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

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Train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Purnia Junction (PRNA) Hatebazare Exp(Via Prna)

$8 - $18

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Taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kolkata to Purnia 290.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Purnia 290.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Bagdogra, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Purnea

$40 - $175

Fly to Patna, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Patna (PAT) CCU - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Purnia Junction (PRNA)

$36 - $188

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sealdah (SDAH) and arriving at Purnia Junction (PRNA). Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Purnia is 369 km. The road distance is 465.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Purnia without a car is to train which takes 12 h 55 min and costs .

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The train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Purnia Junction (PRNA) takes 12 h 55 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Kolkata to Purnia train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Sealdah (SDAH) station.

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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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Kolkata to Purnia train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Purnia Junction (PRNA) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Purnia is 465 km. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Kolkata to Purnia.

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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 Purnia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Purnia.
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  • Distance: 230.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 55 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Purnia twice a week. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 12 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 Sealdah (SDAH) to Purnia Junction (PRNA)
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
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irctc.co.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Purnia Junction (PRNA)
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kolkata to Purnia
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 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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