There are 4 ways to get from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Farakka Junction (NFK) Saraighat Exp / ...

$5 - $16

3 alternative options

Train via Bidhannagar  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bidhan Nagar (BNXR) to New Farakka Junction (NFK) Kanchan Kanya Exp

$5 - $16

Taxi  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township 182 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township 182 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at New Farakka Junction (NFK). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Farakka Barrage Township is 253 km. The road distance is 291.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs .

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The train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Farakka Junction (NFK) takes 4 h 53 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at New Farakka Junction (NFK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township is 291 km. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township.

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There are one+ hotels available in Farakka Barrage Township. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township.
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  • Distance: 158.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Farakka Barrage Township, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Farakka Junction (NFK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bidhan Nagar (BNXR) to New Farakka Junction (NFK)
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kolkata to Farakka Barrage Township
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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