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How to reach Kolkata

December 16-18, 2015


How to Reach Kolkata by Air

The airport in Kolkata is situated at Dumdum, around 17 km northeast of the city center. Most of the domestic airlines have direct services to and from Kolkata to other important cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow, etc. Kolkata provides direct flights to most of the countries in the Southeast Asia.

How to reach Kolkata by Rail

The city has two major railway stations-one at Howrah and the other one at Sealdah. Trains from the other parts of the country connect Kolkata. Super-fast trains such as Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express connect the city to Delhi and nearby cities such as Bokaro and Rourkela. Coromandel Express and Gitanjali Express connect Kolkata to Chennai and Mumbai respectively.

How to reach Kolkata by Road

Kolkata is connected with most of the Indian cities by road. The Esplanade Terminus in the heart of the city is the main bus terminus. A new development is the starting of the Dhaka-Kolkata bus service. The buses are colorful, air-conditioned and comfortable.

How to travel in Kolkata

Travel in Kolkata is fairly convenient as the city has virtually all the different modes of transport. For local transport, Kolkata Metro is India's first underground railway network; a clean, efficient mode of getting around the city. You may also avail AC Buses, Auto rickshaws and Metered taxis (normal yellow cab & other App based services like OLA, Mega Cab, Uber etc.).

The city of joy has transport available for everyone, so one can even avail regular buses or tram to explore the city. The services are basic and can be crowded but definitely cost effective.

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