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

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Fly  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Patna (PAT) CCU - PAT

$32 - $174

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Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna

$8 - $12

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Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Patna Junction (PNBE) Vibhuti Exp / ...

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  8h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Howrah to Patna 358.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8h 12m

  1. Drive from Howrah to Patna 358.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Patna is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Howrah to Patna is to fly which costs ₹2,300 - ₹13,000 and takes 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kolkata and arriving at Patna. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 12h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Patna Junction (PNBE). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Howrah and Patna is 466 km. The road distance is 573 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Patna without a car is to train which takes 8h and costs ₹650 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Howrah to Patna, including transfers.

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Howrah to Patna bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kolkata station.

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Howrah to Patna train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Patna is to fly which takes 3h 15m and costs ₹2,300 - ₹13,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹650 - ₹1,400 and takes 8h, you could also bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Howrah to Patna.
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  • Distance: 291.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and GoAir fly from Howrah to Patna 4 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Patna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 8h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Howrah to Patna
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 80 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 33 4141 4141
Website
megacabs.com

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Patna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Howrah to Patna bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Patna station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Patna is 573 km. It takes approximately 8h 12m to drive from Howrah to Patna.

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Spicejet, GoAir and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Patna Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Patna. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Kolkata Airport is to line 151 bus which takes 40m and costs ₹50 - ₹70.

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