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How to reach Kolkata

Located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly river, the city of Kolkata is one of the metropolitans in India. Its parent state, West Bengal, which sits within the lower Ganges delta, shares its regional boundaries with 5 states. Owing to such proximity with numerous states and the city being a principal commercial, cultural and educational center of East India, Kolkata stays well connected with the all the parts of the country.

Below are details about how to reach Kolkata by Train, Flight and Road:

By Air

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose international airport connects the city of Kolkata with the rest of the world. It is situated around 17 kms from the capital city, which is easily commutable by taxis and buses. The airport directs domestic as well as international flights to Kolkata.

By Train

A well established network of railways links Kolkata to the major cities of India. The city has two major railway stations, one at Howrah and the other at Sealdah. Superfast trains like Shatbdi express and Rajdhani express runs all along the metropolitans of India, including Kolkata. 

By Road   

Being connected by National highway number 2 and 6, Kolkata has a broad network of government and private run buses to connect to the other cities of West Bengal. Besides, the roads are well maintained, so one can easily drive into Kolkata in his own conveyance.  

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