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

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Train  •  7h 17m

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

$3 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Lal Bazaar to Esplanade 4B
  2. Drive from Esplanade to Rajshahi

Train via Godagari  •  8h 56m

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

$20 - $38

Drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Rajshahi 197.6 miles

Fly  •  5h 41m

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

$47 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi is to train which costs ₹270 - ₹1,100 and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Rajshahi is to fly which costs ₹3,400 - ₹26,000 and takes 5h 41m.

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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 7h 17m 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 7h 17m and costs ₹270 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹3,400 - ₹26,000 and takes 5h 41m.

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

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Rajshahi is 30m ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 5:16 AM in Kolkata and 5:46 AM in Rajshahi.

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

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Spicejet, Jet Airways, Novo Air 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: 7h 17m

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 4h 4m. Alternatively, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla and three other airlines fly from Kolkata to Rajshahi 5 times a day.

Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Rajshahi via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
US-Bangla
Website
us-banglaairlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Rajshahi via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Novo Air
Website
flynovoair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Rajshahi via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Indian Railways
Bus operators
CSTC
Website
transport.wb.gov.in
Bus from Lal Bazaar to Esplanade
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
calcuttayellowpages.com

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