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There are 7 ways to get from Kolkata to Kesinga by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  15h 3m

  1. Take the train from Howrah Jn to Kesinga 18005

6 alternative options

Bus  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Cuttack
  2. Take the bus from Cuttack to Kesinga

Drive  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Kesinga 739.1 km

Fly to Jharsuguda, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Jharsuguda (JRG) CCU - JRG
  2. Take the train from Jharsuguda Jn to Kesinga

Fly to Raipur, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Raipur (RPR) CCU - RPR
  2. Take the train from Mandir Hasaud to Kesinga

Fly to Visakhapatnam, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Visakhapatnam (VTZ) CCU - VTZ
  2. Take the train from Simhachalam to Kesinga

Fly to Bhubaneswar, train  •  13h 59m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bhubaneswar (BBI) CCU - BBI
  2. Take the train from Khurda Road Jn to Kesinga

Kolkata to Kesinga by train

The train journey time between Kolkata and Kesinga is around 15h 3m and covers a distance of around 760 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 3m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Kolkata to Kesinga train service departs from Howrah Jn and arrives in Kesinga. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
15h 3m
Fastest train time:
15h 3m
Train distance:
760 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
₹350
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
21:30
Last train departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kolkata to Kesinga train schedules

Kolkata → Kesinga
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kesinga is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kesinga is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Kolkata to Kesinga is to train, which costs ₹350 - ₹390 and takes 15h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Kesinga is to fly and train which costs ₹3,400 - ₹8,500 and takes 8h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kolkata to Kesinga. However, there are services departing from Kolkata and arriving at Kesinga via Cuttack. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Jn and arriving at Kesinga. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 3m.

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The distance between Kolkata and Kesinga is 594 km. The road distance is 739.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Kesinga without a car is to train which takes 15h 3m and costs ₹350 - ₹390.

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The train from Howrah Jn to Kesinga takes 15h 3m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Kolkata to Kesinga train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Jn station.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Kesinga is to train which takes 15h 3m and costs ₹350 - ₹390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 16h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Kesinga.
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  • Distance: 594.4 km
  • Duration: 15h 3m

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Kesinga, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah Jn to Kesinga once daily. Tickets cost ₹350 - ₹390 and the journey takes 15h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kolkata to Kesinga via Cuttack in around 16h 55m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Raipur
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹10,000
Flights from Kolkata to Visakhapatnam
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,000
Flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹5,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Jharsuguda
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹24,000
Flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹7,500
Flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar via Jharsuguda
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,400 - ₹19,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Jharsuguda
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹7,500
Flights from Kolkata to Visakhapatnam
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹8,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kolkata to Jharsuguda
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹24,000
Flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar via Jharsuguda
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,400 - ₹19,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Visakhapatnam via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹4,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Jn to Kesinga
Ave. Duration
15h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹350 - ₹390
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Train from Jharsuguda Jn to Kesinga
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹170
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Mandir Hasaud to Kesinga
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹160
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Simhachalam to Kesinga
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Khurda Road Jn to Kesinga
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹300 - ₹330
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Cuttack
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Bus from Cuttack to Kesinga
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Jharsuguda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kolkata to Kesinga bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kesinga station.

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Kolkata to Kesinga train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kesinga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Kesinga is 739 km. It takes approximately 10h 34m to drive from Kolkata to Kesinga.

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Spicejet and Helitrans offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Jharsuguda Airport.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Kolkata Airport is to line 154 bus which takes 28 min and costs ₹40 - ₹55.

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