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Delhi to Kolkata-A Travel Guide:

“The City of Joy” Kolkata, situated in the eastern banks of the Hooghly river in the east and the coast of Bay of Bengal running  along its south , Kolkata is the Capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the principal epitome city of art, culture and  literary heritage running through it’s veins. As the former capital of India, Kolkata was the birth place of modern Indian literary, artistic and  scholastic thought. Kolkata carries the legacy of rich cultural heritage imbibed in its fine arts, literature, music and dance forms, dramas/theaters, cinemas, people and cuisines, and thus is sometimes dubbed as the “ Cultural or Literary Capital of India”.

Apart from the culture, A number of monuments  silently express the glorious history of the city they witnessed, the traditional art forms they preserved and continued to keep it alive. Some of the  epi-centers of attraction that the city beholds are:

  • Belur Moth, Shrine.
  • The Dakhineshwar Temple.
  • The Kalighat Temple.
  • The Howrah Bridge.
  • Park Street.
  • Victoria Memorial Palace and Musuem.
  • Birla Planetarium Museum.
  • St. Pauls Cathedral Church.
  • Rabindra Sadan.
  • Science City, and
  • Nicco Park.

Coming to food and hospitality, Kolkata  renders its exquisite variety of  cousines. . It serves number of traditional foodstuffs as , rosogolla, Prawn Malai kari, Bengali Fish Curry, Aloo Posto, Chanar payesh,  Sondesh, Hilsa fish,  Misti doi, Dhokar Danla, Malpoa.

Kolkata is equitably accessible  through roads , rails and air. A comparative analysis of the conveyance options, available from the Capital city, Delhi to “the City of Joy”  Kolkata, along with other requisite  details are categorized as  follows:

By Road:

Since Kolkata is far away from the capital city of Delhi approx 1479 kms, there are no direct bus services between the two cities. However Kolkata be reached through roadways aswell. The total travel time is approximately 19 hour(s) 9 min(s); which may vary depending upon the road and traffic conditions. The  fuel cost from New Delhi to Kolkata is Rs. 3816.74/  It can be reached  throught the NH-2.Thus, it is preferable to travel through train or by air.

By Rails – Delhi to Kolkata:

A number of train  are available in abundance  between New Delhi to Kolkata. Some prominent amongst  them are listed below:

Train Names: Days of running : Class: Price per Head: Duration of Travel:

 

  • NDLS SDAH DURONTO EXPRESS
  • NDLS HWH YUVA
  • KOLKATA RAJDHANI
  • HWH DURONTO EXPRESS
  • SEALDAH RAJDHANI
  • POORVA EXPREXX
  • KALKA MAIL
M/T/Th/F

 

S

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

T/S

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

M/T/F

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

3A/2A/1A

 

3A/CC

3A/2A/1A

SL/3A/2A/1A

3A/2A/1A/SL

3A/2A/1A

3A/2A/1A

1374-3714

 

1074-1333

1517-3774

1496-3653

1526-3822

499-1592

499-1592

16hrs 45 mins

 

16hrs 50mins

16hrs 55mins

17hrs 10mns

17hrs 45 mins

24hrs 45 mins

26hrs 50 mins

 

By Air:

A weekly Flight schedule comperasion between New  Delhi and Kolkata are as follows:

Airlines: Flight Name: Days f Running: Price per Head: Duration f Travel:

 

  • Air India

 

 

 

  • Indigo

 

 

 

 

  • Spice Jet

 

 

  • Jet Konnect

 

AI20

AI764

AI22

 

6E273

6E223

6E205

6E201

 

SG104

SG603

SG622

 

9W7059

S24282

S23291

S23859

 

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

 

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S

 

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

 

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

S/M/T/W/Th/F/Sa

10,288

10,288

10,288

 

11,022

11,022

11,022

11,022

 

11,022

11,022

11,022

 

11,023

11,023

11,023

11,023

2hrs 5 mins

 2 hrs 10mins

2hrs 10 mins

 

2hrs 5 mins

2hrs 5mins

2hrs 0mins

2hrs 5mins

 

2hrs 30misn

2 hrs 10mins

2hrs 20mins

 

2hrs 20mins

2hrs 20mins

1hr 50mins

1hr 10mins

 

 



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