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There are 8 ways to get from Kolkata to Sylhet by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Sylhet  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Sylhet (ZYL) CCU - ZYL

$67 - $273

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Karimganj (NKMG) Bnc-Agtl Humsafar Exp
  2. Drive from New Karimganj (NKMG) to Sylhet

$28 - $40

6 alternative options

Fly to Silchar, drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Silchar (IXS) CCU - IXS
  2. Drive from Silchar to Sylhet

$49 - $181

Fly to Gauhati, drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Gauhati (GAU) CCU - GAU
  2. Drive from Gauhati to Sylhet

Fly to Agartala, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Agartala (IXA) CCU - IXA
  2. Take the bus from Brahmanbaria to Sylhet

Fly to Shillong, drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Shillong (SHL) CCU - SHL
  2. Drive from Shillong to Sylhet

$77 - $236

Train, bus  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kolkata to Dhaka Cantonment Maitree Express
  2. Take the bus from Dhaka to Sylhet

$30 - $31

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Sylhet 413.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Sylhet is to train and bus which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,350 and takes 17 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Sylhet is to fly and drive which costs ₹3,600 - ₹14,000 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Sylhet is 442 km. The road distance is 661.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Sylhet without a car is to train and bus which takes 17 h 42 min and costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,350.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Kolkata to Sylhet, including transfers.

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

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Sylhet is 30 min ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 10:49 AM in Kolkata and 11:19 AM in Sylhet.

Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Sylhet is 662 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Kolkata to Sylhet.

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Spicejet, Jet Airways and Biman Bangladesh Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Sylhet Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Sylhet. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Sylhet.
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  • Distance: 276 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Spicejet and Jet Airways fly from Kolkata to Sylhet 4 times a day.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati via Agartala
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati via Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Kolkata to Agartala
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Kolkata to Agartala
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Kolkata to Shillong
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kolkata to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $360
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Flights from Kolkata to Agartala
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Flights from Kolkata to Shillong
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Sylhet via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
BusBD
Website
busbd.com
Bus from Brahmanbaria to Sylhet
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busbd.com
Bus from Dhaka to Sylhet
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com

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