There are 8 ways to get from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya by plane, train, taxi 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.

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Fly to Patna, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Patna (PAT) CCU - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)

$35 - $190

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Train via Howrah Junction (HWH)  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Gaya Junction (GAYA) Hwh-Ju Exp / ...

$11 - $22

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Fly to Ranchi, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Ranchi (IXR) CCU - IXR
  2. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)

$44 - $263

Fly to Varanasi, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Varanasi (VNS) CCU - VNS
  2. Take the train from Babatpur (BTP) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)

$75 - $185

Train, fly to Gaya  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Gaya (GAY) CCU - GAY

$77 - $433

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Gaya Junction (GAYA) Sdah Rajdhani Exp / ...

$11 - $22

Taxi  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya 294.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya 294.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The distance between Kolkata and Bodh Gaya is 418 km. The road distance is 470.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Bodh Gaya is 471 km. It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to drive from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya.

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

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There are 125+ hotels available in Bodh Gaya. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya.
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  • Distance: 261.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Bodh Gaya, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Kolkata to Ranchi
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Kolkata to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Kolkata to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Gaya
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Ranchi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Babatpur (BTP) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Kolkata Suburban Railway
Phone
+913322203535
Website
er.indianrailways.gov.in
Train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
kolkatalocaltrain.info
Other operators
Taxi from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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