dudhwa (4 km), Palia (10 km) and Mailani (37 km). It is also well connected to major cities and places by road network. There are the number of government and privately operated vehicles that go to Dudhwa National Park at frequent intervals.

  • Lucknow at 238 km’s is the nearest airport.
  • Nepal at 34 km’s is the nearest airport ( Dhangadhi Airport).
  • Shahjahanpur Railway Station to Dudhwa national park:- 112 km.
 City   Distance
 Lucknow 238 km
Shahjahanpur  112 km
 Delhi 430 km
Palia 5 km
 Bareilly 260 km
 Mumbai  1277 km
 Bangalore 1697 km



By Air: Lucknow (238 km.) is the nearest airport.

By Rail: Nearest railway stations are Lucknow and Shahjahanpur. The distance between Lucknow to Dudhwa is 238 km and Shahjahanpur to Dudhwa is 112 km.
Dudhwa (4 km.) is the nearest station.
It is connected to Lucknow and Nainital via Mailani (37 km.) on the meter gauge.

By Road: The nearest town is Palia (5 km.). It is linked to Lucknow (238 km.). UPSRTC and private buses ply between Palia and Lakhimpur-Kheri, Shahjahanpur, Bareilly(260 km.) and Delhi (430 km.). Palia may appear to be a dusty and noisy town but a stopover here is very important for this is where all provisions must be bought, as nothing may be available beyond this point. A bus connects Dudhwa and Palia.

Within the reserve: Coaches and jeeps can be hired from the National Park office at Dudhwa for travel inside the park. Elephants are also available for wildlife viewing. Virtually impenetrable on foot, the grasslands must be seen on elephant back to capture its splendid glory.