There are 6 ways to get from Howrah to Patna by plane, train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  2h 55m

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

₹2,600 - ₹12,375

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Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Howrah Jn to Patna Jn 12333 / ...

₹260 - ₹290

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Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna

₹600 - ₹850

Night train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Shalimar to Patna Jn 22213

₹260 - ₹290

Taxi  •  8h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Howrah to Patna 573 km

₹9,500 - ₹12,000

Drive  •  8h 12m

  1. Drive from Howrah to Patna 573 km

₹4,100 - ₹6,500

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The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Patna is to train which costs ₹260 - ₹290 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Howrah to Patna is to fly which costs ₹2,600 - ₹13,000 and takes 2h 55m.

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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 Jn and arriving at Patna Jn. 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 ₹260 - ₹290.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m 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 Jn station.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Patna is to fly which takes 2h 55m and costs ₹2,600 - ₹13,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹260 - ₹290 and takes 8h, you could also bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 12h.

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  • Distance: 465.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Howrah to Patna every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Patna every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹260 - ₹290 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
₹2,500 - ₹13,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹15,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹22,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹7,500
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Howrah to Patna
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹12,000
Kolkatta Cabs
Phone
+91 98 31 49 29 56
Website
kolkattacabs.com
Just Go Cabs
Phone
+91 33 71 51 71 51
Website
justgo.com
Bharat Taxi
Phone
+91 96 96 00 09 99
Website
bharattaxi.com

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Patna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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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 Jn 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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Air India Limited, GoAir, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Patna Airport.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Patna. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Kolkata Airport is to line 151 bus which takes 40 min and costs ₹50 - ₹65.

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