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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, line 172 bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. BLR - CCU

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 h

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Guwahati Exp / ...

$30 - $45

Train via Yeshwathpur  •  35 h 55 min

  1. Ypr Howrah Exp / ...

$30 - $45

Drive  •  26 h 2 min

  1. 1129.9 miles

$180 - $270

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Bengaluru to Howrah 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 35 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 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 30 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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
Bus operators
CSTC
Website
transport.wb.gov.in
Bus from Ultadanga to Howrah
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
$10 - $14
Book at
redbus.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bengaluru and Howrah is 1558 km. The road distance is 1808 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Howrah is to bus which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,100 and takes 40 h.

The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Howrah is to drive which takes 26 h 2 min and costs ₹12,000 - ₹19,000.

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

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