There are 6 ways to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Saharsa Junction (SHC) Hate Bazare Exp

$19 - $32

5 alternative options

Bus  •  25 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna
  2. Take the bus from Patna to Saharsa

$25 - $35

Taxi  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kolkata to Shankarpur 365.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Shankarpur 365.7 miles

$55 - $90

Fly to Bagdogra, taxi  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Shankarpur

$75 - $221

Fly to Patna, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Patna (PAT) CCU - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Saharsa Junction (SHC)

$43 - $201

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Shankarpur, Bihar, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Shankarpur once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $21 and the journey takes 16 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kolkata to Shankarpur via Patna and Saharsa in around 25 h 4 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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
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
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra via Paro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Saharsa Junction (SHC)
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Saharsa Junction (SHC)
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Patna to Saharsa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kolkata to Shankarpur
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kolkata to Shankarpur?

The distance between Kolkata and Shankarpur is 414 km. The road distance is 585 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur?

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur is to train which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,100 and takes 17 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur?

The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur is to fly and taxi which takes 7 h 43 min and costs ₹4,900 - ₹15,000.

How long does it take to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur?

It takes approximately 17 h 45 min to get from Kolkata to Shankarpur, including transfers.