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There are 4 ways to get from Balasore to Kolkata by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Balasore (BLS) to Howrah Junction (HWH) Bbs-Hwh Jan Shatabdi / ...

$4 - $15

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Baleshwar to Kolkata

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balasore to Kolkata 152.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Balasore to Kolkata 152.9 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Balasore to Kolkata is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balasore to Kolkata is to taxi which costs ₹4,100 - ₹4,900 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baleshwar and arriving at Kolkata. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Balasore (BLS) and arriving at Howrah Junction (HWH). Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Balasore and Kolkata is 189 km. The road distance is 244.7 km.

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The best way to get from Balasore to Kolkata without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ₹290 - ₹1,100.

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The train from Balasore (BLS) to Howrah Junction (HWH) takes 3 h 36 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Balasore to Kolkata bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Baleshwar station.

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Balasore to Kolkata train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Balasore (BLS) station.

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The best way to get from Balasore to Kolkata is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ₹290 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Balasore to Kolkata.
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  • Distance: 118.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Balasore, India and Kolkata, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Balasore to Kolkata every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Balasore to Kolkata twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

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Taxi from Balasore to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Balasore to Kolkata bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kolkata station.

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Balasore to Kolkata train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balasore to Kolkata is 245 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Balasore to Kolkata.

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There are 601+ hotels available in Kolkata. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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