West Bengal is a beautiful state that rests in the northeastern side of the country. It has a well-established connectivity to the roadways, railways, and airways. Thus, you can reach West Bengal from any part of India conveniently. We are telling you the comfortable ways for reaching West Bengal.
Kolkata is the capital city of West Bengal and houses the fifth-busiest airport in terms of operating international and domestic flights. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport is the prime airport located in the metropolitan city of Kolkata. Flights operators like IndiGo, Jet Airways, Vistara, SpiceJet, Air Asia, GoAir, and Air India operate flights from Indian cities like New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai etc.
Esplanade Bus Station is the major bus station in Kolkata. The inter-city and inter-state buses are available from this bus station. Calcutta State Transportation Corporation (CSTC) provides the service of the air-conditioned Volvo buses from Kolkata to reach the places like Gangasagar(111 km), Doaars (632 km), Bakkhali (129 km), Tajpur (174 km), and Sundarbans (100 km). Traveling within local cabs, jeeps, and autos are also available for traveling around Kolkata.
West Bengal can be reached via railways conveniently. Howrah Railway Station is the prominent broad gauge railway station in West Bengal. It lies 3 km from the main city and connects Kolkata to the rest of India. Kalka Mail Superfast (12312), Sealdah Rajdhani (12314), Kolkata Rajdhani (12302), Poorva Express (12382) are some trains that ply between New Delhi and Kolkata.
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Bishnupur, Piyali Islands, Mukutmanipur, Samsing, Neora Valley National Park are some famous places that can be visited for a day’s trip from Kolkata. All these places are located within a range of 100 km.