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

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Train  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bandel Junction (BDC) to Dauram Madhpura (DMH) Hatebazare Exp(Via Prna)

$12 - $24

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Taxi  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Howrah to Shankarpur 362.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Shankarpur 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Bagdogra, taxi  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Shankarpur

$71 - $216

Fly to Patna, train  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Patna (PAT) CCU - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Dauram Madhpura (DMH)

$40 - $194

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The distance between Howrah and Shankarpur is 411 km. The road distance is 580 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Shankarpur without a car is to train which takes 16 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 41 min to get from Howrah to Shankarpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Bagdogra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Shankarpur is 580 km. It takes approximately 12 h 37 min to drive from Howrah to Shankarpur.

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GoAir, Air India Limited, AirAsia India and two other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Shankarpur. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Howrah to Shankarpur.
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  • Distance: 257.1 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 41 min

What companies run services between Howrah, India and Shankarpur, Bihar, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Shankarpur twice a week. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Bandel Junction (BDC) to Dauram Madhpura (DMH)
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Dauram Madhpura (DMH)
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Howrah to Shankarpur
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 33 4141 4141
Website
megacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 80 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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