Delhi to Kolkata

Delhi to Kolkata

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Delhi to Kolkata Schedule

Delhi to Kolkata Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
IndiGo Economy #6E78803:00 - 05:05$ 107.17
IndiGo Economy #6E35305:55 - 08:10$ 107.17
IndiGo Economy 06:10 - 11:10₹ 8,246
IndiGo Economy #6E251308:40 - 10:45₹ 6,153
IndiGo Economy #6E28210:00 - 12:10$ 107
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 13:59 - 16:50₹ 4,470
Air Vistara Economy #UK73714:50 - 16:55$ 118.76
Air Vistara Economy #UK70717:25 - 19:35₹ 11,083
IndiGo Economy #6E251719:45 - 21:55$ 76.16
SpiceJet Economy #SG825421:55 - 00:05$ 78.07
Air India Economy #AI76222:00 - 00:05$ 116.56

How to get from Delhi to Kolkata

When you want to get from Delhi to Kolkata, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 49.22. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 42.19.

How far is Delhi from Kolkata?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Delhi to Kolkata. Your trip will be a total of 913 miles (1468 km). The flying distance is 879 miles (1414 km).

How long does it take to get from Delhi to Kolkata?

The travel time from Delhi to Kolkata can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 39 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Delhi to Kolkata?

The cost of the trip from Delhi to Kolkata varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Jgd Travels: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 42.19 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 49.22.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Delhi to Kolkata:

  • Train tickets - USD 41.94 to USD 71.16;
  • Bus tickets - USD 42.19 to USD 49.22;
  • Plane tickets - USD 76.35 to USD 80.32;

How many trips per day are there between Delhi and Kolkata?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 15:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 15:30. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Delhi to Kolkata. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 76.35.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Delhi to Kolkata

Go Air, IndiGo


Taking a bus from Delhi to Kolkata is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Delhi to Kolkata

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Delhi to Kolkata? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 63% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 37% users took a plane.