There are 5 ways to get from Bengaluru to Howrah by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 172 bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Kolkata (CCU) BLR - CCU
  2. Take the line 172 bus from Ultadanga to Howrah

$52 - $113

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Bus  •  40 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangalore to Hyderabad
  2. Take the bus from Ranigunj to Kolkata(Easplanade)

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Train via Yeshwathpur  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Howrah Junction (HWH) Ypr - Hwh Weekly Duranto / ...

$30 - $40

Train  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Howrah Junction (HWH) Sbc -Ghy Exp / ...

$30 - $45

Drive  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Howrah 1129.9 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Howrah is to bus which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,200 and takes 40 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Howrah is to fly and line 172 bus which costs ₹3,700 - ₹8,500 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bangalore Cant (BNC) and arriving at Howrah Junction (HWH). Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 35 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bengaluru and Howrah is 1558 km. The road distance is 1807.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Howrah without a car is to train which takes 30 h 35 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Bengaluru to Howrah, including transfers.

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Bengaluru to Howrah train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Bangalore Cant (BNC) station.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Howrah is to train which takes 30 h 35 min and costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,200 and takes 40 h.

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The quickest flight from Bengaluru Airport to Kolkata Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bengaluru to Howrah is 1808 km. It takes approximately 26 h 2 min to drive from Bengaluru to Howrah.

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Jet Airways, Air India Limited, Spicejet and two other airlines offer flights from Bengaluru Airport to Kolkata Airport.

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  • Distance: 973.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Bengaluru, India and Howrah, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Bengaluru to Howrah once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 29 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bengaluru to Howrah via Hyderabad, Ranigunj, Kolkata(Easplanade), and High Court in around 40 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata via Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata via Ranchi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata via Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata via Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
CSTC
Website
transport.wb.gov.in
Bus from Ultadanga to Howrah
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
aboutkolkata.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ranigunj to Kolkata(Easplanade)
Ave. Duration
27 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in

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