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

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Train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Bhagwangola (BQG) Bhagirathi Exp

$3 - $15

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Bus, drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Dufferin Road to Esplanade L3e
  2. Drive from Esplanade to Rajshahi

Train via Godagari  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Lalgola (LGL) Bhagirathi Exp

$20 - $39

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Rajshahi 197.6 miles

Fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Rajshahi (RJH) CCU - RJH

$47 - $354

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi is to train which costs ₹270 - ₹1,100 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi is to fly which costs ₹3,400 - ₹26,000 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Rajshahi is 203 km. The road distance is 316.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi is to train which takes 7 h 16 min and costs ₹270 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹3,400 - ₹26,000 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Rajshahi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Rajshahi is 30 min ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 6:09 AM in Kolkata and 6:39 AM in Rajshahi.

Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Rajshahi is 316 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Kolkata to Rajshahi.

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Spicejet, Jet Airways, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Rajshahi Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Rajshahi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi.
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  • Distance: 126.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Rajshahi, Bangladesh?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Rajshahi once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, US-Bangla, Spicejet and three other airlines fly from Kolkata to Rajshahi 4 times a day.

Airlines
US-Bangla
Website
us-banglaairlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Rajshahi via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Novo Air
Website
flynovoair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Rajshahi via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Indian Railways
Bus operators
CSTC
Website
transport.wb.gov.in
Bus from Dufferin Road to Esplanade
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
calcuttayellowpages.com

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