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There are 5 ways to get from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur by train, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Ranchi to Girimaidan 08086

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Night train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Ranchi to Kharagpur Jn 08616

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur 277.5 km

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur 277.5 km

Fly, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Kolkata (CCU) IXR - CCU
  2. Take the train from Howrah Jn to Kharagpur Jn

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The cheapest way to get from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur is to night train which costs ₹320 - ₹1,200 and takes 6h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur is to taxi which takes 4h 1m and costs ₹4,600 - ₹5,500.

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The distance between Ranchi and IIT Kharagpur is 234 km. The road distance is 277.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur without a car is to train which takes 7h and costs ₹330 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ranchi Airport to Kolkata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur is 278 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur.

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Helitrans and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Ranchi Airport to Kolkata Airport.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Ranchi Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹160 - ₹200.

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Map of how to get from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur.
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  • Distance: 234.5 km
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Ranchi, India and IIT Kharagpur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Ranchi to Girimaidan once daily. Tickets cost ₹200 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 6h 56m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹9,500
Flights from Ranchi to Kolkata via Patna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹9,500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Ranchi to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹15,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ranchi to Girimaidan
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹260
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
Night train from Ranchi to Kharagpur Jn
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹190 - ₹250
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Train from Howrah Jn to Kharagpur Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Other operators
Taxi from Ranchi to IIT Kharagpur
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹5,500
Ranchi Taxi
Phone
+91 93 34 16 07 43
Website
ranchitaxi.in
Ranchi Cabs
Phone
+91 90 06 66 65 49
Website
ranchicabs.com
Love Ride Ranchi
Phone
+91 90 31 90 47 82
Website
love-ride-ranchi.business.site

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