There are 5 ways to get from Kolkata to Patna by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  2 h 44 min

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

$31 - $173

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna

$8 - $12

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Train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Patna Junction (PNBE) Vibhuti Exp / ...

$9 - $18

Taxi  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kolkata to Patna 361.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Patna 361.2 miles

$55 - $85

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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 12 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Patna Junction (PNBE). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Kolkata and Patna is 470 km. The road distance is 577.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Patna without a car is to train which takes 8 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Kolkata to Patna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Patna is to fly which takes 2 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Patna.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and GoAir fly from Kolkata to Patna every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Patna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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 Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 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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Kolkata to Patna train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Patna Junction (PNBE) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Patna is 578 km. It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to drive from Kolkata to Patna.

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

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There are 122+ hotels available in Patna. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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