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There are 10 ways to get from Howrah to China by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly to Chengdu  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Chengdu (CTU) CCU - CTU

$233 - $853

Cheapest option

Train, drive, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  2. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the train from Lhasa to Shanghai

$104 - $153

8 alternative options

Fly to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) CCU - CAN

$143 - $707

Fly to Wuhan  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Wuhan (WUH) CCU - WUH

$242 - $463

Fly to Shenzhen  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Shenzhen (SZX) CCU - SZX

$232 - $653

Fly to Hong Kong, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Hong Kong (HKG) CCU - HKG
  2. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station

$212 - $411

Fly to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) CCU - SHA

$272 - $852

Bus, drive, train  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri
  2. Drive from Siliguri to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nanchong
  5. Take the bus from Nanchong to Guangyuan
  6. Take the train from Guangyuan to Shanghai Hongqiao

$258 - $313

Train, bus  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
  3. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  4. Take the train from Lhasa to Shanghai

$146 - $179

Drive  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Drive from Howrah to Shanghai 3198.2 miles

$500 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Howrah to China is to train and drive and bus which costs ₹7,500 - ₹12,000 and takes 2 days 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Howrah to China is to fly and train which costs ₹15,000 - ₹31,000 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Howrah and China is 2128 km. The road distance is 5117 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Howrah to China, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Chengdu Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to China is 5117 km. It takes approximately 2 days 13 h to drive from Howrah to China.

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Maldivian, Bhutan Airlines, Air China and four other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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  • Distance: 1329.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

What companies run services between Howrah, India and China?

China Eastern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Howrah to Chengdu every 3 hours.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Kunming, Dali
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Guangzhou Baiyun via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Kunming, Dali
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Kunming, Zhanjiang
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming, Xi An
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming, Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Kolkata to Guangzhou Baiyun via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Kolkata to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Guangzhou Baiyun via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Yangon
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Guangzhou Baiyun via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Wuhan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Hong Kong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Maldivian
Website
maldivian.aero
Flights from Kolkata to Chengdu via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
US-Bangla
Website
us-banglaairlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Guangzhou Baiyun via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Guangyuan to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$110 - $140
1st Class Seat
$190 - $220
Business Class Seat
$360 - $420
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
46 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nanchong
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Xian Cheng Nan Coach Station
Website
cnkyz.com
Bus from Nanchong to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
cnkyz.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn

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