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

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Train, fly to Silchar  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Silchar (IXS) CCU - IXS

$51 - $180

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Train  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Silchar (SCL) Kunchan Jungha Exp

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Fly to Imphal, taxi  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Imphal (IMF) CCU - IMF
  2. Take a taxi from Imphal to Silchar

$110 - $355

Bus, drive  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Dufferin Road to Esplanade L3e
  2. Drive from Esplanade to Godagari
  3. Take the bus from Godagari to Kalabagan
  4. Take the bus from Dhaka to Sylhet
  5. Drive from Sylhet to Silchar

$47 - $70

Drive  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Silchar 480.1 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Silchar is to train which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 33 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Silchar is to train and fly which costs ₹3,700 - ₹14,000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sealdah (SDAH) and arriving at Silchar (SCL). Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 33 h 40 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Silchar is 517 km. The road distance is 768.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Silchar without a car is to train which takes 33 h 40 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Kolkata to Silchar, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Silchar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kolkata to Silchar train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Silchar (SCL) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Silchar is 768 km. It takes approximately 11 h 31 min to drive from Kolkata to Silchar.

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  • Distance: 323.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Silchar 3 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 33 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Kolkata to Imphal
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Imphal via Aizawl
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Imphal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Kolkata to Imphal via Agartala
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kolkata to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $360
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Imphal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Imphal via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Train operators
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
National Travels
Website
nationaltravels-bd.com
Bus from Godagari to Kalabagan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
nationaltravels-bd.com
BusBD
Website
busbd.com
Bus from Dhaka to Sylhet
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Imphal to Silchar
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65

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