How To Visit In Kolkata And Its Distance From Other Cities









How To Visit In Kolkata

Kolkata Railway Station

Railway station that is resided within the city is Kolkata Station is also known as Chitpur Station.

Kolkata Airport

Kolkata houses an international airport is known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. This renowned airport was known to be as ‘Dum Dum Airport’ earlier.

How to Travel In Kolkata and Around The Kolkata City

Kolkata Transport System

There are various transports that are available within the city are:

---- By Metro ----

1. They are budgeted and most convenient mode of transport.
2. Its costs Rs. 8 for covering a distance of about 17 km.
3. It’s the India’s first service that runs underground.
4. The train runs between 7 am to 10 pm.
5. On Sundays, this service starts from 2 pm at noon.

---- By Taxi ----

1. It is easy to hire and serves its best service.
2. They are also budgeted acquires fare less than Rs. 10.
3. They involve Rs. 15 for first 2 kms and Rs. 3 for per 200 meters.

---- By Bus ----

1. They are popular and mostly hired.
2. They travel between suburbs and city.
3. There are mini as well as luxury buses.
4. The basic fare is between Rs. 10 to Rs. 15.

---- By Auto Rickshaw ----

1. There are three types of rickshaws namely:
     a. Three wheeled motor
     b. Rickshaw pedaling
     c. Rickshaw puller
2. The basic fare is between Rs. 10 to Rs. 20 for particular kilometer.

---- By Local Trains ----

1. Local trains cover about 100 km in a day.
2. They are the cheapest mode of transport.
3. It includes less than Rs. 10.

---- By Ferry ----

1. It is available for crossing river.
2. Traffic can be avoided through this.
3. They include Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 only.

---- By Tram ----

1. There is a facility of local tram.
2. There are about 37 routes of tram within the city.
3. They are eco friendly as well.

Important Distances From Other Major Cities

Distances between Kolkata and its nearby cities


Places From Kolkata To....
Distance In Km
Time(Hours:Minutes)

Sundarbans
112
02:30

Howrah
8
00:20

Kalimpong
646
09:20

Tatanagar Jn
317
06:10

624
09:05