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How to reach West Bengal

One of the most traveled destinations in India, West Bengal is well-known for to offer a potpourri of wonders. Right from beautiful hill stations to wildlife sanctuaries and botanical gardens, West Bengal has much to offer to every traveler. It is easy to reach any of the destinations of the state as it is well-connected to other cities of India and the world via rail, road and air. Here is more on how to reach West Bengal:

By Air

There are two airports in West Bengal. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is located in Kolkata and Bagdogra airport is a domestic airport located in Bagdogra city. Regular flights operate from major cities of the country and the world to West Bengal. From the airport, tourists can take taxis or buses to reach their destination.

By Rail

West Bengal is well-known for its good rail connectivity with different parts of the country. Main railheads of West Bengal are Howrah railway station and Sealdah railway station. Both the railheads are located in the capital city Kolkata. Then, there is New Jalpaiguri railway station, which is located near to Siliguri. Apart from all these railway stations, there are many more railheads across the state which connects it to other cities and towns of the country. From the railway stations, tourists have an option of taking buses and taxis to their destination.

By Road

There is an extensive road network covering the state of West Bengal. The state is connected to different parts of the country via National and state highways. West Bengal is easily accessible via neighboring states like Orissa, Bihar and Jharkhand.

Traveling within the state is also easy and comfortable with state buses and metro rail.