There are 7 ways to get from Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Varanasi  •  3 h 10 min

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

$71 - $168

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Train  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Lucknow (LKO) Amritsar Mail / ...

$18 - $25

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Fly to Lucknow  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Lucknow (LKO) CCU - LKO

$61 - $303

Fly to Kanpur  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Kanpur (KNU) CCU - KNU

$61 - $302

Train, fly to Delhi, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Delhi (DEL) CCU - DEL
  3. Take the bus from Delhi to Ghaziabad

$45 - $147

Train, bus  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Kanpur Central (CNB) Sdah Rajdhani Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station Jan Rath / ...

$20 - $29

Drive  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Lucknow 595.7 miles

$95 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Lucknow (LKO). Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Uttar Pradesh is 911 km. The road distance is 953.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh, including transfers.

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Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Varanasi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Lucknow (LKO) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh is 953 km. It takes approximately 13 h 40 min to drive from Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh.

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Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Uttar Pradesh.
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  • Distance: 569.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Uttar Pradesh, India?

IndiGo Airlines flies from Kolkata to Lucknow twice daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Lucknow 5 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 20 h 15 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Flights from Kolkata to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Kolkata to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Delhi
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Train operators
Kolkata Suburban Railway
Phone
+913322203535
Website
er.indianrailways.gov.in
Train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
kolkatalocaltrain.info
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Delhi to Ghaziabad
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in

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