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There are 6 ways to get from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali by train, taxi, bus or car

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

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Train, taxi via Petua

  1. Take the train from Prantik to Howrah Jn
  2. Take a taxi from Narendrapur to Bakkhali

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Prantik to Howrah Jn
  2. Take a taxi from Harinavi to Bakkhali

Train, taxi via Petua #2

  1. Take the train from Prantik to Howrah Jn
  2. Take a taxi from Harinavi to Bakkhali

Taxi, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Shantiniketan to Bardhaman
  2. Take the bus from Bardhaman to Kolkata Esplanade
  3. Take a taxi from Harinavi to Bakkhali

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali

Drive

  1. Drive from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali is to drive which costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,200 and takes 4h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹4,700 - ₹6,000 and takes 4h 9m.

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The distance between Shantiniketan and Bakkhali is 243 km. The road distance is 282.5 km.

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The best way to get from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali without a car is to train and taxi via Petua which takes 5h 28m and costs ₹2,200 - ₹3,400.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shantiniketan to Bakkhali is 283 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali.

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There are three+ hotels available in Bakkhali. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali.
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  • Distance: 242.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Shantiniketan, West Bengal, India and Bakkhali, India?

There is no direct connection from Shantiniketan to Bakkhali. However, you can take the train to Howrah Jn, take the walk to Howrah Station, take the line 129 bus to Esplanade, take the walk to Esplanade, take the Metro to Kavi Nazrul, take the walk to Garia, take the line 113 bus to Narendrapur, then take the taxi to Bakkhali. Alternatively, you can take the train to Howrah Jn, take the walk to Howrah Station, take the line 6 bus to B.B.D. Bag, take the line 113 bus to Harinavi, then take the taxi to Bakkhali.

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 Prantik to Howrah Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
SBSTC
Phone
+91 76999 93930
Email
sbstctraffic@gmail.com
Website
sbstconline.com
Bus from Bardhaman to Kolkata Esplanade
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹70 - ₹100
Schedules at
online.sbstcbooking.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Narendrapur to Bakkhali
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹2,500
Taxi and cab service kolkata
Phone
+91 98 31 03 93 96
Website
taxi-and-cab-service-kolkata.business.site
Kolkata Cabs
Phone
+91 98 31 49 29 56
Dynamic Travels
Phone
+91 98 31 36 90 91
Website
dynamictravelskolkata.com
Bharat Taxi
Phone
+91 96 96 00 09 99
Website
bharattaxi.com

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